Microsoft devs: How to create apps for alien platforms

Microsoft devs: How to create apps for alien platforms

The integration of Xamarin tools into Visual Studio, plus new tools for cross-platform testing, have transformed the Windows-only Microsoft IDE into a universal tool

05/24/17

Cortana moves way beyond being a personal assistant

Cortana moves way beyond being a personal assistant

Combined with Microsoft Graph, Project Rome, and Bot Framework, the personal assistant technology looks to reinvent work across devices

05/18/17

Microsoft Graph and Microsoft Teams reshape Office

Microsoft Graph and Microsoft Teams reshape Office

Microwork enablement through bots and chatops apps could be the best thing Microsoft Office has done for the office in a long time

05/10/17

Microsoft’s novel approach to securing IoT

Microsoft’s novel approach to securing IoT

Project Sopris looks to create a set of secure layers that protect both hardware and their communications, and it can refresh a compromised device

05/03/17

R and Python drive SQL Server 2017 into machine learning

R and Python drive SQL Server 2017 into machine learning

Microsoft expands R support and adds Python for developers who aren’t also data scientists

04/26/17

Microsoft tools coalesce for serverless computing

Microsoft tools coalesce for serverless computing

Azure Functions, Logic Apps, Azure Stack, and .Net come together for the next stage of PaaS both in the cloud and on-premises

04/19/17

Enterprises: Now's the time to join Windows 10 Insider

Enterprises: Now's the time to join Windows 10 Insider

Windows Insider program is no longer for only consumers, so IT can now get a head start on new Windows 10—and Office—versions

04/12/17

Microsoft’s new love for Android is no betrayal

Microsoft’s new love for Android is no betrayal

Windows Mobile fans have cried foul, but the truth is that Microsoft has brought that desirable Microsoft experience to the mobile platform most people prefer

04/05/17

Business analysts: Go no-code with Microsoft PowerApps

Business analysts: Go no-code with Microsoft PowerApps

The demise of Visual Studio LightSwitch shouldn’t prevent power users from building line-of-business apps; use PowerApps and Flow instead

03/29/17

If IFTTT can’t, then Microsoft Flow can

If IFTTT can’t, then Microsoft Flow can

Miss Yahoo Pipes? Microsoft's low-code tool for application mashups does a better job in meeting business needs

03/22/17

.Net Framework or .Net Core? When to use which

.Net Framework or .Net Core? When to use which

With so many .Net implementations, which should you use? And what do all those new names mean?

03/15/17

Azure Stack: Microsoft's better plan for a hybrid cloud

Azure Stack: Microsoft's better plan for a hybrid cloud

If you want a public cloud's advantages but need to keep some data and functions on-premises, Microsoft has something for you

03/08/17

Microsoft Graph: The APIs to Office 365’s hidden riches

Microsoft Graph: The APIs to Office 365’s hidden riches

The possibility: A knowledge network that can map both the relationships among individuals and with their content

03/01/17

HoloLens enterprise apps are now a reality

HoloLens enterprise apps are now a reality

Real-world uses are emerging, but to gain broad deployment the HoloLens headsets and related gear must become a lot cheaper

02/22/17

New Windows 10 SDK prods devs to embrace Windows' future

New Windows 10 SDK prods devs to embrace Windows' future

The new Windows 10 SDK is all about moving beyond the Windows legacy, into the Universal Windows Platform, then the eventual multi-OS workflows

02/15/17

Visual Basic is the odd man out in the new .Net

Visual Basic is the odd man out in the new .Net

C# is the future for .Net developers, so it's time to limit Visual Basic's use to on-premises legacy systems

02/08/17

What you need to know about Docker in Windows

What you need to know about Docker in Windows

Microsoft has made application containers available in Windows itself, not only in Windows 10's Linux subsystem

02/01/17

Microsoft Azure Functions locks in on serverless computing

Microsoft Azure Functions locks in on serverless computing

Microsoft’s serverless PaaS technology lets you develop cloud-smart applications

01/25/17

Microsoft Office 365 tackles management with StaffHub

Microsoft Office 365 tackles management with StaffHub

Microsoft is building new analytics tools to help companies better manage small and virtual teams

01/18/17

Microsoft’s R tools bring data science to the masses

Microsoft’s R tools bring data science to the masses

Open source R is key for big data analytics, and Microsoft has infused many of its tools with the language

01/11/17

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