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Single SignOn is easy, Single SignOut is not
Single SignOn is easy, Single SignOut is not
In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Marius Rochon talks about problems with single SignOut. Single Sign In relies on the token issuer holding on to a cookie, which tells it about the user identity after the first signin. The issuer can then respond to a request for token in whatever protocol it came in (WSFed, SAML,
UK Dev Briefing Day
UK Dev Briefing Day
In this post, Senior Application Development Manager, Neal Champion shares an overview of the UK Dev Briefing Day.  This annual event typically runs in the spring of each year, covering up-to-date presentations on the latest tools and development capabilities for the Microsoft platform.  It is held at the Microsoft UK Campus in Reading, Berk
Ironman or Pokémon: Both are helping make the virtual real!
Ironman or Pokémon: Both are helping make the virtual real!
This post is a collaboration between David S. Lipien- Director in Microsoft’s Premier Services, Jeremy Rule- Practice Manager in Microsoft’s Premier Services, and Dan Simmons- Technical Manger. They are all part of the Enterprise Services Business where they enable clients to leverage IT for business success in the cloud and on the ground.
Global resources in Xamarin Forms! No App.xaml? Create one!
Global resources in Xamarin Forms! No App.xaml? Create one!
In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Joe Healy shows us how to create global resources in Xamarin Forms. Xaml developers moving to Xamarin Forms are hoping to take some of their good habits from the Windows (WPF/Silverlight/UWP) dev world with them (probably a few of their bad ones as well but we don’t want to talk
Let’s talk about Technical Debt
Let’s talk about Technical Debt
It seems that every company has at least one application built on aging technology and held together by virtual duct tape. Have you been that developer, fighting to upgrade a solution before it breaks? Have you been that business guy making the tough budget decision—maintenance or new development? This post is for both of you. How did we get
Xamarin Forms: Avoiding data binding in ListViews
Xamarin Forms: Avoiding data binding in ListViews
In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Bill Reiss shows us how to avoid data binding in List Views for Xamarin Forms. This post was inspired by Jason Smith’s Evolve session discussing performance in Xamarin Forms. Jason gives a lot of great information and I highly recommend watching the video. At one point he mentio
US Workshops, Webcasts, and Tech Talks – July 2016 Update
US Workshops, Webcasts, and Tech Talks – July 2016 Update
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 include
¿Por que le debe importar la diversidad a desarrolladores?
¿Por que le debe importar la diversidad a desarrolladores?
As part of our effort to further represent the diversity of developers and the regions we support, we are happy to announce several posts translated to Spanish for our Latin American audience.  The posts can be easily filtered by LATAM or Region_LATAM tags. (Original Post) David S. Lipien, a Director in Microsoft’s Premier Services, collab
Bienvenido a Soporte Premier para Desarrolladores
Bienvenido a Soporte Premier para Desarrolladores
As part of our effort to further represent the diversity of developers and the regions we support, we are happy to announce several posts translated to Spanish for our Latin American audience.  The posts can be easily filtered by LATAM or Region_LATAM tags. (Original Post) El software es la fuerza innovadora de nuestra era. Constantemente
xam.plugins.connectivity – all APIs Sample
xam.plugins.connectivity – all APIs Sample
In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Joe Healy shows a fantastic cross platform plugin for working with connectivity scenarios in Xamarin. The plugin works with iOS, Windows UWP, Android, using Forms as well as native targets. The repository has full source code  for the plugin. The repo also has some lightweight