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App Center Platform Services Matrix - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/general/platform-service-matrix App Center matrix for Operating System/Platforms and services
Published Date : Thursday, November 12, 2020

App Center SDK Documentation - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/ Using the App Center SDK
Published Date : Tuesday, November 10, 2020

HockeySDK for Android Migration - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/transition/android-sdk-migration Migrate from the HockeySDK to App Center Android SDK
Published Date : Thursday, November 12, 2020

App Center Distribute for Android - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/distribute/android Using in-app updates in App Center Distribute (Android)
Published Date : Thursday, November 12, 2020

Upload crashes via API - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/diagnostics/upload-crashes Post a crash report, for example, if you don't want to use our SDK or develop for a custom platform.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Visual Studio for Mac documentation - Visual Studio for Mac

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/mac/ This article introduces the features of Visual Studio for Mac.
Published Date : Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Visual Studio documentation

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/windows/ Learn how to use Visual Studio to develop applications, services, and tools in the language of your choice, for any platform or device.
Published Date : Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Azure Cosmos DB: Build a todo app with Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/create-sql-api-xamarin-dotnet Presents a Xamarin code sample you can use to connect to and query Azure Cosmos DB
Published Date : Friday, October 9, 2020

Quickstart - Create Azure Cosmos DB resources from the Azure portal

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/create-cosmosdb-resources-portal This quickstart shows how to create an Azure Cosmos database, container, and items by using the Azure portal.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Tutorial:Build a Node.js web app with Azure Cosmos DB JavaScript SDK to manage SQL API data

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/sql-api-nodejs-application This Node.js tutorial explores how to use Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB to store and access data from a Node.js Express web application hosted on Web Apps feature of Microsoft Azure App Service.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Tutorial: Build a Java web app using Azure Cosmos DB and the SQL API

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/sql-api-java-application Tutorial: This Java web application tutorial shows you how to use the Azure Cosmos DB and the SQL API to store and access data from a Java application hosted on Azure Websites.
Published Date : Tuesday, May 12, 2020

ASP.NET Core MVC web app tutorial using Azure Cosmos DB

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/sql-api-dotnet-application ASP.NET Core MVC tutorial to create an MVC web application using Azure Cosmos DB. You'll store JSON and access data from a todo app hosted on Azure App Service - ASP NET Core MVC tutorial step by step.
Published Date : Friday, May 8, 2020

Xamarin.Forms - AzureSignalR - Code Samples

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/samples/xamarin/xamarin-forms-samples/webservices-azuresignalr/ This sample is a real-time chat application demonstrating the integration of Azure SignalR Service with Azure Functions and Xamarin.Forms.
Published Date : Thursday, November 12, 2020

Microsoft Build 2020 - M365 Windows Developer 'Getting Started' Resources - Events

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/events/resources/build2020 Resources for the Microsoft Build event, for Windows developers
Published Date : Thursday, May 14, 2020

Microsoft Ignite the Tour - M365 Windows Developer Resources - Events

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/events/resources/ignite2019 Resources for Microsoft Ignite and Microsoft Ignite the Tour, for Windows developers
Published Date : Friday, March 6, 2020

Visual Studio Roadmap

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/productinfo/vs-roadmap Visual Studio Roadmap for significant planned features
Published Date : Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Visual Studio 2019 version 16.7 Release Notes

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/releases/2019/release-notes-v16.7 Get the latest features, bug fixes, and support for Visual Studio 2019 v16.7. Download today.
Published Date : Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Visual Studio 2019 version 16.8 Release Notes

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/releases/2019/release-notes Get the latest features, bug fixes, and support for Visual Studio 2019 v16.8. Download today.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Quickstart: Connect a Node.js MongoDB app to Azure Cosmos DB

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/create-mongodb-nodejs This quickstart demonstrates how to connect an existing MongoDB app written in Node.js to Azure Cosmos DB.
Published Date : Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Release Notes - Speech Service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/releasenotes A running log of Speech Service feature releases, improvements, bug fixes, and known issues.
Published Date : Monday, August 17, 2020

.NET documentation what's new?

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/whats-new/ Learn about new and updated content in .NET docs.
Published Date : Thursday, September 17, 2020

What's new in .NET Standard

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/standard/whats-new/whats-new-in-dotnet-standard This article summarizes new features and enhancements found in each new version of .NET Standard.
Published Date : Thursday, April 12, 2018

Third-party dependencies in Visual Studio 2015 - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/visualstudio/general/third-party-dependencies This article provides a table that summarizes the third-party apps that are required when you install Cross Platform Mobile Development tools from Visual Studio 2015.
Published Date : Friday, April 24, 2020

Can't install JDK in Visual Studio 2017 - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/visualstudio/install/jdk-installation-fails You can't install JDK package in Visual Studio 2017. To solve this problem, update to latest version of Visual Studio 2017.
Published Date : Monday, April 20, 2020

Java Development Kit is missing - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/visualstudio/general/jdk-missing-create-xamarin-app This article provides a workaround for an error that occurs when you create a Xamarin Android or Xamarin.Forms app in Visual Studio 2015.
Published Date : Thursday, April 23, 2020

Uninstall third-party applications - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/visualstudio/install/uninstall-third-party-app This article introduces how to uninstall the third-party applications that are installed together with Visual Studio 2015.
Published Date : Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Xamarin.Forms release notes and roadmap - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/release-notes/ Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Forms
Published Date : Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Xamarin.Forms 4.8.0.1687 (4.8.0 Service Release 5) API Changes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/release-notes/4.8/4.8.0-api Release notes detailing API Changes in Xamarin.Forms 4.8.0.1687 (4.8.0 Service Release 5)
Published Date : Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Xamarin.Forms 4.8.0.1687 (4.8.0 Service Release 5) Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/release-notes/4.8/4.8.0-sr5 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Forms 4.8.0.1687 (4.8.0 Service Release 5)
Published Date : Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Create NuGet Packages for Xamarin (for iOS, Android, and Windows) with Visual Studio 2017 or 2019

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/nuget/guides/create-packages-for-xamarin An end-to-end walkthrough of creating NuGet packages for Xamarin that use native APIs on iOS, Android, and Windows.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 5, 2019

NuGet 2.7.2 Release Notes

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/nuget/release-notes/nuget-2.7.2 Release notes for NuGet 2.7.2 including known issues, bug fixes, added features, and DCRs.
Published Date : Friday, November 11, 2016

Overview of the NuGet Ecosystem

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/nuget/policies/ecosystem Comprehensive resources in the NuGet ecosystem including NuGet sources, non-Microsoft NuGet projects, utilities, and training materials.
Published Date : Thursday, January 18, 2018

Install and use a NuGet package in Visual Studio for Mac

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/nuget/quickstart/install-and-use-a-package-in-visual-studio-mac A walkthrough tutorial on the process of installing and using a NuGet package in a Visual Studio for Mac project.
Published Date : Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Create .NET Standard and .NET Framework NuGet Packages with Visual Studio 2015

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/nuget/guides/create-net-standard-packages-vs2015 An end-to-end walkthrough of creating .NET Standard and .NET Framework NuGet packages using NuGet 3.x and Visual Studio 2015.
Published Date : Friday, February 2, 2018

Target Frameworks Reference for NuGet

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/nuget/reference/target-frameworks NuGet target framework references identify and isolate framework-dependent components of a package.
Published Date : Monday, December 11, 2017

Create and publish a .NET Framework NuGet package using Visual Studio on Windows

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/nuget/quickstart/create-and-publish-a-package-using-visual-studio-net-framework A walkthrough tutorial on creating and publishing a .NET Framework NuGet package using Visual Studio on Windows.
Published Date : Sunday, May 13, 2018

NuGet 5.3 Release Notes

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/nuget/release-notes/nuget-5.3 Release notes for NuGet 5.3 including new features, bug fixes, and DCRs.
Published Date : Friday, September 6, 2019

Dynamics 365 Field Service mobile applications

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/field-service/mobile-2020-power-platform Learn about the two Field Service mobile applications and when to use each one.
Published Date : Monday, November 16, 2020

Build Xamarin apps - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/ecosystems/xamarin Build Xamarin projects with Azure Pipelines, Azure DevOps, & Team Foundation Server
Published Date : Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Best practices for improving performance using Azure Service Bus - Azure Service Bus

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/service-bus-messaging/service-bus-performance-improvements Describes how to use Service Bus to optimize performance when exchanging brokered messages.
Published Date : Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Change Log (Visual Studio Tools for Unity, Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/gamedev/unity/change-log-visual-studio-tools-for-unity View the change log for Visual Studio Tools for Unity, Windows. See changes from version 1.0.0.0 through 4.7.0.0 and beyond.
Published Date : Friday, November 13, 2020

Visual Studio 2019 Preview Release Notes

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/releases/2019/release-notes-preview Get the latest pre-release features, bug fixes, and support for Visual Studio 2019. Available for pre-release testing. Download today.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Sensitive Data - Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool - Azure

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security/develop/threat-modeling-tool-sensitive-data Learn about sensitive data mitigation in the Threat Modeling Tool. See mitigation information and view code examples.
Published Date : Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Visual Studio for Mac Tour - Visual Studio for Mac

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/mac/ide-tour Visual Studio for Mac provides an integrated development environment to build .NET applications on macOS, including ASP.NET Core websites and Xamarin projects for iOS, Android, Mac, and Xamarin.Forms.
Published Date : Monday, November 9, 2020

Managing References in a Project - Visual Studio for Mac

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/mac/managing-references-in-a-project This article describes how to manage references in a project in Visual Studio for Mac
Published Date : Monday, November 9, 2020

Debugging with Visual Studio for Mac - Visual Studio for Mac

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/mac/debugging Debugging is a common, and necessary, part of programming. As a mature IDE, Visual Studio for Mac contains a whole suite of features to make debugging easy. From safe debugging, to data visualization, this article will explain how to use the full potential of debugging in Visual Studio for Mac.
Published Date : Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Including a NuGet package in your project - Visual Studio for Mac

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/mac/nuget-walkthrough This document covers how to include a NuGet package in a project using Visual Studio for Mac. It walks through finding and downloading a package, as well as introducing the IDE integration features.
Published Date : Monday, November 9, 2020

Managing Project and Solution Properties - Visual Studio for Mac

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/mac/managing-solutions-and-project-properties This article describes how to manage the properties of projects and solutions in Visual Studio for Mac
Published Date : Monday, November 9, 2020

Getting Started with ASP.NET Core - Visual Studio for Mac

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/mac/asp-net-core This article describes how to get started with ASP.NET in Visual Studio for Mac, including installation and creating a new project.
Published Date : Friday, November 6, 2020

Xamarin.Android 11.1 - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/android/release-notes/11/11.1 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Android 11.1
Published Date : Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Xamarin.Android 11.2 Preview - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/android/release-notes/11/11.2 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Android 11.2 preview
Published Date : Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Xamarin SDK Troubleshooting - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/troubleshooting/xamarin Troubleshooting the App Center SDK for Xamarin
Published Date : Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Other React Native APIs - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/other-apis/react-native Other APIs in the App Center SDK for React Native
Published Date : Tuesday, October 6, 2020

React Native SDK Troubleshooting - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/troubleshooting/react-native Troubleshooting the App Center SDK for React Native
Published Date : Tuesday, October 6, 2020

macOS SDK Troubleshooting - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/troubleshooting/macos Troubleshooting the App Center SDK for macOS
Published Date : Thursday, October 22, 2020

tvOS SDK Troubleshooting - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/troubleshooting/tvos Troubleshooting the App Center SDK for tvOS
Published Date : Thursday, October 22, 2020

App Center Distribute for iOS - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/distribute/ios Using in-app updates in App Center Distribute
Published Date : Thursday, October 22, 2020

Other iOS APIs - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/other-apis/ios Other APIs in the App Center SDK for iOS
Published Date : Friday, June 19, 2020

Other tvOS APIs - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/other-apis/tvos Other APIs in the App Center SDK for tvOS
Published Date : Friday, June 19, 2020

HockeySDK for macOS Migration - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/transition/macos-sdk-migration Migrate from the HockeySDK to App Center SDK for macOS
Published Date : Thursday, October 22, 2020

iOS SDK Troubleshooting - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/troubleshooting/ios Troubleshooting the App Center SDK for iOS
Published Date : Thursday, October 22, 2020

App Center Push for macOS - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/push/macos Using Push in App Center (macOS)
Published Date : Thursday, October 22, 2020

Other macOS APIs - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/other-apis/macos Other APIs in the App Center SDK for macOS
Published Date : Friday, June 19, 2020

HockeySDK for tvOS Migration - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/transition/tvos-sdk-migration Migrate from the HockeySDK to App Center SDK (tvOS)
Published Date : Thursday, October 22, 2020

HockeySDK for iOS Migration - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/transition/ios-sdk-migration Migrate from the HockeySDK to App Center SDK for iOS
Published Date : Thursday, October 22, 2020

App Center Push for iOS - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/push/ios Using Push in App Center (iOS)
Published Date : Thursday, October 22, 2020

Xamarin.Essentials 1.0 release notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/essentials/release-notes/1.0 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Essentials 1.0
Published Date : Thursday, August 8, 2019

Xamarin.Essentials release notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/essentials/release-notes/ Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Essentials
Published Date : Thursday, February 20, 2020

Xamarin release notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/release-notes/ Release notes for Xamarin platforms and mobile developer tools
Published Date : Thursday, December 5, 2019

Xamarin.Forms 4.8.0.1269 (4.8.0) Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/release-notes/4.8/4.8.0 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Forms 4.8.0.1269 (4.8.0)
Published Date : Thursday, August 6, 2020

Xamarin.Android 10.0 - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/android/release-notes/10/10.0 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Android 10.0
Published Date : Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Xamarin.Mac 6.0 Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/mac/release-notes/6/6.0 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Mac 6.0
Published Date : Friday, September 13, 2019

Xamarin.Essentials 1.4 release notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/essentials/release-notes/1.4 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Essentials 1.4
Published Date : Thursday, February 20, 2020

Xamarin.iOS 13.18 Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/ios/release-notes/13/13.18 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.iOS 13.18
Published Date : Monday, July 20, 2020

Xamarin.Forms 4.5.0.356 (4.5.0) Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/release-notes/4.5/4.5.0 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Forms 4.5.0.356 (4.5.0)
Published Date : Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Xamarin.iOS 13.14 Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/ios/release-notes/13/13.14 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.iOS 13.14
Published Date : Thursday, February 6, 2020

Xamarin.Forms 4.8.0.1143-pre1 (4.8.0 Pre Release 1) Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/release-notes/4.8/4.8.0-pre1 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Forms 4.8.0.1143-pre1 (4.8.0 Pre Release 1)
Published Date : Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Xamarin.Forms 4.6.0.726 (4.6.0) Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/release-notes/4.6/4.6.0 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Forms 4.6.0.726 (4.6.0)
Published Date : Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Xamarin.Forms 4.4.0.991265 (4.4.0) Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/release-notes/4.4/4.4.0 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Forms 4.4.0.991265 (4.4.0)
Published Date : Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Xamarin.iOS 13.0 Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/ios/release-notes/13/13.0 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.iOS 13.0
Published Date : Friday, September 13, 2019

Xamarin.Forms 4.4.0.936621-pre1 (4.4.0 Pre Release 1) Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/release-notes/4.4/4.4.0-pre1 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Forms 4.4.0.936621-pre1 (4.4.0 Pre Release 1)
Published Date : Thursday, October 31, 2019