Developing Business Central Extensions (part 5)

This is part 5 of a blog post series. Part 1 contains all the prerequisites, part 2 is about cloning the project and get your sandbox environment up running, part 3 is about build agents, and building your project in Azure DevOps and part 4 is about branch policies and working with VSCode and Git….


Get Started with Cognitive Service Container in IoT Edge

In order to enable the developers to build AI system based on Azure cognitive service with low latency and better data governance, the cognitive services just launched Face, Recognize Text, and Text Analytics containers in public preview. That means the developers can use exactly the same intelligent APIs that are available in Azure, but with…


UI Automation Math Text Support

Microsoft products expose their contents for accessibility purposes via a set of interfaces known as UI Automation (UIA). Currently UIA has no special support for math text. Either the assistive technology program (AT) has to figure out if math is involved or the application has to return math-specific speech text as done with Office math…


Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 2018.11.16

Happy Friday! Sure you’re getting ready to call it a day and start enjoying your weekend, but before you do, don’t miss these excellent articles about DevOps on the Microsoft platform. Introducing the Azure Blockchain Development Kit What does Blockchain have to do with DevOps? The new Azure Blockchain Development Kit has samples for how…


Azure Pipelines Release view showing as empty for some users in all regions – 11/16 – Mitigated

Final Update: Saturday, November 17th 2018 00:49 UTC We’ve confirmed that all systems are back to normal as of 00:42 UTC. Networking team found the problem and has been able to fix it. We are sorry for all the inconvenience this incident has caused. Sincerely,Samuli Update: Saturday, November 17th 2018 00:01 UTC The investigation continues….


Logic Apps X12 connector control of Group Header field GS08 aka Version Release Identifier

When you edit the X12 agreement in the Azure Portal blade for Integration Account, you see under the receive and send settings a picker for the ISA12 field aka Control Version Number. But what about the Group Header field GS08 aka Version Release Identifier? You can control this with the agreement property groupHeaderVersion in the envelope…


Razor support in Visual Studio Code now in Preview

Earlier this week we released a preview of support for working with Razor files (.cshtml) in the C# extension for Visual Studio Code (1.17.1). This initial release introduces C# completions, directive completions, and basic diagnostics (red squiggles for errors) for ASP.NET Core projects. Prerequisites To use this preview of Razor support in Visual Studio Code…


Mainframe Migration to Azure – Portal

Mainframe systems were once the norm, but most companies are now looking to the cloud to replace antiquated and expensive-to-maintain mainframes. Companies can realize substantial savings if they can migrate equivalent functionality to Microsoft Azure. In many cases, mainframe workloads can be replicated in Azure with no loss of functionality and without users even noticing changes in…


Running with Server GC in a Small Container Scenario Part 0

This week I was able to get some time to work on the container stuff with low memory limits. As many of you have expressed your dissatisfaction on how Server GC behaves with low memory limit specified on containers on github, I have to apologize that I am just doing this now. Really sorry that…