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LLVM 12 arrives with x86, AArch optimizations

Update to the compiler infrastructure platform also brings improvements to the build script and Intermediate Representation.

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Review: 7 Python IDEs go to the mat

Which Python IDE is right for you? Here’s how IDLE, Komodo, LiClipse, PyCharm, Python extension for Visual Studio Code, Python Tools for Visual Studio, and Spyder stack up in capabilities and ease of use.

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2022 preview is coming soon

Microsoft says the next major upgrade to its flagship IDE will be faster, more streamlined, more intelligent, and 64-bit, making out-of-memory exceptions a thing of the past.

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Gradle 7.0 improves incremental builds, backs Java 16

New release of the build automation tool also improves support for Apple Silicon systems.

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Visual Studio Code 1.55 brings improvements to breakpoints

March 2021 update to Microsoft’s open source code editor features an inline menu for editing conditions and hit counts for function breakpoints, giving users more control.

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Eclipse hosts Visual Studio Code extensions marketplace

Eclipse Open VSX will serve as a public, open source, vendor-neutral registry of VS Code extensions that can be used with Eclipse Theia and other IDEs.

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How to pick cloud dev tools and infrastructure

We’re becoming dependent on more dev tools and technology to complete cloud migration or development projects. Let’s reduce the risk of choosing the wrong ones and avoid failure.

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Knowledge management for agile and devops teams

Developers may come and go, but good documentation lasts forever—and is valuable to many different audiences.

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PeachPie PHP to .NET project reaches 1.0 milestone

Now with support for Visual Studio Code and other IDEs, the PHP-to-.NET converter runs WordPress and other apps.

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Getting started with winget, the Windows Package Manager

Microsoft is adding Linux-like package management tools to Windows for scripted application installs from a searchable repository.

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Rust vs. Go: How to choose

Do you want execution speed or developer speed? Memory safety or easy concurrency? Here’s how to decide between Rust and Go.

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Visual Studio Code 1.54 runs on Apple Silicon

Latest upgrade of Microsoft’s open source code editor also boosts performance on Windows.

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Visual Studio 2019 16.9 brings memory error detection, C++ capabilities

Microsoft has made Visual Studio 2019 16.9 generally available and unveiled a preview of Visual Studio 2019 16.10.

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Unleash the power of Python regular expressions

How to use the regular expression functions provided by the ‘re’ library to match, search, and replace text in your Python programs.

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Visual Studio Code 1.53 brings customizable search mode

JavaScript debugging improvements also highlighted in latest upgrade to the open source code editor.

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Microsoft Visual Studio 16.9 preview enhances C++ tooling

Latest update to Microsoft’s signature IDE adds command line tools for C++, MVVM tools for XAML, and IntelliSense improvements.

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.NET nanoFramework taps C# for embedded systems

Follow-up to .NET Micro Framework brings IoT, wearables, and robotics development to .NET developers and Visual Studio.

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6 neat tricks for Visual Studio Code

From simple shortcuts to expert-level configuration changes, turn to these power tips to get the most out of Microsoft’s open source programming editor.

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