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Volume 20, Number 17 | August 8, 2016 
    
Top News Worldwide
 
 
Download the Windows 10 Anniversary Update SDK
 
 
 
Download the .NET Framework 4.6.2
 
 
 
One Dev Minute: What’s Cool for Devs in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update
 
 
Create high-quality mobile apps with Ionic and Visual Studio
 
 
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React: The Definitive Beginner’s Guide
If you know JavaScript and you’re familiar with basic web application programming, check out React, an extremely popular JavaScript library/platform for creating single-page applications and efficient UIs. Get all the details, and build a pizza bot manager web app with the Bot Framework.


Build Universal Windows apps targeting the Windows 10 Anniversary SDK
In this release of the Universal Windows App development tools (version 1.4.1), we have added enhancements to the Store submission workflow, such as enabling Azure Active Directory integration for dev center accounts, support for large package deployment (useful for large games), and much more.
 
Write Apps with Visual Studio Code and Entity Framework
Alessandro Del Sole explains how developers working on any platform can write data-oriented web applications that run on Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows leveraging the new ASP.NET Core 1.0 and the Entity Framework, using Visual Studio Code as the development environment.


From Code to Customer: Exploring Mobile DevOps
The various activities and practices known as DevOps bridge the gap between writing code and delivering value to customers. In this first article in a series on mobile DevOps, Kraig Brockschmidt explores the release pipeline for mobile apps and how the Microsoft DevOps stack addresses each stage.
 
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Applying DevOps to a Software Development Project
DevOps isn’t just for mobile. This article explores the role that a DevOps culture can play in a software project and guides readers through the DevOps stages, from planning, continuous integration and deployment, to monitoring and learning excursion.


Explore the Azure Service Profiler
Seth Juarez talks to Chuck Weininger and Vance Morrison about the power of Azure Service Profiler. It can help you debug performance problems for many different Azure workloads, but they specifically demonstrate how to get it working for Azure Web Apps.


MS Dev Show – .NET Core with Scott Hunter
We talk with Scott Hunter about the amazing things going on with .NET core and ASP.NET. Different ways to bounce a ball on the web. Spell check in Electron apps. And tabs are significantly slower than spaces in Firefox.




 
How to Be MEAN: Exploring ECMAScript
The MEAN stack – MongoDB, Express, AngularJS and Node.js – is enjoying broad popularity among web developers. In this latest installment in his series of columns on MEAN development, Ted Neward examines the nascent ECMAScript 2015 Standard and the next-generation leap it represents for JavaScript.


Office Dev Show – OneNote APIs in the Microsoft Graph
The OneNote APIs in the Microsoft Graph allow developers to manipulate OneNote notebooks, sections, pages, and more. The OneNote APIs are in the beta endpoint of the Microsoft Graph, so refer to the documentation to validate before developing against them.


Microsoft Virtual Academy – Visual Basic Fundamentals for Absolute Beginners
Learn concepts applicable to video games, mobile environments, and client applications. Learn how to get the tools, write code, and debug features. Each video covers a different concept, so you can search for and focus on the information you need.




 
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Events
 
Emerging Tech Virtual Summit
September 3, 2016, online
Join our special event dedicated to exploring how emerging technologies are changing the world. You’ll hear leading researchers on AI, machine learning, IoT, new interfaces, and more.
 
Microsoft Ignite
September 26–30, 2016, Atlanta, GA
Microsoft Ignite gives you five days of hands-on learning, industry insights, and direct access to product experts—all in one place. Check out the session catalog.
 
The intersection of tools and technologies – DEVintersection Conference
October 25–28, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV
Microsoft Exec VP Scott Guthrie, Corp VP Stephen Guggenheimer, and Scott Hanselman join 100 industry experts navigating new technologies and current products, including ASP.NET Core, Visual Studio “15”, Xamarin, Angular 2, C# 7 and more. Workshop attendees take home cool hardware. Register now.
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Resources
 
•  Free offers from Microsoft partners
 
•  Downloads and tools for Windows 10
•  Get started with app development
•  Try Microsoft Azure for 1 month free
•  Microsoft Virtual Academy – new training
•  Testing tools for web developers
•  Free Microsoft Press eBooks
•  TechNet Flash
•  Get the latest information from Channel 9
•  Free software and training for startups from Microsoft BizSpark
•  Code editing tools for building and debugging modern web and cloud applications
 
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