Last Week on Channel 9: May 23rd - May 29th, 2016


Today, Monday, May 30th, is the Memorial Day holiday here in the US. Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer for us and the prior week is usually pretty quite, with many making it a long weekend (I know I did ;)

Yet, with summer time fun so close, our dedicated authors, hosts and producers were still at it, releasing some great shows, episodes and posts. Here are just a few, a select 27...

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TWC9: Happy 25th VB, Azure DevTest Labs available, Fetch, Why SQL Server 2016 Rocks and more...

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

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Once I used a motorized desk, I never looked back

I recently picked up a motorized desk after reading this review from Wirecutter . I wound up going with the Jarvis Standing Desk Frame ($525 at Amazon), then throwing a $29 IKEA  Linmon table top on it. ...

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Episode 207: Netflix Spinnaker on Azure with Andy Glover, Richard Guthrie, and Arun Chandrasekhar

In this episode Haishi Bai is joined by Andy Glover, Richard Guthrie and Arun Chandrasekhar to talk about Spinnaker, Netflix's open source, multi-cloud, global Continuous Delivery platform. Spinnaker is designed to be pluggable, allowing different tasks, models and targets ....

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Consolidating Customer Feedback into Data Visualizations Promotes Action

Stefan Kummert shares how User Experience Services used Power BI to capture and analyze real-time feedback about internal apps, providing business intelligence and enabling data visualization, leading to informed decisions about application solutions.

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Hyper-V Containers in Windows 10

With the latest flights of Windows 10, we are bringing Hyper-V Containers natively into Windows 10. Developers can use Hyper-V Containers to build amazing cloud applications benefitting from native container capabilities, right in Windows 10. ...

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Team from Queens University wins Imagine Cup 2016 Online Finals Innovation Competition

People everywhere are counting their steps to improve their fitness. is going to help you save gas by tracking your car's fuel consumption. Plug the widely available adapter into your car, download the app, pair it to your phone and you will have real time and historical data to help you determine how the route you select and your driving habits are affecting your fuel consumption. ...

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Endpoint Zone Episode 14: Citrix partnership, SAP Intune App SDK integration and more

In this episode of The Endpoint Zone with Brad Anderson we discuss the news Brad released at Citrix Synergy, quick deep integration with SAP Fiori apps and the Intune App SDK to protect corporate data and much more. ...

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Maoni Stephens on .NET GC
This week, we're speaking with Maoni Stephens, who works on .NET's GC. ...
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(Part 29) Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Getting Started with Azure Site Recovery

Your environment can be protected by automating the replication of the virtual machines based on policies that you set and control. Azure Site Recovery can protect Hyper-V, VMware and physical servers and you can use Azure or your secondary datacenter as your recovery site. ...

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A day in the life of an Office 365 User.

Hello Folks,

In this 21 minutes video, we wanted to show you a day in the life of a public sector worker using Office 365.  It demonstrate how enterprises and governments can benefit from Office 365: ...

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Keynote //Build/Amsterdam

Na een welkom van Caroline Phillips presenteert Kevin de mogelijkheden van het Microsoft Developer Platform. ...

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The Maker Show: Episode 16 - The Miniscule ESP8266

In this episode of the maker show, we will take a look at the inexpensive and very small ESP8266. This tiny wireless device brings a very simple way to connect your thing to the internet or a local gateway.

In the presentation, I reference Jeremy Foster's video on using Fusion360 to model an existing part into your project. He used the ESP8266 as an example in The Maker Show: Episode 4b...

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Office Dev Show - Episode 31 - Office Online WOPI Integration

In this episode of the Office Dev Show, Richard diZerega demonstrates how storage providers can integrate with Office Online using a WOPI host. The Cloud Storage Partner Program allows storage providers to implement this integration and allows Office to be a first-class integrated experience in 3rd party software. ...

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NuGet Hits A Billion Downloads

NuGet is the package manager for the Microsoft development platform including .NET. It recently surpassed 1 billion downloads. In this episode, Robert is joined by Phil Haack, Jeff Fritz and Hari Menon to talk about NuGet, its origins and the important role it plays in software development.

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Game Dev Show 15 - Building a Windows 10 (or Xbox) Game with Win2D, C# and XAML
In this episode of the Game Dev Show, I introduce you to Win2D – a powerful and easy-to-use Open Source library for immediate mode 2D graphics rendering with GPU acceleration. It is available to C# and C++ developers writing Universal apps and games for Windows 10 (UWP) - including Xbox One - and also Windows Runtime apps for Windows & Windows Phone 8.1. It utilizes the power of Direct2D, and integrates seamlessly with XAML and CoreWindow. ...
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Quick Dev: Debugging using VorlonJS

Dave Voyles joins James Quick to show us how we can easily use VorlonJS to remotely debug websites and test our JavaScript. ...

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Video: Introduction to Media eXperience Analyzer (MXA) - Part 5 - Video Glitch Analysis II

In this episode of Defrag Tools, Chad Beeder and Jorge Novillo wrap up a series on Media eXperience Analyzer (MXA). They examine one more audio glitch scenario, and show how to use MXA to determine what caused the problem. ...

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Fun with PowerShell - Tweaking your Profile

Continuing the fun with PowerShell, I chatted with Seth about how you can customise the loading of your PowerShell profile. ...

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Office 365 Q&A - How do i move to the new Canadian datacenter

Following the announcement that the Canadian Azure datacentres, we've been swamped with questions regarding migrating Office 365 to those new datacentres.

So, I decided to ask my good friend Yannick Nadeau, a Business Productivity Technical Specialist in Montreal what was the process to get the going.  If you have been wondering the same thing?  this video will answer your questions. ...

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Tech Futures: Anywhere, Anytime, Any Device: Creating an Accessible Future

Anywhere, Anytime on Any Device. It’s the foundation and the core belief system for a completely accessible future where users can connect and be productive anytime they want. But how do we get there and what are the potential ramifications for providing this type of access? ...

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So You Want to Work at Microsoft...

If you’ve ever wondered how you can work at Microsoft – the greatest company on the planet (no bias here whatsoever) then this the episode for you! If you’re a job hunter or a college student looking for a summer internship, check out these great tips on the application and hiring process. ...

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Episode 17: Girls Make Games

Today I chat with Laila the founder of Girls Make Games about how their program is helping to get more girls into game development and interested in STEM. Join us as we talk about Education and how the program has grown to really help these girls understand how many opportunities there are in the technology industry....

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Quick Dev: How to Setup a Parse Server with Azure Managed Services

Amanda Lange joins James Quick for this edition of Quick Dev and in today’s episode they show us how we can setup a Parse Server with Azure Managed Services.

Parse Server on Azure Managed Services, is an easy way for Parse developers to continue their work and concentrate on what they love to do, write awesome mobile experiences by leveraging mobile services: Azure App Service and Notification Hubs...

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Build a Unity Game Part 3

In this episode, Robert is joined by Stacey Haffner, co-owner/dev of What Up Games, who will show us how to build a Unity game that includes simple mechanics such as audio, animations, AI and UI. The game is Super Space Shooter and it involves shooting enemy spaceships. In part 3 of this 4 part series, Stacey adds the ability for the player and enemy ships to shoot each other. ...

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Windows Subsystem for Linux: Process Architecture

Once we had a better architectural understanding of how the whole Windows Subsystem worked, I thought we should get more into how processes actually run in this new context. It turns out to be way more interesting than I would have otherwise thought thanks to our resident superhero Nick Judge. He dives into a new kind of process called a "PicoProcesses" which are a brand new lightweight, secure process ...

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Juval Lowy on the Path of the Architect

Software Legend and Master Architect Juval Lowy joins Dr. Doris Chen for a candid discussion of the career path of architects. Juval has mentored hundreds of architects the world over in his renowned Architect's Master Class, and has a unique perspective on the role of the architect. Juval defines the architect as the technical manager of the project, wearing the hats of the design lead, technical lead and process lead. Juval and Doris discuss how one becomes an architect, the choices and the challenges involved, and the importance of aligning the architect's career phase with the environment. ...

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Defrag Tools #163 - Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) - Sysinternals Disk2VHD

In this episode of Defrag Tools, Chad Beeder and Andrew Richards discuss Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) files. We first dive into what a VHD is, how you can boot from a VHD by configuring bcdedit settings, and we see how they look in Disk Management. We then use Sysinternals Disk2VHD - a quick and easy way to make a VHD from a Physical drive. We also discuss the Volume Shadow Copy Service. ...



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