App Development News

Please see below some recent news regarding tools, platforms, frameworks, libraries and programming languages essential for the development of affordable, cutting-edge, bespoke apps.

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TensorFlow 2.7 is released
This release improves usability with clearer error messages, simplified stack traces, and adds new tools and documentation for users migrating from TensorFlow 1 to TensorFlow 2.
10 November 2021
.NET 6 released today with massive gains in performance!
ASP.NET Core in .NET 6 includes everything our web app developers need to build a rich modern web UI with powerful back-end services.
8 November 2021
C# 10 released as part of .NET 6 and Visual Studio 2022
This C# 10 version includes many new features that make our web app developers' code more expressive and faster and makes ASP.NET Minimal APIs even more straightforward with simplified lambdas.
8 November 2021
Microsoft releases PowerShell version 7.2
PowerShell is a task automation and configuration management program from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line shell and the associated scripting language.
8 November 2021
Visual Studio 2022 now available
Developer productivity and quality-of-life improvements are at the heart of Visual Studio 2022. It has an AI-assisted code companion that enables app developers to type less and code more!
8 November 2021
Angular version 13 is released
This latest release brings all sorts of updates and features to help app developers build great apps for any deployment target such as web, mobile web, native mobile and native desktop.
4 November 2021
Microsoft announces SQL Server 2022 preview
The most Azure-enabled release of SQL Server yet, with continued innovation in performance, security, and availability.
2 November 2021
Cross-platform jQuery Mobile project fully deprecated today!
jQuery Mobile was conceived and announced in 2010, three years after the launch of jQuery. The depreciation of jQuery Mobile follows the careful transition of jQuery UI within the core jQuery project.
7 October 2021
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) version 18.10 is released
Used by our developers for managing SQL infrastructure from SQL Server to Azure SQL Databases. This version installs Azure Data Studio 1.32 and allows rich data types in Import Flat File wizard.
5 October 2021
PostgreSQL 14 Released
This latest release improves high performance and distributed data workloads, with advances in connection concurrency, high-write workloads, query parallelism and logical replication.
30 September 2021
Microsoft open sources .NET 5 C# Language Extension for SQL Server
We can now even embed C# code in stored procedures which enables pushing business logic down into the database for better performance.
8 September 2021
Bootstrap celebrates 10 years! Worlds most popular frontend web toolkit!
Ten years ago two developers working at Twitter released Bootstrap. It is now one of the most widely used open source projects and frontend toolkits on the web.
19 August 2021
RabbitMQ introduces Streams for high throughput scenarios
RabbitMQ 3.9 introduces a new type of data structure: streams. Streams unlock a set of use cases that could have been tedious to implement with “traditional” queues.
13 July 2021
Fiddler Everywhere 2.0 is released
Fiddler is a debugging proxy server tool used to log, inspect, and alter HTTP/HTTPS traffic to and from browsers and desktop apps permitting the alteration of the request and/or response.
29 June 2021
Open-source HTTP API packages and tools
Today Microsoft published details of some exciting frameworks coming up that are built on top of ASP.NET Core web API for building and testing HTTP APIs with .NET
11 February 2021
React version 17 is released
React is an open-source front-end JavaScript library for building user interfaces. It is mainly used in the development of single-page web apps or mobile apps.
20 October 2020
SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) DevOps Tools released
This product enables app developers to build continuous integration & continuous delivery (CI/CD) solutions for SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) projects in Azure DevOps
11 May 2020
Postman Public API Network Is Now the World’s Largest Public API Hub
Postman is an API platform for building and using APIs. Postman simplifies each step of the API lifecycle and streamlines collaboration so you can create better APIs.
17 March 2020
Microsoft announces availability of SignalR Service bindings in Azure
Today's modern apps are expected to deliver up-to-date information without hitting a refresh button. Have your server-side code push content to connected clients as it happens, in real-time.
16 September 2019