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You read that right: The popular Bash shell command is coming to Windows 10, with Ubuntu's help.
Apple's Swift now supports Linux, but don't think you'll be playing iOS games on Ubuntu anytime soon.
Microsoft said it loves Linux now, and new tweaks to Visual Studio will appeal to open-source loving developers.
Microsoft is planning to bring its internal tool for running hackathons to the public next year, starting by allowing a few select colleges to test drive it at their own events.
It's for Android devices and available currently in four languages: Bengali, Brazilian Portuguese, English and Indonesian
The GitHib desktop can branch copies of a software project and then merge user changes back into the project
Developers no longer need to be signaling experts to add in-app communications features
Also called "Project Islandwood," the development environment is Microsoft's bid to accelerate Windows app development by bringing in popular apps from other platforms.
Facebook engineers rose to the challenge of shrinking profile cover photos to 200 bytes
Modular components can be snapped together using a drag-and-drop interface
Visual Studio 2015 comes with Roslyn, Microsoft's next-generation compiler technology
Orange, Airtel seek to work with developers
Tone Analyzer can help tweak the attitude in that email before you hit 'send'
New suite targets companies with regulatory, compliance or governance requirements
Disk-image encryption is now included in the virtualization software