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Microsoft Update its .NET Language Strategy

06 Feb 23 | .NET, C#, Dev, F#, Visual Basic, Windows

Almost three years after it said that it would no longer add new features to Visual Basic, Microsoft today provided […]

Microsoft Brings Ads, More Win32 Apps to the Microsoft Store

Citing its 900 million users and rapid growth, Microsoft is now promoting the Microsoft Store in Windows as the go-to […]

.NET MAUI Gains Audio and Video Playback Support

31 Jan 23 | .NET MAUI, Dev, Windows

Microsoft today released a MediaElement control for .NET MAUI, allowing apps written to the framework to play audio and video. […]

Small Bytes: .NET MAUI Desktop Apps (Premium)

.NET MAUI is the successor to Xamarin Forms and it obviously isn’t the first cross-platform framework to target both mobile […]

Quick Update on the Next Book

28 Jan 23 | Dev, Paul, Windows

I haven’t settled on a name yet, but it looks like the next book—a technical history of Windows—will be quite […]

Google Reveals What’s Next for Flutter and Dart

25 Jan 23 | Dart, Dev, Flutter, Windows

In Nairobi for the Flutter Forward developer event, Google’s Tim Sneath revealed what’s next for the Flutter cross-platform UI toolkit […]

The Next Book

24 Jan 23 | Dev, Microsoft, Windows

I’ve been working to adapt the Programming Windows series, which is really a tech-centric history of Windows, into a book. […]

Microsoft is Adding ChatGPT to Its New Azure Open AI Service

Microsoft will soon expand access to ChatGPT through its new Azure OpenAI service, which is now generally available. OpenAI’s ChatGPT chatbot […]