Cloud Platform University is Back in 2016!

Following its successful roll out last year, Cloud Platform University (CPU) is back in 2016, with some important updates and changes for partners that I wanted to share with you. The below information will help you get up to speed and know where to go for more information and registration for both Cloud Platform University Online…


Clear Excel cells using Windows PowerShell

This will guide you how to use Microsoft PowerShell to clear cells in an Excel worksheet.   Loading the Excel file from your location : ##################################################################### ## Load Excel file $ExcelPath = ‘D:MyInputFile.xlsx’ $Excel = New-Object -ComObject Excel.Application $Excel.Visible = $false $ExcelWorkBook = $Excel.Workbooks.Open($ExcelPath) $ExcelWorkSheet = $Excel.WorkSheets.item(‘MySheetName’) Writing the clearing logic with the help of…


Get your code hosted for free in VSTS

If you have a project you’ve been working on, but haven’t yet had a chance to put it in source control, then spend a few minutes of your leap day this year and host it for free in Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS).  VSTS is a great place to host all of your projects for…


Claudia McIntosh appointed as new Partner Sales Lead for Small, Mid-market Solutions and Partners (SMS&P)

  I am very pleased to announce today that Claudia McIntosh has been appointed as the new Partner Sales Lead for Small Mid-Market Solutions and Partners, effective 1 April, 2016 replacing Dean Swan. Claudia joins the Partner Sales team from the Corporate Accounts business where she has led the Territory Managed Sales team for the…


Azurové novinky: Application Insights, WordPress s podporou Azure SQL, Azure Stack, SDK 2.8.2

Utekl necelý měsíc a vývojáři z Microsoftu nás zasypali celou řadou novinek v Microsoft Azure. Mezi nejzajímanější novinky pro webové vývojáře jsem tentokrát zařadil diagnostiku AJAX volání a podporu Release Annotations ve službě Application Insights, podporu SQL Azure pro WordPress nebo zcela novou službu Azure Stack. Diagnostika AJAX volání v Application Insights Služba Application Insights,…


Going further with Babylon.js 2.3 advanced features

We’ve just released Babylon.js 2.3 with the biggest set of features we ever shipped David (the other one) presented on his blog the demo we built with Michel Rousseau: The Sponza demo. This demo can really showcase what can be done on the web today regarding visual quality rendering (Even on low end devices). Among…


January updates to Azure RemoteApp

Within the month of January 2016, we released the following new features and capabilities for Azure RemoteApp: Gallery images were updated with latest Windows updates including updating the SQL native driver and Excel add-ons (Power Query, Master Data Services) on the Office 365 platform image. iOS client was updated to version 8.1.17 which included a…