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Using the Webview UI Toolkit for Visual Studio Code

Microsoft helps deliver accessible, consistent web-based extensions to its free code editor.

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Get started with Minikube

Learn how to run Kubernetes on the desktop, or as a Docker Desktop replacement, with a stripped-down version of the container orchestration platform for developer use.

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Visual Studio Code tweaks problem navigation, screencast mode

Visual Studio Code 1.63, aka the November 2021 release, also adds support for trying out pre-release extensions.

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GitHub previews enhanced code search

The popular code-sharing site also introduced improved code navigation for Python, with support for additional languages to come.

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Get started with Git

Learn how to manage a codebase with Git including setting up a repo, using branches and pull requests, and merging changes.

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Using WiX to build Windows installers

With a little bit of XML you can automate creating Windows installers for your code, right from your CI/CD pipeline.

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JetBrains previews next-gen Fleet IDE

Fleet will coexist with JetBrains’ IntelliJ line and serve as a lightweight code editor with a different take on IDE organization.

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Google Cloud AppSheet review: No-code with extras

Google’s easy no-code app builder lets you add functionality with spreadsheet formulas and expressions, and even apply machine learning models.

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The empty interface type | Smart Go

Go's "empty interface" type allows you to work with variables that could be of any type. Learn how this can be used to construct functions that accept any variable type, and how to use type assertions that the variables in question...

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Visual Studio Code 1.62 brings workbench enhancements

October 2021 release of the popular open source code editor features a raft of usability improvements, while work continues on process sandboxing.

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Power Apps review: Sweeter than Honeycode

Much more than a no-code builder, Power Apps lets you add functionality with Excel-like formulas, easily connects to external data sources, and integrates with Power Automate for flow editing and Power BI for data analysis.

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2022 arrives

64-bit upgrade to Microsoft’s flagship IDE ushers in new features to support faster, easier coding and larger, more complex projects.

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Review: GitHub Copilot preview gives me hope

The Copilot technical preview doesn’t always generate good, correct, or even running code, but it’s still somewhat useful. Future versions could be real time-savers.

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GitHub introduces code review controls

New controls in the popular code-sharing site are designed to deal with ‘drive-by‘ pull request approvals and ‘spammy’ change requests.

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5 devops use cases for developing with feature flags

Feature flags boost integrations with analytics, provide feature controls to product owners, and improve app rollouts.

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Smart Go: The basics of structs in Go

Learn about structs, user-created data types in Go that can hold multiple values, including other structs. We'll also demonstrate how structs can be copied into functions or passed by reference, depending on your needs.

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GitHub Copilot adds Neovim, JetBrains IDE support

GitHub also announced Copilot support for multiline code completions in languages such as Java, C, C++, and C#.

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Microsoft returns Hot Reload to the .NET SDK

The company apologized for ‘inadvertently’ removing the Hot Reload capability from the .NET SDK repo, and will include it in the GA build of the .NET 6 SDK.

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