Last Week on Channel 9: May 9th - May 15th, 2016

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Here are a select 35 shows, episode, post and more, including the much requested Build Lab videos, from last week here on Channel 9...

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Episode 105: Electron Shell for Slack with Paul Betts

We talk with Paul Betts about building Slack on Electron shell and installing it with Squirrel, finding bugs in a physical buildings, and SharePoint. ...

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CodeLabs – Data- Module 1

Join Romit Girdhar and Sam Chandarshekar as they build a real-time analytics and live dashboarding solution on website click stream data using Microsoft Azure Technologies. Specific Microsoft Azure services include DocumentDB, Azure stream analytics, Azure event hubs, Microsoft PowerBI and Blob storage. The solution has three parts: web site and DocumentDB integration; Azure Event Hub integration; Process near-realtime data with Azure Stream Analytics. ...

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CodeLabs – Mobile DevOps: Cross-Platform Mobile Development 1- Xamarin

In this video series, learn about cross-platform mobile development and DevOps practices for mobile solutions. ...

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Codelabs- UWP Module 1

Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps may run on a number of device families that differ significantly in screen size and features. To give a great user experience on all devices, the design must adapt to the device. An adaptive UI can detect information about the device it is running on and deliver a layout based on the characteristics of that device. ...

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Media Capture Frames API and Kinect in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

In this preview, Senior Program Manager Alex Turner demonstrates the new Media Capture Frames API that will be available as part of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update this summer. This API will provide a unified way for desktop apps and UWP apps to access color, infrared, depth, and other frame-based data from the Kinect sensor and other compatible sensor devices.

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From Race Car Driver to Games Exec: Kiki Wolfkill’s Creative Path to Success in Visual Storytelling & Games

Executive Producer of 343 Industries, Kiki Wolfkill, shares her story at the Women in Data Bootcamp during the 2016 International Space Apps Challenge. With over 20 years in games, Kiki's mission at 343 Industries is to tell stories through merchandise and keep people engaged in the Halo universe. Kiki shares her background in art and video production and what ultimately led her to and allowed her to thrive in the games industry.

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Build with NASA: The International NASA Space Apps Challenge Explained

Gabriel Rangel, Associate Chief Technology Officer for IT at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), explains the NASA Space Apps Challenge. Each year, participants in over 200 sites across the globe work with NASA data to produce an array of innovations. Watch to hear about past success projects and learn how you can get involved!

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An Interview with Paul Thurrott: Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10 NOW!

The “World Famous” Paul Thurrott makes his TechNet Radio debut as he joins Dan Stolts to discuss their Top 10 Reasons to make the move to Windows 10 now. Check out the show as well as their comments and let us know what you think? Agree? Disagree? You tell us! ...

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Azure Web Apps introduces Local Cache

Scott talks to Azure Developer Aarthi Saravanakumar about the new Azure Web Apps Local Cache feature! How does local cache work and how does it change the behavior of your Web Apps and how they load, run, and write to disk?

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How to Automate Deployment Using Octopus Deploy & VSTS

This is a deeper dive on how to practically and technically implement automated deployment best practices, as a follow up to the DevOps & Deployment Automation Best Practices DevOps Dimension episode. Damian Brady demonstrates how to integrate Octopus in VSTS to deploy your built application across your environments. ...

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Anders Hejlsberg on Modern Compiler Construction

The way this story starts is pretty interesting: one day in the lunch room in building 25 I happened to have a chat with the great Anders Hejlsberg about compilers (yeah, it was pretty cool). One thing he mentioned (in passing I might add) was that there is a huge gap between the way compilers are taught in school and the way compilers are implemented nowadays. I mentioned (again in passing) that we should do a whiteboard on the the topic for Channel 9. He agreed! ...

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Tuesdays with Corey - Azure VM Backup and Oh Canada, eh?

Corey Sanders, Director of Program Management on the Microsoft Azure Compute team talks about the opening of our new Canadian and South Korean Datacenters as well as the awesomeness that is the newly updated Azure Backup service. ...

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Live from Build 2016: Cognitive Services

In this video, Jennifer Marsman talks with Anna Roth about Microsoft Cognitive services.

Learn a little about the underlying technology behind the emotion recognition APIs, hear some ideas about how to use them in your apps, and watch Jennifer and Anna make funny faces to get the API to detect different emotions. ...

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Choose to Code Program

With more than 20,000 students completed in the first 3 months, Microsoft's Choose to Code has provided U.S. educators a free and simple way to introduce computer science and programming to their students. The goal of the program is to support STEM education by providing online tutorials that encourage students to develop logical problem-solving and creativity while learning to code. Teachers of all backgrounds and no expertise in computer science can seamlessly expand the knowledge of their students by introducing this program into their classroom. ...

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Learning through playing the game kids love - Minecraft

In this webinar we will consider how teachers can begin to use Minecraft in their lessons and where they can find educational resources for this game.

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SQLUnplugged Episode 13 - SQL Server 2016 GA & SQL on Linux

Join Scott Klein and Rohan Kumar LIVE on SQL Unplugged. This show is your avenue for chatting with the individuals who own the relational database at Microsoft. Tune in each month as Scott and Rohan answer your questions and discuss the insights and inner workings of the SQL Server engineering team. Be sure to follow this show on Twitter (@SQLUnplugged) for updates and information on upcoming shows. ...

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The Future of Javascript

Martin and Martin look into the new features of ECMA2015 the next version of the JavaScript Standard. They cover: ...

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Build A Unity Game Part 2

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 2 of this 3 part series, Stacey sets the player up so it can shoot a laser and refactors the player object to a ship object, making it easier to create the enemy ship. ...

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Office Dev Show - Episode 29 - Getting Started with the Skype Web SDK

In this episode of the Office Dev Show, Richard diZerega is joined by Srividhya Chandrasekaran from the Skype for Business extensibility team to discuss the new Skype Web SDK. You can use this Skype Web SDK to embed Skype for Business presence, IM, audio, and video into existing web applications. In the show Richard and Srividhya look at converting a simple helpdesk application to incorporate Skype for Business presence ...

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What is the Garage?

There's Garage at Microsoft's Silicon Valley Campus and it's not about getting the oil changed in your car. ...

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Game Dev Show 13 - How to livestream

Do you ever watch people on or YouTube livestream themselves playing a game, or put together really professional videos about "how to" do something? Well it's not limited to just professionals anymore -- you can do it to.  ...

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Girls Who Code

12 girls from Egypt, Turkey, UAE, Pakistan, Ghana, Mauritius, Nigeria and Tunisia share their story on how they started coding and their experience with it.

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Defensible Architectures

A four step process for creating a defensible security architecture.

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The Microsoft Canada Cloud is Open for Business

Janet Kennedy, President of Microsoft Canada, announces the availability of Azure and Office 365 in the Canadian Datacentres in Toronto and Quebec City. Learn more: #AccelerateCanada ...

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An Interview with Ed Bott: Windows 10, Telemetry & Data Driven Designs

Author and Windows expert Ed Bott joins Jennelle Crothers as they discuss Windows 10, telemetry and data driven designs. Tune in as they discuss how telemetry works in Windows 10 as well as address concerns consumers and Enterprise organizations may have. ...

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MVA Monthly: May 2016

Template 10! Template 10! Template 10! The long awaited, much anticipated MVA course has finally been released and is awaiting your approval. Check out it in the links below as well as some other notable courses available now in the catalog.  ...

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Fun with PowerShell - Creating posh-HumpCompletion

I had fun recently creating a module for PowerShell to bring the hump completion behaviour from Visual Studio (e.g. using 'MSDC' to navigate to 'MySuperDuperClass') into PowerShell. I blogged a while back about posh-HumpCompletion, but had fun chatting about it with a few people so got in touch with Seth and we sat down and recorded it :) ...

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DX Ireland - Student Competition

Microsoft Ireland are launching a competition for third level students in Ireland and Northern Ireland! This video details how you can enter the competition!  ...

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Microsoft and IoT - A quick overview

Microsoft plays a role in the IoT world in two areas: on the devices side with Windows 10 IoT, and on the cloud-services side with Azure. Watch our Technical Evangelist Jan Tielens explain both Windows 10 IoT and the Azure IoT services in 5 minutes, ...

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Submit Your App Into the Windows Insider Continuum Competition 2016

Remember, you can enter a UI design or an actual UWP app - or both - and win different prizes for each challenge. Be sure to follow the steps below to be entered into win a Lumia 950 and a trip to Microsoft Corporate Headquarters in Redmond, WA! ...

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CANITPRO Connection #4 - Deploying A Hybrid Office 365 Solution

On this episode of the CANITPRO Connection,  Eric Ivankovich and I discuss the utilization of Office 365 in a hybrid model. ...

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In this episode of 'Context', we take a look at facial technologies and how we can make use of face detection and recognition in modern, Universal Windows Apps and also how we can use some of the additional Microsoft Cognitive Services for other functionality and cross-platform work. ...

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The Maker Show: Episode 13 - Breaking Out of the Loop

Infinite loops have been a centerpiece of programming since the first programs were written. Even "interactive" programs have infinite loops: program waits for input, program does some processing, program generates some output, program waits for input, and on and on and on.

While current generation microcontrollers like the popular Arduino variants still use loop-style programming, modern application platforms like those found on Windows, iOS and Android use event-driven or callback-style programming. ...

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The Ops Team #020 - "Rick's Back!"

This week on The Ops Team, David, Oguz and Simon are MIA so Matt heads to building 43 on Microsoft campus, to track down minor celebrity and honorary member of the Ops Team, Rick Claus, to get the scoop on Azure, and more important, where the h*ll he's been for the last few months. He doesn't call, he doesn't write...I digress. In the news, Rick brings us up to speed with new info on DevTest Labs, along with some useful info for those of you with an Enterprise Agreement. Matt gives us all the info we need to know on the latest technical preview, TP5, for both Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016. ...

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Defrag Tools #162 - Defrag Show Crossover - Gov Maharaj

In the spirit of Star Trek crossovers, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder pay a visit to Gov (Rhymes With Orange) Maharaj, the co-host of The Defrag Show. We talk about how each series got started, the focus of each, and how the two sometimes overlap.

Gov has a wealth of knowledge, a lot of it being garnered from his role as a developer on the Windows Application and Device Compatibility Team for over 16+ years, but also by doing research for you, to answer your questions. ...



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