Last Week on Channel 9: August 17th - August 23rd, 2015


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Here are a select 23 episodes and posts from our awesome content authors...

TWC9: New Windows 10 Build, Quantum Computers, Razer RealSense, AzureCon and more...

This week on Channel 9, Vlad and guest host Petri Wilhelmsen discuss the week's top developer news, including;

CodeChat 035 - Node Chakra

Arunesh and team have done something pretty cool. They've built a version of Node.js that works with Chakra - the JavaScript engine that underlies Microsoft Edge.

Why would you do this? Well, because of Windows 10. Windows 10 is not exactly discriminant about which devices it supports and we're finding it on robots as well as phones as well as desktops these days. To really work everywhere there are times when the V8 engine isn't going to work. ...

Episode 183: Azure WebJobs Update with Pranav Rastogi

In this episode Chris Risner and Haishi Bai are joined by Pranav Rastogi, Program Manager on the Azure team. Pranav joins us to go over some newer features of WebJobs. WebJobs allow you to run background jobs as part of an Azure Web App or Azure Web Site. Since the last time we spoke about WebJobs, the SDK has been open sourced including an extensibility model that allows anyone to build out new triggers and binders for launching a job. Two of the new triggers they have also released include timer based triggers and file based triggers. Additionally, Pranav shows a trigger based off a Redis cache created by the community....

Episode 68: Live from That Conference

We are live at That Conference with an assortment conversations in the main hallway. We talk to and 11 year old Raspberry Pi user and VIM hacker and Uncle Bob Martin scares us into changing the world.

Azure API Management Policy Expressions 102 - JSON Web Tokens

Scott talks to Vladimir Vinogradsky in this three-part series on Azure API Management Policy Expressions. This second episode talks about how JSON Web Tokens work and shows some of the online tools you'll use to express policies and then apply them with a Policy Definition.

5 Minutes with Kibana - Overview Dashboard

Let's create some data visualizations using Kibana. Kibana is the "K" in the ELK stack. The ELK stack stands for:

  • Elastic Search
  • Logstash
  • Kibana ...


In this episode, Robert is joined by Jeff Fattic, who shows us how to use IntelliTest to automatically generate unit tests. IntelliTest explores your .NET code to generate test data and a suite of unit tests. For every statement in the code, a test input is generated that will execute that statement. A case analysis is performed for every conditional branch in the code. This analysis is used to generate test data for a parameterized unit test for each of your methods, creating unit tests with high code coverage.

Harness Predictive Customer Churn Models with Cortana Analytics Suite

In today's fast-paced world, mobile phone customers have many choices and can easily switch between service providers. Improving customer attrition rates and enhancing a customer's experience are valuable ways to reduce customer acquisition costs and maintain a high-quality service. Many industries, including mobile providers, use Churn Models to predict which customers are most likely to leave, and to understand which factors cause customers to stop using their service.

SQL Unplugged Live Episode 9

Join Scott Klein and his guests Shawn Bice and Rohan Kumar, LIVE each month on SQL Unplugged, your avenue for chatting with the individuals who own the relational database at Microsoft. Tune in each month as Shawn 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.

Introduction to Open Source .NET

Let's Talk Open Source .NET

.NET is Open Source and with this comes an opportunity for new and existing developers to contribute to this growing community. Before I jump into code and building a whole bunch of stuff using the .NET, let begin with an intro to OSS .NET. In this video I am going to be doing a really quick intro OSS .NET community and how you can get started.

Office Dev Show - Episode 7 - Getting Started with Python

In this episode, Rich diZerega shows us how to get started building a Python app that hooks into the Office 365 Contacts APIs. Rich also demonstrates how to get an app manifest that can be used to create an Office add-in using the same Python code as connecting to the APIs, but within the context of the add-in.

Packaging Cordova Apps to Google Store

This video is an end-to-end tutorial from creating, building, signing and packaging your cordova app to be ready for Google Store submission. The video has tips on how to generate the keystore file, configure the android manifest file, sign the apk file in Visual Studio 2015.

Kickoff with Scott Hanselman

Join Richard Campbell and Shirley Brothers from DEVintersection as they kickoff this new series leading up to the event in Las Vegas Oct. 26-29. DEVintersection brings together the best speakers from Microsoft and the larger community to explore the hottest technologies that you can put to work for you today. Special guest Scott Hanselman makes an appearance to talk about the open web and Anglebrackets, an event co-located with DEVintersection and included in your registration.

Containers 101 with Microsoft and Docker

Interested in Containers? Don't quite know where to start?

Join Matt McSpirit and Taylor Brown from Microsoft, along with Chad Metcalf from Docker, as they introduce you to the world of Containers. The team discuss both Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers, how they differ from virtual machines, the key use cases, and, how Docker plays a huge role in the Container ecosystem. ...

Hyperlapse of CH9 Guy walking to CH9 Studio

I decided to try out Hyperlapse today on my walk over to the CH9 Studios here on camps.

Follow the CH9 guy as he makes his way home....

Tuesdays with Corey: Classic vs ARM - what up with that?

Corey Sanders, Director of Program Management on the Microsoft Azure Compute team answers a common question he gets regarding when to use "Classic" Azure services vs "Resource Manager" ARM templates. ...

(Part 1) To the Cloud! What the Cloud can do for your Business

Want a basic overview of the cloud and cloud services? Curious how to move from old-school, traditional IT to today’s cloud? Learn how to run your business 100% in the cloud, with just a phone, a laptop, a phablet, and a printer! From basic definitions of cloud services to specific technologies that can help you have a successful business in the cloud, find out how to get up and running in no time.

Mod 1: Modern IT – Introduction to DevOps and ITIL Lifecycle

Get an intro to the ITIL and DevOps frameworks and how they relate to each other. Gain a better understanding of why the frameworks exist and how they complement each other for organizational success.

Canadian Experiences: Throwback Entertainment

How can Azure and Visual Studio change the game?

By using both Visual Studio and Azure, Throwback Entertainment were able to deploy code quickly, scale titles across platforms and operating systems and have increased collaboration, communication and productivity. ...

Subscribe is Back With A Trillion Messages

After a long hiatus, the Subscribe blog is back on here on Channel 9!

In this "reboot" episode, Dan (@DanRosanova) and Clemens (@ClemensV) talk about what's next in Subscribe and in Service Bus and Event Hubs and about some REALLY BIG numbers.

Using the AllJoyn ® Studio Extension

The AllSeen Alliance created AllJoyn to empower the Internet of Things. Windows 10 has AllJoyn built natively into its platform, allowing developers to easily take advantage of AllJoyn to "IoT-enable" your Windows 10 apps. This article will outline the steps required to build apps for Windows 10 using the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) AllJoyn APIs and the Visual Studio 2015 AllJoyn® Studio Extension.

This blog post is a fulfillment of the promises made in the AllJoyn session presented at //build/ 2015: ...

Installing Visual Studio Code on PC or MAC

This video will show you how to get coding in no time using Visual Studio Code. This cross platform code editor is extremely powerful and works on PC, Mac or Linux. This video will walk you through the simple process of installing

Defrag Tools #137 - Debugging Kernel Mode Crashes and Hangs

In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder use Debugging Tools for Windows (WinDbg) to debug some kernel mode memory dumps. We investigate a kernel mode crash (BSOD), and a system hang.


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