Microsoftmsdn Flash Newsletter Volume 21, Number 25 | December 13, 2017 
    
 
Top News Worldwide
 
 
Universal Windows Platform: A developer’s guide to the new Hamburger Menu in Windows 10
 
 
Learn the basics of TypeScript for web development: Top 10 questions answered
 
 
 
Free eBook: Download The Developer’s Guide to Microsoft Azure, Second Edition
 
 
 
Modernize your .NET app with Docker and Windows Server Containers
 
 
 
Sponsors: DevExpress, and CData Software
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.NET Embedding: Share UI code across iOS and Android apps
Microsoft recently announced the ability to embed .NET libraries into existing iOS and Android applications with .NET Embedding. This allows you to share code between your iOS and Android apps, as well as share the user interface between apps. Find out how.


Now available: Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 17046
A new Windows 10 SDK Preview Build is now available. It is intended for Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build 17046 or greater). The SDK preview build contains bug fixes and under-development changes to the API surface area. Find out what’s new and then download the SDK preview.
 
Artificially Intelligent: Exploring the Azure Machine Learning Workbench
Since the release of Machine Learning Studio, Microsoft has been gathering feedback from users large and small. This feedback has led to the new Machine Learning Workbench, a unique tool that satisfies the needs of machine learning professionals of all levels. Learn more.


Introduction to TypeScript 2
Considering a career in front-end web development? Take this free course from edX to learn the basics of TypeScript, a wrapper around JavaScript that helps you write organized code that’s easy to manage and maintain. Explore types, programming, modules, namespaces, and more.
 
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Introducing DevExpress Universal v17.2
DevExpress Universal v17.2 ships with everything you’ll need to build your best, without limits or compromise. Download your free 30-day trial today.
 
Azure Application Architecture Guide
When should you consider a serverless architecture? Should your organization use Microservices or N-Tier? How can you improve scalability and resiliency? Check out the new Azure Application Architecture Guide to get answers to these questions and more.


Visual C++: Improving the debugging experience for std::function
When debugging, you are not usually interested in the internal implementation details of the standard library. Instead, it would be helpful for the debugger to skip past standard library implementation details and go directly to user code. Find out how this user experience has been improved.


New: Get the free preview of Quantum Development Kit
So, you want to learn how to program a quantum computer. Microsoft is releasing a free preview version of its Quantum Development Kit, which includes the Q# programming language, a quantum computing simulator, and other resources. Get the details.


 
New Git features in Visual Studio 2017 Update 5
Visual Studio 2017 Update 5 is now available. This release adds new Git features, which were based on user feedback. You’ll find support for Git submodules, Git worktrees, and more. Learn about the new Git features and what’s new in Update 5.


Azure training and certification
Whether you’re new to Azure or already a cloud professional, training is one of the best investments you can make in your career. Enrich your technical skills with free, online, hands-on training. And make sure your expertise is recognized with great deals on Azure certifications.



 
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Events
 
Microsoft Tech Summit: Build your cloud skills with the latest in Azure and Microsoft 365
Through April 25, 2018, worldwide
Register today for Microsoft Tech Summit, a free event for developers and IT pros. Attend an event in a city near you to learn about the latest trends, tools, and product roadmaps, and meet with the experts who build and run Microsoft’s cloud services.
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Training
 
Entry-level developer curriculum
Never coded before? Learn what you need to know for an entry-level dev position in this series. You will explore essential technologies and concepts, as you learn about logic, computational thinking, Python, JavaScript, Node.js, Java, design thinking, and more.
 
Principles of machine learning
Get hands-on experience building machine learning models using R, Python, and Azure Machine Learning. This self-paced course from edX is part of the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science.
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Resources
 
•  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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