New Windows Package Manager

Microsoft has unexpectedly announced a new package manager for Windows. The announcement was made at Build 2020, Microsoft’s conference for developers that’s being held virtually this year. Like other package managers, Windows Package Manager provides an easier way to install software on your machine. Windows Package Manager is a command line tool, and to use it you enter the command to run the package manager (winget in this case) and the name of the software...

Microsoft Build Clashes With Google I/O

The respective Microsoft and Google Developer conferences are the year’s highlights for many – and many of us have allegiances to both. This year the dates of the two events coincide. Was it deliberate and if so who will it benefit? We’ve know the date for Google I/O since January 24th after it was revealed via an online puzzle: Last week Microsoft announced the date for build: Oops!  On May 8th and 9th we can’t...