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March 3, 2017

ICYMI – Your weekly TL;DR

Busy coding weekend ahead? Before you go heads-down, get the latest from this week in Windows Developer below.

Getting Started with a Mixed Reality Platformer Using Microsoft HoloLens

The platform game genre has undergone many revolutions – and with mixed reality and HoloLens, we all have the opportunity to expand the platform game yet again. What will you build?

Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 15042 Released!

A new Windows 10 Creators Update SDK Preview was released this week! Read about what’s new in 15042.

Announcing the Xbox Live Creators Program

The Xbox Live Creators Program was announced at GDC on Wednesday, starting with an Insider Preview that gives any developer the opportunity to publish Xbox Live-enabled games on Windows 10 PCs along with Xbox One consoles. Get the details here.

Just Released – Windows Developer Evaluation Virtual Machines – February 2017 Build

And last but not least – the February 2017 edition of evaluation Windows developer virtual machines on Windows Dev Center was just released. The VMs come in Hyper-V, Parallels, VirtualBox and VMWare flavors. Get ‘em all!

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