Azure IoT Toolkit supports IoT Hub Module Management (Module Twin, Module Direct Method, Module CRUD)

Module identity and module twin provides the same capabilities as device identity and device twin but at a finer granularity. This finer granularity enables capable devices, such as operating system based devices or firmware devices managing multiple components, to isolate configuration and conditions for each of those components.  For example, you have a vending machine…


Great Southern Grammar harnesses technology, blurs country-city borders

The 750 students at Great Southern Grammar have an array of unique opportunities; they can study agriculture on the school’s 40-acre farm, or learn about marine science, they can Scuba dive or ride a horse – as well as access the full complement of traditional curriculum options. The K-12 school which has around 135 boarders,…


How to add custom permission sets

Microsoft partners who build solutions based on Business Central need a way to expose access to their custom objects through so-called System permission sets. These permission sets are read-only, but users can copy them to create User-Defined permission sets with different permissions. All permission sets released by Microsoft are also of type System. Note that…


Debug .Net Core Application in Local Kubernetes Container with Azure Draft and VS code –Part – 1

Two different worlds talk to each other when we go for this topic of debugging dot net core based sample application which is basically a containerized application  using VS code with help of Azure Draft. The two different worlds : Kubernetes  – Black world of command prompt. VS code – that colorful (blue tough) ,…


Some recommendations for budding machine learning engineers:

Some Top Tips by Microsoft Software Engineer @DynamicWebPaige for getting started with DeepLearning 1) Make sure your sample dataset is representative of your entire population – and remember that more data is usually – but not necessarily! – better. Also consider using image preprocessing tools, like Augmentor. https://augmentor.readthedocs.io/en/master/code.html  2) Use small, random batches to train…


Release Notes for Field Service and Project Service Automation Update Release 8

Applies to: Field Service for Dynamics 365, Project Service Automation for Dynamics 365, and Universal Resource Scheduling (URS) solution on Dynamics 365 9.0.x   We’re pleased to announce the latest update to the Field Service and Project Service Automation applications for Dynamics 365. This release includes improvements to quality, performance, and usability, and is based on…


Azure Dev Spaces – Debug Containers directly in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) from Visual Studio 2017

This is second part of the series on Azure Dev Spaces. The first part of this services describes steps needed to deploy Angular App and ASP.net Core Web API to AKS using Azure Dev Spaces. This article will show ease of debugging containers deployed in AKS from Visual Studio 2017. In the first part of this series,…


STL Features and Fixes in VS 2017 15.8

15.7 was our first feature complete C++17 library (except floating-point <charconv>), and in 15.8 we have addressed large numbers of outstanding bugs. As usual, we’ve maintained a detailed list of the STL fixes that are available. Visual Studio 2017 15.8 is available at https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/vs/. New Features Implemented floating-point from_chars() in C++17 <charconv>. It’s approximately 40%…


Parallel Custom Build Tools in Visual Studio 2017

This post was written by Olga Arkhipova. Many projects need to use additional tools during their build to generate sources for further compilation or perform other custom build tasks. VC projects have always supported Custom Build Tool integration, but it had some limitations. One of the popular requests on UserVoice is Allow custom build tools…