Last Week on Channel 9: July 13th - July 19th, 2015


Exciting week #1, it's Visual Studio 2015 day! And next week, of course is Windows 10 week!

Here are 17 of the many shows, posts and videos from our awesome content authors...

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53 - Anywhere Awesomeness Fourscore

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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TWC9: Windows 10 Launch, Build 10240 (is 10), Cortana Analytics Suite, Glimpse and more...

This week on Channel 9, Nikola and Vlad discuss the week's top developer news, including;

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Office Dev Show - Episode 1 - Unified API

Office Dev Show - Episode 1

In this show we discuss the Office 365 unified API with Yina Arenas, and go through the various ways that developers can access all of the data and relationships across the various workloads and endpoints in Office 365. This is a new approach that we released in Preview at the //build conference 2015. ...

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A DevOps walkthrough using Visual Studio 2015

This presentation focuses on the new build system introduced in Visual Studio Online and Team Foundation Server 2015. The walkthrough focuses on Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) using TFS 2015 in an on-premises scenario. Most of the steps are directly applicable to Visual Studio Online and Windows Azure. ...

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Episode 374: Jennifer Marsman on Mind Reading and Machine Learning

Jennifer Marsman describes capturing brain EEG data and running it through machine learning and what she discovered.

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Rendering 3D Modelled Scenes with Azure Batch with Karan Batta

Scott talks to Karan Batta about how to use Azure Batch for large scale Rendering Workflows. Karan uses a plugin for Autodesk Maya 2015 that lets you utilize the raw power and scale of Azure to speed up your scene renders using Azure Batch.

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Visual Studio Web Dev Tips: VS Web Essentials

Join @jantielens as he goes through the great extensions for Visual Studio for Web Developers: VS Web Essentials

In this video he provides a quick demo on some of his favourite features in VS Web Essentials including:

- Browser Link including Design Mode...

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This is Office on Windows 10

This week's show highlights the upcoming Office for Windows 10 on tablets. Ben Walters joins Jeremy Chapman to demonstrate the new, touch-optimized Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Along the way, they explain unique features in Windows - like inking support, Smart Lookup and Tell Me.

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Red Gate Azure Storage Explorer [Free Tool]

During this short video, we will explore the free Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer from Red Gate Software! We can use this Storage Explorer to connect to an Azure Storage Account, create and remove Blob Containers, and upload and download files from our local filesystem to those Blob Containers! ...

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Defrag: Windows 10, Microsoft Edge, Wi-Fi Channels 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. ...

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(Part 3) Using Python in AzureML

In part 3 of his Azure Machine Learning series, Sam Stokes shows us how to use Python in AzureML.

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First .NET Port Award in Portland at dotnetfringe

At .NET Fringe in Portland we awarded the fist .NET Port award! Read more in our blog post.

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CodeChat 031 - Tammy Bower and Son on Driving a Startup with Real Meaning

Tammy Bowers and team are working hard on a very cool startup - Lionheart Innovations. According to their website at, Lionheart is "Improving the patient and caregiver experience through collaborative tracking tools...

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PowerShell: Two Methods of Supporting Online Help

During this short video, you can easily discover two different methods of supporting online help in your PowerShell advanced functions!...

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How Microsoft IT uses Lync and OneNote to make a shift in productivity

Microsoft employees explain how Lync and OneNote work together to make team meetings more productive. For example, participants can share a OneNote notebook on SharePoint Online and input meeting notes and action items simultaneously. Lync allows for polls and instant messaging conversations that can happen while the meeting continues uninterrupted....

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TWC9: Windows 10 SDK for 10166, VS Code 0.5.0, Westminster, HoloLens and more

This week on Channel 9, Nikola and guest host Jason Poon discuss the week's top developer news, including; ...

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Defrag Tools: #133 - App Paths

In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder look in to why Win-R can launch some apps, but the Command Prompt can't.

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