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Code Scanning C++ with GitHub Actions

Last year, GitHub released code scanning, which enables developers to incorporate security checks into their CI/CD environment and developer workflow. This post demonstrates the basics of using CodeQL, the analysis engine behind code scanning, with GitHub Actions.

What is CodeQL?

CodeQL is an analysis engine that automates security checks by running queries against a database generated from your codebase.
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Summer tips to help kids be ready to go back to school

We hope your kids are enjoying their summer. Needless to say, this past school year was a challenge for everybody, and summer fun was long overdue.
That said, your kids will inevitably get bored from time to time during the break from school, and th
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Get ready for back to school with savings from Microsoft Store

While summer break is in full swing, back-to-school shopping is underway with a quarter of shoppers already searching for items that will prepare them for the upcoming school year.
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What’s coming in Windows 11 Accessibility

Today, I’m excited to share more information about the Windows 11 accessibility journey.
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Customized Warning Levels and Code Analysis for External Headers

If you have tried to keep your code clean by selecting strict compiler warning levels or code analysis rulesets, you likely know how frustrating it can be to see these warnings for headers that are not part of your project. To alleviate this,
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AT&T to run its mobility network on Microsoft’s Azure for Operators cloud, delivering cost-efficient 5G services at scale

Microsoft to acquire AT&T’s Network Cloud technology and talent to help operators increase competitive advantage through streamlined operations and service differentiation DALLAS and REDMOND, Wash. — June 30, 2021 — AT&T will move its 5G mobile network to the Microsoft cloud. This strategic alliance provides a path for all of AT&T’s mobile network traffic to […]
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HP reveals its lightest consumer laptop: Pavilion Aero 13

HP has unveiled its lightest consumer laptop yet: the HP Pavilion Aero 13 laptop PC, starting at less than 2.2 pounds (1 kg).
This is also the first Pavilion laptop to feature a full magnesium aluminum chassis, a 4-sided narrow bezel and a 90% scree
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Big milestone: Custom Xbox Series X hardware now powers Xbox Cloud Gaming, which expands to Windows 10 PCs and Apple devices

As of June 28, Xbox Cloud Gaming is available to all Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members with Windows 10 PCs and Apple phones and tablets, via browser, across 22 countries. If you’re a member or want to become one, go to Big milestone: Custom Xbox Series X hardware now powers Xbox Cloud Gaming, which expands to Windows 10 PCs and Apple devices appeared first on Windows Blog.

Update on Windows 11 minimum system requirements

Windows Insiders,
Today we’re releasing our first Insider build for Windows 11, and we’re looking forward to the insight that comes from you installing and using on a variety of your PCs. Last week’s
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Announcing the first Insider Preview for Windows 11

Hello Windows Insiders, we are excited to release the first Windows 11 Insider Preview build to the Dev Channel, Build 22000.51!  As we finalize the product over the coming months, we will work with you to validate the experience. You will get to tr
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Announcing ARM64EC: Building Native and Interoperable Apps for Windows 11 on ARM

Today, we’re announcing ARM64EC (“Emulation Compatible”), a new way to build apps for Windows 11 on ARM. With the latest Visual Studio tools in preview and the Windows 11 Insider SDK, you'll be able to take advantage of ARM64EC to incrementally
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Surface and the future with Windows 11

Yesterday, our colleagues and friends on the Windows team took the digital stage to announce what’s next for Windows. And we, at Surface, couldn’t be mor
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Preparing for Insider Preview Builds of Windows 11

Today, we unveiled Windows 11 to the world, and we know Windows Insiders are super excited to get their hands on it! As Panos mentions here, we plan to release the first Insider Prev
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Introducing Windows 11

At a time when the PC is playing a more central role in our lives, Windows 11 is designed to bring you closer to what you love.

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What Windows 11 Means for Developers

Today at the What's next for Windows — developer event, we'll show you the next era of Windows and how we are embracing Windows == open platform. This means everyone has open access to run the widest range of apps on Windows, enabling all developer
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Building a new, open Microsoft Store on Windows 11

Today, we introduced Windows 11. What makes Windows, well, Windows is the variety of apps available - from core to casual games, from sophisticated productivity suites to so
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