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Microsoft updates Visual Studio with full release of MAUI tooling, Mac version lags behind

Microsoft has released new updates to Visual Studio, including a stable release of Visual Studio 17.3 for Windows and Mac, and a preview of Visual Studio 2022...
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Astro web framework 1.0 released: a route back to multi-page applications

The Astro team has released version 1.0, noting that organisations which already have some deployments built with this web framework include Google’s Firebase, Trivago, The Guardian and...

GitHub proposes Sigstore adoption to link npm packages to their source, faces dev pushback

GitHub, which among other things operates the npm package registry in constant use by millions of JavaScript and TypeScript developers, is proposing to add a new security...

C23 is done, declares ISO Project Editor – here’s what’s new

C23 - a revision of the C standard - is finished according to ISO project editor JeanHeyd Meneide, though it is technically still a working draft prior...

‘The best thing we can do today to JavaScript is to retire it,’ says...

JavaScript, the world’s most popular programming language according to most surveys, has become a barrier to progress, according to Douglas Crockford, creator of the JSON (JavaScript Object...

AWS brings Visual Studio to EC2, intros .NET modernization tool

AWS says it has improved support for Microsoft-platform development with the introduction of Visual Studio on EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) virtual machines – complete with an AWS-provided...

Microsoft’s Fluid Framework flows into general availability on Azure

Microsoft has gone live with its Azure Fluid Relay service to support real-time collaboration applications, available in around 10 Azure regions - half of which are in...

StackBlitz server-in-browser adds Firefox support, headless API

StackBlitz, whose WebContainer product enables a Node.js server to run in WebAssembly within the browser for development, has added alpha support for Firefox - alongside existing support...

Jetpack Compose comes to Android Wear OS, plus 1.2 update for smartphones and tablets

Google has released Compose for Wear OS 1.0, the first stable release of this user interface toolkit for its smartwatch platform. Jetpack Compose 1.2 for smartphones and...

Npm security update: All packages re-signed, get used to ‘npm audit signatures’

The npm package repository, operated by Microsoft’s GitHub, has had all packages re-signed with the ECDS (Elliptic Curve Digital Signature) Algorithm, which means a new “audit signatures”...