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Microservices and Service Fabric – The Future Architecture?
Microservices and Service Fabric – The Future Architecture?
Rick McGuire, Senior ADM, provides an introduction to Microservices, an increasingly effective architecture to enable agile development with complex systems. Microservices are a hot topic these days as more companies are looking for ways to simplify managing complex enterprise applications. If you are not familiar with microservices, ...
US Workshops, Webcasts, and Tech Talks – January 2016 Update
US Workshops, Webcasts, and Tech Talks – January 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...
Introducing CREST and Graph API
Introducing CREST and Graph API
Deepak Malik, Senior ADM, shares an overview of Commerce Rest and Azure AD Graph APIs for Cloud Solution Provider Partners. Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) partners can improve their experience through API Integration with the Office 365 services provided by Microsoft to monitor, service and manage customers. These API's are categorized ...
When TPL Task continuations are inlined
When TPL Task continuations are inlined
Task and Task in .NET 4.0 are absolutely awesome types and they provide the basis for async support that came in .NET 4.5. One somewhat unexpected behavior they have that can occasionally cause bugs in your code is that when a Task completes, it can execute continuations inline. In this post, I explain this and what you can do to avoid it when...
Can lessons learned in manufacturing apply to IT?
Can lessons learned in manufacturing apply to IT?
Our technology landscape has never been more diverse.  Developers are taking on an increasingly broad range of tools and skill sets under the flag of innovation and agility.  Senior ADM, Rob Reilly reflects on experiences in the manufacturing industry to ask important questions about efficiency, creativity, and maturity. https://www....
US Workshops, Webcasts, and Tech Talks – December 2015
US Workshops, Webcasts, and Tech Talks – December 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...
Internet Explorer 11 Migration Quick Start
Internet Explorer 11 Migration Quick Start
On Jan 12, 2016, IE11 will be the only supported version of IE on most Windows versions. In this post, Premier Developer Consultant Pat Altimore covers the essentials to jumpstart your migration. There are three main areas to plan for when you migrate: deployment, configuration, and compatibility. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/patricka/archive/2015...
BUILD 2016 dates announced
BUILD 2016 dates announced
Build 2016 will be back in San Francisco, March 30-April 1 at the Moscone Center. Build is for developers looking for the latest vision and direction from Microsoft. Be sure and mark your calendars...
Are You Embracing Open Source?
Are You Embracing Open Source?
Rich Maines, Senior ADM, and Jeremy Rule, Services Practice Leader, share an important message about how Open Source is shaping our industry. Microsoft is. At the last BUILD conference, Satya Nadella famously stood in front of “Microsoft ♥ Linux” and spoke to the work Microsoft had done to with Linux in the Azure public cloud as ...