We bring forward the people behind our products and connect them with those who use them. We think there is a great future in software and we’re excited about it. We want the community to participate in the ongoing conversation. This is the heart of Channel 9. We talk about our work but listen to the customer.

  • Richard Hammond and Rocky Howard from Uncrowd | Source Code: Real Stories from Startup Founders
    by Golnaz, Kaitlin McKinnon on 13th July 2020 at 16:00

    In the next episode of Source Code, we meet with the founders of Uncrowd, Richard Hammond & Rocky Howard. They speak about what it's like to be first time founders relatively late in life. We also tackle some tough topics such as dealing with mental health issues as a founder and how to keep going when things get tough.Website: www.uncrowd.ukTwitter handle: @UncrowdUK

  • Using Azure Time Series Insights to create an Industrial IoT analytics platform | Internet of Things Show
    by Olivier Bloch on 13th July 2020 at 15:00

    Azure Time Series Insights Gen2 is now GA. In this episode we look at how customers can create an Industrial IoT analytics platform using Azure Time Series Insights (TSI)Learn more at

  • Introduction to the Developer's Intro to Data Science Video Series (1 of 28) | Dev Intro to Data Science
    by Kaitlin McKinnon on 10th July 2020 at 16:00

    In this 28-video series, you will learn important concepts and technologies to build your end-to-end machine learning applications on Azure: Sarah and Francesca will guide you throught the data science process, from understanding your data, to applying machine learning algorithms and deploying your models on Azure. Finally, they will conclude the series explaining what ethical data science is and how to apply intepretability toolkits to you machine learning solutions.To learn more, check out:​ and

  • How to manage the Power Platform at enterprise scale AND help solve REAL problems with Alan Chai | #LessCodeMorePower
    by Golnaz on 10th July 2020 at 16:00

    Alan is a guy who likes to solve problems! Alan is a Head of Digital Transformation and Innovation at Schlumberger where he has created over 90 different apps using the Power Platform. Alan's journey started not only creating applications that improved business processes, but also apps that help the well being of his colleagues. Join Dona and Sarah in this episode where we talk about the next steps for Alan and how he aims to achieve his goal to create TWENTY new versions of himself! Alan is Head of Digital Transformation and Innovation at Schlumberger where he evangelises Power Apps and works with his team to deploy apps at scale on the Power Platform. He is also a regular and involved member of the Power Platform and #poweraddicts community where he shares knowledge and insights on how to build applications, sometimes the app themselves as mentors many people to get started. Learn more about Alan here:

  • App Center + App Insights = Better Together | The Xamarin Show | The Xamarin Show
    by James Montemagno on 9th July 2020 at 19:13

    This week, James is joined by John Thiriet live from France who shows off how he combined the power of App Center Analytics with Application Insights. This combination gives crazy insight into your application when it is live. John shows off how to set it up and how to start to write queries today.Time Codes:[00:00] Intro to App Center & App Insights[03:25] Exporting to App Insights[06:10] Querying Data in App Insights [09:00] PowerBI Integration [12:00] Playing around with KustoShow Links:Docs - App CenterDocs - App InsightsJohn's Blog - Crashes and errors analytics with App Center and Application InsightsFollow @JamesMontemagnoNever Miss an Episode: Follow @TheXamarinShowUseful Links:Learn more about XamarinLearn more about Xamarin.FormsLearn more about Cross-platform developmentXamarin Developer CenterXamarin BlogMicrosoft Learn Self-Guided TrainingCreate a Free Account (Azure)Xamarin Developers YouTube ChannelXamarin on Twitter 

  • Performance Profiling | Part 1 An Introduction | Visual Studio Toolbox
    by Leslie Richardson [MSFT] on 9th July 2020 at 17:11

    Not sure what to do once you start experiencing performance issues in your application after shipping it? Use the profiling tools in Visual Studio! In this multi-part series with profiler PMs Esteban Herrera and Sagar Shetty, we'll explore the world of profiling and the tools that can improve your code's performance.  Part 1 defines profiling, the various scenarios for when you should use profiling tools, and a peek into Visual Studio's Performance Profiler feature, which we'll explore more in future parts!Learn more about profiling in VS here:

  • Why Azure SQL is Best for Developers - Part 2 | Data Exposed
    by Anna Hoffman, Marisa Brasile on 9th July 2020 at 16:00

    In the second part of this two-part series, we discuss why Azure SQL is the best database in the cloud for developers, dive deeper into architectures, and review customer case studies to truly understand how Azure SQL really shines. Click here to watch part one.[01:05] Data architectures applied with Azure SQL[03:00] Hyperscale[04:00] Demand analytics, forecasting, recommendation[06:00] Easy setup[07:15] Detection & security customer studiesAdditional Resources:JSON Samples10 Reasons why Azure SQL is the Best Database for DevelopersBig Red Cloud Case StudyBing Ads Technical Blog PostDevOps for Azure SQL IntroSync Mobile Apps with Azure Using Change Tracking API

  • Insight's Connected Platform for Detection and Prevention on IoT Edge | Internet of Things Show
    by Olivier Bloch on 8th July 2020 at 19:00

    Insight has developed a Detection & Prevention solution to improve health and safety in businesses and public spaces. Utilizing video, IoT Edge and Azure, this solution enables organizations to detect conditions indicative of contagious disease and help to assure social distancing practices are in place.Learn more at if you want to dive into Ben's guidance for IoT Edge development, check out his blog post:

  • ASP.NET Core Series: SignalR | On .NET
    by Cecil Phillip on 7th July 2020 at 16:01

    ASP.NET Core SignalR is an open source library that makes that helps developers add real-time web functionality to their applications.In this episode, Christos chats with our friend Brady Gaster from the ASP.NET Team. Brady gives quick overview of what we can do with SignalR as well as highlights some of the new features the team has been working on. [00:58] - What's new with ASP.NET Core ?[05:05] - What is SignalR?[07:00] - (Demo) Connecting browsers with a SignalR Hub[12:14] - Enabling WebSockets on Azure App Service.[14:20] - Connection durability and reconnects[17:51] - Client targeting[19:00] - Scaling out a SignalR backend Useful LinksIntroduction to ASP.NET Core SignalRASP.NET Core updates in .NET 5 Preview 6Use ASP.NET Core SignalR with TypeScript and Webpack 

  • Big Data Clusters in a Nutshell | Data Exposed
    by Anna Hoffman, Marisa Brasile on 7th July 2020 at 16:00

    Join Ben Weissman on a tour through the possibilities of Big Data Clusters (BDC). He will give a brief overview about the general architecture and components of a BDC, followed by a demo where he will integrate data from external and internal sources using the same connection for python and T-SQL, and lastly come up with a real-world analytics scenario that will show you how easy it is to use them. You may not even need petabytes of data to leverage what they have to offer![01:30] It's not your Grandpa's SQL Server[02:00] Big Data Clusters Architecture[04:30] Big Data Clusters Real-World Example[06:30] Demo in Azure Data StudioAdditional Resources:Sample codeAbout Ben Weissman:Ben Weissman has been working with SQL Server since SQL Server 6.5, mainly in the BI/Datawarehousing field. He is a Data Platform MVP, MCSE Data Management and Analytics, and a Certified Data Vault Data Modeler. He is also the first BimlHero Certified Expert in Germany and a co-author of "SQL Server Big Data Clusters" and "The Biml Book". Ben has been involved in more than 150 BI Projects and is always looking for ways to become more productive and make SQL Server even more fun! Together with his team at Solisyon, Ben provides training, implementation, and consultancy for SQL/BI developers and data analysts in upper-mid-market companies around the globe.About MVPs:Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals, or MVPs, are technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community. They are always on the "bleeding edge" and have an unstoppable urge to get their hands on new, exciting technologies. They have very deep knowledge of Microsoft products and services, while also being able to bring together diverse platforms, products, and solutions, to solve real-world problems. MVPs make up a global community of over 4,000 technical experts and community leaders across 90 countries/regions and are driven by their passion, community spirit, and the quest for knowledge. Above all and in addition to their amazing technical abilities, MVPs are always willing to help others - that's what sets them apart. Learn more:

  • Finding Code Part 2 | Visual Studio Toolbox
    by Leslie Richardson [MSFT] on 2nd July 2020 at 17:17

    In part 1 of our two-part series on finding code, we discussed the new updates made to the Find in Files tool in Visual Studio. In part 2, Andrew and Dante share other useful ways to search your code, including a preview of the brand new cross-repository search feature!Sign up for the Rich Code Navigation private preview:

  • The History of Visual Studio Code | Microsoft Build 2020
    by Erich Gamma, Asim Hussain, Simona Cotin on 26th May 2020 at 16:02

    We speak to the creator of Visual Studio Code about the early challenges to now becoming the most popular development environment in the world.

  • Mark Russinovich on Azure innovation and more! | Microsoft Build 2020
    by Mark Russinovich, Seth Juarez on 21st May 2020 at 03:56

    Join Seth and Mark in a conversation discussing Azure innovation, cloud native programming models, and other exciting technology.

  • The Journey to One .NET | Microsoft Build 2020
    by Scott Hunter, Scott Hanselman on 19th May 2020 at 18:59

    Get the latest updates in .NET Core and how you can be more productive building apps that run on any platform or device. Learn about some of the exciting things we're working on for .NET 5 and beyond.

  • C# Today & Tomorrow | Microsoft Build 2020
    by Mads Torgersen, Dustin Campbell on 19th May 2020 at 18:59

    With C# 8 recently shipped, we paint the big picture: we lay out where the C# and Visual Studio experience is headed. We'll also show you early glimpses of what we're currently thinking with C# 9.

  • Keynote: Xamarin All The Things | Focus on Xamarin
    by Amanda Silver, David Ortinau, Maddy Leger on 18th March 2020 at 15:37

    Join Maddy, David, and Amanda as they kick off a day full of Xamarin and .NET. Find out what is new and awesome for Xamarin developers to build stunning cross-platform mobile apps with .NET and Visual Studio. You do not want to miss out!For more information on Xamarin head over to

  • Welcome to Blazor | Focus on Blazor
    by Daniel Roth on 8th January 2020 at 19:58

    Welcome to the event including status of the product and what you can do with it today!For more information head over to