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Microsoft is hosting a series of two-day developer events in India, China, Poland, Australia, and more, including demos, hackathons, and the opportunity to try out HoloLens and Mixed Reality devices.
Neowin was at Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference this year. Here's a video of Andy and Rich walking around the Hub, talking to people, and most importantly, making fun of Skype.
Microsoft held its annual developer conference last week, where it made a wide range of announcements across its product portfolio. We're eager to hear your thoughts on what it revealed at Build 2017.
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.
At Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference this week, we got our hands on Trekstor's new wearable running Windows 10 IoT Core. Check out our gallery, and get a few more details on the new device.
At Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference, we went hands-on with the IRT Table, which is a touchscreen table for restaurants running Windows 10 IoT Core, and powered by an Intel Core i7.
At Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference this week, 3Glasses opened pre-orders for its Windows Mixed Reality dev kit, which includes motion controllers, and a motion-tracking camera.
From the Build conference, to hackers with confidence, to games, Microsoft Fluent Design, and the return of OneDrive placeholders, it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
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 rolled out Project Rome as a preview release for iOS. Through the SDK, the company aims to bridge the "experience gap" across multiple platforms and devices, regardless of form factor.
Check out screenshots of how Microsoft will refresh Edge with the company's new Fluent Design System, along with highlights of what to look forward to in the next version of the web browser.
At Microsoft's Build 2017 day two keynote today, the company announced an all-new design language for Windows 10, which is called the Fluent Design System, formerly known as Project NEON.
Sources at Microsoft told us last month the company was planning to unbundle its Edge browser from Windows 10 with the Redstone 3 update - but Microsoft said today that it has "no plans" to do so.
Acer's and HP's Windows 10 Mixed Reality head-mounted displays are finally available for pre-order; however, the system requirements are much higher than the final versions will be.
Following through on its promise to bring full x86 app emulation for Windows on ARM, Microsoft today showcased the ability at Build 2017, allowing users to utilise the x86 library on mobile devices.
With the Fall Creators Update for Windows 10, Microsoft will be making Ubuntu, SUSE, and Fedora available to the Windows Store itself, allowing you to use Linux from within the OS.
Microsoft sprang quite a surprise on the audience during the day 2 keynote at its Build 2017 developer conference today: iTunes - yes, *that* iTunes...! - is coming soon to the Windows Store.
Microsoft, at its Build 2017 conference today, announced a couple of features that are designed to bring a shared experience across devices, including Clipboard and 'Pick Up Where You Left Off'.
"A customer who pairs a Windows Mixed Reality headset with motion controllers," Microsoft said, "will have a rich, immersive experience across creativity tools, productivity, games and entertainment."
Today, Microsoft unveiled a new creative app, "to give people a sense of what's possible with the Fall Creators Update", enabling users to "transform their photos and videos", including 3D objects.
Microsoft has officially announced its new visual design language, formerly known by its codename 'Project NEON'. Microsoft's Kevin Gallo described the Fluent Design System as "an evolution of Metro".
At Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference day two keynote today, the company announced some new features for its Visual Studio Mobile Center, such as better support for Windows and more.
On day two of Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference, the company finally announced the return of OneDrive placeholders, which will be coming to Windows 10 in the Fall Creators Update.
For the second day of Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference, the company announced that the next version of Windows 10, codenamed Redstone 3, will be called the Fall Creators Update.
Microsoft has announced on day two of its Build 2017 developer conference that pre-orders are going live today for mixed reality development kits of Acer's and HP's head-mounted displays.
Joining Windows for PCs and Mobile, Office, Skype and Visual Studio, Windows Server is the latest to be integrated into the Insider Program. Preview builds are expected to be available "this summer".
At its Build 2017 developer conference, Microsoft revealed an experimental wearable with a Windows 10 companion app, which helped a woman with Parkinson's-related hand tremors to write her name again.
At a session at Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference today, the company confirmed that there are almost a thousand Project Centennial apps already available in the Windows Store.
At Microsoft's Build 2017 conference today, the company confirmed that all Office 2016 apps are coming to the Windows Store, and that will be the way for Windows 10 users to get Office.
Microsoft has just announced that the PowerShell extension for Visual Studio Code has hit version 1.0. It brings a "rich debugging experience", Plaster templates, integrated script analysis, and more.
Since Microsoft announced the Bot Framework at its 2016 developer conference, over 130,000 developers have signed up to use it. The company is now expanding it further, with new capabilities.
During the opening day of the Build 2017, Microsoft has announced two new additions to its Azure SQL service with MySQL and PostgreSQL, and has also launched a new NoSQL database called Cosmos DB.
At the ongoing Build 2017 developer conference, Microsoft has announced the Azure Cloud Shell, which brings support for Bash in the Azure Portal, with PowerShell support expected to be added later.
After announcing that PowerShell and Bash are coming to Azure, Microsoft also announced an Azure mobile app, which includes the Bash console, a dashboard for your resources, and more.
At Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference today, the company introduced Azure IoT Edge, which is designed to bring runtime logic that would normally run in the cloud, to the device.
Microsoft has announced general availability of Visual Studio 2017 version 15.2, along with a preview release of version 15.3. The company also introduced its new cloud debugging experience.
Microsoft released Teams, its 'chat-based workspace' for Office 365 in March, with support from dozens of third parties. It's now expanding support to "all developers", and adding new capabilities.
After releasing its first preview of Visual Studio for Mac in November, Microsoft has announced general availability of the new version of its integrated development environment for Apple devices.
At the end of September, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 was installed on over 400 million devices. Today, it updated that figure: in the last 223 days, that number has grown to 500 million.