Genetic Algorithm, in Reverse Mode

Today I would like to discuss running genetic algorithm… backwards. Yes, this is possible. Occasionally it is practical, when you need not the best, but the worst solution to a problem. And I think there are more uses for it. It seems to be helpful with maintaining genetic pool diversity, with avoiding being stuck in…


Fazendo mágicas com os seus relatórios em Tabelas Dinâmicas do MS-Excel

Nessa apresentação online conduzida por João Benito, a mais de 12 anos, no dia 27 de Julho será mostrado como aprimorar suas habilidades com o recurso de Tabela Dinâmica Lançado em 1992, vamos apresentar algumas das muitas mágicas que os usuários conseguem realizar nos seus relatórios, utilizando este recurso fantástico do MS-Excel. Saiba com o…


Issues with forum sites - Mitigated

Final Update: Monday 24/07/2017 07:26 PM UTC We have mitigated the Forum sites issue. Now the  sites are accessible. We apologize for the inconvenience caused and appreciate your patience. – MSDN Service Delivery Team ______________________________________________________________________________________ Recurrence: Monday 24/07/2017 07:05 PM UTC We are again intermittently facing issues while rendering MSDN/TechNet forums sites and are actively working to resolve it. – MSDN…


Logic App, B2B diagnostics logging, monitoring and alerting documentation newly expanded

The documentation writer and our engineering team has recently scrubbed for quality and expanded for holistic coverage our documentation of both Logic App and B2B integration diagnostics logging, monitoring and alerting. The improved documentation was released just last Friday at: Monitor Logic App status Monitor B2B messages Track B2B messages in OMS Query OMS for B2B…


Networking Related Commands for Azure App Services

The purpose of this blog is to give a general overview of the available commands to troubleshoot network connectivity issues with web apps, specifically when connecting the web apps to VNETs either in an App Service Environment (ASE) or a standard web app with a Point-to-Site VPN connection. These commands can be used via the…


Scaling Scrum with Nexus in VSTS

This post is from Premier Developer consultant Assaf Stone. In this post, I will cover what Scrum Nexus is, where, when, and why you would want to use it, and how to set up VSTS best to accommodate your Scrum practices. As VSTS’s tooling is not yet perfect for some of Nexus’s practices, I will…


.NET Framework July 2017 Preview of Quality Rollup

We released a new Preview of Quality Rollup for the .NET Framework. Preview of Quality Rollup releases are recommended for businesses that want to use and/or preview quality improvements as soon as they become available. These same quality improvements will typically be included in the following Security and Quality Rollup. Quality and Reliability This release…


Exceptions: Não use try-catch-finally

Essa semana estava revendo um trecho do ARDA (https://github.com/DXBrazil/Arda) e os primeiros issues e pull requests estavam relacionados com o tratamento de exceção. Por coincidência, nessa mesma semana, fui perguntado sobre as melhores práticas de Exceptions sobre como e quando usar. Comecei olhando a documentação do C# sobre o try-catch-finally. Try-catch-finally https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/csharp/language-reference/keywords/try-catch-finally Nesse artigo, há…


CIMOL Goes to Seattle: Briefing dan Persiapan Akhir

Memasuki hari kedua tim CIMOL di Seattle, proses kompetisi mulai berjalan. Di pagi hari, semua tim sudah bisa registrasi untuk mendapatkan badge, jadwal acara lengkap. Setelah pendaftaran, masing-masing tim mendapat kesempatan untuk berfoto sebagai satu tim, dan juga dilengkap dengan video interview. Setelah  melakukan team photo, semua tim menerima briefing dari tim Microsoft, mulai dari…


TFS 2017 Update 2 RTM

Today we released the final version of Team Foundation Server 2017.2.  Thank you to everyone who installed one of the two release candidates over the past few months and helped us ensure that this is a high quality release. Important links: TFS 2017.2 Release notes TFS 2017.2 web installer TFS 2017.2 ISO TFS 2017.2 Express…

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