Last Week on Channel 9: June 22nd - June 28th, 2015


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Last week we launched something new, something we don't do very often at all, a new Channel 9 hub just for Visual Studio, expect this hub to explode with content in the coming months (which makes sense given Visual Studio 2015's release)

TWC9: Docker, Visual Studio Code, Edge Test Drive Open Sourced and more...

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

52 - Craft Tangential Essex

It's time for another LiveStream Episode of the Patch and Switch show!!! Two IT guys (Patch and Switch) who are talking about whatever comes up. Can you say Tangent! Ultimately it's the Chat Room where everyone hangs out and contributes to the show, so make sure to load it up during the LiveStream!

BREAKPOINT: Release Management and PaaS Deployments

Deploying software across environments can be a problematic at times. Some deployment processes can be automated, some are best left as manual tasks. Regardless of the approach, it's usually a fairly easy concept to grasp, given you are pushing software to a machine, virtual or physical. But what about cloud environments? What about deploying to PaaS (Platform as a Service)? On this episode of Breakpoint, Paul and Jonathan show you how Release Management can hook into ...

Managing Large amounts of Data Throughput using Azure Event Hubs with Nicole Berdy

Nicole Berdy comes to Azure Friday to educate Scott about how Azure Event Hubs can be used to handle an influx of HUGE amounts of data. What techniques and tools do you need to use to consume data quickly and effectively?

B-roll: Microsoft Cybercrime Center

Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit combines big data analysis, cutting-edge forensics, partnerships and the law to keep customers and people safe online from cybercrime. Microsoft's approach is aimed at two priorities: using technology and the law to stop malicious software and reduce digital risk, and protecting the most vulnerable populations who do not have a voice to protect themselves.

Fixing Coding Mistakes On The Fly in Visual Studio 2015

In this episode, Robert is joined by Mark Wilson Thomas, who shows us how Visual Studio 2015 helps you find and eliminate common coding issues as you code. You may have seen demos where light bulbs appear in the Visual Studio editor along with advice on how to fix the issue. Mark is on the team that created the infrastructure that makes that possible and he provides a good understanding of not only how and why that was added to Visual Studio but also how you can take advantage of it to fix coding issues as you go.

Continuous Deployment with TFS and Octopus Deploy 2.6

Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Online are used by a large number of organizations to manage their code, work items, builds, and test suites. Octopus Deploy and TFS/VSO can work together to make automated, continuous delivery easy. ...

SQL Unplugged Live Episode 7

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.

CodeChat 028 - Ryan Salva on Awesome Cordova Tooling

This week... a chat with Ryan Salva from the team that makes the Cordova Tooling for Visual Studio. He tells us why web developers young and old, near and far would want to use this tool to make cross platform mobile apps built on the web platform technologies of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Spoiler alert! A couple of the compelling reasons are...

Visual Studio 2015 Overview

Your organization doesn't write software just to keep busy. You know the advantage of responding to opportunities quickly by continuously delivering value. However, the technology challenges you face are changing, and Microsoft's development technologies, including Visual Studio 2015, continue to adapt and support you with state-of-the-art features.

Tuesdays with Corey: Docker Con keynote goodness

Corey Sanders, Director of Program Management on the Windows Azure IaaS team talks about the announcements and demos Mark Russinovich pulled off while at DockerCon.

Check out Corey's BlogPost with full details on the announcements. ...

Visual Studio Code Task Runners

In this video we look at the customisable workflow in Visual Studio Code. We show how we can integrate with the task runners to invoke Pester for running the unit tests for a PowerShell project (posh-dnvm in this case) and capture the failing tests in the editor.

[01:44] - Running Pester tests from PowerShell ...

Azure Key Vault - Developer Quick Start

This video shows you how to create your own key vault and how to use it from the 'Hello Key Vault' sample application. ..

Guest Post: VMob and the Internet of Hotel Things

This following is a guest post by Kai Crow, Marketing Director at VMob, a Microsoft Azure partner that helps businesses draw and maintain traffic in an ever-toughening market through the use of technology.

There has been a fair bit of hype around the Internet of Things or IoT lately, especially in the hospitality industry. But what does it really mean for businesses?

Debunking Azure Myths: Azure Doesn't Scale up to large VMs

A lot of myths and misinformation out there about what you can do with Microsoft Azure and what using Azure is like. I figured it was time to debunk some of these myths by talking to the engineering team to see what they have to say.

MYTH: Azure Doesn't Scale up to large VMs ...

Ping 245: E3 News, Halo HoloLens, DARPA's robots, ASL support

Welcome back to Ping! We talk about the return of robot combat return to television, we chat about a one-way ticket to Mars on the space desk, and more stories that 'softies are pinging each other about...

LiveArena Finalist for Microsoft Good Citizenship Partner Award

LiveArena, which enables effective self-service and premium content video streaming that is simple, scalable, and secure, has been named a finalist for the 2015 Microsoft Good Citizenship Partner of the Year Award. LiveArena was nominated for its excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. ...

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