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During the Microsoft Connect(); 2018 Conference, Microsoft announces that the Windows Presentation Framework (WPF), Windows Forms and the Windows XAML Library (WinUI) are now open source and hosted on GitHub.

 

That means that, you can now contribute to these projects in their respective Git repositories. Are you ready to start contributing?

Published by on under News | WinDev

Microsoft releases Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1, which is available for download beginning today. If you are a developer and would like to experience what's coming next to Microsoft Visual Studio 2019, you can now download the preview version through the early adopters program.

 

Here's how to download the latest version of Visual Studio 2019 preview and glimpse of the new features and enhancements released with this build.

Published by on under News | Visual Studio 2019

In the previous blog post, we learnt how to parse WSDL using the 'wsimport' tool. That's not the only option to parse a WSDL file in Java. If you are using Maven as a build tool, you can perform the same using 'JAX-WS' Maven plugin.

 

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how you can use the 'JAX-WS' Maven plugin to parse a WSDL file to generate java classes.

Published by on under Java | Manika-Chowdhury

The Web Services Description Language (WSDL) is an XML based interface definition language that is used for describing the functionality offered by a SOAP web service. If you have a WSDL file and you want to generate java classes (.java and .class) from it, there are number of ways.

 

In this quick 'how-to' article, we will learn how to generate java classes using the 'wsimport' command that by default comes with JDK.

Published by on under Java | Manika-Chowdhury

How many times it happened when you tried to select a code block and then moved to its parent block to select the desired code? When the lines of code in a block increases, it becomes difficult to find the first line and last line.

 

In this part of my Visual Studio Productivity Tips series, we will learn how to use the all new 'Expand/Contract Selection' feature to select a logical code block in Visual Studio 2017.

Published by on under Visual Studio 2017 | Visual Studio 2017 Tips & Tricks

If you are using Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809), Microsoft Edge now supports password less authentication to sign-in to MSA accounts using WebAuthn and FIDO2 specifications. This makes Microsoft the first company to support password free authentication.

 

Let's discuss about password-less authentication and how to configure your Microsoft account to sign-in using Windows Hello and/or Security Keys.

Published by on under Microsoft Edge | News

During //BUILD/2018 event, Microsoft announced a set of new features and capabilities for the Windows developers. Microsoft now releases an updated version of the Windows 10 SDK, which brings the new capabilities to Windows apps.

 

The latest version of Windows 10 SDK comes as part of the latest version of Visual Studio 2017 (v15.9.1). Here's the key features included in this build.

Published by on under News | SDK

Those who always work with lots of projects in Visual Studio, its easy for them to switch from one project to the other by navigating through the File menu. This reduces the number of running Visual Studio instances.

 

In this part of my Visual Studio Productivity Tips series, we will learn how to increase or decrease the recent files and projects in Visual Studio MRU list.

Published by on under Visual Studio 2015 | Visual Studio 2015 Tips & Tricks