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Developers, UWP apps are ready to take advantage of WebRTC 1.0 and ORTC APIs


Microsoft in an official blog post revealed that Universal Windows Platform apps can now take advantage of WebRTC and ORTC APIs. In case you are not familiar with WebRTC, it is a free and open project that provides browsers and mobile applications with Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities via simple APIs. Google has already

SQL Server vNext CTP 1.3 now available on Windows and Linux

SQL Server vNext

Microsoft has released a fresh new update for the SQL Server vNext on Windows as well as Linux. The latest community technology preview (CTP) 1.3 includes improvements to SQL Server Database Engine and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS). On Linux, this update enables Full-text Search feature and Always On Availability Groups functionality for High Availability,

Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2017 development tool to hit stable release on March 7, 2017

Visual Studio 2017

Microsoft has announced that the Visual Studio 2017 will be released on March 7, 2017 (ignore the typo in the image above). This release also marks the 2oth anniversary of Visual Studio and thus, Microsoft is celebrating a milestone of two decades of Visual Studio. On January 28, 1997, Microsoft announced/launched Visual

VS 2017 RC gets new templating engine, Redgate SQL Prompt Support with February Release

VS 2017

Microsoft has released a fresh new update for its newest Visual Studio family member, the Visual Studio 2017. VS 2017 contains many new and exciting features, IDE productivity enhancements to support Windows app development, cross-platform mobile development, Azure development, web and cloud development, and more. The latest build release 26206.00

Microsoft announces new Bot Framework features and updates

Bot Framework

Microsoft's Bot Framework enables you to build and connect intelligent bots for your business to interact with your users naturally wherever they are. You can serve the bot from your website or app to text/SMS, Skype, Slack, Facebook Messenger, Office 365 mail, Teams and other popular services. The company yesterday introduced

Windows Store Analytics API to further simplify reporting with two new features

Windows Store Analytics

Microsoft has added two new features to its Windows Store Analytics API. The Windows Store Analytics solution helps developers to programmatically retrieve data for apps registered under their Windows Dev Center account. The API enables you to retrieve data for app and add-on (also known as in-app product or IAP) acquisitions, errors,