Microsoft launches the Fluent Design System, its take on Google’s Material Design | TechCrunch

At its Build developer conference in Seattle, Microsoft today announced Fluent Design, its design system for building user interfaces across devices. In many ways, the ideas behind Fluent resemble…

Source: Microsoft launches the Fluent Design System, its take on Google’s Material Design | TechCrunch

The Microsoft Graph will soon cast a wider net that spans Windows, Android and iOS | TechCrunch

The Microsoft Graph is Microsoft’s service that lets developers get data out of its productivity apps like Office 365 and its other cloud-based productivity services. That’s not changing, but…

Source: The Microsoft Graph will soon cast a wider net that spans Windows, Android and iOS | TechCrunch

Microsoft blurs the line between desktop and cloud with OneDrive update | TechCrunch

At Microsoft’s Build 2017 event today, the company introduced a new feature for the company’s cloud storage service OneDrive that will allow you to access your files without using up device…

Source: Microsoft blurs the line between desktop and cloud with OneDrive update | TechCrunch

Channel 9: Videos for developers from the people building Microsoft Products & Services

Channel 9 is a community. We bring forward the people behind our products and connect them with those who use them.We think there is a great future in software and we’re excited about it. We want the community to participate in the ongoing conversation.This is the heart of Channel 9. We talk about our work but listen to the customer.

Source: Channel 9: Videos for developers from the people building Microsoft Products & Services

Cortana Skills Kit empowers developers to build intelligent experiences for millions of users – Building Apps for WindowsBuilding Apps for Windows

Today, we are pleased to announce the public preview of the Cortana Skills Kit which allows developers to easily create intelligent, personalized experiences for Cortana. Our vision for Cortana has always been to create a digital personal assistant that’s available to users across all their devices, whenever and wherever they may need an extra hand […]

Source: Cortana Skills Kit empowers developers to build intelligent experiences for millions of users – Building Apps for WindowsBuilding Apps for Windows

Batch computing at a fraction of the price | Blog | Microsoft Azure

Today at Microsoft Build 2017, we are delighted to announce the public preview of a new way to obtain and consume Azure compute at a much lower price using Azure Batch – low-priority VMs. Low-prior…

Source: Batch computing at a fraction of the price | Blog | Microsoft Azure

Microsoft: There are nearly 1,000 converted UWP desktop apps in the Store | Windows Central

At a developer session during the Microsoft Build conference it was announced that there are nearly 1,000 converted Centennial apps in the Store.

Source: Microsoft: There are nearly 1,000 converted UWP desktop apps in the Store | Windows Central