Last Week on Channel 9: August 24th - August 30th, 2015


It's getting harder and harder to select just a few of the videos posted in the previous week, there's just so much great content! So, while I try to keep this lists under control, here are a select 31 shows, episodes and posts from last week...

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The Truth About Microsoft Azure: Straight From The Startups

The Truth About Microsoft Azure: Straight From The Startups.

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TWC9: Windows 10 on 75, Windows 95 is 20, 10 by 10 for Windows 10 and more...

This week on Channel 9, Nikola and guest host Shen Chauhan discuss the week's top developer news, including;

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GIVE Sign Construction Fast Forward

This quick paced video shows the steps I took to build a lighted "GIVE" sign powered by Windows 10 IoT Core on a Raspberry Pi 2, and using Azure as a back end to control the sign remotely.  This sign is used inside Microsoft as a progress indicator of how well we are doing on our charitable giving goals.

I built this sign mostly at MakerPlace in San Diego, and got to stretch my making skills with things like a CNC plasma cutter, aluminum anodizing, and lots of hands on making time!...

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More on Processes and Features in Windows 10 Isolated User Mode with Dave Probert

In this final video in the Windows 10 Isolated User mode series Dave takes us through several engineering aspects associated with trustlets. First he describes how lsass.exe (the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service responsible for enforcing security on Windows) now can have a companion process running in the Secure System ...

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Episode 184: Wowza with Chris Knowlton

In this episode Chris Risner and Haishi Bai are joined by Chris Knowlton, Streaming Industry Evangelist at Wowza Media Systems.  The company's core product, Wowza Streaming Engine, is a media streaming software that works great with Azure.  Chris walks through how you can start by deploying Wowza in Azure using templates in the Azure Marketplace.  He then walks through the steps to connect to the Wowza VM, configure it, and start streaming media to it.  He then shows how you can take stream and transcode it into different formats and bitrates and then consume from any client, anywhere, you want. ...

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Update on TagHelpers with Taylor Mullen

Join your guide Cory Fowler as he talks to the product teams in Redmond as well as the web community.

This week Cory is joined by Taylor Mullen from the ASP.NET Team. Taylor is coming on the show to do an update on the previous Tag Helper show. This show revisits some of the concepts that have changed in tag helpers with the help of your feedback, as well as goes into a deeper dive on some specific Tag Helper scenarios.

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Microsoft Azure CDN Updates for July 2015 with Anton Kucer

Scott talks about the Microsoft Azure CDN Updates for July 2015 with Anton Kucer. Country filtering support, great reporting features, and more this month!

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Documentation and Community Overview

In this video, join Sarah Cooley, Program Manager in the Hyper-V team here at Microsoft, as she walks you through the Container documentation, and explores some of the other important resources available to you, to help you build your own Containers. ...

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Developing for Windows 10: Interview with Kevin Gallo

Kevin Gallo, the Director of Program Management for the Windows Developer Platform team for Windows 10, is currently leading the creation and delivery of the Universal Windows Platform as a Corporate Vice President for the app platform team. In this interview, he discusses new features of the Windows 10 development platform such as Device Families, Windows Bridges, game development, and app monetization. After watching the video, you can find everything you need to develop Windows 10 apps in the Windows Dev Center.

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MIC Startup Profile: Seer Insights

Seer Insights is an exciting new startup coming out of the Microsoft Innovation Center South Australia (MICSA) in lovely Adelaide. Through a student project the young entrepreneurs realized that they might be onto something globally significant.

This being Australia, wine is a serious business,....

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DIY motion capture with Kinect 2, Unity and Cinema MoCap

Have  you always wanted your characters to walk around like you do? Then look no further :) Using Kinect v2 in conjunction with Unity you can record your own animation data, even without having a marker suit for example. In my video I show you how you can use the tool Cinema Mo Cap in order to record and import your animations to a 3D Model of your choice - Have fun! ...

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Brain Dump 02 - Serving Web Pages

Last time on Braindump on Node.js, Kat and I attempted to bootstrap the topic and get started with this cool server-side framework. Node.js runs like a champ in Azure and is fun for all sorts of projects. It's really super good at websites though. And that will be the topic this week - serving web pages.

In this episode, we'll talk about the core http module and move on to the popular express framework that makes serving web pages a snap. ...

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54 - Bullwinkle 54 Centigrade

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! 

Wait a second - It was SysAdmin Appreciation day when we recorded this. Oh - and we have a guest host joining us... action packed show. ...

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Defrag: Lots of Windows 10, Stick PC's, PST tips, Zombie Libraries and more...

Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed.

Pick of the Week: [00:36] Gov’s Stick PC (ComputerStick - The Smartest TV Money Can Buy) ...

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Gesture Control with Kinect and Unity made easy

In case you're curious about how to implement gesture control in your Unity game, you can easily follow my little video guide now. It is loosely based on Pete Daukintis' guide, which you can read here....

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Visual Studio Code and Unity - Mac compatible!

In this video, which accompanies Josh Naylor's Blogpost on the topic, I show you how to use Visual Studio Code in order to work on your Unity projects. ...

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Entity Framework Team Series Recap

I recently had the privilege of spending a couple of days with the Entity Framework team to discuss things ranging from what is Entity Framework to details of their upcoming release. I thought it would be useful to have a list of each video in the series for future reference. Here they are in all of their glory: ...

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"Quick Tips" with Azure - Publish Website From Github

Learn how to create an Azure website, then publish to it from a Github repository.

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Office Dev Show - Episode 8 - iPad Extensibility

In this episode, Sudheer Maremanda gives us insight into the Office extensibility options available to developers connecting their custom solutions into Office apps on iPad.

We'll follow up with a part 2 that will include more details on how to debug your solutions.

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Azure SDK 2.7

In this episode, Robert is joined by Brady Gaster and Mike Morton, who show us what Visual Studio developers get when they install the Azure SDK 2.7. Among the many enhancements they show are:

  • Visual Studio provides the ability to sign in with multiple Azure accounts simultaneously [02:15] 
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Microsoft for Startups: An Interview with Manohar Kamath, Founder of Pursuits

Continuing our Microsoft for Startups series, David Giard welcomes Manohar Kamath, Founder of Pursuits to the show. Tune in as they chat about what Pursuits does as well as how his team uses Microsoft BizSpark and Azure in their operations.

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Endpoint Zone Episode 10: Windows 10!

In this Episode of The Endpoint Zone, Brad Anderson (CVP Enterprise Mobility and Client Management, Microsoft) and Simon May talk about Windows 10 with special guest star Jim Alkove, CVP Windows Enterprise and Security. There are lots of nuggets in this super-informative 20-minute episode, but here are some highlights: ...

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Migrations in Entity Framework 7 with Brice Lambson

This is the last installment in a series of videos made with the Entity Framework team. In this episode Brice Lambson describes migrations and how they are used in Entity Framework 7. ...

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5 Minutes with Chocolatey

In this video, I cover Chocolatey package manager.

"Chocolatey is a package manager for Windows (like apt-get or yum but for Windows). It was designed to be a decentralized framework for quickly installing applications and tools that you need. It is built on the NuGet infrastructure currently using PowerShell as its focus for delivering packages from the distros to your door, err computer." ...

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CodeChat 036 - Colin Megill Brings Up Strong Reasons to Use React.js

If you are in the web dev community, you already know there's a major buzz around React.js. Is it all hype? Can it navigate the vast sea of change in the JavaScript library and web framework space? If anyone would know, it's Colin Megill - a rock star JavaScript, Node.js, and React developer from the Seattle area. Listen to what Colin shares about React.js and decide for yourself. ...

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Publishing Your First Web App to Microsoft Azure using Git

This video will walk you through how to publish your first web app to Microsoft Azure using Git Version Control. ...

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Preparing Your Enterprise for Windows 10 as a Service

Learn about and see some of the features that make Windows 10 useful to your users and a powerful technical platform for IT Pros. Gain core skills around new infrastructure components to take advantage of everything in Windows 10. Find out how Windows will evolve through servicing, and learn how you can make the most of servicing to get new features to your users faster. Get all of the details in the Preparing Your Enterprise for Windows 10 as a Service course on the Microsoft Virtual Academy! ...

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Episode 381: Danny Warren on Cortana

Danny Warren of Interknowledgy explains how to integrate Cortana with your Windows 10 apps. ...

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Ping 250: 3D-printed pills, Xbox One DVR, surreal smartphone photos

Welcome back to Ping! We talk about the return of robot combat return to television, we chat about a one-way ticket to Mars on the space desk, and more stories that 'softies are pinging each other about...

[00:27] Two Fiddy! ...

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Work Smart: SharePoint Online: Keep your Files Secure in the Cloud

How to restrict access to your site through permissions setting and applying Information Rights Management to files. Work Smart brings tips/tricks from Microsoft IT that improve digital productivity and help create an all-digital culture within Microsoft. ...

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Defrag Tools #138 - Debugging - 'dx' Command Part 1

In this two part series of Defrag Tools, Bill Messmer joins Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder to talk about the new 'dx' command in the Windows Debugger....


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