Last Week on Channel 9: April 18th - April 24th, 2016

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Here are a just a few of the many episodes, shows, posts and more from last week here on Channel 9...

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Introducing, Microsoft IT Pro Cloud Essentials

Sr. Product Manager, Javier Nino from Microsoft, offers a quick overview of the new free Microsoft IT Pro Cloud Essentials program and its benefits including: access to professional training; extended Cloud services trials; free credit for Microsoft Azure; career guidance and prioritized expert level support. ...

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Windows Subsystem for Linux: Architectural Overview

In this video Deepu Thomas lays down the real scoop behind the Windows Subsystem for Linux. There was a lot of speculation surrounding how this feature actually worked so I decided to find out. This architectural overview gets into exactly how an operating system separates functionality into user and kernel mode. D....

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Tour of the New Microsoft Surface Dock

David Spillers (Sr. Program Manager, Surface Devices) will take you through a short tour of the key aspects of the Surface Dock design and what you can connect to it. Additionally, he'll run through setup for using multiple monitors.

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The Maker Show: Episode 11 - Getting Started with AllJoyn Proximity Networks

What is AllJoyn? How do you communicate across devices that speak different protocols? In this episode we will take a look at the AllSeen Alliance AllJoyn Proximity Network. By the end of this episode you will be able to build your own AllJoyn Universal Windows App, emulate an AllJoyn lamp, and Connect Minecraft to AllJoyn enabled devices.

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Episode 203: Azure App Service Domains and SSL with Ashish Kurmi

In this episode Chris Risner is joined by Ashish Kurmi, developer on the Azure App Service team.  Ashish joins us to talk about adding custom domains and SSL certificates to Azure App Services.  Ashish starts by demonstrating how to purchase a new Custom Domain from within the Azure portal.  This is easily found by navigating to the Settings for your Azure App Service and finding Custom Domains and SSL.  Purchasing a domain...

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72 - Growler Bauble Winnipeg

It's time for another LiveStream Episode of the Patch and Switch show!!! Two IT guys (Patch and Switch) who are talking about whatever comes up. Can you say Tangent! Ultimately it's the Chat Room where everyone hangs out and contributes to the show, so make sure to load it up during the LiveStream!  ...

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Intel Edison Azure IoT Kit Starter Walkthrough

This video gives you a very fast paced walkthrough of the Azure IoT Starter Kit for the Intel Edison.  Specifically, this walks through the "Using Microsoft Azure IoT Services to Identify Temperature Anomalies" sample. You can use this as an aide when completing the walkthrough yourself. ...

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From Dancing Mechatronics Monkeys to Space Exploration, an Insider's View of JPL

"Where there's a will there's a way. There's a way to solve every problem using your engineer prowess." – Michelle Easter, JPL Engineer ...

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The Walking Dead: No Man's Land game built on DocumentDB

Next Games, is a fast growing gaming company based in Helsinki, Finland. On October 7, 2015, AMC and Next Games released The Walking Dead: No Man's Land, the official mobile game based on AMC's record-breaking TV series, for iOS. Within a week, the game quickly skyrocketed to the #1 spot on Apple's Top Free App chart. ...

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B-roll: Lumia 640

Intended for broadcast use, the included video provides product shots for the Lumia 640.

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Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016: Containers

This is the eighth video in the "Ten Reasons you'll love Windows Server 2016" series exploring Containers.

In this episode you will meet Taylor Brown, a Principal Program Manager Lead on Containers team. Containers are a new and exciting technology to Windows Server 2016. Taylor starts by giving an overview of containers and the technology's evolution within the industry to the current capabilities in Windows Server 2016. ...

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A Glimpse into a Hack Team Innovating at NASA Space Apps Challenge

Seth Juarez (Channel 9) profiles a 2016 NASA Space Apps Challenge hack team before the big event. Hear how a few old friends gathered as a team, what is inspiring them to tackle the NASA Space Apps Aircheck Challenge, and potential hurdles they may face. Listen in on their plans to use air quality datasets, problem-solve, and discuss possible implementation of sensors, sentiment analysis, Power BI and more. ...

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Find Inspiration to Do Things That Have Never Been Done Before with JPL

Hear from visionary, Tom Soderstrom, IT Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) on how technology and innovation work hand in hand and how JPL dares to do mighty things. With the launch of the Pasadena NASA Space Apps Challenge, Seth explores with Tom fascinating real-life examples from outer space and how NASA/JPL's Open Data ...

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A Chat With Codecademy Co-founder Ryan Bubinski

Ryan Bubinski, Co-founder of the educational startup, Codecademy, sits down with Technical Evangelist, Stacey Mulcahy, and Community Evangelist, Annie Bubinski, to chat about Codecademy's origin, growth, mission, and more.

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Exploring Magic, Media and Emerging Technologies

Hollywood draws first blood for many emerging technologies by conditioning people with visual and experiential cues of what the future is supposed to look like. So even though the technology we are releasing may be in fact to the first of its kind, that doesn't mean people haven't already seen it in science fiction based movies, books or comics and more importantly, don't have preconceived expectations of how it should behave. The need for experience architects that can facilitate the flow between engineering and design is needed now more than ever.

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Deconstructing Darkness

With the explosion in popularity of Virtual and Mixed Reality devices this past year, Unity has quickly transformed from an indie gaming platform to the cross platform solution for volumetric coding. But most tutorials don't teach it that way. This series presents Unity for Creative Coders and gets you up and running quickly. This is part one.

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AI, Mixed Reality, and the New Software Landscape

An age of more personal computing is upon us, but is our intuition around technology and design up to the challenge? In this sweeping talk across More Personal Computing and the Mobile First / Cloud first revolution, a new software design landscape emerges. Rick Barraza explains how fundamental shifts in computation, artificial intelligence and mixed reality are transforming everything we thought we knew about design and the future of software. ...

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Office Dev Show - Episode 26 - Using the Dialog API in Office Add-ins

In this episode of the Office Dev Show, Richard diZerega and Tim McConnell demonstrates how to use the dialog API in Office add-in. The dialog API can be used for a number of scenarios including simplification of OAuth flows. Sonya Koptyev also joins and discusses her move to a new role and the transition of the show to Richard. ...

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Using Cortana and Bluetooth LE with Hue Lights

The Hue Light Controller sample demonstrates how to use Cortana and Bluetooth LE to create a more interactive app experience. Check out the code you need to write to take advantage of these features in your Windows 10 app.  You can read details about the code and download the full sample, complete with source code, at http://aka.ms/HueLightController. You can also learn more by reading our blog post at...

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Game Dev Show 10 - How to Hire Help

Every gamer knows "it's dangerous to go alone", but how do you actually get others to help you create your game?

The process can be more complicated than you think! There is a lot you need to know. From finding the right talent, estimating cost, researching what kind of contracts you might need, to tax implications. ...

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Tuesdays with Corey: Azure Container Service GA Announcement

Corey Sanders, Director of Program Management on the Microsoft Azure Compute talks about the recent Azure Container Service General Availability announcement. ...

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Live from Build 2016: Fast and Tiny Visual Studio Installs with Tim Sneath

At Build 2016, Jennifer Marsman spoke with Tim Sneath about the new Visual Studio installer.  Historically, Visual Studio has been a very large download which takes some time to install.  This process has been streamlined to a 322 MB install, which Jen and Tim install OVER THE WIRELESS NETWORK AT BUILD in less than 5 minutes.  Try it yourself at http://aka.ms/vsnewinstaller.  ...

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How Happy Are You? Cordova Edition

This week Martin and Martin look at building an Apache Cordova app that uses Microsoft Cognitive services to determine the emotions of faces in a picture. The app uses Ionic for the UI and can be found at GitHub...

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Unity Shader: The Unknown

Topic: How Unity lets you take almost full control of the shader subsystem, and more importantly, what you can achieve with that control. ...

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Episode 15: GDC 2016 - Unity

Considering using Unity? We're just back from GDC where we talked with tons of different indie devs doing amazing things with the Unity Engine. Unity is a very versatile engine so this video helps give a glimpse into 5 different studios making very different games in different ways. Find out best practices from these devs about using Unity as well as some of their tricks on game development. ...

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Episode 25 - Dependency Injection into Filters

Action filters can be used to annotate action methods in ASP.net - that's not new. But in ASP.NET Core the filters can participate much more fully in the dependency injection story. You no longer need to jump though container specific hoops or make use of a service locator pattern. As an added bonus in this episode James throws Simon under the bus and makes him write GenFu code on the fly.  ...

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CodeChat 059 - The State of Angular 2.0 with Brad Green

I was thrilled when Brad Green (@bradlygreen) of Google agreed to join me on CodeChat.

I'm ramping up quickly on Angular 2.0 which hit beta status a few months ago. It's a delightful framework and I'm having a lot of fun, so getting a chance to talk to one of its founding fathers was a real pleasure. ...

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MSDN Flash April 2016 - Bash on Windows, Hack Your World, The Future of C#, UWP + more

Hosts JR and Lacho are on a mission to arm you with the latest developer tools, news and shows. Keep your eyes and browsers open, because a tornado of content is about to sneak up on you. ...

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Tips for delivering an amazing technical presentation

We've all been here before. You're at a conference and a developer takes the stage to talk about how their product it going to change the world. Fast forward an hour and your neighbor shakes you awake because the presentation has ended. You fell asleep and missed the whole thing! Now maybe you didn't have enough coffee, but my guess is that the speaker didn't do enough to keep you engaged. ...

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TechNet Virtual Conference 2016: Azure Stack Overview

Microsoft Azure Stack brings proven innovation from Microsoft's hyper-scale public cloud into your datacenter, providing agility and productivity for application owners, flexibility and control for IT, and assurance that corporate assets are protected. Founded on Azure technologies, Microsoft Azure Stack delivers proven, software-defined infrastructure for existing and next-generation applications. W...

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Learn From the Geeks

Get ready to meet and learn from the geeks by attending our live streamed sessions on different technical topics EVERY WEEK on Channel9! ...

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The Ops Team #017 - "Timekeeping with Tesar"

This week on The Ops Team, the surrounding building continues to be demolished and reconstructed, but the team manage to safely make it into the studio, apart from David, who apparently can't read a watch (digital, or analog) and decided to turn up late. We're a good-natured bunch so we still allowed him to participate! In the news, Oguz kicks us off with some key advances from Docker, along with some great Hands-on-Lab learning resources. Simon ...

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Web.Dev 6: What is WebGL and How to Use It

WebGL (Web Graphics Library) is a JavaScript API for rendering interactive 3D computer graphics and 2D graphics within any compatible web browser without the use of plug-ins. You will often find developers using it for games, but it is finally gaining widespread visibility across the web, and is now being used for map visualizations, charting data, and even presentations....

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Defrag Tools #160 - PsPing

In this episode of Defrag Tools, Chad Beeder and Andrew Richards discuss the PsPing command-line tool from Sysinternals - a more powerful replacement for the default "ping" command, which also adds additional capabilities such as bandwidth measurement....

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Speech

In this first episode of 'Context', we take a look at speech technologies, looking at how we can make use of speech in modern, Universal Windows Apps but also how we can use some of the additional Microsoft Cognitive Services for cross-platform work and beyond....


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