BOOK GIVEAWAY: Win a free copy of Learn to Program with Small Basic: An Introduction to Programming with Games, Art, Science, and Math

Hello! I’m proud to announce that I’ve teamed up with Majed Marji, the author of Learn to Program with Scratch. We have a new book coming out in April from No Starch Press: Learn to Program with Small Basic: An Introduction to Programming with Games, Art, Science, and Math                 No Starch Press is…

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Visual Studio Team Services – NEW FEATURES: Test like you’ve never tested before!!! (6 Big Test Case Improvements)

The March release includes a cacophony of testing features… Exploratory testing directly from a work item You can now launch an exploratory testing session for a specific work item, directly from within the product. We’ve added entry points on all cards, grids, and in the Test hub. This lets you associate the selected work item…

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Visual Studio Code – NEW FEATURES: 12 Language Improvements (JavaScript, TypeScript, & C#)

The Visual Studio Code 0.10.10  release features a fiesta of language improvements, including… Languages – JavaScript The Salsa JavaScript language service was available as preview in January and it is now the default language service for JavaScript in the February update. Improvements The JSDoc comment format is now understood and used to improve IntelliSense proposals and…

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Visual Studio Team Services – NEW MARCH RELEASE: 13 Improvements (Viewing Test Results, Triggers, Board Drill Down, Testing from a Work Item, & More!)

For the March 3 release, Visual Studio Team Services features 17 great improvements!   Several of these new features are actually groups of features, so there are a lot more than 17 improvements. Let’s get started by learning about the first new feature… View test results for each release environment We’ve enabled a feature that lets you…

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Early Access Book: Learn to Program with Small Basic

I teamed with author Majed Marji (Learn to Program with Scratch) to write a fantastic new book from No Starch Press… Learn to Program with Small Basic: An Introduction to Programming with Games, Art, Science, and Math. It’s written to about a 13-year old audience, but kids can start reading it at a younger age, and…

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Visual Studio Code – 14 NEW COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENTS: Render Ligatures, Alt+Z to Toggle Word Wrapping, Build Binary on Linux ARM, & More!

The Visual Studio Code 0.10.8  release features a palpable plethora of improvements, including… 14 COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENTS A big Thank You! goes out to the following folks that helped to make VS Code even better: mattblagden: Render ligatures 1510. ivanixgames: Alt+Z for toggling word wrapping 1653. krizzdewizz: Windows – honor comspec env variable when spawning a shell 743. EgorMatirov: Support Building binary on…

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