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Unit Testing OData Web API/Entity Framework Applications

In this blog post, senior Premier Developer consultant Monu Bambroo demonstrates how to easily unit test an OData based Web API service which is consuming data from SQL DB using Entity Framework. The goal is to write unit tests which stub out the actual DB calls. We will make use of faking the DB Context and using a common DI pattern of construction injection. The result is a highly testable maintainable and cohesive codebase.

Limited time offer for greater than 50% off Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN

(image) Visual Studio and MSDN provides one of the most comprehensive, feature-rich developer toolsets available anywhere.  We frequently engage with teams that would greatly benefit from everything these subscriptions have to offer, but lack access to a higher tier package that includes all the great benefits. There’s ...

Azure ML: NCAA Bracket Prediction – A competitor perspective

Chandra Sekar, Senior Application Development Manager, shares how his simple exploration into Azure Machine Learning quickly produced an accurate predication of March Madness. If you watched the Day 2 BUILD keynote you might have noticed Joseph Sirosh, CVP-Machine Learning, talking about an internal hackathon where competitors used ...

Ultimate Developer Workstation 2015

Premier Developer consultant Ivan Bondy brings us this series on building out a killer developer workstation. UPDATE: Ivan finished his series a few weeks ago, head back over to his blog to complete the saga of the ultimate developer workstation! This is the first post of a 4-part series: As a Senior Consultant for Premier...

Microsoft Ignite Starts Today!

(image) Whether you’re a senior decision maker, IT professional or enterprise developer, you’ll be inspired by our vision of where technology is headed. Tailor your learning experience in this one-of-a-kind conference designed to fuel your business and give you a glimpse into the future. If you cannot be there, be sure to tune...

Workshops, Webcasts, and Tech Talks – May 2015

Premier Support for Developers provides access to a wide range of advisory and training options that include most popular developer technologies.  Options range from onsite, instructor-led workshops to remote training, and even access to a distinguished team of Developer Consultants for specialized advisory needs.  Content frequently...

BUILD 2015: Day 1 and Keynote Highlights

It may take some time to process all of the game changing announcements that came out of the BUILD keynote today. If you missed it, be sure and check out the on-demand recording here. Satya framed up the road forward to build an intelligent cloud, reinvent productivity and business processes, and create a more personal computing experience. ...

Part 3: Supportability and the Internet of Things

Mark Taylor, Premier Services Senior Consultant and David S. Lipien, Director in Microsoft’s Premier Services present a 3 part installment on the internet of things (IoT).  For this third and final part, we also strongly collaborated with Carroll Moon a Microsoft Senior Service Management Architect for Cloud. Part 1 of the IoT series...

BUILD 2015: If you can’t be there, join in! Watch Live and On-Demand

(image) Get Ready!  It’s going to be a BIG week for developers @ BUILD! Build Event Page on Channel 9 · Watch Live — Starting April 29th Click to add a reminder to your calendar · Session Listing - Browse the sessions and build your own schedule (specific sessions & schedule to be added prior to ...

Free ebook: Managing Agile Open-Source Software Projects with Microsoft Visual Studio Online

Agile, Open-Source, and Visual Studio Online are all topics that quickly peak the interest of modern developers.  This month, Microsoft Press announced a new ebook, freely available for download, from some of the leading minds in this space.  The ALM Rangers are a special group for several reasons. Not only are they innovative and focused on...