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Microsoft started testing its next major Windows 10 update from a new development branch, code named as '19H1', which is expected to be release around May 2019. But, before that, they have started rolling out the preview builds to Windows Insiders who have opted for Skip Ahead.

 

The Windows 10 preview build 18204 for Skip Ahead brings few new features like updated new emojis and Mixed Reality Flashlight.

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Microsoft releases the Windows UI Library (WinUI Library) that includes new and popular UWP XAML controls and features. These are backward-compatible on all Windows 10 versions since the latest insider builds down to the Anniversary Update.

 

Check out this post to know more about this UI library and to find the links to download and install in your project.

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Recently Microsoft announced that they are ending the support of classic Skype version 7 and after 1st September 2018 everyone needs to upgrade to Skype 8 to continue its services.

 

Along with the announcement, Microsoft listed out some upcoming features that will be available next in Skype version 8. It includes call recording, read receipts, private conversation etc.

Published by on under News | Skype

Microsoft has started rolling out an updated version of Skype (version 8) for the desktop that replaces the classic Skype (version 7). They have also announced that the classic version of Skype will stop working after 1st September 2018 and only the Skype 8 will work.

 

So, if you are using Skype and in the old version, upgrade to the latest version of Skype for the desktop to avoid any inconvenience once it reaches the end of support.

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Microsoft releases Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 Update 5. This build fixes numerous issues identified by developers/customers in previous builds. If you are running Visual Studio 2017, update to the latest version 15.7.5 to resolve a bunch of issues that have been fixed by Microsoft.

 

To grab the latest version of the Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7.5 and to see the issues fixed with this build, continue reading.

Published by on under News | Visual Studio 2017

Microsoft released Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17711 to the insiders in the Fast Ring and also to those who opted for Skip Ahead. This build focuses key improvements to Microsoft Edge, Fluent Design, Display and Registry Editor.

 

Continue reading to know what's new in Windows 10 insiders preview build 17711. Before upgrading, make sure to read the known issues.

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Microsoft announced a new feature for OneDrive client that will allow Windows Users and IT Admins to easily migrate their most important files present in Desktop, Documents and Pictures folders by moving them to OneDrive cloud.

 

IT Admins can set this up in user system after taking user consent or silently perform this migration in the background.

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After two weeks of wait, Microsoft released a new Windows 10 insiders preview build 17704 for PC from the Redstone 5 development branch. If you are a Windows Insider in the fast ring or have opted for the Skip Ahead, you can now get this build.

 

The new insiders preview build includes many new improvements to Microsoft Edge, Skype and other areas. Continue reading to know what has been changed in this build.

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7.4 (latest version: 15.7 Update 4) is a new servicing update for Visual Studio 2017 installation. If you are running Visual Studio 2017, update to the latest version 15.7.4 to resolve a bunch of issues that has been fixed by Microsoft.

 

To get the updates, either check for update notification within the IDE or launch the Visual Studio Installer. Check out this blog post to know what has been fixed in this update build.

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Microsoft has released a new update to Windows Template Studio. The latest version of Windows Template Studio 2.2 includes 3D Launcher feature, Wizard enhancements, improved documentations and many bug fixes.

 

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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Microsoft today announced that the next version of Visual Studio will be named as Visual Studio 2019 and the preview version of Visual Studio 2019 can be installed side-by-side with Visual Studio 2017. Though the release dates of Visual Studio 2019 is not yet announced, but the preview version of the IDE can be expected in the coming months.

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7.3 (latest version: 15.7 Update 3) is a new servicing update for Visual Studio 2017 installation. If you are running Visual Studio 2017, update to the latest version 15.7.3 to resolve a bunch of issues that has been fixed by Microsoft.

 

To get the updates, either check for update notification within the IDE or launch the Visual Studio Installer. Check out this blog post to know what has been fixed in this update build.

Published by on under News | Visual Studio 2017

ASP.NET Core is an open-source, cross platform, .NET centric web development framework. The latest version of .NET Core and ASP.NET Core has been released by Microsoft, as .NET Core 2.1.0 and ASP.NET Core 2.1.0, which you can now use in production environment.

 

Continue reading to know what has been changed in ASP.NET Core 2.1 and Entity Framework Core 2.1, along with the links to download.

Published by on under .Net | .NET Core

.NET Core is a free, open-source, cross platformed, managed software framework for Windows, Mac and Linux. The .NET Core 2.1, which was announced on 7th May 2018 during Microsoft Build, is now publicly available as production ready build.

 

If you want to know what's new in .NET Core 2.1 and from where to download the latest .NET Core SDK, checkout this post.

Published by on under .Net | .NET Core

Microsoft releases a new servicing update for its Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 installation. If you are running Visual Studio 2017, update to the latest version 15.7.2 to resolve a bunch of issues that has been already identified and fixed.

 

Check for update notification or launch the Visual Studio Installer to get the updates. If you are willing to know what has been fixed in this update build, check out this blog post.

Published by on under News | Visual Studio 2017

Microsoft released a new preview build to Windows Insiders in the fast ring. The new Windows 10 insiders preview build 17666 focuses on cloud-powered clipboard functionality, dark theme support to File Explorer, Search with Bing support in Notepad and many more.

 

If you are a Windows Insider and running preview build in the fast ring, check for updates and try out the new improvements that's currently rolling out.

Published by on under News | Windows

Visual Studio Live Share extension for Visual Studio allows you to share a codebase and its context to collaborate within a team. Your team member can read, edit, navigate and debug the shared project seamlessly and securely.

 

To know more about Visual Studio Live Share and to grab the links to download this extension, continue reading this post.

Published by on under News | Visual Studio 2017

Microsoft releases Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7.0 minor release update to all the editions of Visual Studio 2017 with many new features and enhancements. The new update also includes C# 7.3, TypeScript 2.8 and Windows 10 April 2018 Update SDK - Build 17134 update.

 

Check for update notification or launch the Visual Studio Installer to get the updates. Continue reading to know about the new features and enhancements.

Published by on under News | Visual Studio 2017

Microsoft Office 2019 Commercial Preview Suite, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, Access, Project, Visio, OneNote for Windows 10, is now available for download. This preview program is intended for organizations who plan to deploy it when it gets released.

 

Follow the simple mentioned steps to register to this preview program, in order to download the deployment package.

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