Microsoftmsdn Flash Newsletter Volume 21, Number 26 | December 27, 2017 
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Customizing Visual Studio for Mac
Learn about the many ways you can customize Visual Studio for Mac to implement your personal preferences and feel at home in the IDE.

How To: Application Engagement in Windows Timeline with User Activities
User Activities offer an excellent way to drive re-engagement with your application. Learn how you can use the UserActivity API to make your application show up in Timeline and Cortana.
How To: Use Cognitive Services in Mixed Reality
You can use mixed reality to build immersive worlds or extend the real world with digital objects. Learn how to use Microsoft Cognitive Services to add a conversational interface to your virtual worlds.

Create IoT Edge Custom Modules with Visual Studio Code
Discover an easier approach to IoT Edge development with the new Azure IoT Edge extension for Visual Studio Code and the updated Azure IoT Toolkit extension. Read the Visual Studio Blog for an overview.
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Visual C++: A Better Debugging Experience for std::function
Single-stepping through a call to an instance of std::function has been a particular pain point. Find out how this experience has been greatly improved.

Deliver On-Device Machine Learning Solutions
Deliver cutting-edge AI/ML solutions on mobile devices using Xamarin technologies and native libraries such as CoreML and Tensorflow Android Inference.

Windows 10 SDK Preview Build
Make sure you’ve got the latest Windows 10 SDK Preview Build and find out about all the latest bug fixes and new capabilities being added. You can find the latest info on the Windows Developer blog.

Now Available: Image Watch for Visual Studio 2017
Image Watch is a Visual Studio extension that provides a watch window for viewing in-memory bitmaps when debugging native C++ code. It comes with built-in support for OpenCV image types. Learn more.

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