Creating the perfect MVP Summit

Was asked to share some thoughts on creating the Perfect MVP Summit. Every year we ask MVP’s what they want from the MVP Summit and every year the answers are the same: Insight into the product planning Connection with the product team members Despite this incredibly simple set of directives we still manage to get…


Twitter AMA on Service Fabric Mesh

The Service Fabric team will be hosting an Ask Me Anything (AMA) (more like “ask us anything”!) session for Service Fabric Mesh on Twitter on Tuesday, October 30thfrom 9am to 10:30am PST. Tweet to @servicefabric or @AzureSupport using #SFMeshAMA with your questions on Mesh and Service Fabric. What’s happening? We’ll have folks from the Service…


Reminder: Pending Forced Upgrade for TMT Preview Clients

As noted in the GA blog post, next week we plan to release a version of the Threat Modeling Tool that will require users of the Preview version to upgrade (preview clients with version < 7.1.50911.2) to the supported GA release. This release does not contain any new functionality or fixes from the GA release…


Small Basic Challenges – October 2018

These are the October 2018 challenges from Roshan Kumar Priya. We’re also continuing the September 2018 challenges here: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/0059173a-594e-4da4-afa6-e9c6ac9241fa/challenge-of-the-month-september-2018?forum=smallbasic These October challenges are intended for people who are learning to program for the first time or for those returning to programming who want to start using Small Basic.  Some will be easy, some will be hard…


Service Fabric Ignite 2018 Sessions

Hi folks, Below are the links to the different sessions we conducted at Ignite this year in Orlando. Thank you to those of you that came to Ignite and helped make our sessions successful or interacted with us at the booth (or elsewhere). We’d love to hear any feedback you have! Architect your app modernization…


.NET Framework October 2018 Preview of Quality Rollup

Today, we are releasing the October 2018 Preview of Quality Rollup. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. CLR Updated Japanese dates that are formatted for the first year in an era and for which the format pattern uses “y年”. The format of the year together with the symbol “元”…


Visual Studio App Center: A New But Familiar Upgrade for HockeyApp Customers

    You’re a HockeyApp user and you’re using the service for beta distribution, crash reporting, and analytics for your Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows apps. You may also use the service’s powerful workflow integrations to help you better make better apps. It’s likely you’ve also heard of Visual Studio App Center and know that…


Microsoft und Made by Dyslexia unterstützen Schülerinnen und Schüler mit Lesestörung

Lesestörungen sind längst in den Klassenzimmern angekommen – einer von fünf Schülern hat heute Dyslexie, Legasthenie oder eine andere Lese- und/oder Rechtschreibstörung. Oftmals wird bei diesen Schülerinnen und Schülern fälschlicherweise eine Lernschwäche diagnostiziert und so machen sie 70 bis 85 Prozent der Sonderklassen aus. Lehrkräften und Eltern fehlen trotz ihres fortwährenden Engagements oftmals die Ressourcen…