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Microservices Application Architecture: One Customer’s Journey from Azure Cloud Services to Service Fabric

In this post, Senior Application Development Consultant, Greg Roe, shares insights from a cloud transformation using Azure Cloud Services and ultimately, Service Fabric. I love helping customer's optimize their Applications using Microsoft technologies such as Azure. In doing so, our team helps customers proactively vet architectural ...

Introduction to PSfP support for EAS licensees

Senior Application Development Managers, David Huang and Sheldon Ledbetter spotlight support options for EAS licensees Exchange ActiveSync, also known as EAS, is a development protocol requiring purchase of Microsoft Licenses. Almost all major mobile device manufacturers who use Microsoft EAS API to develop their email, calendar, and ...

Bots on Azure – Not as Complex as it Sounds

This post is provided by Dan Simmons, a Technical Delivery Manager within our team here at Premier Support for Developers. (image) I was having a discussion with a colleague about how customers will help you better understand them.  I had asked if they had thought about putting a bot on their webpage to help them with this and she said ...

Getting started with your DevOps journey

In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Ilias Jennane  explains about navigating through the Dev Ops journey. You have probably started to hear all the noise about DevOps. Most likely you fall into one of the following categories: Regardless of which phase of that journey you’re actually in, there are ...

Millennial Manager

Unlike a lot of technical blogs, Premier Developer covers a range of both technical and business focused topics.  Why?  Simply put, developers need to understand the business and the business needs to understand developers.  This post is provided by Dan Simmons, a Technical Delivery Manager in Microsoft’s Modern Application Domain and a...

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...

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 ...