• Microsoft Edge’s JavaScript engine to go open-source – Gaurav Seth and Adalberto Foresti announce the news that the core of the Edge Browser JavaScript experience, the Core of the Chakra Engine will be released as open source on GitHub under a MIT license, and accepting community contributions
  • Azure WebJobs SDK 1.1.0 RTM – Pranav Rastogi announces the RTM release of the WebJobs SDK 1.1.0, with improved simplicity and a new extensibility model along with many other features and bugfixes


  • The dedoublifier, part two & The dedoublifier, part three – Eric Lippert continues this Fabulous Adventure looking at working with rational numbers looking at creating a type to store rational numbers and looking at the implementation of math operations on this type
  • New feature to enable C# 6 / VB 14 – Sayed-Ibrahim-Hashimi discusses a new feature of Visual Studio 2015 Update 1 which help make controlling which C# or VB.NET language version your solution uses easier
  • Visual Studio Code – NEW FEATURES: 7 Debugging Improvements! – Ed Price highlights the improved debugging features of the latest releases of Visual Studio Code
  • SQLite and UWP – Shen Chauhan discusses using SQLite in Universal Windows Platform application to provide a good offline experience for your applications
  • Hunting Down and Killing Ransomware – Mark Russinovich discusses the Scareware and Ransomware which mimics antimalware software for financial gain, and looks at how you can go about removing it
  • December 2015 – MSDN Magazine – The December 2015 edition of MSDN Magazine is available online featuring articles on Glup and Grunt, Azure and Microservices, Aurelia and DocumentDB, Babylon.js, Spark, Xamarin Forms, the MEAN Stack (MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, Node.js) and much much more