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Google Flutter 2.10 intros stable support for Windows

With the latest Flutter update, Windows joins iOS and Android as Flutter targets for production-ready apps. MacOS and Linux desktop support are still in beta.

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Microsoft .NET MAUI Preview 11 updates Windows UI styling

Latest preview of the successor to Xamarin.Forms introduces support for Windows 11 UI styles and multi-window applications on MacOS, iPadOS, and Windows.

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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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Windows Forms advances in .NET 6 but still needs work

Supporting display DPI awareness and sharing display configuration information between the Windows Forms runtime and designer have been challenging, Microsoft said.

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Optimizing C and C++ Windows binaries with SizeBench

More of Microsoft’s internal tools get released to the outside world.

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Microsoft lets Windows 11 loose on the world

PCs running Windows 10 that meet Microsoft's hardware requirements are immediately eligible for the free Windows 11 download. And new devices with Windows 11 factory installed are now on sale.

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Windows 11 in-depth review: Windows 10 gets a nip and tuck

Microsoft’s new OS gives Windows 10 a much-needed facelift, tighter security, and a better overall experience.

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Microsoft, Google partner on eBPF

The extended Berkeley Packet Filter, which can run sandboxed programs in an operating system kernel, is moving beyond Linux.

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What is Docker? The spark for the container revolution

Docker helps developers build lightweight and portable software containers that simplify application development, testing, and deployment.

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Programming the Windows kernel with eBPF

Microsoft brings an important Linux kernel tool to Windows.

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What Windows 11 means for developers

A new Windows offers an updated UI and big changes to the Windows Store with no limits on application packaging.

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Review: 6 top videoconferencing services put to the test

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

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Microsoft inches closer to unified Windows SDK

The latest preview bits of Microsoft’s Project Reunion for building Windows 10 desktop applications are ready for testing and even for production.

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Automate your Windows workflow with Power Automate Desktop

Microsoft is adding an automation tool to Windows, ready to manage our day-to-day tasks.

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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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Microsoft’s Windows API unification project moves forward

Project Reunion 0.5 Preview provides a unified set of APIs and tools for building desktop apps that target a broad set of Windows 10 OS versions.

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PinePhone: A Linux smartphone a developer could love

Not only do you get root, but you can use this ‘phone’ as a desktop too. Just don’t expect much from the camera.

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Microsoft paves the way to Windows APIs

Win32 Metadata project aims to enable automated projections of valid Windows API signatures for C#, C++, Rust, and other languages.

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Salesforce scoops up team chat pioneer Slack for $27.7B

Slack’s popular business chat app will be integrated with Salesforce’s cloud tools, serving as the front end for its Customer 360 portfolio.

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Rapid UI development with Flutter for Windows

Google’s cross-platform user interface tool arrives on Windows with support for Win32 and UWP