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Development practices to minimize OS end of life risks

Derrick Sharpe, Senior Application Development Manager, talks about application compatibility and how to minimize the risk associated with OS end of life transitions. In case you haven’t heard by now Windows Server 2003 support ends on July 14, 2015.  Microsoft will no longer patch Windows Server 2003 for new security ...

Connect(“November 12 & 13”); is almost here!

Premier Developer wanted to give a shout out to our Visual Studio and Azure friends hosting an exciting event this week. The live Connect(); two-day virtual developer event starts this Wednesday, so save the date, connect with a community of dedicated developers, and get a jump start on the road ahead! (image) Day 1, November 12th: ...

It’s PASS Summit Season and Premier Developer is in the house!

If you are a SQL Server professional, you probably know that November is Summit season in the US.  The PASS Summit is the largest gathering of SQL Server professionals in the world and it provides not only a world-class training opportunity, but an opportunity to network and socialize with SQL Server professionals from around the globe.&...

Microsoft Services 101: Premier Developer

When it comes to choosing a service provider to partner with in your business, the field is cluttered with countless vendors and possibilities.  With so many options to choose from, finding just the right fit for your organization can be a daunting task.  Even within Microsoft there are many different types of services offered and ...

Developer Essentials Passport

If you are a developer or an IT Pro, you know that keeping up with essential skills is a constant challenge.   One of the primary benefits of a Premier Support relationship is having access to the many training options and advisory services available directly from Microsoft.  Workshops, Webcasts, Tech Talks, and Chalk Talks are ...

Testing the Testing Strategy

Having healthy application lifecycle management (ALM) processes is crucial to producing robust software.  ALM guidance is one of the primary services the Premier Development consulting team delivers and our ALM consultants are highly in demand!  Our team is growing and this past summer we were lucky to have Geoff Gray join our team.&...

Welcome to Premier Developer

Software is our era’s driving force of innovation.  It is constantly changing how we live and work, and businesses everywhere are adapting to mobile, connected, and global economies.  Cloud innovations that open new markets and optimize resources are creating competitive advantages on a daily basis – and these advantages are capitalized ...