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Looking into the post-2020 future of Big Tech

A strong showing during the pandemic leaves Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft poised for continued growth and increased regulatory scrutiny.

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Microsoft Edge browser previews for Linux

The Microsoft Edge Dev Channel for Linux preview release supports Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, and OpenSUSE Linux

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What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code 1.50

Microsoft updates Visual Studio Code monthly. Keep track of the latest new features and improvements in this changelog

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Microsoft’s innovative new tools for the ‘new normal’

Support for social distancing, remote collaboration, immersive reality, and biosensing are top announcements at Ignite 2020

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Microsoft Visual Studio beefs up support for C language

C11 and C17 become supported C language versions starting with Visual Studio 2019 16.8 Preview 3

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Understanding development with the Fluid Framework

Microsoft’s Fluid Framework promises latency-free collaboration. How does it work?

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Analyzing web application APIs using Edge DevTools

Edge’s built-in developer tools have added a Postman-like REST API explorer. Now you can test applications without leaving your browser

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Understanding Microsoft’s Open Service Mesh

Microsoft has announced its open source service mesh implementation. What does it mean for Kubernetes on Azure?

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Presenting the Azure Well-Architected Framework

Start using cloud-native applications on Azure with design patterns and best practices

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Getting started with Azure Arc and Kubernetes

Azure brings GitOps to Kubernetes at scale with a preview of its new application operations platform

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The end of the line for PHP on Windows

Microsoft will no longer build new releases of PHP for Windows. What does the Windows Web application development future look like?

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Microsoft ports open source Java to Windows 10 on ARM

Initial changes by Microsoft’s Java Engineering Group and Red Hat will be upstreamed to the OpenJDK project

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Microsoft unveils Pylance, its new Python extension for Visual Studio Code

Pylance works with the existing Microsoft Python extension to bring faster type checking and program analysis to Python devs

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Microsoft’s Project Reunion: Win32 and UWP unite

Microsoft announced it is bringing Win32 and UWP together at last. How is it going to happen?

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Lists and Fluid Framework add fuel to Microsoft Graph development

At Build 2020 Microsoft unveils new Graph-based tools for building collaborative applications

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GitHub takes Visual Studio Code online

GitHub Codespaces give you and your team a VS Code development environment as part of your repository, along with threaded discussions

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Review: 5 top videoconferencing services put to the test

We compared Zoom, Cisco Webex, Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting, and Google Meet in real-world tests to see which videoconferencing platforms perform best for business users. Here’s how they stack up.

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AWS vs. Azure vs. Google Cloud: Which free tier is best?

Every major cloud provider has a free tier, but some offer more free services than others. Here’s how they compare

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