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What’s your software development capability? Try a Developer Foundation Assessment to find out.

Senior Application Development Managers, Pete Fuenfhausen and Paul Martissa spotlight how our Development Foundation Assessment can help identify areas of improvement in your development lifecycle. Do you wonder how effective your team is at building applications?  Have you ever considered that you may not be taking advantage of the ...

Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6 and Team Foundation Server 2015 CTP Released!

Sharing on the excitement with our friends over in Visual Studio, be sure and check out the latest builds of VS2015 and TFS 2015! (image) You can Download Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6 and Team Foundation Server 2015 CTP (also available on MSDN subscriber downloads) or use the provided VM in Azure. Learn more about what’s in Visual Studio...

Something’s Brewing with Azure Data Factory

In his 3-part series “Something’s Brewing with Azure Data Factory,” Premier Developer Consultant Chris Price walks us through building his beer recommendation demo using Azure Data Factory. If you’re not familiar with Azure Data Factory, you can start with Chris’s great overview post Hello…Azure Data ...

Premier Support for Partners: A Winning Strategy

David Weiler, Application Development Manager, explains how the Premier Support for Partners relationship provides value above and beyond traditional technical support. Most already know about Premier’s fantastic support for Enterprise customers and Software Development Teams. If you are running a business that relies on Microsoft...

Controlling WebBrowser Control Compatibility

If you have an embedded browser in your Windows application, you may be encountering a rendering or some other kind of compatibility issue with the content you are trying to display. In his most recent blog post, Premier Developer Consultant Pat Altimore discusses some options to try to fix common problems with the WebBrowser control in .NET. ...

Windows 10: The Next Chapter…with Holograms!

The live Windows 10 Briefing today was full of new information about innovative and groundbreaking technology aligned with the Windows 10 release.  Many of these announcements covered the seamless user experience across devices to make computing “more human”.  Spotlights included Windows 10 speech support and personal ...

Should an application handle user credentials?

With development of standard authentication protocols like WS-federation, SAML and OAuth, there should be very few situations where a web application has to implement its own storage and logic for handling user credentials. This blog from Premier Developer consultant Marius Rochon enumerates the benefits of using out-of-the-box authentication ...