Open Source Visual Studio Code Without Trackers now available

Open Source Visual Studio Code Without Trackers now available

An open source version of Visual Studio Code that doesn’t pass telemetry data back to Microsoft has been released. VSCodium aims to offer a more private development experience to Visual Studio developers.  What worries some developers about Visual Studio Code is that it passes telemetry and tracking information back to Microsoft. This can be turned off in the Visual Studio Preferences Settings menu, but some developers in the past have objected that even when they did this, they saw situations where the telemetry servers used by Microsoft were still being contacted. Microsoft’s response was that this was to send the information that telemetry was disabled, but this still annoyed developers. Now…

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Microsoft .NET Core 2 to launch at DEVintersection Europe

Microsoft .NET Core 2 to launch at DEVintersection Europe

The Microsoft .NET Core 2 launch event will be hosted at DEVintersection Europe in Stockholm, Sweden 18-19 September. If you book your place in the next few days there’s an Early Bird offer. In addition to the official launch, the conference will focus on Core 2, and how this latest version of the open source and cross-platform version of the .NET Framework has developed, showing how code written in Core 2 can run equally well on Windows, OS/X and Linux workstations, and on smartphones using Xamarin technology. The speakers at the conference include Scott Hunter and the rest of his team who are responsible for bringing this new generation of .NET…

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