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…


.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….


Microsoft Bot Framework Resources

There are quite a few great blog posts, 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 there :-))…


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

Initial Update: Friday, 30 September 2016 14:30 UTC We are actively investigating issues with Search feature in Visual Studio Team Services. Search code feature may not be available for a subset of users.    Next Update: Before 16:30 UTC We are working to resolve this issue and apologize for any inconvenience. Sincerely, Chethan


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…


SSIS The version number in the package is not valid

In a previous blog post, I showed you how you can set a target server version for an SSIS project in SSDT on VS2015 in order to deploy packages to multiple versions of SSIS catalogs. This is pretty cool, but if you deploy a project with a version that is newer than your SSIS catalog,…


Create a Professional Learning Community in 3 Easy Steps with Office 365

Educators teach students every day, and just like their students, they also strive to be life-long learners.  Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) provide the support educators need to continue to grow new teaching skills with their peers. Groups of educators can work and learn together to improve student achievement through book study, action research, or learning a new best practice through PLCs. Now, Office 365 Education provides an easy to use framework for PLCs that was built on feedback received directly from teachers. PLCs help keeps everyone together, enabling educators to communicate and collaborate with their peers efficiently in one place.