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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22543

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22543 to the Dev Channel.
TL;DR

We’re introducing more natural voices for Narrator.
This build has a go

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A New Era Of The PC

The last two years have had a profound and durable impact on how we live our lives, with the PC playing a more meaningful role than ever. Recently a friend reflected that he never would have expected that his eight-year-old son would become proficien
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Getting Started With Protocol Handlers For Your Web App

Beginning with Microsoft Edge 96, web apps can now use Protocol Handlers in Microsoft Edge. This is a powerful feature that allows your installed web application (or PWA) to handle pre-set or custom protocols. Installed web applications can now regis
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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22538

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22538 to the Dev Channel.
TL;DR

This build includes some updates to the voice access feature introduced in Build 225

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Looking Back At Microsoft Edge For Developers In 2021

2021 was an eventful year for Microsoft Edge. We built new PWA features that more deeply integrate apps with the operating system, we made PWAs easily available on the Microsoft Store, we included WebView2 by default in Windows 11 with automatic upda
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Adventures In English With Cambridge DLC Comes To Minecraft

Adventures in English with Cambridge is now available to purchase for Minecraft: Bedrock Edition.
“This previously Education Edition-exclusive DLC is a fun way for students aged eight
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What’s Next For The Microsoft Cloud

The Microsoft Cloud is going to get bigger, more deeply integrated and more vertically focused in 2022. Here are my predictions for the fastest growing piece of Redmond's business.

Windows Wednesday

Hey everyone! We have an exciting new web show planned to launch next year called Windows Wednesday that we’d love to tell you more about. 🙂
What is Windows Wednesday?

Windows Wednesday is a weekly 30-minute live web show where we’ll talk about anything related to Windows.
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Windows Terminal As Your Default Command Line Experience

Hey Windows Terminal fans! This month we are delivering a servicing release and the next feature release is scheduled for January, so we figured we’d write a blog post discussing Windows Terminal as the default command line experience on Windows and what our future plans are.
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Connecting USB Devices To WSL

I’m a software engineer building tooling for Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code to support C++ embedded device development. These physical devices typically connect to a computer over USB, but we discovered we couldn’t use WSL to test our tools on Linux because it does not support USB.
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OneAPI/L0, OpenVINO And OpenCL Coming To The Windows Subsystem For Linux For Intel GPUs

We are happy to announce, that in partnership with Intel, we are bringing support for hardware accelerated OneAPI/L0, OpenVINO and OpenCL on Intel GPUs to the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

Support for these APIs in WSL further increases the choices of compute APIs available to developers and ensures the best performance and functionality can be achieved on Intel GPU platforms.
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Windows Terminal Preview 1.12 Release

Windows Terminal Preview 1.12 is here and it’s HUGE! This release adds the new features below to Windows Terminal Preview 1.12 and adds the features from this previous blog post to Windows Terminal 1.11. Windows Terminal 1.11 will also be receiving the Defaults page in the settings UI along with the default terminal functionality.
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A Preview Of WSL In The Microsoft Store Is Now Available!

The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) preview is now available in the Microsoft Store as a store application for Windows 11 machines! Installing WSL through the store will allow you to get the latest WSL updates and features faster, and without needing to modify your Windows version.
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Windows Package Manager 1.1

I’m excited to share some great news. We’re releasing Windows Package Manager 1.1. We’ve squashed some annoying bugs and added some highly anticipated features. The Windows Package Manager is being released to Windows 10 (build 1809 and newer) and Windows 11 as an automatic update via the Microsoft Store.
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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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Install WSL With A Single Command Now Available In Windows 10 Version 2004 And Higher

In the latest Windows Insider Preview builds, you can install everything you need to run WSL just by running wsl.exe --install. We’re excited to announce that this functionality is now officially backported to Windows 10 version 2004 and higher, which will make installing WSL on those builds much easier!
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Build And Debug C++ With WSL 2 Distributions And Visual Studio 2022

This post is written by Erika Sweet, a Program Manager on Microsoft’s C++ Team.

Visual Studio 2022 introduces a native WSL 2 toolset for C++ development. This toolset is available now in Visual Studio 2022 version 17.0 Preview 2. WSL 2 is the new,
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