Here are your 2016 Games, Innovation & World Citizenship winners!

Team ENTy (left to right: Iulian Mateșică, Cristian Alexandrescu and Flavia Oprea) with mentor Daniel Rosner This morning, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the first place winners of the Games, Innovation and World Citizenship categories in the Imagine Cup World Finals. These teams may have won (to the tune of $50,000), but their competition isn’t…


Code Review default queries not fetching data after upgrading to TFS 2015

We recently noticed that code review default queries are not fetching and displaying the data in team explorer. This behavior is noticed only for the reviewer’s login with the code review default query for the team project, which are upgraded from TFs 2013 version to TFS 2015. We tried a new work item query to…


Packaging issues with Visual Studio Team Services – 7/28 – Investigating

Update: Thursday, 28 July 2016 21:51 UTC We have applied a configuration change to fix the release management issue and customers will now be able to download release management Nuget packages. We are working on fixing other issues. Work Around:  For others issues: Customers can specify a path to a different nuget.exe in the task in the build definition as work…


【速報】Imagine Cup 2016 世界大会 部門賞発表

Imagine Cup 2016 世界大会 入賞チームの発表がすべて終わりました。 残念ながら日本チームは入賞できませんでしたが、彼らが大会に向けてプレゼンを見直し、練習を重ね、それらを本番で出し切れたことは称賛に値します。筑波大学の村田耕一さん、江國翔太さん、朝倉靖成さん、上原皓さん、本当にお疲れさまでした! 以下が結果です。   Imagine Cup 世界大会 アビリティアワード: (国・チーム名・プロジェクト名) China・BoneyCare・BoneyCare   Imagine Cup 世界大会 ゲーム部門 (国・チーム名・プロジェクト名) 第1位: Thailand・PH21・Timelie 第2位: Indonesia・None Developers・Froggy and The Pesticide 第3位: Brazil・Tower Up・Sonho de Jequi   Imagine Cup 世界大会 イノベーション部門 (国・チーム名・プロジェクト名) 第1位: Romania・ENTy・ENTy 第2位: Sri Lanka・Bit Masters・AM Plus 第3位: United States・Healthx・Healthx   Imagine Cup 世界大会 ワールドシチズンシップ部門 (国・チーム名・プロジェクト名)…


Issues with MarketPlace in Visual Studio Team Services – 7/28 – Resolved

Final Update: Thursday, 28 July 2016 16:04 UTC We’ve confirmed that all systems are back to normal as of 28 July 2016 ~15:48 UTC. Our logs show the incident started on 27 July 2016 21:35 UTC and that during the impacted time some customers would have received error while trying to install extensions from marketplace.visualstudio.com. We understand that customers…


Office, SharePoint, and Exchange Server Protocol Documentation Updates — July, 2016

Over the past few months, we released one new Open Specifications document and published several releases for bug fixes, new functions, and changes to the Product Behavior list in OneNote-related docs. As always, specific changes to the technical content are indicated in the Change Tracking section at the end of each document. The new and…


Fix for TFS 2015 Upgrade error The CREATE UNIQUE INDEX statement terminated because a duplicate key was found for the object name ‘dbo.tbl_Workspace_Dataspace’ and the index name ‘IX_tbl_OwnerId_WorkspaceName_WorkspaceVersion_Type’

If you are upgrading to TFS 2015 there is a very tiny chance you might hit this error: [19:40:39.780]   System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException (0x80131904): The CREATE UNIQUE INDEX statement terminated because a duplicate key was found for the object name ‘dbo.tbl_Workspace_Dataspace’ and the index name ‘IX_tbl_OwnerId_WorkspaceName_WorkspaceVersion_Type’. The duplicate key value is (1, <GUID>, <WorkspaceName>, 1, 0). [19:40:39.780]   Rebuilding…


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#TheFeed – Student Ambassador: The Microsoft Showcase Classroom

The following article was written by Jordan Lipman, and originally appeared in Issue 7 of #TheFeed. Jordan has been with us for the last year as an undergraduate intern on placement, and has looked after the Microsoft Showcase Classroom in our London offices. Here he shares his reflections on the last 12 months, as well as some of the more commonly asked questions he has heard from educators and school leaders.