Last Week on Channel 9: July 27th - August 2nd, 2015

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Wow, that was a week! We had an explosion of content and even only picking a few here and there, below are a select 29 (yeah, 29!) posts, shows, sessions and episodes from last week...

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Episode 378: Ed Thomson on libgit2

Ed Thomson talks about libgit2 - an open source library to connect to Git repositories, used by TFS, Visual Studio Online, and other ALM tools.

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GoingNative 40: Updated STL in VS 2015 (feat. STL)

We're pleased to inform you that VS 2015 is pretty awesomely on par with C++ conformance! But even if you're not a VS user, learn about some neat new STL features, featuring our very own, one-and-only STL! (that's Stephan T. Lavavej)

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Demystifying Construct2

Hello Internet, and welcome to a She Builds Games: Video!

My name is Sarah, and this is a video about Demystifying Construct 2!

Construct 2 is a free drag-and-drop game maker. It creates 2-Dimensional games that run right in the web browser using HTML5. It allows anyone to build games — no programming required! And best of all, once your games are published to the web, nobody has to download anything to play them. They are wonderfully accessible right in the browser. The games you make can run anywhere, such as Mac, Linux, or iPads. But to use the editor itself, you have to be running Windows.

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Imagine Cup 2015 Innovation: 1st Place

Imagine Cup 2015 Innovation: 1st Place

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Imagine Cup 2015 Games: 1st Place

Imagine Cup 2015 Games: 1st Place

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Imagine Cup 2015 World Citizenship: 1st Place

Imagine Cup 2015 World Citizenship: 1st Place

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Windows 10 on Surface Pro 3: Quick Look

A very quick look at Windows 10 and a few of its features:

  • Microsoft Edge, the web browser with improved F12 dev tools ...
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Episode 1: Azure Site-to-Site for SMBs

A guide on how to configure Azure Site-to-Site VPN using a Small Business router, and setting up a replica Domain Controller in the Azure cloud.

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NodeJS on Azure with Visual Studio Online

In this Azure Walkthrough I cover how to set up an existing NodeJS website in an Azure Web App. Then edit the website with Visual Studio Online

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Episode 1 - Five Fun New Features in Windows 10

This video highlights five new features in Windows 10:

  1. Cortana
  2. Virtual Desktops
  3. ...
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Curah! Curate the web and share what you know

2015-07-30 Update: Curah! has moved to https://docs.com

Aren't you tired of browsing through too many results from Search Engines?

Curah! provides you with the most relevant results, manually-selected by Subject Matter Experts, for the topic you are interested in or the issue at hand. ...

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Mod 1 - ​What's New in Windows 10 Deployment

Focus on upgrading, provisioning, and Wipe-and-Load installations of Windows 10. Take a look at the tools that IT Professionals can use to make Windows 10 deployment happen.

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Introducing Visual Studio 2015

On July 20, 2015, the next step in the evolution of Visual Studio was released to the public.  This is a big release for Visual Studio, including a number of important, new features, as well as some great refinements on existing features.  This release will make not only developers the most productive technologists on the planet, but everyone tied to the software project using Visual Studio the most productive software professionals on the planet.  On this episode of Breakpoint, Paul and Jonathan cover many of the most important new and improved features for software professionals within Visual Studio 2015.  ...

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Jeff Fritz talks about ASP.NET 5

In this July 2015 conversation, Jeff Fritz describes some of the features we can expect in the upcoming ASP.NET 5.

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After tragedy, Imagine Cup team seeks ‘to show the world what Nepal can do’

The team of young innovators from Nepal experienced a tragic earthquake weeks before the Imagine Cup competition, but that only fueled their desire to attend the World Finals in Seattle to show the world what they are capable of!

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Segoe: A Font Story - An Inside Look at the Typeface Behind Microsoft

Jerry Nixon welcomes Si Daniels for this entertaining discussion surrounding the history of the Segoe font, Microsoft’s official typeface. Listen in as they discuss how Segoe came to be, best practices for using it in your applications as well as how you can use a Segoe-like font when writing cross-platform apps.

  • [1:56] How did it all get started?  ...
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Office Dev Show - Episode 3 - Patterns and Practices

Office Dev Show - Episode 3 - Patterns and Practices

In this show we take a look at the code and details behind the Patterns and Practices site provisioning and branding engine with Vesa Juvonen. Vesa walks us through the pieces of the code that hook into an existing SharePoint team site, and how the branding engine then modifies a blank team site with the site branding and content structures from the original site. ...

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JavaScript Editing in Visual Studio 2015

In this episode, Robert is joined by Jordan Matthiesen, who shows us improvements to JavaScript editing in Visual Studio 2015. Visual Studio 2015 improves the experience for JavaScript developers by focusing on three key areas:

  1. Improving the development experience when using popular JavaScript libraries
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B-roll: Windows 10 is now generally available

Intended for broadcast journalists, this broadcast quality footage highlights the global availability of Windows 10. The video highlights the upgrade process, top Windows 10 features including Microsoft Edge, Cortana and more, plus details on the Upgrade Your World initiative and sound from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

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Build Your Datacenter one DSC Resource at a Time

Don Jones and Jason Helmick are back with a free series on MVA to help you build your datacenter using DSC, one resource at a time. Watch as Crystal gets the inside scoop on the course. ook for the full length courses on Microsoft Virtual Academy.

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Build Tour: NYC

Step through sessions on the new Windows 10 app model, open source tools, Microsoft Edge, the Internet of Things (IoT), and universal app creation in Visual Studio 2015. Tour the new APIs, explore how to integrate Windows games with Xbox Live, and much more. The Best of Build and Windows 10 is now LIVE on Microsoft Virtual Academy!

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What to expect in A Developer's Guide to Windows 10 with Jerry Nixon

Crystal talks with presenter Jerry Nixon about the "A Developer's Guide to Windows 10" course on MVA. Learn what the course is about and what you can expect to learn. You can check out the course here!

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Windows 10 for IT Professionals - Sneak Preview

Crystal talks with Anthony Bartolo and Pierre Roman to get the inside information on their Windows 10 for IT Professionals course.

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What is MVA?

Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) provides free online IT training & learning of Windows, Microsoft Technologies through courses designed by industry experts.

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Building a Universal Driver

One of the new features available with the Windows Driver Kit 10 is the ability to create Universal Drivers for all Windows 10 versions.  With a Universal driver, you can write the driver once and compile the single source for each different architecture.  The same source is used to create a driver for the Desktop, Mobile and IOT versions of Windows enabling your driver to run across form factors including Phones, Tablets, Desktops, Servers, and Development board devices without any code changes.  This video showcases the benefits and process of building a Universal Driver.

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Episode 3-Designing Hyper-V The Right Way

In this video we discuss the best practices when designing a Hyper-V Farm.     I was lucky enough to be joined by Marcos Nogueira @mdnoga in this presentation.    (Marcos and Dave are also known as the Penn and Teller of IT) .. This demo features one of the coolest demos of Hyper-V I have ever built.   We build out a 3-node Hyper-V Cluster from bare metal using MDT 2013 task sequences on my Laptop Demo kit in less than 20 minutes.   The video for this was shot at MVPDays 2014 in Vancouver in front of a sold out house.   MVPDays 2015 is going to be bigger and better than ever.   Don't forget to register at www.mvpdays.com.

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Ping 248: Blue Badges get a redesign, Send app, NinjaCat!

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...

[01:04] Last week...

[02:24] The New Microsoft: Even the Blue Badges are getting a redesign ...

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Episode 376: Ed Charbeneau on Expressions in .NET

Ed Charbeneau of Telerik talks about C# support for Expressions; how they are used in LINQ; and why understanding how Expressions work can help you write better code.

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DefragTools: #135 - Debugging User Mode Crash Dumps Part 1

In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder use Debugging Tools for Windows (WinDbg) to determine the root cause of various application crashes which have occurred on Andrew's computer.

Timeline:
[00:00] - Intro... how we got these dump files (ProcDump)
[02:15] - Dump #1: An internal MSIT tool which crashed. Make sure to match the architecture (x86/x64)....

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