Microsoft Build 2019: Top Three Announcements Of The Biggest Developer Conference

Microsoft, one of the biggest technology companies in the world, held an annual conference – Microsoft Build, where developers share and discuss novelties related to its cloud and consumer services, including Azure, Windows 10, Office 365, and Cortana. Let us look at the announcements the tech giant made.

Internet Explorer in Chromium Edge

Microsoft shared some new features about Chromium Edge, in particular, the company plans to implement “IE Mode” for Edge, so that businesses, as it designed only for them, may load old sites directly in the new Edge Chromium browser.

Source: The Verge

Another feature is customizing the New Tab for Edge. People can choose which sites to put in top tabs, place a custom company logo and integrate them with Microsoft Search and Office 365.

The other feature is Collections which are designed for users to collect text, images, data from the internet in the easiest possible way. Microsoft links the images you drag and drop into these collections and put references where you found them.

Source: The Verge

Windows Terminal For Windows

A new line app for Windows is presented at the conference, and it is called Windows Terminal. It aims to be the central location for access to environments like PowerShell, Cmd, and the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). It will also support emoji and GPU-based text rendering. Windows Terminal will be available in mid-June 2019.

Source: The Verge

Linus Kernel In Windows 10

Many fans of Microsoft are happy to know that the tech giant integrates Linux in Windows 10. It is a big change as it is for the first time the Linus kernel has been included as a part of Windows.

Jack Hammons, Microsoft program manager, explains:

“Beginning with Windows Insiders builds this Summer, we will include an in-house custom-built Linux kernel to underpin the newest version of the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). The kernel itself will initially be based on version 4.19, the latest long-term stable release of Linux. The kernel will be rebased at the designation of new long-term stable releases to ensure that the WSL kernel always has the latest Linux goodness.”

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