Playing with Power: PowerApps

  Introducing… Mike-EEE! Hello world!  My name is Michael DeMond, or as I am known by my (now-former) gamer tag: Mike-EEE.  If you are wondering how someone like me has managed to find their way onto the main stage of a professionally awesome writing crew, featuring the best creative writing Azure Development minds on the…


Australia Hot Sheet Partner Training Schedule – February 2016!

Welcome to the Australia Hot Sheet Training Schedule, for February. This is a comprehensive schedule of Australia partner training, webcasts, community calls, and office hours. We will update this post frequently, as we learn about new offerings, so you can plan ahead.  We hope this will help you and your team skill up on the…


Connecting to Azure IoT Hub with Node.js

Hello IoT Community! You can now use Node.js on Windows 10 IoT Core to communicate with Azure IoT Hub. The IoT team published a tutorial (found here) that will take you through steps to get started with Azure IoT hub. In this tutorial, you will send data to your IoT hub from a light sensor…


Do You Develop Games?

Or have you worked on a game recently? If so, please share some details about your experience. The Microsoft Visual Studio team would like to learn more about your current game development experience. The survey should take less than ~10 minutes. Thank you!


Natvis for C++/CLI Available to Preview in VS2015 Update 2

In Visual Studio 2012 the native debugger significantly improved with the addition of native visualizers (natvis) as part of a major debug engine overhaul.  Adding C++/CLI code to your project would trigger the debugger to use our old debugging infrastructure as the new debugging infrastructure lacked support for C++/CLI.  We’ve heard your feedback and we’re…


Impact of new Release Management orchestration features

We are rolling out a number of orchestration improvements in Release management service. These improvements are explained in the release notes here and here. One of the key features in this release is that you will be able to author more complex release definitions, where the deployments can happen to multiple environments in parallel. You…


Příprava pro publikování do Windows Store cizím účtem

Aplikace do Windows Store mohou vývojáři samozřejmě publikovat sami na svůj účet, ale stále častější je scénář, kdy vyvinete aplikaci pro zákazníka (třetí stranu), předáte mu balíček a necháte jej, ať ji publikuje do Storu sám. Není to složité, ale zároveň to není ani několik kliknutí ve Visual Studiu. Pojďme si postup projít.


Intel® NUC にWindows Server 2016 TP4 の導入とNICドライバの設定あれこれ

1週間の海外出張から帰ってきて代休を経て出社したところ、マネージャが突然やってきて黒い四角い物体を差し出してこういった。 「おかえり。これ、もう使ってないんだけど、何か入れるんだったら使っていいよ。」 「え、何ですか?これ。サーバー的なの?」 「うん。サーバーにしてもいいよ。確かi5 のプロセッサと 16GB の RAM と積んでる。」 「TP4 入れて遊んでいいですか?」 「いいよ。使うならキーボードとマウスも後から持ってくるね。」 ちょうど、海外出張で Windows Server 2016 の機能についてあれこれ聞いてきたところだったので実機が触ってみたかったことが読まれてる…(‘Д’) こんな簡単なやり取りからはじまって、謎の黒い物体が手元にやってきた。   この黒い四角い物体は Intel さんの出している NUC という小さな筐体のx86 マシン。 http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/nuc/nuc-kit-d54250wyk.html   小さい筐体に 16GB の RAMと 256GB の SSD を搭載し、Core-i5 のCPU を積んで WiFi とオンボードの NIC が搭載されてるベアメタルで使うのにはちょっとパワフルな子でした。 早速 TP4 をこちらからDL してインストールしたところ、なぜか NIC が認識しない。 Tech Preview だけに、ドライバが無い状態です。 ESXi の場合はサポートしていない H/W の場合は似たドライバの VIB…


2016 Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship Projects Announced

Every year since 2004, the Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship Programme has awarded scholarships to fund PhD students’ work on selected projects in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. We are pleased to announce the selected PhD projects for 2016. This year we received 40 eligible project proposals, which we assessed via a two-stage…


General Rounding in AX

Rounding in the application inside AX is determined on the Currency code where you have a ‘General’ rounding which is used in general postings(like a journal) and then specific rounding settings for Sales Orders, Purchase Orders, Prices and Fixed Asset depreciation There are 3 generic rounding rules in Dynamics AX. ‘Normal’, ‘Upward’ & ‘Downward’ ‘Normal’…