Last Week on Channel 9: March 23rd - March 29th, 2015


I try to keep this list down to only 10-15'ish shows but this past week was a huge one for content, series and announcements. One of the big ones was from Scott Guthrie, Azure App Service announcement.

Beyond that Windows 10 news, Win10 dev and the coming C# 6/.Net Core 5 and so much more...

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TWC9: Windows 10 Launch Date, Win10 Dev Tools, Azure Apps, API Tools, IoT and more...

This week on Channel 9, Jeremy and guest host Chris Kinsman discuss the week's top developer news, including;

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Managing the Application Lifecycle with MSDN: (01) Cloud Value for Software Development

Find out what the cloud can do for you, in this high-level introduction to cloud development and test environments. Since every company is also a software development company, and developers need a software development infrastructure and shared services in place, increased agility, tremendous flexibility, and very low cost infrastructure are among the greatest positives the cloud can bring for developers. ...

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Chef Provisioning to Azure Demo

In Edge Show 141, learn how to use the new Chef Provisioning capabilities to provision machines and applications to Microsoft Azure in this demo heavy interview with John Keiser from Chef. John walks through all the steps you need to get this running yourself as well as helpful insights from one of the engineers responsible for developing this functionality.  More specifically we cover ...

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.NET Internals 2015-03-11: ASP.NET v5 and DNX

This is a recording of .NET Internals from March, 11th 2015. In this session, we're focusing on ASP.NET 5 and DNX, the new cross-platform .NET execution environment. The talk is given by Eilon Lipton, a development manager on the ASP.NET team. ...

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Developer Productivity: What's New in C# 6: (01) C# Productivity, Conciseness

Focus on three C# features that can make your code more concise and easier to read and understand: Expression Bodied Members, Static Usings, and Null Condtionals. ...

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.NET Internals 2015-03-04: .NET Core & Cross Platform

This is a recording of .NET Internals from March, 4th 2015. In this session, we're focusing on .NET Core and cross-platform. Please join us and listen to what Matt Ellis has to say. ...

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Tuesdays with Corey: More About Docker

Corey Sanders, Principal PM on the Azure Compute team brings us up to date on all the recent Azure IaaS and Docker news.

As per Corey's comments: here is that awesome link to documentation about Azure VMs, Docker and Swarm courtesy of Ralph Squillace ..

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Data Exposed goes to SQLBits!

If you are not familiar with SQLBits (, you are missing out on the best and largest SQL Server conference in Europe. Located in the UK, SQLBits is THE place to be in Europe to learn about SQL Server and mingle with many of the SQL Server MPVs and world-renowned speakers. This year, Data Exposed was invited to SQLBits ...

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Episode 5: Interview with Cierra McDonald--achievement unlocked!

Level Up is a show devoted to game development. Each show will recap current news and events in gaming, deep dive with a game industry insider, and cover tips for programming or finding resources to help you with game construction. In this episode, Seth Juarez interviews Cierra McDonald, Senior Program Manager for Xbox Live, at GDC 2015 ...

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Countdown to Ignite: The One About Rocking Out at the HOB, Craft Beers & Bacon, and the Best Hamburger in Chicago

The Countdown Show continues, with Episode 8! Rick and Joey cover the details of remote badge pickup, which is our Hot Tip of the week. They also fill you in on some agenda updates and hopefully inspire you to get on stage with us at Ignite Rocks! They saved the best for last, as they take you to our final four "Best of Chicago" establishments. Beer and bacon, anyone?


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Scott Guthrie Announces Azure for Students through Microsoft Imagine

Announcing free Azure web development services for verified students – no credit card required! ...

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Azure App Service Mobile Apps with Kirill Gavrylyuk

Scott Hanselman talks with Kirill Gavrylyuk about the new Azure App Service Mobile Apps service.  He'll cover how Mobile Services can be used to build mobile apps for employees, partners, and customers on any device and / or extend existing web apps with mobile capabilities.

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You’ve Got Key Values! A Redis Jump Start: (01) Intro to NoSQL

Get a brief overview of key-value stores versus traditional SQL storage. ...

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Developer's Guide to Windows 10 Preview: (01) Getting Started

Learn about the Universal App Platform (UAP) and how it supports the creation of a single app that can run across all Windows 10 devices. Explore Extension SDKs and how you use them to light up your apps with platform-specific APIs, and get a look at the tools you need to build apps, including Visual Studio, Blend, and Visual Studio Online.

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A First Look at Building Windows 10 Universal Apps

At Mobile World Congress 2015, Kevin Gallo gave the world a first look at the Windows 10 universal app platform. Kevin provided background into how developers can achieve scale through reach across device types, and introduced adaptive UX, natural user inputs and cloud-based services to help developers deliver unique and personal experiences with Windows 10. Finally...

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Windows App Studio Beta Walk Through

Welcome to Windows App Studio Beta!  Get started on your first for Windows and Windows Phone today at and follow along with this detailed product walk through. Please use the links below for additional support: ...

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Transforming Engineering Design with AutoCAD 360 and Windows 8.1

Interested in seeing how line of business (LOB) apps built on Microsoft technologies are transforming commercial industries (e.g. retail, hospitality, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing) and public sectors (e.g. education, public safety)?  ...

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Defrag Tools #129 - Networking - Part 2

In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder continue to discuss Networking. We look at more inbox tools (netsh, tracert, ping, psping, net) and talk about Receive-Side Scaling (RSS), TCP Chimney Offload and the TCP Receive Window. ...