Microsoft Developer Newsletter - Volume 22, Number 26: December 27, 2018

Top News Worldwide

Find out what’s coming in .NET Core 3.0

See what’s new in Visual Studio 2019

7 tips and tricks for Azure App Service

On demand: View sessions from Connect(); 2018

Learn about collaborative development with Visual Studio Live Share
Discover how Visual Studio Live Share allows groups of developers to collaborate in real time on code projects, even if they use different operating systems and languages.

Accelerate AI solutions with automated machine learning
Find out how automated machine learning can help make artificial intelligence more accessible for every developer and data scientist. Explore an energy-demand forecasting solution using automated machine learning to learn more.

An introduction to ML.NET
Get started with the ML.NET library, a new open source collection of machine learning code for .NET developers. Work through a tutorial to create a model for predicting the annual income for a person based on age, gender, and political leaning.

Discover the right way to deploy your code with Azure Pipelines
Explore deployment scenarios for various Azure services and walk through a detailed scenario for creating a pipeline for a .NET Core app that targets Docker containers in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

An introduction to the Xamarin.Forms Shell
Microsoft introduced the Xamarin.Forms Shell at the Connect(); conference. Find out how it takes care of the basic UI features every application needs so you can focus on the core work of your application.

Get to know Azure SQL Database Hyperscale
Learn about Azure SQL Database Hyperscale, a new storage architecture that provides full compatibility with previous generations of SQL engines.


IoT in Action: New York 
January 14, 2019, New York, NY
Attend a one-day IoT in Action event in New York City to gain actionable insights, deepen partnerships, and unlock the transformative potential of intelligent edge and intelligent cloud solutions.

IoT in Action Virtual Bootcamp 
February 4‒5, 2019, online
Gain a better understanding of IoT ‒ from device to cloud ‒ and accelerate IoT development in your organization. Register for this online event to get training, watch demos, and participate in hands-on labs.

Microsoft Business Applications Summit 
June 10‒11, 2019, Atlanta, GA
Register for this event for analysts, technical architects, and advanced users. Delve deeper into the tools you use every day, get a sneak peek at what’s next, connect with experts, and learn new skills.

Microsoft Ignite: The Tour 
Through May 22, 2018, worldwide
Attend a free technical training event for tech professionals in a city near you. Explore the latest developer tools and cloud technologies, and put your skills to work in new areas, including IoT and machine learning. Find an event near you.


Downloads and tools for Windows 10

Get started with app development

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Microsoft Learn – free training

Testing tools for web developers

Free Microsoft Press eBooks

TechNet Flash

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Microsoft for Startups

Code editing tools for building and debugging modern web and cloud applications

Microsoft Docs for developers and IT professionals

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