Python Tools for Visual Studio and the Microsoft Python developer blog

  The Python team at Microsoft is in the same group that brought you SQL Server, Azure ML Studio and Cortana Analytics Suite.   Python is obviously a big part of data science these days, and so it’s great for us to be located so close to the teams that are really advancing the field….


Join the Java Tools Challenge- Make Java Great with Visual Studio – Over $80,000 in prizes

The 2016 Java Tools Challenge officially opened on Feb 1st and runs through Apr 30th. Are you up for the challenge? There are two ways you can participate:  Create a Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) extension that helps developers create, test, and/or deploy Java apps; OR Create a Java app (multiple judging categories) using either…


How to create and manage a web application using DreamSpark Azure

Microsoft Azure Web App Guide The following guide shows a step by step creation of an ASP.NET Web Application and how to host it on “App Service Web Apps” on Microsoft Azure, using Visual Studio. After completing this guide, you will have created a simple web application running on your DreamSpark Azure subscription. If you…

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November 18-19 // Developer Virtual Event Microsoft Connect()

  It all started here – are you ready for what’s next? A year ago Connect(); started the journey for a new Microsoft for developers, unveiling the future of an open source .NET on Linux and Mac, and a free Visual Studio for targeting any device and any OS. Join us this year to hear…


Why are you using AppStudio – Microsoft now provides as Standalone Android Emulator and integration with Visual Studio 2015

  Validate your app at lighting speed Wave goodbye to time spent endlessly staring at the Android boot logo. The new Microsoft Android x86 emulator boots and runs at nearly the speed of a physical device, making debugging a breeze on graphics-intensive, processor-hungry apps.  Also, with Hyper-V compatibility you can run the emulator side-by-side with…


Getting to grips with Git, Visual Studio Online & Visual Studio

  Lets start with some basics 1. Git is an open source version control system 2. GitHub is a Git repository hosting service So what are some of the common terms you will encounter Terms Clone – creating a copy of the central repository with version control. Once a repo has been cloned you can…