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Redesigned Photos App For Windows 11 Begins Rolling Out To Windows Insiders

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are beginning to roll out the redesigned Photos app for Windows 11 to all Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel.
https://twitter.com/panos_panay/status/1435346853365575680
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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22458

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22458 to the Dev Channel.
TL;DR
[REMINDER] Build numbers are higher in the Dev Channel than the Win
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Microsoft Announces Passwordless Future – Available Across Microsoft Edge And Microsoft 365 Apps

I don’t know a single person who enjoys managing passwords. Given how much of my life is spent online and in various apps, keeping track of it all, ensuring they’re unique and regularly updated – it can quickly become overwhelming for me – an
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Gears 5 Operation 8 Drop 2 Now Available

Hey, Gears 5 fans: Four new characters are joining the fight for Operation 8 Drop 2: Alicia Valera, Michael Barrick, Oscar Diza and the Rager. Meet them, find maps, view the trailer and
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ASP.NET Core Updates In .NET 6 Release Candidate 1

.NET 6 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) is now available and includes many great new improvements to ASP.NET Core.

Here’s what’s new in this preview release:
Render Blazor components from JavaScript

Blazor custom elements

Manipulate the query string from Blazor

.NET to JavaScript streaming

PageX and PageY in MouseEventArgs

Blazor templates updated to set page titles

Disabled long-polling transport for Blazor Server

Collocate JavaScript files with pages,
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Announcing .NET 6 Release Candidate 1

We are happy to release .NET 6 Release Candidate 1. It is the first of two “go live” release candidate releases that are supported in production. For the last month or so, the team has been focused exclusively on quality improvements that resolve functional or performance issues in new features or regressions in existing ones.
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.NET September 2021 Updates – 5.0.10 And 3.1.19

Today, we are releasing the .NET September 2021 Updates. These updates contains reliability and other improvements. See the individual release notes for details on updated packages.

You can download 5.0.10 and 3.1.19 versions for Windows, macOS, and Linux, for x86, x64,
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Make Microsoft Edge DevTools Your Own

There isn’t much you can’t do with web technologies nowadays. The web platform has evolved so much that such diverse things as animating elements, playing or recording media, accessing files or storage, intercepting network requests and accessing
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Update On .NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI)

The .NET 6 project started in late 2020 as we were finishing .NET 5 where we started the journey to unify the .NET platform runtimes, libraries, and SDK. .NET 5 proved to be a very successful release, the first of the annual November releases,
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Static Analysis Fixes In Visual Studio 2019 Version 16.11

The C++ static analysis team is committed to making your C++ coding experience as safe as possible. We are adding richer code safety checks and addressing high impact customer feedback bugs posted on the C++ Developer Community page. Thank you for engaging with us and giving us great feedback on the past releases and early previews leading to this point. 
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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22454

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22454 to the Dev Channel.
REMINDER: Build numbers are higher in the Dev Channel than the Windows 11 preview builds in the Beta Channel
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Microsoft Launches Ad Campaign For Windows 11

Microsoft launched an international ad campaign on Thursday to raise awareness and excitement around Windows 11. The campaign is centered on the 60-second ad you can watch below.
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Taking The EF Core Azure Cosmos DB Provider For A Test Drive

The release of EF Core 6.0 is right on the horizon (as I write this). The team has been hard at work adding features. One area of focus is the Azure Cosmos DB experience. We received feedback that many developers would prefer to use the provider for Cosmos DB but are waiting for certain key features.
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MSVC C++20 And The /std:c++20 Switch

We are excited to announce that in Visual Studio 2019 version 16.11, we have added the /std:c++20 switch to the set of language mode switches available. The addition of this switch indicates that we’ve reached a point of sufficient stabilization of the MSVC C++20 feature set for it be used in production,
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File IO Improvements In .NET 6

For .NET 6, we have made FileStream much faster and more reliable, thanks to an almost entire re-write. For same cases, the async implementation is now a few times faster!

We also recognized the need of having more high-performance file IO features: concurrent reads and writes,
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Windows Terminal Preview 1.11 Release

Happy Windows Terminal release day! This release brings Windows Terminal Preview up to version 1.11 and Windows Terminal up to 1.10. The Windows Terminal release will roll out through the Windows Insider Program before going to retail Windows versions in order to catch any outstanding bugs that may appear.
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Introducing The .NET MAUI Community Toolkit (Preview)

The Community Toolkit team is excited to announce the first pre-release two new .NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI) Toolkits:
CommunityToolkit.Maui

CommunityToolkit.Maui.Markup
As announced last month, these libraries are the evolution of the Xamarin Community Toolkits. They contain .NET MAUI Extensions,
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C++20 Coroutine Improvements In Visual Studio 2019 Version 16.11

This post includes contributions from Terry Mahaffey and Ramkumar Ramesh.

We last blogged about coroutine support in Visual Studio 2019 version 16.8. In the releases since 16.8 we’ve introduced several new coroutine features and improvements. This post is a round up of those improvements,
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Learn To Build Applications With F#

You might be completely new to .NET, or a seasoned C# / VB.NET developer who wants to expand their horizons. Either way, F# is a great language to learn.

F# makes it easy to write succinct, robust, and performant code. It has a lightweight syntax that requires very little code to build software.
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New Compiler Warnings For Dynamic Initialization And User Defined Sections

We’ve added two new warnings to MSVC for misuses of binary sections reserved for the compiler. This short post will explain the issues which they warn against, and potential fixes for your code.

The MSVC C++ compiler provides several ways to create sections and place data in them.
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New .NET 6 APIs Driven By The Developer Community

.NET 6 is on the way, and I wanted to share some of my favorite new APIs in .NET and ASP.NET Core that you are going to love. Why are you going to love them? Well because they were directly driven by our fantastic .NET developer community!
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Understanding The Cost Of C# Delegates

Delegates are widely used in C# (and .NET, in general). Either as event handlers, callbacks, or as logic to be used by other code (as in LINQ).

Despite their wide usage, it’s not always obvious to the developer what delegate instantiation will look like.
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Performance Improvements In .NET 6

Four years ago, around the time .NET Core 2.0 was being released, I wrote Performance Improvements in .NET Core to highlight the quantity and quality of performance improvements finding their way into .NET. With its very positive reception, I did so again a year later with Performance Improvements in .NET Core 2.1,
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Attach To A Remote Process With LLDB In Visual Studio 2022 Preview 3

You can now use Attach to Process to remote debug processes with GDB or LLDB in Visual Studio. The ability to attach to a process running on a remote system with GDB was added in Visual Studio 2019. The ability to attach to a process with LLDB is new in Visual Studio 2022 Preview 3.
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