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Microsoft previews new Teams Development toolkit for Visual Studio

Microsoft has released Preview 3 of Visual Studio 2022 17.3, including a major update to its Teams Toolkit for quick development of Teams add-ins.

Rust GCC front end approved by steering committee, beta expected in GCC 13

The open source GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) has "voted" to approve the contribution of the Rust Frontend (aka GCC Rust) to GCC. David...

Microsoft VS Code: big update released and “code from anywhere” goal revealed

Microsoft has updated Visual Studio Code - its ubiquitous open source editor and development environment - to version 1.69, and revealed a goal of enabling remote coding...

AWS goes GA with new .NET deployment tools

AWS has released a “new streamlined deployment experience for .NET applications,” based on an extension to Visual Studio along with a command-line tool called AWS Deploy Tool...

Zig-based Bun appears in beta: ‘An incredibly fast all-in-one JavaScript runtime’

A new JavaScript/TypeScript runtime called Bun promises exceptional performance, with its own benchmarks showing three times more HTTP requests per second than Node.js and nearly four times...

Rust team releases 1.62, sets end date for deprecated language server

The Rust Dev Tools Team has confirmed that the last release of the Rust Language Server (RLS) will be in September 2022, alongside Rust 1.64, as it is...
Supply chain security

GitHub pauses Dependabot malware notifications: Too many false positives

GitHub has paused alerting developers of malware via its Dependabot service, which analyzes project dependencies in order to report on issues and optionally generate automatic pull requests...

Uno Platform 4.4 arrives with WebAssembly threading and exceptions ahead of .NET 7

Uno Platform, a cross-platform framework for .NET development, has released version 4.4 with greatly improved WebAssembly support, along with animation and text rendering enhancements.

Next.js update: Middleware stable, experimental APIs include plugins for Rust-based SWC

Vercel has released version 12.2 of its Next.js React-based framework, with key features now stable  and new experimental APIs. Next.js is open source and...

Git 2.37 ships with stable built-in filesystem monitor, improved performance and security

Version 2.37 of the Git source code management system is out this week, with new features including a built-in filesystem monitor to improve performance, now stable on...