Introducing The New Bing Developer Center and Services

Today at Build 2013 we announced a new set of developer services and the new Bing Developer Center.  This effort is part of our larger goal of empowering developers to take advantage of the enormous investments that we’ve made in search technologies.  Together, these comprise an ‘Intelligent Fabric’ that we use across Microsoft products to…


New Bing Speech Recognition Control and Updated Bing OCR and Translator Controls

At the BUILD conference in June, we announced three broad categories of capabilities the new Bing platform would deliver to developers: Services to bring entities and the world’s knowledge to your applications, services to enable your applications to deliver more natural and intuitive user experiences, and services which bring an awareness of the physical world into…


Announcing the developer preview for Bing’s new Search APIs

Bing
Bing

The Bing team knows that developers want solutions that are easy to understand, simple to implement, and can make your apps and experiences smarter and more engaging for your users. Based on feedback from developers, partners and customers, we have created the next-generation of search APIs. Today we are giving a preview of the new…


Recap: Bing at //build/ 2016

If you couldn’t attend in person, we want to remind you that you are now able to get free access to all the Bing Search APIs, including documentation and demo widgets that demonstrate the capabilities of the offering. These APIs give developers access to the same search technology that powers the Bing search engine and…

1

Open source contribution from Bing: RocksDB is now available in Windows Platform

RocksDB is an open source key-value persistent store, optimized for fast storage. It was started and open-sourced by the Facebook engineering team. It is performant in contemporary server environments, takes advantage of modern storage media, and drastically improves on the LevelDB foundation it was initially built on. It provides scalability with number of CPUs and…


Need compiler help? Bing in Visual Studio brings what you need in just one click

The search engine can be a developer’s best friend. But going between IDE and the browser is a hassle. Every time you are stuck in tricky compiler errors, you have to modify your search string, copy and paste all the relevant error information, and try multiple searches to find the right solution. In Visual Studio 2015, we’re making…


Recap: Microsoft Advertising at //Build/ 2015

  Thanks again to all of the developers at //Build/ 2015 who attended the advertising sessions in person and online, and to all who stopped by the Microsoft Advertising booth to ask us questions and offer feedback.  We appreciate the partnership and dialogue and it was great to connect with many of you in person!…


GitHub Integration in Developer Assistant

Developer Assistant for Visual Studio is a productivity plugin that brings the combined power of Bing code search capabilities and contextual help to day-to-day developer problems, like resolving code errors and searching for projects and code samples. Developer Assistant has taken a big leap with integration of GitHub in the latest version. GitHub hosts the…


Bing Developer Assistant Released

Today we’re releasing the RTM version of Bing Developer Assistant for Visual Studio. To get started, download Bing Developer Assistant for Visual Studio 2013 or Bing Developer Assistant for Visual Studio 2012 from the Visual Studio Extension Gallery. This extension provides smart, contextual help to solve everyday dev problems like searching for projects, code samples and…