On what is sure to be a glorious day for programmers, Microsoft has officially released .NET Core 2.0, as well as Visual Studio 2017 version 15.3 to go with it. It was barely three months back that the company released the very first preview of .NET Core 2.0, marking it as an improved platform for developers to code...

From Mary Jo Foley. Microsoft is providing a handful of  pre-selected reporters with a sneak peek of the beta release of Visual Studio 11 (Visual Studio 2012) on Thursday February 23. It’s looking like Microsoft will be delivering the following software packages to us at the end of this month: Windows 8 Consumer...

Another training video from Microsoft talking about how to utilize Visual Studio. It’s called Tips & tricks: how to use Visual Studio to the fullest and it’s presented by Weston Hutchins and Phil Price. Video description In this fast-paced session, we’ll turn you into a Visual Studio rock star! We’ll blaze through Visual...

Another good video from the MSDN Microsoft library. In this code-intensive video session, Microsoft teach what’s next for parallelization with .NET and Visual Studio, diving deep into performance enhancements, new Visual Studio tooling, and new libraries and language support for parallelization and asynchrony. This is...