Issues with Hosted Build across multiple regions – Resolved

Final Update: Wednesday, 31 August 2016 21:41 UTC We’ve confirmed that all systems are back to normal with no customer impact as of 31 August 2016 21:41 UTC Customers will no longer face any issues with build requests. Our logs show the incident started on 31 August 2016 20:09 UTC. We understand that customers rely…


Webinar: Increase operational performance and data visibility using the Common Data Model and PowerApps Sept 14th

Based on the great feedback from the Power BI Webinar Series we plan to create a series for PowerApps.  The first of which will be on the Common Data Model. The rest of the series will cover: Get started Create your first app Customize your app Manage your app Connections SharePoint Integration with Power Apps…


Quand le Deep Learning permet l’apprentissage par renforcement des robots industriels – 2nde partie

Le premier billet de notre série était destiné à introduire notre sujet de l’apprentissage par renforcement des robots industriels, une réflexion menée en partenariat avec KUKA Robotics en France. Nous y avons ainsi présenté pour ce cas d’usage concret, les demandes et attentes quant à une solution appropriée à cette problématique, les grands principes de…


WCF: CORS support for self-hosted WCF REST service

Problem statement WCF rest service is self-hosted. Client application is web based, and hosted on IIS. It makes cross-boundary call to the WCF service. However, it cannot complete the request as it fails with “405 – method not allowed” response. What could be done to address the cross-boundary communication in WCF? CORS JavaScript and the…


Issues with Release Management under Visual Studio Team Services – 8/31 – Resolved

Final Update: Wednesday, 31 August 2016 18:45 UTC   We’ve confirmed that all systems are back to normal as of 31 August 2016 18:45 UTC. Customers will no longer experience issues or slowness in queuing the releases. Our logs show the incident started on 31st August 2016 12:46 UTC. We understand that customers rely on VS Team Services as…


Use gravity to generate Cartoon animation frames

I wrote a cartoon animation program around 1982 in C. The Honolulu Academy of Arts asked me to demo the program in their Focus on Computer Graphics. The program allows the user to draw lines of a cartoon frame using the mouse. The user then saves that frame and draws another. To animate, the program…


SQL16 Reporting Service Execution Log for Mobile Report

SQL Server Reporting Services provide a built-in log function to store rich information of execution history of the report. That information could be used to create performance baseline; trouble shoot performance etc. You could check more information from: Report Server ExecutionLog and the ExecutionLog3 View. What’s new for SQL 2016 Mobile Report Execution Logging From…