Jetpack Compose, Google’s native UI toolkit for Android mobile application development, has reached its official 1.0 production release status.
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Microsoft credits open source and cross-platform support for the increased adoption of its software development platform.
GitHub ‘developer rights’ program will provide legal support to developers whose source code runs afoul of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
With .NET MAUI due to arrive in November 2021, Microsoft will end updates to the Xamarin mobile app development platform in November 2022.
With the June 2021 release of VS Code, Microsoft also unveiled plans for improving the editor’s Java support in coming months.
OpenJDK proposal would eliminate the long start-up times of Java applications by saving the state of the Java runtime and using it to start instances fast.
Kotlin 1.5.20 adds experimental support for Java libraries that help to reduce boilerplate coding and to maintain null safety when interoperating with Java code.
GitHub Copilot is an OpenAI-powered Visual Studio Code extension that can suggest lines of code or entire functions as you type.
Microsoft is looking to improve the accessibility of its flagship IDE with features such as audio cues and whitespace rendering controls.
Update to the Kubernetes-based application development platform also features sandboxed containers, which run in a lightweight virtual machine.
Part of GitHub Packages, the service for publishing and managing Docker and OCI container images will remain free for the time being.
Available free in an early beta stage, Deno Deploy allows developers to deploy Deno-based web applications across 25 data centres around the world.
Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2022 IDE, a planned 64-bit upgrade to the signature software development environment, is now available as a preview.
Honoured as Microsoft’s Asia Pacific Region Social Impact Recognition – Sustainability Changemaker in 2021.