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Unit Testing Your JavaScript Code

In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Jim Blizzard discusses how to set up Visual Studio 2017 to run JavaScript-based unit tests.This week, I demonstrated to a client how they could write unit tests in JavaScript to test their JavaScript code by leveraging Karma, Jasmine, and Chutzpah. The unit tests show up in Test ...

Audit SQL Server stop, start, restart

In this article, Application Development Manager Steve Keeler outlines an approach for determining the domain identity of a user who has initiated a stop, start, or restart request on SQL Server services. Although SQL Server contains server and database auditing functionality as part of the product, this cannot be used to determine the ...

With cloud applications, performance is money

This post is provided by App Dev Manager Reed Robison who examines the opportunity and impact of cloud application performance.  If you are moving apps to the cloud, it has never been more important think about performance and as a developer, the business impact you can have may be profound.(image) Early in my career, developers were ...

Getting started with Azure App Services Development

In this post, Application Development Manager, Vijetha Marinagammanavar, demonstrates how to get started with Azure App Services.To get started with Azure development we need to have Visual Studio 2013 or later, Azure SDK, and an active Azure subscription. We are using Visual Studio 2017 with our demo. If using VS2013 then download the SDK ...

Running .NET applications client-side in the browser

In this post, App Dev Managers Robert Schumann and Ben Hlaban, introduce us to Blazor – an experimental web UI framework based on C#, Razor, and HTML that runs in the browser via WebAssembly. This journey started from a blog by Daniel Roth. Other than the YouTube of Steve Sanderson’s prototype demo at NDC Oslo, this wasn’t much ...

Accelerate Your GDPR compliance with Microsoft Cloud

This post is provided by App Dev Managers Latha Natarajan and Sujith Nair who explore the critical aspect of protecting personal information and the impact of data security failures. This post also discusses the rich set Azure services that Microsoft customers and organizations can use to protect personal data in compliance with GDPR and other...