Last Week on Channel 9: November 16th - November 22nd, 2015


There's really no question about what the big thing was last week, is there? Yep, you got it in one, Connect(); // 2015


Here's an additional 18 select shows, episodes and posts...

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Journey to the intelligent cloud

Cloud is helping business and technical leaders worldwide turn the digital disruption into their advantage. How can you do the same? Watch this video to gain insights from organizations successfully transforming using cloud, hear best practices first hand from customers and learn about some of the latest Microsoft innovations to enable your journey to the cloud.

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Platform As A Service, Ease of Use, Rich Features Make Microsoft Azure Awesome

In this video, Michele Leroux Bustamante, the Founder of California based Snapboard and a Microsoft Regional Director, talks about the versatility of Microsoft Azure's features, its cross platform capabilities across Android, iOS, and Open Source platforms, and what makes Azure the ideal cloud backend.

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Empowering Businesses and Schools with Microsoft Azure

In this video, John Alexander, the CTO of Kansas based AJI software and a Microsoft Regional Director, talks about the flexibility and scalability that Microsoft Azure offers, considerations for selecting Azure, and how his company bolstered a school's parent teacher communication infrastructure by building a website that uses Azure as the backend.

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Episode 394: Jerry Nixon on Windows 10 Development

Jerry Nixon talks about building applications for Windows 10, considerations for sharing code, and the new Template 10.

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TWC9: Connect();'ing to Dev's, A Bridge to iOS, Early Ignite, Minecraft, Windows is 30 and more...

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

[00:25] Connect(); On Demand

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Tidbits of Code and Node 07 - Code Goes Open!

In this snippet of information about Code, I actually cover the big announcement made at the Connect() 2015 event on Nov 18, 2015 - that Visual Studio Code is now open source!

I also wrote a companion blog post at discussing the matter, the implications, and how you can get involved.

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Riding the Modern Web: Avoiding Browser Detection

Every day millions of users are commuting on the electronic highway. For you as a web developer you want to ensure that your website is adapted to the needs of the modern user and that you're not putting up road blocks, forcing users to take side roads. ...

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Defrag: Power Management Tweaks, Tons of Windows 10 Tips, Keeping your Desktop Clean and more...

Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed.

[00:32] Power Management Tweaks ...

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A First Look at Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Today's episode of Data Exposed welcomes to the studio Stuart Padley, Group Program Manager in SQL Engineering, and Miso Cilimdzic, Principal Software Engineering Manager to give us a first look at Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Microsoft's fully-managed, scalable, data warehouse service. Stuart and Miso first dive into an overview of SQL Data Warehouse, it's capabilities and great features as we discuss topics including scale and performance, the benefits of having MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) capabilities in the cloud, and the overall backbone of SQL DW....

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VS Team Services - Work Item Visualization Extension

In this extension, created by Taavi Kõosaar, you can visualize relationships between work items from within the work item form.

You can add, edit and display work items in query results and various boards. With this extension you can visualize these work items from within the work item form. ...

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How To Integrate the Vungle SDK for Windows 10

Vungle is the global leader for in-app video advertising. Vungle's SDK for Windows 10 allows developers to monetize their apps across all Windows 10 platforms, including smartphones, desktops, Surface, and Xbox One. Learn how to integrate the Vungle SDK for Windows 10 in less than 15 minutes in this video tutorial with Vungle integration engineer Dana Kock.

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2015 Detroit Dev Day Keynote

This is the keynote presentation at the 2015 Detroit Dev Day, held at Cobo Hall in Detroit November 15, 2015. David Giard talked about "You and the Technical Community"

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ASP.NET 5 RC1 Overview

Jon Galloway gives a quick overview of ASP.NET 5 Release Candidate 1 on Windows and OSX.

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Ep08: Interview with Kathleen Dollard, Martina Grom and Lori Lalonde during the #MVPSummit

During the MVP Summit, Soumow invites female MVPs to share their career successes and interesting stories.

In this episode, you get to know more about Kathleen Dollard, Martina Grom and Lori Lalonde. ...

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Benny, the intelligent plant

This is the history about Benny, a living room plant near death, and how his geeky patron made him intelligent by hooking him up with some sensors, and connecting him to Azure.

The spoken language is Norwegian, but the video is captioned in English. ...

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1 | Shift to DevOps Inside MSFT - An engineer's perspective

In this episode of DevOps Dimension, we will explore an often asked question in a real world context, "what really happens to Dev and Ops in a DevOps transformation?"  We're fortunate here at MSFT to have numerous DevOps journeys of our own to share. Today we will dig into the Visual Studio team's, through the eyes and expertise of Greg Luebbert and Sankar Gowthavaram, with your hosts, David Tesar and Thiago Almeida.

[01:39] What's different now with a Dev & Ops integration ...

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Load Testing on Visual Studio Tool Box

Continuing the Visual Study Toolbox exploration of testing, Chuck Sterling joins Robert Green this week to discuss load testing. Load testing provides you with the ability to see how well your software responds to various levels of usage. Chuck shows how to create load tests for a Web site and evaluate the data it returns. He shows how to use Application Insights to monitor the Web site's performance. He then shows how to use load testing with unit tests.

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Defrag Tools #145 - Living Computer Museum

In this special episode of Defrag Tools, following up on our most recent expeditions through the Microsoft Archives, Chad Beeder visits the Living Computer Museum in Seattle, and takes a hands-on trip through their extensive collection of Microsoft-related artifacts, with tour guide Aaron Alcorn.

[00:00] Welcome to the Living Computer Museum! ...

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