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  • TWC9: .NET Core 3.0 Preview 8, Visual Studio Previews, GitHub Actions for Azure and more | This Week On Channel 9
    by Cameron Tomisser, Christina Warren on 17th August 2019 at 19:58

    This week on Channel 9, Christina is coming to terms with the end of summer by getting caught up with the latest dev news, including:[00:31] Microsoft Ignite Registration[01:06] .NET Core 3.0 Preview 8[01:49] Visual Studio 2019 16.3 Preview 2 and Visual Studio for Mac 8.3 Preview 2[02:23] Xamarin Updates in Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Studio for Mac Preview[02:34] Tips and Tricks for Linux Development with WSL and VS Code[02:54] VS Code Shortcuts Guide[03:10] Add VS Code Recommendations to OSS Projects[03:36] Out-GridView Comes to PowerShell Core and the GraphicalTools GitHub repo[04:14] GitHub Actions for Azure Preview and the Azure Actions repo[05:04] WebView2Browser and the GitHub repo and docs[05:52] The Cloud Native Show[06:05] The AI Show[06:10] The IoT Show[06:27] Christina's Pick of the Week:New 'Zine Paged Out!Please leave a comment or email us at twc9@microsoft.com. Follow @CH9 Follow @CH9 Create a Free Account (Azure)&nbs […]

  • An introduction to decentralized identities | Azure Friday
    by Scott Hanselman, Rob Caron on 16th August 2019 at 16:00

    Danny Strockis joins Scott Hanselman to discuss decentralized identity, which gives users ownership of their digital identities and data by leveraging permissionless distributed ledgers.[04:07] Authentication concept[10:30] DemoDecentralized identity – Own your own identityDecentralized Identity Developer DocsDIF – Decentralized Identity Foundationdecentralized-identity GitHub repoCreate a free account (Azure) […]

  • Editor Improvements in Visual Studio for Mac | The Xamarin Show
    by James Montemagno on 15th August 2019 at 19:00

    This week, James is joined by friend of the show Maddy Leger, Xamarin Tooling Program manager, who shows off awesome editor updates to Visual Studio for Mac. She walks us through all of the new awesome C# editing and XAML features that will boost any developers productivity.Show Links:Blog: Visual Studio 2019 version 16.3 Preview 2 and Visual Studio for Mac version 8.3 Preview 2 ReleasedBlog: What's New for Xamarin Developers in VS 2019 16.3 PreviewsFind James on: Twitter, GitHub, Blog, and his weekly podcast Merge Conflict.Follow @JamesMontemagnoNever Miss an Episode: Follow @TheXamarinShowUseful Links:Learn more about Xamarin, Xamarin.Forms, & Cross-platform developmentXamarin Developer Center & BlogMicrosoft Learn Self-Guided TrainingCreate a Free Account (Azure)Xamarin Developers YouTube ChannelXamarin on Twitter […]

  • App Center for WPF and WinForms | Visual Studio Toolbox
    by Robert Green on 15th August 2019 at 14:00

    In this episode, Robert is joined by Winnie Li and Matt Korwel, who show the new App Center enables support for diagnostics, analytics and distribution for .NET Framework apps. They show how to easily deploy your WPF and WinForms apps, monitor the health of the apps and gain real time insights. For more information, check out aka.ms/AppCenterWindows. […]

  • Data Exposed | SQL Database Connectivity Explained | Data Exposed
    by Jeroen ter Heerdt on 15th August 2019 at 12:00

    This session explains the basics of how connectivity works for SQL Database and how you can use network access controls to securely access SQL Database.Read more at the following links:Connectivity Architecture: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/sql-database/sql-database-connectivity-architectureImpact of removing Allow Access to Azure Services: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/sql-database/sql-database-vnet-service-endpoint-rule-overview#impact-of-removing-allow-azure-services-to-access-serverIP Based Firewall: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/sql-database/sql-database-firewall-configureVnet Firewall Rules: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/sql-database/sql-database-vnet-service-endpoint-rule-overview […]

  • Building workflows with the Durable Task Framework | On .NET
    by Cecil Phillip, Rich Lander, Jeremy Likness on 14th August 2019 at 18:58

    The Durable Task Framework allows developers to write long running persistent workflows in .NET code using familiar async/await capabilities.In this episode, Affan Dar, Simon Porter join Jeremy to give us a better understanding of this framework, what it enables, and where is it being used within Microsoft.[01:38] - What problem does the framework solve?[06:20] - How does the provider model enable extensibility?[08:26] - What does a typical workflow look like?  (Demo)[12:25] - Does the framework handle scale out scenarios?[15:46] - How does the framework enable durable workflows?[20:45] - Where's the best place to find documentation?[21:47] - What other projects at Microsoft use this framework?[24:09] - What are some good use cases?[26:19] - What's on the roadmap for future optimizations?Useful LinksDurable Task FrameworkSamples on GitHubAzure Storage Emulator&nbs […]

  • Introducing Azure Anomaly Detector | AI Show
    by Seth Juarez on 13th August 2019 at 17:00

    Stuff happens!!! In this episode of the AI Show we look at a simple way to detect anomalies that can occur in your data. Knowing when something goes off the rails is incredibly important and now easily done with a simple API call! I was certainly impressed with the AI powered Azure Anomaly Detector and hope it inspires you too. To learn more see:Check out the overview of the API service on https://aka.ms/AnomalyDetector.Create your first Anomaly Detector resource on Azure: https://aka.ms/adNew.Find the Azure Notebook demo on https://aka.ms/adNotebook (remember to uncheck "Public" when you clone your instances).Check out our next episode "Bring Anomaly Detector on-premise with containers support" for containers support. Join Anomaly Detector Containers preview through https://aka.ms/adContainer.Join "Anomaly Detector Advisors" public community to connect with the product team and other members in the community through https://aka.ms/adAdvisorsJoin. […]

  • Train with Azure ML and deploy everywhere with ONNX Runtime | Internet of Things Show
    by Olivier Bloch on 12th August 2019 at 19:00

    You can now train machine learning models with Azure ML once and deploy them in the Cloud (AKS/ACI) and on the edge (Azure IoT Edge) seamlessly thanks to ONNX Runtime inference engine. In this new episode of the IoT Show we introduce the ONNX Runtime, the Microsoft built inference engine for ONNX models - its cross platform, cross training frameworks and op-par or better performance than existing inference engines.We will show how to train and containerize a machine learning model using Azure Machine Learning then deploy the trained model to a container service in the cloud and to an Azure IoT Edge device with IoT Edge across different HW platform – Intel, NVIDIA and Qualcomm.aka.ms/IoTShow/ONNXruntim […]

  • What is Cloud Native, Really? | Cloud Native
    by Shayne Boyer on 12th August 2019 at 12:45

    Get the definition from the engineers on campus up close and personal on the Cloud Native Show. In our Pilot episode, follow Shayne as he explores the Microsoft campus to have Cloud Native explained to him by Distinguished Engineer, Brendan Burns. For more episodes be sure to subscribe at https://aka.ms/cloudnativeshowFree Azure AccountBuild cloud-native applications in AzureFree eBook : Designing Distributed Systems by Brendan BurnsWhat about cloud-native applications?[01:14] - Two really important aspects of cloud native [02:42] - Brendan talks about concept of Blue/Green deployments[03:45] - Shayne asks, "Is this just SOA redifined?"[06:43] - Is tooling the hardest part?[10:22] - Do we jump or stay in Virtual Machines because it's what we know?[11:48] - Is Kubernetes the thing or are we going somewhere next?[14:10] - Containers are everywhere, is the cloud the final deployment?[16:30] - Brendan answers how to get started. […]

  • TWC9: GitHub Actions Get CI/CD, New VS Code, Windows Terminal Updates, Retro Video Games and more | This Week On Channel 9
    by Christina Warren on 11th August 2019 at 21:04

    This Week on Channel 9, Christina is in another Publicspace.xyz shirt and ready to get into the latest developer news (we DO go over 5 minutes -- we'll try harder next week), including:[00:33] GitHub Actions Support CI/CDcheck out more about GitHub Actions and the livestream with all the details.[02:20] Visual Studio Code 1.37[03:06] Windows Terminal v0.3 Previewand the GitHub page[04:06] Azure Cloud Shell Connector in Windows Terminal[04:45] Azure Cloud Shell Tips for SysAdmins Part III[05:07] Farewell, MSDN Magazine and the official announcement[06:05] Careers Behind the Code with Amanda Silver[06:21] DevOps Labs: Azure DevOps CLI[06:32] The IoT Show: Onboard Azure Security Center for IoT[06:45] Christina's Pick of the Week: Paul DeCarlo's Retro Video Game Translation Tablet and the official RetroArch docs Please leave a comment or email us at twc9@microsoft.com. Follow @CH9 Follow @CH9 Create a Free Account (Azure)&nbs […]

  • Debugging and optimizing Azure Cosmos DB performance | Azure Friday
    by Scott Hanselman, Rob Caron on 9th August 2019 at 16:00

    Deborah Chen joins Scott Hanselman to share some best practices on how to debug and optimize Azure Cosmos DB for better performance. Watch as they go through the common issues newcomers to Azure Cosmos DB run into with respect to performance and how to solve them by tuning Request Unit (RU) cost and choosing a good partition key.Azure Cosmos DB - Globally distributed, multi-model database service for any scaleOptimize provisioned throughput cost in Azure Cosmos DBOptimize query cost in Azure Cosmos DBPartitioning in Azure Cosmos DBRequest Units in Azure Cosmos DBCreate a free account (Azure) […]

  • Improved Android Startup Times with Startup Tracing | The Xamarin Show | The Xamarin Show
    by James Montemagno on 8th August 2019 at 19:00

    This week, James is joined by friend of the show Jon Douglas, Xamarin.Android Program Manager, who shows us how to super charge the startup time of Android applications with a brand new feature called Startup Tracing. Jon tells us what Startup Tracing is, how to use it, and how it can reduce app startup by up to 60%!Show Links:Xamarin.Android Release NotesBlog: Faster Startup Times with Startup TracingDocs: Preparing an app for releaseFind James on: Twitter, GitHub, Blog, and his weekly podcast Merge Conflict.Follow @JamesMontemagnoNever Miss an Episode: Follow @TheXamarinShowUseful Links:Learn more about Xamarin, Xamarin.Forms, & Cross-platform developmentXamarin Developer Center & BlogMicrosoft Learn Self-Guided TrainingCreate a Free Account (Azure)Xamarin Developers YouTube ChannelXamarin on Twitter […]

  • A Glimpse Into the Future of Xamarin | Xamarin Developer Summit 2019
    by James Montemagno, David Ortinau, Maddy Leger on 18th July 2019 at 00:56

    Join James Montemagno, Maddy Leger, and David Ortinau as they show you a glimpse into the future of building beautiful mobile apps with world class tools with Xamarin.This session was recorded live at the Xamarin Developer Summit: July 11th-12th 2019 in Houston, TX.  The Xamarin Developer Summit is a premiere community-run, cross-platform, mobile developer conference, to learn more head to https://xamarindevelopersummit.com/Useful LinksLearn more about Xamarin, Xamarin.Forms, & Cross-platform developmentXamarin Developer Center & BlogMicrosoft Learn Self-Guided TrainingCreate a Free Account (Azure)Xamarin Developers YouTube ChannelXamarin on Twitter […]

  • Not your average keynote | Visual Studio 2019 Launch Event
    by Andrew Hall, Scott Hanselman, Amanda Silver, Edward Thomson, Julia Liuson, Allison Buchholtz-Au, Jon Chu, Kendra Havens, Leslie Richardson, Pratik Nadagouda, Maddy Leger on 2nd April 2019 at 17:00

    Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Studio 2019 for Mac are now available for download on visualstudio.com/downloadsIn this keynote, Scott Hanselman meets with the people behind the product to talk about the key new and improved capabilities that make this the best release of Visual Studio yet. […]

  • What’s Coming with .NET Core 3.0 | Visual Studio 2019 Launch Event
    by Scott Hunter on 2nd April 2019 at 15:55

    See what makes .NET Core 3.0 such a big deal for .NET developers no matter what kind of apps you're building. See the productivity and performance improvements and innovative new ways to build and enhance your .NET applications. […]

  • Quickly take your applications to the “edge” with IoT and .NET Core | Visual Studio 2019 Launch Event
    by ​Richard Lander on 2nd April 2019 at 15:55

    Learn how to program the next internet connected toothbrush or industrial IoT device with IoT and Visual Studio 2019. […]

  • Visual Studio and Azure Sphere | Visual Studio 2019 Launch Event
    on 2nd April 2019 at 15:55

    Azure Sphere brings together the best of Microsoft's expertise in cloud, software, and device technology to provide a unique approach to security that starts in the silicon and extends to the cloud. Join this session to see how the Visual Studio Tools for Azure Sphere make IoT development a better experience end to end from getting started debugging on your local device to connecting your device to Azure IoT Central, a fully managed global IoT SaaS solution.&nbs […]

  • Build amazing web apps with .NET Core | Visual Studio 2019 Launch Event
    by Daniel Roth on 26th March 2019 at 19:15

    See Visual Studio 2019 in action building modern, cross-platform web apps using ASP.NET Core 3.0 Preview.Visual Studio 2019 in action building modern, cross-platform web apps using ASP.NET Core 3.0 Preview.Download Visual Studio 2019 at visualstudio.com/downloads […]