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In today's edition, there are 14 articles on technology, news, open source, community on the fantastic and ever evolving technology world.
- Microservices in C# Part 3: Queue Pool Sizing (Paul Mooney)
This tutorial expands on the previous tutorial, focusing on the Queue Pool concept. By way of quick refresher, a Queue Pool is a feature of the Daishi.AMQP library that allows AMQP Queues to be shared among clients in a concurrent capacity, such that each Queue will have 0…1 consumers only.
- Visual Studio Online Process Customization - Update (Heath Stewart)
Back in May, we began explaining our roadmap for process customization on Visual Studio Online (VSO). In this post, I want to share the progress we’ve made and give an update on our overall plans.
- Dev Center open for Windows 10 app submissions, adds new features (Bernardo Zamora)
The new unified Windows Dev Center is now open for Windows 10 app submissions. Dev Center launched a number of new features yesterday, summarized by Todd Brix. In this post I’ll share more details about what’s new:
- Microsoft releases Windows 10 IoT Core, ready for maker boards (Kareem Anderson)
With Windows 10 now in the hands of more users, developer related news is beginning to resurface. During Build 2015 this year, Microsoft spent a considerable amount of time going over the benefits of Windows 10 to developers.
- Windows 10 UWP–Migrating a Windows 8.1 App (Part 1 of N where N tends to infinity)
When Windows 8.0 first came along, I wrote a few apps with one of them being an app called kwiQR. It’s a QR code scanner. I mostly wrote it for the experience of writing it.
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- Team Foundation Server 2015 Now Available (Heath Stewart)
Today, we are making available the final release of Team Foundation Server 2015.
- Create an ASP.NET 5 web app in Visual Studio Code (Erik Reitan)
This tutorial shows you how to create an ASP.NET 5 web app using Visual Studio Code (VS Code) and deploy it to Azure App Service. ASP.NET 5 is a significant redesign of ASP.NET. ASP.NET 5 is a new open-source and cross-platform framework for building modern cloud-based web apps using .NET.
- The Future of Beacons and Mobile (Jen Looper)
If you have any retail-oriented apps installed on your phone, you may have had the experience of being bombarded by notifications when you are at a shopping mall.
- Microsoft releases Windows Bridge for iOS as Open Source (AnkitGupta)
Microsoft seems to introduce unique ways to reach out to people across the globe with its products. Just when everyone was excited for the release of Windows 10 operating system and its free upgrade; Microsoft released Windows Bridge for iOS as Open Source.
- Microsoft's Cortana assistant can now replace Google Now on Android (Tom Warren)
Microsoft released a private beta version of its Cortana digital assistant for Android last month. While it includes similar features to the Windows 10 and Windows Phone version, Microsoft is taking its support of Android a step further with an updated app.
- How To Install Android Apps On Windows 10 Mobile
Recently, the official documentation of Microsoft’s project Astoria was leaked which allows Android developers to port their Android apps to Windows 10 Mobile with just some slight adjustments. Simply put, project Astoria is nothing but Microsoft’s Windows Bridge for Android.
- The future of Entity Framework (EF7) (Rowan Miller)
In this entry we're continuing the discussion of Entity Framework by looking toward the future. We focus primarily on EF7 and its primary design decisions. It was truly enlightening