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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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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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Rapid UI development with Flutter for Windows

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

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A guide to migrating off Windows Server 2008

With the OS reaching end of life, it’s time to migrate whatever old servers you have left, and it’s not a trivial job.

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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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6 Windows desktop utilities every software developer needs

Screen capture, image management, clipboard enhancements, and other handy tools to enhance a developer’s daily workflow

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Amid the pandemic, using trust to fight shadow IT

With most workers scattered at home and trying to come up with their own ad-hoc IT workarounds, there’s an easy way for IT shops to build trust: communicate.

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Answering your Windows questions: February 2020

Computerworld Windows expert Preston Gralla and Executive Editor Ken Mingis answer viewers' questions about the latest Windows 10 release and other Windows-related topics. If you have a question, post it as a comment.

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Developing for Windows 10X and the Surface Neo

The wraps are slowly coming off a new generation of Windows

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Answering your Windows questions: January 2020

Computerworld Windows expert Preston Gralla and Executive Editor Ken Mingis answer viewers' questions about the latest Windows 10 release. If you have a question, post it as a comment so it can be answered in a future episode.

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How to get maximum protection from MFA in Office 365

Follow these steps to ensure your multi-factor authentication for Office 365 is effective.

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5 Microsoft developer tools and technologies to explore in 2020

What should Microsoft platform developers focus on in 2020? .NET 5, WinUI 3.0, AKS, WSL 2, and Azure Sphere, for starters

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Top tech stories of 2019

The new Apple Card, the battle for cryptocurrency dominance, cybersecurity skills shortage – just a few of the stories that made headlines in 2019. Watch as IDG TECH(talk) hosts Ken Mingis and Juliet Beauchamp discuss the top tech...

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How to make the most of Microsoft’s new Compliance Score Console

This new Microsoft 365 feature can help you stay in compliance with regulations like GDPR and better protect data.

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How to protect the enterprise from holiday attacks

Attackers often take advantage of the holidays to launch attacks. Use these Microsoft settings to deter them.

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Python and Windows get cozier

Microsoft makes it easy to install and use Python in Windows and in Visual Studio Code

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