Microsoft will hold its annual technology Build event from May 23 to 24, 2023. Online registration is free; more information is available at the event FAQ page.
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Microsoft Build event May 24 to May 26 2022
Microsoft will hold its annual technology Build event from May 24 to May 26, 2022. Registration is free; more information is available at the event FAQ page.
Visual Studio 2022 now available
Microsoft announced the release of Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 6 in November 2021. New features include multi-repo support, a new Razor editor for local ASP.NET Core development and Hot Reload of code. More information can be found at:
Developer online conferences in May and June 2021
Major technology companies will hold their annual developer conferences in the summer of 2021:
- Google I/O: May 18 – 20
- Microsoft Build: May 25 – 27
- Microsoft Virtual Training Days: Ongoing
- Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC): June 7 – 11
Oracle Database 21c and learning resources
Oracle Database 21c has been released with several new features. This includes Blockchain tables, which is a new type of table that only allows insert operations. Other enhancements include a new JSON data type and new SQL Function JSON_TRANSFORM. Oracle has also updated its Database Administrator’s Guide and JSON Developer’s Guide for this database version.
More information about these new features of Oracle Database 21c at its online documentation site.
Oracle also has a free cloud tier option as well as a free entry-level training program: Oracle Learning Explorer.
Visual Studio Codespaces will consolidate into GitHub Codespaces
Visual Studio Codespaces will be consolidating into GitHub Codespaces and will no longer be available as of February 2021. Microsoft has provided an FAQ page for this transition.
Visual Studio Code for the Web – an online only development environment
GitHub Visual Studio Codespaces – formerly known as Visual Studio Online – allows you to create Visual Studio solutions entirely in the cloud across multiple devices. This development environment is currently in public preview.
Visual Studio Code for the Web can be accessed at vscode.dev.
Visual Studio Codespaces pricing page and Azure Pricing Calculator are available.
Microsoft Build 2020 is now free online event
Microsoft Build has been changed to an online only event this year, and runs from May 19 to May 21, 2020 starting at 8 AM Pacific Time. Registration for this online educational event is free at register.build.microsoft.com.
GitHub now has free price option for developers
Github now has a free basic option for teams and developers as of April 2020. More information is at their FAQ and price list pages.
Visual Studio 2019 Launch Event on April 2nd 2019
Microsoft will hold the worldwide Visual Studio 2019 Launch Event online on April 2nd 2019. Visual Studio extensions will also have to be updated for VS2019.