Dev Pro en The Latest Developments in the Microsoft Developer Stack and Resources <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft's developer team is starting to use a new weekly summary to highlight all of the big developer related news they share each week.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Building Apps for Windows Developer Microsoft Resources Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:33:00 +0000 18621 at Linux Foundation Takes JavaScript Under Its Wings <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The JS Foundation will be committed to helping JavaScript projects "cultivate best practices and policies that promote high quality standards and broad, diverse contributions for long-term sustainability." </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:43:00 +0000 18611 at Microsoft Overhauls their Windows IT Center Portal for IT Pros <div class="node-body article-body">A recent revamp of the Windows TechCenter website provides IT Pros a new resource - the Windows IT Center.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Resources IT IT Pro IT Pros Microsoft resource Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:56:00 +0000 18601 at Red Hat Makes Ansible Galaxy Open Source <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>DevOps just got a little easier for some, now that Red Hat has <a href="">open sourced Ansible Galaxy,</a> Ansible&#39;s official community hub for sharing Ansible Roles.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:45:00 +0000 18591 at Federal Judge Says Alice 'Death Knell for Software Patents.' <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A strongly worded concurring opinion by a Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit judge doesn't mean that software patents are going away, but might raise the bar for enforcing software patents through the courts.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Court Cases Software Patents Wed, 12 Oct 2016 19:58:00 +0000 18581 at Is There a Dev/Ops Divide in Your Company? <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>We&#39;re looking to strengthen our coverage of Dev/Ops and the Dev/Ops movement. How far along the collaboration path is your company?&nbsp;Share your experience.</p> </div><form action="/poll/10112016-0" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-411-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-411"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-411" name="choice" value="411" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-421-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-421"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-421" name="choice" value="421" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-431-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-431"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-431" name="choice" value="431" class="form-radio" /> We've bridged the divide.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-441-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-441"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-441" name="choice" value="441" class="form-radio" /> The Dev/Ops movement is just now taking hold.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-451-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-451"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-451" name="choice" value="451" class="form-radio" /> I'm not a believer.</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="18571" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-MsZN4_9dmqGNqzJvimyAycaF9b8m8IzWJJZduj6zHfY" value="form-MsZN4_9dmqGNqzJvimyAycaF9b8m8IzWJJZduj6zHfY" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> Tue, 11 Oct 2016 06:19:17 +0000 18571 at Bridge the DevOps Divide <div class="field-byline"> Marcia Parker </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>When Gene Kim, George Spafford and Kevin Behr penned The Phoenix Project in 2013, they didn&rsquo;t expect more than 200,000 techies to buy a novel about the great divide between business and IT, dev and ops.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development DevOps DevOps collaboration DevOps implementation IT Manager Tue, 11 Oct 2016 05:30:00 +0000 18551 at Data science confusions and clarifications <div class="field-byline"> Cameron Laird </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;">Big data. Data science? Strategic data!</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Intelligence big data Data Scientist Mon, 10 Oct 2016 11:30:00 +0000 18531 at Microsoft's Connect(); 2016 Online Developer Conference Scheduled for 16/17 November <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft will host their third annual live-streamed developer conference from New York City next month.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Development Connect(); 2016 Developer live stream live streaming Microsoft online Thu, 06 Oct 2016 21:30:00 +0000 18521 at Microsoft New Developer VMs from Microsoft can now be fully licensed <div class="node-body article-body">Previously Microsoft released their development stack in Virtual Machines using evaluation versions of Windows however, a recent change in these setups allow you to register your own Windows 10 Pro license in that VM.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Development Developer developers development virtual machines Visual Studio VMs Windows Windows 10 Tue, 04 Oct 2016 13:58:00 +0000 18511 at Data structure choice no laughing matter <div class="field-byline"> Cameron Laird </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;">Earlier this year, I casually mentioned that data structures are serious affairs, like hypertension or texting-while-driving: people die when they&#39;re done badly. A friend assumed I was jesting. It&#39;s time to begin to explain how serious I was.</p> <p style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;">It can only be a beginning, because the topic deserves at least a book&#39;s-worth of explanation. Here&#39;s my start:</p> <p><b>Care in datatyping</b></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Data Structures Datatyping development Tue, 04 Oct 2016 13:00:00 +0000 18501 at DevOps questions worth asking <div class="field-byline"> Cameron Laird </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The right way to do DevOps will be controversial in 2017.</p> <p>And 2018. And 2020. And beyond.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development development DevOps Mon, 03 Oct 2016 13:07:00 +0000 18491 at Canonical Brings Kubernetes to Ubuntu <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall </div> <div class="field-deck"> Canonical has worked with Google to bring its own version of the open source container tool, Kubernetes, to its Linux distribution. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-52b08401-7cd1-abb9-d0f1-a8701d4da435"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: &quot;Liberation Serif&quot;; background-color: transparent; white-space: pre-wrap;">It appears as if the guys and gals at Canonical have been working overtime to stay ahead in the cloud, where its Linux distribution, Ubuntu, is the decisive winner as far as the number of deployments goes. Evidently, they&#39;d like to keep it that way.</span></span></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:32:00 +0000 18481 at Microsoft Ignite: Cloud Related Developer Sessions Now Available On-Demand <div class="node-body article-body">These sessions on developer content are now available for on-demand viewing.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ignite content Developer Ignite Microsoft Microsoft Ignite on-demand videos Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:03:00 +0000 18471 at Sharing the Experience of Building a Universal Windows Platform App - Pillbox <div class="node-body article-body">I think experiential learning and sharing is one of the best ways to learn about any subject in the world. When someone has used a technology or gone through a process there are lessons learned every step of the way. By sharing that experience it will not only help others learn some of the pitfalls but also areas where they can insure success.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Development Developer development Microsoft Reddit Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:30:00 +0000 18461 at Microsoft Ignite: Taking a look at the developer related content that is planned <div class="node-body article-body">Although Ignite is not Microsoft's developer focused conference they do have 248 sessions scheduled for developers across several session types next week in Atlanta.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ignite Developer Ignite Microsoft Microsoft Ignite sessions Windows Windows Developer Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:46:00 +0000 18451 at NetBeans Going to Apache: Is Java Next? <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Most followers of open source probably weren&#39;t surprised by Wednesday&#39;s fuss over NetBeans&#39; possible move from Oracle to the Apache Software Foundation. If you missed it, it started with an <a href="">announcement on the NetBeans website</a> that &quot;Oracle has proposed contributing the NetBeans IDE as a new open-source project within the Apache Incubator.&quot;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:00:00 +0000 18441 at Project Centennial Apps making their way into the Windows Store; Microsoft updates related tools <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A few months after BUILD 2016 ago <a href="">we told you about Project Centennial</a> and how that Desktop Bridge will help you move your Win32 and .NET based software to the Universal Windows Platform (UWP).</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Development Desktop Application Converter Desktop Bridge Desktop Converter Project Centennial Windows 10 Windows Store Thu, 15 Sep 2016 16:37:00 +0000 18421 at Microsoft Student Developer Program DreamSpark Rebranded to Microsoft Imagine <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft is making a name change for their popular DreamSpark program but the service, which offers free software and services to student developers, will retain its current program structure and offerings.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development benefits DreamSpark free services free software Imagine Microsoft DreamSpark Microsoft Imagine services software students support Tue, 13 Sep 2016 14:55:00 +0000 18411 at Microsoft Announces New HoloLens Roadshow Dates <div class="node-body article-body">A new series of dates have been scheduled by Microsoft to give developers around the country an opportunity to experience HoloLens.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware demos developers development experience HoloLens Microsoft Microsoft Stores Roadshow Thu, 08 Sep 2016 13:59:00 +0000 18381 at Microsoft Open Sources the OneNote Web Clipper <div class="node-body article-body">More than two years ago Microsoft released the OneNote Web Clipper as an extension for web browsers such as Chrome and Firefox. More recently it was also released for Microsoft's newest browser, Microsoft Edge, and now the company is making the extension available as an open source project.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Web Development OneNote open source open-source Web Clipper Tue, 06 Sep 2016 11:50:00 +0000 18371 at Three Open Source Business Models <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Any developer considering releasing open source software needs to have a plan to monetize it. Likewise, any organization thinking about deploying open source software needs to know how the vendor is monetizing it.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Business Monetization Open Source Software Sun, 04 Sep 2016 19:03:00 +0000 18361 at Apple is about to clean up the App Store to remove outdated and non-fuctioning apps <div class="node-body article-body">In an effort that every app store needs to undertake, Apple will be cleaning up the App Store to evaluate apps and removing ones that do not work as planned, violate review guidelines and are outdated.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development App Store Apple Apps clean clean up removal Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:05:00 +0000 18351 at Red Hat Takes Aim at VMware With RHV <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Although VMware and Red Hat might have seemed to be best buddies at last week&#39;s LinuxCon, this week it&#39;s become obvious that Red Hat is locked and loaded and has <a href="">VMware in its sites.</a> During a week when the suits at the virtualization company would doubtlessly like attention focused on Las Vegas and its <a href="">VMWorld 2016</a> users&#39; conference, Red Hat has been stealing the headlines on just about every major tech site with </p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:48:00 +0000 18341 at Windows Dev Center Updates for August 2016 <div class="node-body article-body">The folks over at the Microsoft Windows Dev Center have added several enhancements to the developer portal over the month of August.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Development app Apps Developer development Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows Windows Dev Center Windows Developer Xbox One Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:48:00 +0000 18321 at Red Hat CEO: Taking Open Source Beyond the Data Center <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst spoke at LinuxCon last week, he hardly mentioned RHEL or the company's stack. Instead, he focused almost entirely on Linux in general and the open source development model in particular. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development LinuxCon Microsoft open source Red Hat Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:08:00 +0000 18311 at <p>Wim Coekaerts, vice president of open source at Microsoft, and Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, on stage at LinuxCon 2016 in Toronto, Aug. 23, 2016. Licensed under&nbsp;<a href="">Creative Commons Attribution</a> by <a href="">Libby Clark</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> DevOps success demands exec support <div class="field-byline"> Cameron Laird </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">&quot;Start At The Top&quot; is Curtis Franklin&#39;s leading tip in &quot;<a href="" target="_blank">10 Ways To Win At DevOps ...</a>&quot;.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:11:00 +0000 18301 at Technical debt and DevOps <div class="field-byline"> Cameron Laird </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"[I]sn't DevOps the cure to technical debt?", Michael Churchman rhetorically asks in his article, "Technical Debt and its Impact on DevOps". He's right to do so: newcomers to DevOps and many of its zealots sincerely believe that DevOps solves such problems. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development development DevOps Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:00:00 +0000 18291 at Microsoft at LinuxCon: Building Open Source Cred One Conference at a Time <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>&quot;I joined Microsoft exactly five months ago today.&quot;</p> <p>The speaker was Wim Coekaerts, giving a keynote address on Tuesday at LinuxCon 2016 in Toronto in his role as Redmond&#39;s corporate vice president of enterprise open source. Three or four years ago, making such a statement at a major Linux or open source event would be akin to speaking the prerequisite intro to a personal testimony at an AA meeting. &quot;Hello, my name is Wim Coekaerts and I&#39;m a Microsoftie.&quot; Not any more. At least in the enterprise, Microsoft has been rapidly gaining respect.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Linux Microsoft open source Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:09:00 +0000 18281 at <p>Wim Coekaerts, vice president of open source at Microsoft, and Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, on stage at LinuxCon 2016 in Toronto, Aug. 23, 2016. Photo and caption by <a href="">Libby Clark</a> and licensed under <a href="">Creative Commons Attribution License</a>.&nbsp;</p> Spend the day learning about App Dev on Xbox with Microsoft Engineers <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft will provide a free one day online event to share details about app development on the Xbox One console. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Developer developers development engineers Universal Windows Platform UWP Xbox Xbox One Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:10:00 +0000 18271 at