What is Rust and why would you use it with C#? Tune in to this episode of Rocks to learn about this modern language with modern capabilities: dotnetrocks.com/default.aspx?S 

MSVC Toolsets in 2019 have changed. Discover what's new with more granular versions of the toolsets in the installer, along with support for CMake projects: devblogs.microsoft.com/cppblog 

RT @WindowsDocs
VS Code One Dev Question Replay Part 12

Is a Microsoft product? Does it only run on ?

Chris Heilmann, @codepo8, has the answers.

You can find all the Visual Studio @code downloads here: code.visualstudio.com/Download 

Announcing the availability of the release candidate of TypeScript 3.6. Learn how to get editor support in and how to start using the RC: devblogs.microsoft.com/typescr 

It's all about Android in this episode of the Podcast! From Android Start-up Tracing to AndroidX, @CodeMillMatt and @JamesMontemagno cover it all: devblogs.microsoft.com/xamarin 

In this week's episode of Xamarin.Forms 101, we look at how to visualize your app with design time data with the built-in Previewer for iOS and Android. Watch: channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Xamari 

Introducing Boots, a valuable .NET Global Tool for streamlining continuous integration. See how to use it: devblogs.microsoft.com/xamarin 

Need to auto-modernize your code to C++11/14/17? Want to discover latent bugs and issues by leveraging LLVM's static analyzer and ?
Unleash the power of clang-tidy on your @visualc projects with the @ClangPowerTools VS extension: clangpowertools.com/download.h 

Learn to share an extension with all users by uploading it to the Visual Studio Marketplace. Watch the entire process: youtube.com/watch?v=hurqll3haZ 

This edition of covers how to debug Azure Functions with Visual Studio Code. Watch the video and get started: youtube.com/watch?v=mdJ6kiqOru 

Read this blog highlighting new features like Hot Reload for Xamarin.Forms and improvements to the XAML Previewer: devblogs.microsoft.com/xamarin 

Read up on a list of Core and Blazor updates in Core 3.0 Preview 8. We hope you enjoy the new features in this preview release and let us know what you think by filing issues on GitHub: devblogs.microsoft.com/aspnet/ 

RT @WindowsDocs
VS Code One Dev Question Replay Part 11

So can you use Git in ?

We'll let Ramya Achutha Rao, @ramyanexus, explain.

More information on version control can be found here: code.visualstudio.com/Docs/edi 

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Mirrored.Social [BETA]

This Mastodon instance is dedicated to mirroring the social media accounts of interesting/useful people and organizations from elsewhere on the Internet. At least until such time as they create their own accounts on the Mastodon network.

If you control an account that is being mirrored here and would like to make changes to how that's done (or not done), please contact Dave Wood via @davewoodx@mastodon.social.

Like this idea? Help support the costs and development at Patreon.

Currently in Beta status. Please let me know if you see bugs or issues.

Mirrors to Follow:

1Password [NEW]

1Password Status [NEW]

Android [NEW]

AppStore [NEW]

App Store Games [NEW]

Barack Obama

Canada [NEW]

CGP Grey [NEW]

Chris Hadfield [NEW]

CommitStrip [NEW]

Daring Fireball

#dearMoon [NEW]

Dianna Cowern

DuckDuckGo [NEW]

Elon Musk*

GitHub [NEW]

GitHub API [NEW]

GitHub Status [NEW]

Have I Been Pwned [NEW]

Internet of Shit*

iTC Status

Jony Ive Parody*

Keybase [NEW]

Let's Encrypt [NEW]

Linode [NEW]

Merge Conflict [NEW]

Marques Brownlee



nginx web server [NEW]

php.net [NEW]

Orbital ATK [NEW]

Overcast [NEW]

Realm [NEW]

Relay FM [NEW]

Ryan Reynolds* [NEW]

Edward Snowden* [NEW]


Tesla [NEW]

Tim Cook [NEW]

Visual Studio [NEW]

Visual Studio App Center [NEW]

* Posts flagged as sensitive