Codetown ::: a software developer's community
Codetown is a social network. It's got blogs, forums, groups, personal pages and more! You might think of Codetown as a funky camper van with lots of compartments for your stuff and a great multimedia system, too! Best of all, Codetown has room for all of your friends.
Earlier this week, Microsoft released Bridge to Kubernetes, a Visual Studio extension that allows developers to write, test and debug microservice code locally while consuming dependencies from a Kubernetes environment. The purpose of this extension is to simplify microservices development by eliminating the need for extra assets such as a Dockerfile or Kubernetes manifests.By Arthur Casals
During its annual Ignite Conference, Microsoft announced Azure Communication Services (ACS), a fully-managed communication platform. The offering is currently in public preview.By Steef-Jan Wiggers
The CNCF Technical Steering Committee (TOC) announced the acceptance of KubeEdge as an incubating project. KubeEdge is a platform that aims to provide “infrastructure support for network, application deployment and metadata synchronization between the cloud and edge devices” and uses Kubernetes as the underlying foundation.By Hrishikesh Barua
The vision for Swift to become a cross-platform programming language has moved one step further with the introduction of a Swift toolchain for Windows 10. Early adopters can now use Swift to create Windows 10 programs that interoperate through the C ABI with existing libraries available on the platform.By Sergio De Simone