At its Build 2017 developer conference in Seattle this week, Microsoft will put its Azure cloud and Windows 10 front and center with sessions ranging from cloud services to artificial intelligence to programming languages.
For developers, Microsoft will delve into its F# “functional first” language, particularly its importance to the .Net platform moving forward and tools for it in Visual Studio 2017. Linux and C++ development via the Visual Studio 2017 IDE will be featured as well. One session will cover the future of Visual Studio itself, including plans to extend it to new platforms and application categories, and another session will discuss the future of C#.
, and Windows 10 and for building multiform-factor Windows apps will be covered in a session about bringing desktop apps to UWP and Windows Store using Microsoft’s Desktop Bridge technology.