New filter experience on the Marketplace

We have enabled a new filter experience with the aim of simplifying the search and navigation on the Marketplace. Filters are now part of the results page, providing more prominence to the extensions on the page. It also allows us to add more filter options, like the Price filter, to quickly filter for paid extensions…


Performance issues with Visual Studio Team Services – 9/30 – Resolved

Final Update: Friday, 30 September 2016 16:06 UTC We’ve confirmed that all systems are back to normal as of 30 September 2016 15:39 UTC. Our logs show the incident started on 30 September 2016 13:38 UTC. Customers should now be able to use Search functionality and TFS Timetracker feature.  We understand that customers rely on…


.NET Standard – jedno API vládne všem

Když se někoho zeptáte, jestli zná .NET, nemůžete se divit, pokud vám odpoví otázkou: “Který?” Od roku 2002 tradiční vývojářská platforma Microsoftu rostla a bujela, až se z ní stal strom s větvemi pojmenovanými např. Framework, Compact Framework, Core, Mono, Unity, Xamarin atd. Každá větev se specializuje na konkrétní platformu a efektivně s ní funguje….


Windows Server 2016 Improvements in Time Accuracy

In 2017, governments are requiring stricter time accuracy with regards to UTC for financial transactions.   We have improved the time accuracy in Window Server 2016 and under the right conditions, UTC time accurate to within ±1 millisecond, can be distributed throughout your domain.  Additionally, these improvements extend to Hyper-V where the same accuracy can be…


Microsoft Bot Framework Resources

There are quite a few great tutorials, samples and videos around on Microsoft Bot Framework. I thought it would be useful to keep a list on these running within this blog for easy reference. This is meant to help and is not an endorsed list of recommendations (although there is great material here :-)) I…


Automating EasyTables for Azure Mobile Apps

You could use the Azure CLI to create Azure Mobile Service tables for the node.js backend.  You can no longer do this but there is a much easier solution.  You can simply drop a .json file in the ‘Tables’ directory and when the app starts it will create the table in the database and make…


Register Now: Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure Partner Training

Learn how Windows Server and System Centre 2016 delivers new layers of security to help protect customers’ datacentres from new and emerging threats. Understand the software defined datacentre components found in Azure can help customers achieve cost reduction while still achieving high standards for performance. Check the new capabilities on Windows Server to support traditional…


#HackTheClassroom: Wie ein OneNote-Tool für einen Gänsehaut-Moment sorgte

Gastbeitrag von Stefan Malter, Diplom-Journalist, Medientrainer, Dozent am Institut für Journalistik der Technischen Universität Dortmund sowie Chefredakteur beim TV-Lernsender nrwision. Außerdem ist er Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIE Expert), Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE), MIE Surface Expert sowie Autor des Tutorial-Blogs „OneNote für Lehrer“. Hallelujah! Microsoft meint es endlich ernst mit OneNote. Das wurde auch Zeit:…


Azure News on Friday (KW39/16)

Auch diese Woche gab’s wieder viele Nachrichten zur Microsoft Azure Plattform. Hier sind nähere Infos dazu… Aktuelle Neuigkeiten Datum Nachricht 29.09. Generally available: Azure Disk Encryption for Windows and Linux for Standard and Premium IaaS virtual machines Disk Encryption in Azure Virtual Machines mit Key Vault Schlüsseln 29.09. Generally available: Storage Service Encryption for Azure…