MicrosoftDeveloper Newsletter Volume 23, Number 13 | June 26, 2019 
    
 
Top News Worldwide
 
 
Visual Studio 2019: Discover new features for working with Azure
 
 
 
 
Announcing a Visual Studio Code installer for Java
 
 
 
Visual Studio Dev Essentials: Get a free six-month subscription to Syncfusion Essential JavaScript library
 
 
Explore tips, videos, and two free e-books to help you do more with Azure
 
 
 
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Your Featured Content
 
Deploy desktop apps on Windows with MSIX
The new MSIX packaging format is the recommended way to install all sorts of apps on Windows. Get an introduction to MSIX and find out how it can be used for continuous integration.


A look at the ASP.NET Core Pipeline
The ASP.NET Core pipeline is nearly unchanged since version 1.0 of the framework. Read about the overall functioning of the ASP.NET Core runtime pipeline, with a focus on the role and possible implementation of HTTP endpoints.
 
Free training: Deploy a website to Azure with Azure App Service
Publish and manage your website without having to deal with underlying servers, storage, or network assets. Learn how to prepare your development environment, work with Azure App Service, and deploy a containerized web app.


Get ready for .NET Core 3.0
Learn about new features, performance updates, and support for new workloads. Watch an overview of highlights coming in the release, including new C# 8.0 features.
 
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Secure your developer training with Visual Studio Live!
Visual Studio Live! is proud to host several training locations – including virtual options – around the U.S. this year.  Learn more.
 
Working with server-side Blazor in .NET Core 3.0
Get a better understanding of server-side Blazor. Find out what it does, how it works, and why you should choose it to build your web apps.


How to use Cloud Shell in Visual Studio Code
Watch the video to find out how easy it is to run Cloud Shell directly within Visual Studio Code.


Five things you probably didn’t know Python could do
Learn about some real-world uses of Python, such as creating online video games, building private home automation solutions, and empowering scientific discovery.



 
Text-to-speech in .NET
Advances in text-to-speech (TTS) synthesis have enabled more natural and lifelike machine output. Learn about unit selection TTS and how to add speech to an existing .NET application using Speech Synthesis Markup Language and the .NET TTS API.


Five steps to add automated performance quality gates to Azure DevOps pipelines
Get step-by-step guidance on how to add a performance quality gate to your Azure DevOps pipelines using Keptn Pitometer.


Getting started with R
Explore the R programming language and see why it has emerged as a powerful tool for data wrangling and mathematical processing.



 
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Events
 
Insider Dev Tour 
June 29, 2019, New York, NY
The Insider Dev Tour is for developers interested in building Microsoft 365 experiences (Windows, Graph, Office, Teams) today, using the latest dev technologies, as well as for those who want a peek into the future. If you can read code, this is for you.
 
Microsoft Ignite 2019 
November 4–8, 2019, Orlando, FL
Register for this live event to learn the latest in software development, security, architecture, and IT. Explore hands-on experiences to innovate your development, cloud, and security strategies.
 
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Resources
 
•  Downloads and tools for Windows 10
•  Get started with app development
•  Create your Azure free account today
•  Microsoft Learn – free training
•  Testing tools for web developers
•  TechNet Flash
•  Get the latest information from Channel 9
•  Microsoft for Startups
•  Code editing tools for building and debugging modern web and cloud applications
•  Microsoft Docs for developers and IT professionals
 
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