At PAX West, Mike Ybarra was asked about Microsoft's controversial implementation of mouse and keyboard support on the Xbox One, and how it would impact competitive multiplayer games.
Microsoft has announced version 2.0 of the UWP Community Toolkit, calling it the largest update yet. The project allows developers to contribute new capabilities on top of the Windows 10 SDK.
Microsoft is launching its Windows Dev Center app on Android, making it easier for developers to manage their apps on the go. An early 'alpha' preview of the app is now available to download.
Microsoft has announced the general availability of several new features for Windows Store developers, including a redesigned dashboard, new analytics, and easier management of app pricing and sales.
With AI becoming a larger part of our everyday lives, Microsoft has just given developers of the applications we love to use the ability to find potential bugs in software before they affect us.
Microsoft has rolled out version 1.2 of Windows Template Studio, a software that simplifies UWP app development, with focus on "high quality code generation for a strong starting point".
Microsoft has announced that the Visual Studio Code extension for Arduino is now open-source and that those interested can help improve it for the entire community of Arduino developers.
During a discussion on Reddit, ex-Virtual Programming developer from CDProjektRed discussed his opinion on why The Witcher 3 might never land on any Linux platform, and it's mostly about hate.
Google has announced the preview of Android Things Console. It allows easier software management, an enhanced OTA update system for apps and the OS, and the creation of factory images for IoT devices.
Microsoft's Edge Web Summit will take place in Seattle on September 13, 2017, promising "a closer look at what's new and what's next" for the Edge browser, including EdgeHTML, and the user experience.
After detailing Sony's reasons for rejecting cross-platform play in Microsoft, it appears that the company's executive Jim Ryan is at it again, saying that indie titles are not relevant anymore.
Apple has introduced some big changes to its App Store policy. The main change is that users can now tip app developers, officially, through an in-app purchase. Apple will take a 30% cut of every tip.
Apple has announced that it has paid $70 billion to app developers since the launch of its App Store. The biggest factor for the huge figure were games and entertainment which rely on subscriptions.
A briefing document outlining Square Enix' financial results reveals that it is negotiating with prospective investors to ensure that Hitman carries on, even after parting ways with IO Interactive.
Google has announced several new features and updates for its Play Console, allowing developers to improve their app performance and marketing techniques, while aiding them in maximizing their reach.
At its I/O developer conference 2017, Google has opened Android Instant Apps to all developers. The technology offers a modular approach, allowing users to utilize apps without even installing them.
Microsoft announced the results of its first-ever Windows Developer Awards that recognizes and highlights the "outstanding work" that several developers have accomplished over the past year.
Microsoft has evolved Windows App Studio to Windows Template Studio, making it easier for developers to target the Universal Windows Platform, with emphasis on "high-quality code generation".
Microsoft has announced a new, more streamlined, ad mediation service which aims to provide the maximum amount of revenue for developers while ensuring an innovative experience for customers.
Microsoft will be hosting its annual Build developer conference in Seattle this week, outlining some of its product plans for Windows 10, Cortana, Azure, Edge, Office, mixed reality, bots, and more.
Google has introduced the developer preview version of its Assistant SDK. By utilizing it, developers can build their own hardware integrated with Google Assistant, expanding the company's ecosystem.
Lyrebird's speech synthesis API promises to create a realistic, 'emotional' copy of anyone's voice after hearing them speak for just one minute, raising some interesting ethical issues.
Microsoft has announced that its Build developer conference this year will host the first-ever Windows Developer Awards. You can cast your votes in the four available categories before April 27.
LG and Samsung have come out of the gate offering unique aspect ratios on their devices. Google is now encouraging developers to format their apps to take advantage of the added real estate.
Testing against Edge using BrowserStack is now free for developers thanks to a new partnership with Microsoft. The testing can be done inside any WebRTC-capable browser in macOS, Linux, and Windows.
Today, Microsoft has unveiled a program aimed at independent software vendors and app creators, called App Accelerate. It provides in depth consulting and resources for those who sign up.
Developers on Apple's App Store are now required to submit changes to app descriptions and notes to the App Review service for approval before they are published, after changes made to iTunes Connect.
After formally announcing Visual Studio 2017 in November, Microsoft has today released the latest edition of its integrated development environment, calling it the "most productive" version to date.
Microsoft has announced version 1.3 of UWP Community Toolkit, claiming it to be the "largest update" since launch. It is used by developers to simplify UWP app development, among other things.
Keeping in view Google Analytics' importance for developers as a means to provide insights for apps and websites, Microsoft has announced an SDK so Windows developers can utilize the services as well.
Microsoft has explained its vision for .NET languages, detailing how it plans to evolve C#, F#, and Visual Basic in the future so developers can make more informed business decisions.
Microsoft has released a beta version of PIX for Windows 10, a tool designed to provide developers with game performance analytics. Previously available on Xbox, PIX works with DirectX 12 games.
Today, Microsoft has officially shut down its TechRewards program that was originally started by Nokia back in 2012. The project rewarded developers for integrating new features into their apps.
In a statement, Apple has announced that it is extending the deadline for the enforcement of Air Transport Security (ATS) - that supports HTTPS server connectivity for data communication - in apps.
After spoiling the surprise earlier this week, Microsoft has now officially announced Visual Studio for Mac, releasing its first preview today, and promising new features in the coming months.
In a new email, Microsoft has announced that it is shutting down its program for developers on January 6, 2017. Starting today, Points, XP and badges will no longer be awarded.
Microsoft is sending out emails to developers once again, stating that their apps will be removed from the Windows Store at the end of this month, if they're not updated with new age ratings.
As it celebrates three years of ID@Xbox, Microsoft has announced that the Xbox Game Preview program is heading to Windows 10, with Everspace debuting later this year - followed by other titles.
Microsoft has released the August 2016 edition of evaluation Windows developer virtual machines, allowing access to the latest tools, including Bash on Ubuntu on Windows and Project Islandwood.
Microsoft is looking to make it easier for developers to convert Chrome extensions for compatibility with its Edge browser. The company has released a new tool in the Windows Store for this purpose.