Last Week on Channel 9: March 14th - March 20th, 2016

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While the Channel 9 studio have been booked day and night preparing for Build, we were still able to shoehorn in a few shows and our intrepid authors found their own ways to produce there great videos and shows. Here are 22 select shows, videos and episodes from last week...

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#ImagineThis: Episode #004 - Can You Predict the Future?

Is it possible to accurately predict the future such as our US Imagine Cup winners? That's the question we hope to answer as we take a look at how data science and more specifically Azure Machine Learning can do exactly that by looking at historical data to predict potential outcomes. ...

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The Making of Channel 9 Content 

There's a lot of developer content on Channel 9! How does this all get made? I'm glad you asked.

In this fun, short-film-style video, we'll take you through an entire day of video production in under 4 minutes.

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An Engineer Guided Tour of Surface Pro 4

If you are wondering about the difference between Surface Pro 3 versus Surface Pro 4, the difference is in what's inside. The lead engineer behind Surface Pro 4, Dave Mitchell, shares the details behind performance design enhancements and available processor configurations for this major new edition to the Surface family. He also reviews the best-in class screen; Windows 10 optimizations, and improvements made to the type cover and pen.

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Episode 1 - Show Introduction

Welcome to Supervision Not Required.  This episode is the show introduction which includes key information regarding getting on the show, how to provide feedback and more.

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The Maker Show - Series: Particle Photon Weather Station Part 1 of 6 - Overview & Event Hub Setup

The overall goal of the series is to walk through using Particle Photon with a DHT11 sensor to publish data via a Particle Cloud Webhook to an Azure Event Hub.  We then look at consuming those messages with Stream Analytics and Power BI, as well as Node.js and .NET. ...

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Code Across: A Civic Hackathon in San Francisco

The weekend of March 5-6, 2016, Code for America held its fifth annual CodeAcross event. CodeAcross is a weekend of civic hacking events hosted by nodes of the Code for America network around the world. It is timed to coincide with International Open Data Day. The goal of CodeAcross is to activate the Code for America network and inspire residents everywhere to get actively involved in their community. The Code for America San Francisco Brigade held a hackathon at the Reactor in SOMA, San Francisco where ~100 people got together to hack!

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An Introduction to Microservices with Mark Russinovich

I had the privilege of spending some time with Microsoft Azure CTO and cloud luminary Mark Russinovich discussing the topic of microservices. It was enlightening to have him explain how the cloud is driving the evolution of microservices -- and how we as developers can take advantage of these concepts to build and manage highly available applications at scale. I hope you learn as much as I did! ...

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The Maker Show: Episode 7 - The Photon Awakens
In this episode of The Maker Show, we're taking a hands-on tour of the Particle Photon: a powerful Arduino-compatible 32-bit microcontroller board with built-in Wi-Fi that sells for only $19. The built-in connectivity and Particle Cloud make this board an ideal device for the creation of connected gadgets in the Internet of Things (IoT). ...
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Getting Started with Game Development

Watch me talk about game development with Microsoft Technical Evangelist Frank La Vigne. ...

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Developers! Get Involved! Join the Humanitarian Toolbox

A massive storm floods Manhattan - and people need to find shelter quickly.
Drought hits the Horn of Africa - and smart delivery of food supplies saves lives.
An earthquake rocks Mumbai - and first responders need to know where to go minute-by-minute. ...

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Infrastructure as Code

In this episode, Robert is joined by Donovan Brown, who shows us infrastructure as code. This provides you the ability to take the infrastructure you want to host an app in and define it in code that can be checked into source code. These code files can server as Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates, which can be used to spin up a pre-defined environment.

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.NET Conf UY v2015 - Understanding Xamarin Development

Maybe you've heard of Xamarin and you might even know it is for cross platform mobile development, but you really don't understand how it works. Come to this session to learn how Xamarin helps you build cross platform mobile application using a single language: C#. You will leave this session with an understanding of Xamarin Studio, Visual Studio Development for Xamarin, and how Xamarin applications work on different platforms. Additionally you will get an introduction to Xamarin.Forms providing UI re-use to compliment the code re-use possible with Xamarin.

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Game Dev Show 05 - Polish and Particles in Unity

Welcome back for another episode of the Game Dev Show. In this episode, Katherine "Kat" Harris talks about polishing your game by showing you the ins and outs of Unity's Particle System. The Particle System within Unity is a powerful tool able to create a bunch of effects, from rain and dust to explosions and acid fog.  ...

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Tuesdays with Corey: Redeploy Button and RHEL Support links

Corey Sanders, Director of Program Management on the Microsoft Azure Compute team talks about the ever expanding troubleshooting blade - now with a new "Redeploy Button" and RedHat Enterprise Linux support links. ...

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ASP.NET Core Authorization with Barry Dorrans

In this video, I had the chance to have a look at ASP.NET Core's new authorization model with Microsoft's crack security analyst Barry Dorrans (emphasis crack).  I learned about how to properly configure ASP.NET Core to authorize access to web applications.  I also discovered how to send the correct HTTP response codes for Forbidden and Not Authorized access. It was super enlightening! (There is another part to come). ...

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Open Sourcing Mental Health

Open Sourcing Mental Health is a campaign founded by Ed Finkler to change how we deal with mental health in the tech community. In 2013, Ed started speaking at tech conferences about his personal experiences as a web developer and open source advocate with a mental health disorder. The response was overwhelming, and Ed has continued to speak, gather data, and organize efforts to change experiences of those with mental health disorders in the tech workplace. ...

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SQL Server 2016 and JSON Support
In this episode of Data Exposed Scott welcomes to the show Jovan Popovic to the show, Program Managers in the SQL Server group. Today Jovan is in the studio all the way from the Microsoft offices in Serbia to talk about the awesome topic of JSON in SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL DB. The show begins with asking and answering the question of why JSON support in SQL Server 2016, and Jovan does a great job providing insight into how and where JSON is being used today and why it makes sense to include support for JSON in SQL Server. ...
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Using the Microsoft Affiliate Program to earn additional 7% on Windows Store sales
Windows Store offers several ways to earn revenue. New with Windows 10 is one additional option - the Microsoft Affiliate Program.  As an affiliate, you can earn revenue when you promote apps, games, music, video and other content in Windows Store and Microsoft Online Store. Tune in to this video to learn about the Microsoft Affiliate Program and how you can enhance your communications and make more by promoting your apps, games and other content via your website, ads, banners, blogs or other channels. ...
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Breaking into VR with Unity and Cardboard Part 1

Ever wanted to make your own virtual reality game but weren't sure where to start? Join Adina Shanholtz (@FeyTechnologist) and Tobiah Zarlez (@TobiahZarlez) in making your first VR game in Unity for Google Cardboard! ...

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Web.Dev 1: Building Web Sites that Work Everywhere: Cross Browser Testing

How to build web sites that work well across various browsers versions and devices is always challenging for web developers. In this episode, you will learn tools available for interoperability tests, and how to use them.  I will demonstrate how easy you will be able to leverage the tools, to identify the problems, and to analyze the interoperability issue in your website...

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Periscope series: talking about Red Hat

Sara talks to Jose Miguel Parrella and Boris Baryshnikov about Red Hat as well as their experiences working with partners

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2016-03-07 Mid-Day Cafe: Matter Center for Office 365

The Legal and Corporate Affairs (LCA) group at Microsoft just made another great step towards getting legal professionals on to Office 365. They developed Matter Center, a free and open source solution for Microsoft customers to make use of the great document management features in SharePoint Online. ...


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