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Developing Console-based UI in C#

As you know Console Applications don’t have graphical user interface or GUI. Instead, they run from Command Line, for example instead of writing a name into a textbox and clicking a button we would instead invoke the Console Application and provide the name as a parameter. In fact, in Console Applications we instead interact with the user using text inputs.

Emacs as a C# development environment

My programming background is mostly in Linux and my editor of choice is emacs. So even though I had to use Windows to run the majority of our software that didn’t stop me from using emacs.

Introducing Visual Studio IntelliCode

Visual Studio IntelliCode brings you the next generation of developer productivity by providing AI-assisted development. Every keystroke and every review is informed by best practices and tailored to your code context. You can try it out today by downloading the experimental extension for Visual Studio 2017 that provides AI-powered IntelliSense.

.NET Core 3 and Support for Windows Desktop Applications

At Microsoft Build Live today, we are sharing a first look at our plans for .NET Core 3. The highlight of .NET Core 3 is support for Windows desktop applications, specifically Windows Forms, Windows Presentation Framework (WPF), and UWP XAML. You will be able to run new and existing Windows desktop applications on .NET Core and enjoy all the benefits that .NET Core has to offer.

ML.NET: Machine Learning library

ML.NET is an open source and cross-platform machine learning framework for .NET.

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