At it's Build 2016 developer conference, Microsoft surprised everybody with the announcement that it is bringing the Bash shell, a command line tool used in Unix-style operating systems like Linux, to Windows 10. The company has been showering Linux with love recently but this is a great leap forward for Microsoft in supporting open source development.
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Microsoft's Build developer conference has had an eventful start with the announcement of the Windows 10 anniversary update which includes a swathe of new features for end-users and developers. We've already covered the information that came out of the keynote, but here's a quick summary of the most important announcements for developers and some new improvements the Anniversary update brings that weren't covered at Build 2016.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Microsoft's Build conference is always full of news about Windows, Office, Xbox and other Microsoft products, and Build 2016 was no exception. We got a look at the newest Windows 10 update coming this winter, new features for the Xbox One and updates the Windows Store. Here's the best new stuff we saw.