Last Week on Channel 9: April 4th - April 10th, 2016

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Here's a mix of 24 posts, videos and shows, some new, some old, some from Build and some of our favorite B-Rolls...

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Live from Build 2016: The Next Iteration of C# with Bill Wagner

At Build 2016, Jennifer Marsman spoke with Bill Wagner about some of the new features in C# 7. ...

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XMING + Bash on Ubuntu on Windows = X11 Window System Running from Windows 10 Subsystem for Linux

Demonstrating Bash on Ubuntu on Windows with various X11 and GTK applications using XMING for hosting graphical applications running in the Windows 10 Subsystem for Linux.

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The Global Azure Bootcamp Welcomes You!

Hear from some of the great names from Microsoft why you should join this event on April 16! Hear it for yourself, from the best of the best.

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jasons_devlog_0006: How to Start a Podcast

How We Produce the MS Dev Show Podcast ...

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Age of Ascent from Illyriad Powered by Azure Service Fabric and ASP.NET

When Illyriad wanted to create a game of a massive scale never before achieved, they turned to Azure, ASP.NET and Azure Service Fabric to engage over 50,000 players, through the browser on any device. In this video you'll hear how they developed Age of Ascent on Microsoft's cloud platform.

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71 - Tron Fool THX

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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Live from Build 2016: A Little Chat About Big Data with Matt Winkler

At Build 2016, Jennifer Marsman spoke with Matt Winkler about customer success stories using big data on Azure.  ...

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Game Dev Show Mini - Intro to 3D Animating and Rigging in Maya

This is a basic video walkthrough of the beginning steps of the animation process of rigging and skinning a 3D model in Maya, then importing to Unity. Here is a link to the mannequin model used in the video. ...

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MVA Monthly: April 2016

Jerry Nixon, Matt Calder and Christopher Harrison are back for this “Post-Build 2016” MVA Monthly session. Check out what’s available now in the catalog and what you should look forward to in April. ...

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The Maker Show: Episode 9 - An Introduction to Wearables

Do you have dreams of blinging out your gear but have no idea where to start? This episode of the Maker Show will explore the wide world of wearables - from MicroControllers made for wearables to conductive thread, and even a little bad sewing skills thrown down in between. Get started with your first soft interactive electronics project by learning some of the basics first. ...

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Episode 4 - Herve and Real Time Data Aggregation

This episode covers an interview and project showcase with Herve Roggero, managing partner of Enzo Unified as well as Microsoft MVP.  If you would like to get in touch with Herve regarding Enzo, please reach out to  The episode covers the Enzo platform, which takes data aggregation from distributed non homogeneous systems to a completely different level greatly simplifying data merging, analytics and action that is often needed in most ecosystems. ...

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Bonus Video: The second life for Raspberry Pi B+

In this short video you can see how to use Visual Studio 2015 in order to create, debug and deploy applications to Raspberry Pi B+ that is running Linux

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Ten Reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016: PowerShell and DSC

In his “Ten Reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016” video series, technical evangelist Matt McSpirit introduces you to some of the experts behind the most exciting new features and capabilities in Windows Server 2016.

In this episode, you will meet Keith Bankston, Senior Program Manager on the Microsoft PowerShell team. Keith highlights what’s changed for PowerShell in Windows Server 2016, and how it can help enable DevOps practices. He speaks to the enhancements in Desired State Configuration (DSC) and introduces the PowerShell Gallery and PowerShell GitHub. ...

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Build B-roll: HoloLens

Intended for broadcast journalists, this broadcast-quality footage highlights Microsoft HoloLens, including video of the launch app experiences for Microsoft HoloLens Development Edition such as Actiongram, Fragments, Young Conker, HoloStudio and more. Microsoft HoloLens is the world's first fully untethered holographic computer and runs on Windows 10.

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Intro to Entity Framework Core

This Week Martin and Martin Hack around with Entity Framework Core 1.0 and show how you create a simple model and build a database from it.

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SQL Server in an Azure VM

Today's episode of Data Exposed Scott welcomes Luis Vargas to the show, a Principal Program Manager in the SQL Server group, to talk about SQL Server in an Azure Virtual Machine offering available. With no slides and all demo, Luis jumps right in and provides a quick overview of the available SQL Server offering in Azure Virtual Machines via Azure Marketplace. He shows all the different SQL Server VM images of versions and editions in the gallery, including SQL Server 2016 RC's. ...

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Open Translators to Things Introduction for Users

This is a quick video we put together to showcase how Open Translators to Things can help users and developers. Do check out other resources available on and on

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Tuesdays with Corey - Build Azure recap

Corey Sanders, Director of Program Management on the Microsoft Azure Compute Recaps the announcements and cool stuff from the Day 2 Keynote from Scott Guthrie. ...

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With Developer Commentary, a new gaming show

I love playing old video games, as well as learning about the development process behind the titles, not only to compare and contrast against the tools and games we have today, but also to better understand where we are going as an industry.

My goal with this series is to take many of my "Let's Plays", where I record footage of my gameplay through games of the 80s and 90s, and overlaying audio and narration about the development of that title. I'll also have my notes for each game within the blog post, so that you can see where I'm gathering much of this information and follow along. ...

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Overview of Lehigh Hacks 2016

I had the pleasure of attending Lehigh University's Lehigh Hacks this weekend, and grabbed some video footage and interviews of students. Take a look! ...

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Live from Build 2016: All About IoT with Pete Brown

At Build 2016, Jennifer Marsman spoke with Pete Brown about the state of IoT at Microsoft.  They discussed the difference between the Windows IoT and Azure IoT offerings, how people are using IoT today (including some amazing 8th grade students who created a project that will be used in space), the pre-configured solutions in Azure IoT Suite, connected cars, connected refrigerators, the Microsoft Cognitive Services, and how to get started with IoT.  ...

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Windows Azure Pack connector: Administering Hybrid Cloud with a Single Pane of Glass

Microsoft IT has created a more seamless way to manage hybrid clouds. Now available for download, the Windows Azure Pack connector lets administrators and tenants use one portal to manage IaaS virtual machines in both private clouds and public Azure subscriptions. ...

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FIRST Principles

Take-aways from a weekend watching the FIRST Robotics Competition, and what security teams can learn from the 4-H MooBotics (@FRC5926) rookies. Coordination and collaboration trumps technology.

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The Ops Team #016 - "Tricaster 101 with David"

This week on The Ops Team, after weeks of successful camera operations, David conveniently neglects to change the camera input for the first 50+ seconds of the show, so enjoy David's desktop, please! In the news, Matt is on double duty AGAIN, as we still hunt for Rick's replacement! For on-prem, he covers some SharePoint release news, along with an update for OMS. For Azure, he talks about Azure enhancements around Government, along with some cool new Docker innovations. Simon only has a single news topic, focused on Office and Configuration Manager. Finally, David gets the camera right in the end, and brings us up to speed with lots of DevOps related stuff.



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