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C# Scripting in Excel

Being a modern language with access to a rich ecosystem of libraries, C# can be immensely helpful both for automation and data processing in Excel. The goal of QueryStorm in this regard is to make C# easily available in Excel in order to help developers, db professionals and data scientists make better use of Excel. The C# scripting engine in QueryStorm is powered by the Roslyn compiler.

Mono's New .NET Interpreter

Mono is complementing its Just-in-Time compiler and its static compiler with a .NET interpreter allowing a few new ways of running your code. In 2001 when the Mono project started, we wrote an interpreter for the .NET instruction set and we used this to bootstrap a self-hosted .NET development environment on Linux.

Offline ASP.NET Core apps with service workers

What if you could make your ASP.NET Core web app faster to load and work offline without changing you code? You now can with the WebEssentials.AspNetCore.ServiceWorker NuGet package.

Introducing Visual Studio Live Share

We are excited to announce that we’re working on “Visual Studio Live Share”, which enables developers using Visual Studio 2017 or Visual Studio Code to collaborate in real-time! Learn more about Live Share and the upcoming limited private preview here.

The Latest in Developer Productivity and App Experiences

Whatever the language or platform, developers want the same thing – to create app experiences that are high-quality, intelligent and personalized. Experiences that delight users and keep them engaged. To do that, we need tools that increase our productivity, so that we spend more time on what matters most to our app’s success.

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