Announcing the Insider Dev Tour 2019!

2019-05-17 KENNETH 0

Announcing the Insider Dev Tour 2019! Hello Friends! Each year after Microsoft Build, we run a world-wide developer event to bring all the latest Microsoft 365 technology to you, in person. Through the collaboration between the MVP (Most Valuable Professionals) and RD (Regional Directors) communities, Dev Collective, Windows, Office, Developer Tools, and the Insider Team, we’ve expanded the content this year to bring you even more developer awesomeness. More code. More demos. More useful knowledge. You’ll enjoy an inside peek into some of tomorrow’s innovative dev tech, as well as practical information you can use today. Plus, you’ll gain valuable access to a peer network along with exposure to all-star devs from a wide range of tech disciplines. Imagine new ways to build Microsoft 365 user experiences when the Insider Dev Tour comes to you this year. Just starting out? [ more… ]

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18898

2019-05-16 KENNETH 0

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18898 Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18898 (20H1) to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. IMPORTANT: As is normal with builds early in the development cycle, these builds may contain bugs that might be painful for some. If you take this flight, you won’t be able to switch Slow or Release Preview rings without doing a clean-install on your PC. If you wish to remain on 19H1, please change your ring settings via Settings > Update & Security > Windows Insider Program *before* taking this flight. See this blog post for details. If you are looking for a complete look at what build is in which Insider ring – head on over to Flight Hub. You can also check out the rest of our documentation here including [ more… ]

Announcing Microsoft Web Template Studio

2019-05-16 KENNETH 0

Announcing Microsoft Web Template Studio Today, we are excited to announce an early release of Microsoft Web Template Studio, a cross-platform extension for Visual Studio Code that simplifies and accelerates creating new full-stack web applications. Web Template Studio addresses a top community ask from developer surveys and 1-1 conversations with developers: Make it easy to create a new cloud-based web app. Web Template Studio uses a dev-friendly wizard to generate your application and provide a ReadMe.md to give you step by step instructions to get up and developing in no time. Best of all, Web Template Studio is open source on GitHub. Our philosophy is to help bootstrap your app with what you need but not do so much that you’re deleting code and breaking stuff. We also strive to introduce best patterns and practices. Web Template Studio is extremely [ more… ]

‘Star Wars’ designer goes to new galaxies using MSI Creator PC

2019-05-16 KENNETH 0

‘Star Wars’ designer goes to new galaxies using MSI Creator PC Image courtesy of Colie Wertz A long time ago, in a state very far away from where he lives now, Colie Wertz was about to face his biggest fear: using a computer. Though he would go on to design sophisticated models for films in the “Star Wars” franchise, “Men in Black” and “Galaxy Quest” – among many, many movies – he got a late introduction to this vital tool of modern technology. The architecture major graduated from Clemson University in the early ’90s without using a computer, thanks to people who typed his papers for him when his print-perfect penmanship wasn’t enough. “The notion of actually using a computer to get the same visceral feel of building a model was alien to me,” says Wertz, whose love of models [ more… ]

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Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 18894 available now!

2019-05-15 KENNETH 0

Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 18894 available now! Today, we released a new Windows 10 Preview Build of the SDK to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build 18894 or greater). The Preview SDK Build 18894 contains bug fixes and under development changes to the API surface area. The Preview SDK can be downloaded from developer section on Windows Insider. For feedback and updates to the known issues, please see the developer forum. For new developer feature requests, head over to our Windows Platform UserVoice. Things to note: This build works in conjunction with previously released SDKs and Visual Studio 2017 and 2019. You can install this SDK and still also continue to submit your apps that target Windows 10 build 1903 or earlier to the Microsoft Store. The Windows SDK will now formally only be supported by Visual Studio 2017 [ more… ]