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Microsoft looking to automation to help developers ensure browser accessibility

Microsoft looking to automation to help developers ensure browser accessibility Now the company is shining a light on its work with its newest web browser, Edge, to ensure high-quality accessibility through the use of automation.According to Microsoft, the Edge team has implemented new technologies into the browser to help reduce overhead and catch regressions before they ship, when testing accessibility implementations.

Azure DevTest labs offers a self-service sandbox Azure environment for developers

Azure DevTest labs offers a self-service sandbox Azure environment for developers Microsoft has just brought out Azure DevTest Labs for general availability, making it so that developers have a better environment in which they can control the testing and development of their software.DevTest gives developers a “self-service sandbox environment” that makes it easier than ever for developers to make sure their projects are coming out on time.

Graywalkers: Purgatory Greenlit on Steam, Funded on Kickstarter

We haven't covered the title in the past, but the developers behind Graywalkers: Purgatory seem to have made some significant steps towards the release of their indie RPG.The title -- which is inspired by games such as Fallout, Arcanum and Jagged Alliance -- takes place in an alternative version of our reality where the real world has merged with heaven and hell, and a chosen one has to reclaim Earth for humanity with the help of 36 "graywalkers".

Bing Maps V8 web control ready for production use

While Bing maps online has been providing newer feature sets and an updated UI, the desktop experience has been, to put it nicely, lacking.Rather, the Bing Maps team wants developers to create their own unique mapping experiences using Bing Maps development tools.

Wantad: a Kiwi developed app

Wantad: a Kiwi developed app It's a live wallpaper that gets smarter the more you use it.Ana Lyubich, co-founder and director of Wellington-based Ad Cloud Company Ltd, believes Wantad puts the dead space to work.

#Code is a UWP app that lets you edit and compile code in several languages

#Code is a UWP app that lets you edit and compile code in several languages When compared to mobile appstore powerhouses like Google Play and Apple’s App Store, we’re currently caught in an app drought born from a general lack of interest in the platform.Adding to that list of developers today is #Code, a UWP app that lets developers compile code online.

Bash on Windows 10 gets a walk-through video highlighting installation and new features

Bash on Windows 10 gets a walk-through video highlighting installation and new features One of the more well-received announcements at Microsoft Build 2016 event was the introduction of the full Bash shell on Windows 10.The new functionality seems a bit obscure to the layman, but to developers and IT professionals Bash support on Windows is a big deal indeed.

Developers have new Bing APIs available for purchase, including Search, Autosuggest, and Spell Check

Developers have new Bing APIs available for purchase, including Search, Autosuggest, and Spell Check If you’re a business that uses Bing Search APIs, then Microsoft wants you to know about some changes taking effect today, July 1, 2016.Access to the new APIs are available to developers of all kinds, from small startups to the largest enterprises, and they’re now a part of Microsoft’s Cognitive Services, which power the core Bing platform and are accessed by Bing users across the globe.

Skype Bot Platform updated, adds Groups, cards, more

Skype Bot Platform updated, adds Groups, cards, more Following up on the Botness conference and Skype Hackathon last month, Microsoft has released a new update for the Microsoft Bot Framework just yesterday.With droves of feedback in favor of bot development, the newest version supports some awesome new features for Skype Bot developers to play around with.

Docker for Windows leaves beta, now publicly available

Docker for Windows leaves beta, now publicly available Just a month after releasing the first beta versions of Docker for Windows and Mac OS X, the team behind the popular platform that allow developers to create and test their apps through multiple devices have announced today that the apps are now generally available to the public.If you already installed the beta version of the Docker app, the app should now update to version 1.

Microsoft responds to Epic's Tim Sweeney, says Windows 10 is indeed an open platform

Microsoft responds to Epic's Tim Sweeney, says Windows 10 is indeed an open platform He has been a vocal critic of Microsoft’s new Universal Windows Platform for quite awhile now, and he fears that Microsoft may monopolize the gaming industry.As we reported, Sweeney’s position is clear: The risk here is that, if Microsoft convinces everybody to use UWP (Universal Windows Platform), then they phase out Win32 apps.

Govt calls forth Kiwi developers & data scientists for Open Data fellowships

Govt calls forth Kiwi developers & data scientists for Open Data fellowships The government is calling forth tech-savvy New Zealanders and encouraging them to apply for Open Data fellowships with Land Information New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.Upson believes that the fellowships will forge partnerships between central government, local government and private developers.

Visual Studio "15" Preview 4 released, download it today

Visual Studio "15" Preview 4 released, download it today Today, Microsoft released another update, Preview 4, bringing the new release that much closer to production.The smallest install is less than 500 MB on disk (compared to 6GB in the previous release of Visual Studio).

Visual Studio Code brings iOS web debugging on Windows or Mac online

Visual Studio Code brings iOS web debugging on Windows or Mac online Fortunately, Microsoft is attempting to dissuade doubtful developers through a multi-pronged strategy that includes tempting app developers from platforms beyond Windows.To further encourage developers from iOS environments, Microsoft is announcing iOS Web Debugging for VS Code available on Windows and Mac.

Run Android apps on your Windows PC

Run Android apps on your Windows PC Well, fortunately, with a little leg work, you can run Android apps on a regular old Windows PC.It’s similar to the platform Google is using for running Android apps on Chrome, but without the Play Store.

Satya Nadella reveals Microsoft's 'mpletely new world'

Satya Nadella reveals Microsoft's 'mpletely new world' ” The CEO explains that Microsoft’s world view is shaped by the fact that every business going forward is going to be more and more of a digital business.They’re increasingly going to have digital content,” says Nadella.

Steep: How Will It Measure Up To SSX?

Steep: How Will It Measure Up To SSX? If you’re a fan of a good snowboarding game, then no doubt you will be intrigued by Ubisoft’s new release Steep which is out next month.This is the first snow sports game to be released by the developers, so you’ll want to know what to expect.