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A new service update for Visual Studio 2017 is now available. The new build version 15.6.7, released on 26th April 2018 contains a set of bug fixes reported by customers. If you are using Visual Studio 2017, check for updates to get the new build.

 

Alternatively, you can also download the latest version of Visual Studio 2017 by visiting this link. Continue reading to know what has been fixed with this service update.

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Just three days ago, on 27th March, Microsoft released the Windows 10 Preview Build 17133 to the insiders in the fast ring, and now they have started rolling out to insiders in the slow ring by marking it as 'Feature update to Windows 10'.

 

The build will gradually roll out, but if you can't wait, you can force it by manually checking for new updates, if you are in the slow ring.

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Early this week, Microsoft released an update (version: 15.6.3) of Visual Studio 2017 with a list of fixes. The team has now released one more update to it, incrementing the version number to: 15.6.4. This new update contains a set of new fixes, reported by the customers.

 

Before upgrading to this build, you may want to know what has been changed/fixed. Continue reading more to know about the changes.

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Within a week after releasing the Visual Studio 2017 version 15.6 Update 2 (15.6.2), Microsoft pushed another new update which incremented the build number by one. With this update, the latest version of Visual Studio 2017 is going to be the version 15.6.3.

 

The latest build version of Visual Studio 2017 contains a set of fixes for the user reported issues. Read more to know about the fixes.

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If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast Ring, and opted in to Skip Ahead, Microsoft has aired a new build for you with new features, changes and a set of fixes. Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17623 for PC is now available.

 

This build focuses on High Efficiency Image File Format (HEIF), External GPU Safe Remove Experience and Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) improvements.

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Microsoft released a new update (version: 15.6.2) to the Visual Studio 2017. This build addresses customer reported issues, along with a security vulnerability in the public versions of .NET Core which could cause a DoS attack.

 

If you are using Visual Studio 2017, make sure to update to this build. Listing herewith the issues fixed in this build.

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While Microsoft is preparing the major update of Windows 10, targeting this Spring, the development team has already started working on the next feature branch Redstone 5 (RS5) and delivered the second build (17618) to insiders who opted for Skip Ahead.

 

The new build brings back the feature 'Sets' which allows users to group apps in a set of tabs. To know more about the features and fixes, check this post.

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Microsoft released a new preview build 17112, to the Windows Insiders in the fast ring. This build is from the Redstone 4 development branch and contains no new features rather than a bunch of fixes to make it ready for the next major release.

 

If you are a Windows Insider, check for updates to get the new builds. But before that, read the list of fixes and known issues in this build.

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It gives me immense pleasure to announce that my second book, titled Windows Presentation Foundation Development Cookbook, has been published by Packt Publication. You can now buy this book from publisher's website, Amazon and will gradually be available on Flipkart.

 

If you are a beginner or an intermediate, and would like to learn about WPF, this book is for you. It covers almost all the topics that you need to learn.

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Microsoft released a new build (Windows 10 Preview Build: 17107) to the insiders in the fast ring. As we are heading towards the final release from the Redstone 4 branch, this build contains minimal changes but has numerous bug fixes to stabilize the forthcoming RTM build.

 

Continue reading to know what has been changed in build 17107. Don't forget to check the 'Known Issues' still present in this build.

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Microsoft released a new update of Visual Studio 2017, which bumped up the latest build version number to 15.5.7. This new build contains few changes to Team Explorer focusing to Git, and fixes to some customer-reported issue.

 

To know about what has been changed and fixed in this release, continue reading this blog post. Don't forget to check the 'Known Issues' before upgrading.

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If you are still using Windows Phone 7.x and Windows Phone 8.x devices, time to think now to switch to a new device. Microsoft, in a forum post announced that, starting 20th February 2018, they have stopped the notifications services in Windows Phone 7.5/8.0 devices.

 

That means, if you are still using those devices, you won't get any push notifications, live tile updates and you won't be able to use the Find my phone feature too.

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Microsoft started rolling out the first Redstone 5 build (Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17604) to the Windows Insiders, who have opted into Skip Ahead. As there's a limited space into Skip Ahead and that's already filled, no new registrations are now being accepted.

 

If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast Ring, you already have a fresh preview build 17101, which is already started rolling out.

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Microsoft released another new build (preview build: 17101), as part of the Redstone 4 development, to the Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. They have also announced a new Skip Ahead build 17604, which is the first public build from the new RS5 prerelease branch.

 

Though there are no significant changes in build 17101, but it contains a set of improvements and fixes to stabilize the final release going to happen in Spring 2018.

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Crypto currencies have long been heralded as the next big thing in finance and economics – and Bitcoin, undoubtedly the most renowned among them, has been fervently discussed in 2017 and 2018. Yes, alternative digital currencies are expected to revolutionize transactions and payment methods.

 

But more importantly, the innovative technology behind Bitcoin, blockchain, is rumored to have wider applications in a range of fields that extends beyond verifying Bitcoin and altcoin exchanges.

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Microsoft released a new Windows 10 preview build 17093 to the insiders on the Fast ring. The last build was 17083, which was released two weeks ago. In the latest preview build from the Redstone 4 branch, Microsoft added many new improvements and fixes.

 

Check this post to know the key improvements and fixes part of this build. Don't forget to check the 'Known Issues' before upgrading.

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Microsoft, in a blog post announced that, the next major version of their Office Suite (Office 2019) will be available in the second half of 2018. They have also announced that, Office 2019 will run only on supported versions of Windows 10.

 

Continue reading to know more about Office 2019 availability and the service line (mainstream and extended) support of the product.

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After almost two months, Microsoft released the next version of Windows Template Studio for the developers, with support for Visual Basic and Prism Framework. This bumped the Windows Template Studio version to 1.7.

 

To know more about the new changes and improvements part of this release, and to learn how to install this update, continue reading the post.

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