Introducing U-SQL – A Language that makes Big Data Processing Easy

Introducing U-SQL – A Language that makes Big Data Processing Easy

Microsoft announced the new Azure Data Lake services for analytics in the cloud that includes a hyper-scale repository, a new analytics service built on YARN that allows data developers and data scientists to analyze all data, and HDInsight, a fully managed Hadoop, Spark, Storm and HBase service. Azure Data Lake Analytics includes U-SQL, a language […]

Network simulation and more in the VS Emulator for Android

Network simulation and more in the VS Emulator for Android

By now, hopefully you’ve heard about the new Visual Studio Emulator for Android, which is available as a standalone download for Eclipse and Android Studio users. Today, we’re issuing an update that addresses some of your top requests, including network simulation and improved screenshot functionality. Let’s take a look at what you can expect from the […]

More ways to bring your code to fast-growing Windows 10 Store

Windows 10 adoption surpassed 75 million devices in 192 countries within its first month of availability and we’re already seeing a shift in the way people engage with Windows Store and the content they find there. Shifts in customer behavior tend to bring new opportunities for developers, so today I’ll share insight into early trends […]

ORTC API is now available in Microsoft Edge

ORTC API is now available in Microsoft Edge

In October last year, we announced our intention to implement ORTC in Microsoft Edge with a focus on video and audio communications, and we have been hard at work on our implementation since then. Today, we are excited to announce that a preview version of our ORTC API implementation is available in the latest Windows […]

Concurrency Visualizer for Visual Studio 2015 is now available on the gallery

The Concurrency Visualizer is a tool for Visual Studio that allows you to analyze and improve performance of multi-threaded applications. See the MSDN documentation for more information on using the Concurrency Visualizer. The Concurrency Visualizer was included with Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Studio 2012, and in Visual Studio 2013 it was made an optional […]

Kanban Updates, new Branch Policies, and more… – Sep 18

Inline tasks on the Kanban board This sprint we’ve enabled a new feature that lets you break down stories on your Kanban board, without having to leave the board. Tasks can now be added, edited, and marked as done directly from the parent card on your board. A summary of the roll-up status indicates how […]

Packing Technology Survey

Another Friday, another survey . We get it. Surveys can be annoying (but not our survey ). But they can also be a good way to help us understand larger patterns around a feature, scenario or experience. Hence the onslaught of surveys (including this…(read more) Developer Tools Blogs