HealthVault S67 release

HealthVault S67 release has been deployed to PPE and will be available next week in production environment. There is no changes impacting to HealthVault developers. Please use the MSDN Forum to report any issues.


Resolving Azure ARM REST API Versions Conflict In ARM Templates

This post is from Premier Developer consultant Adel Ghabboun. Usually if you use the Azure Portal Automation Script feature to generate an ARM template and copy that to a new Visual Studio Azure Resource Group project, Visual Studio editor will complain about the API version that is used in the template and suggest a new…


General availability of Storage Service Encryption and "Secure transfer required"

*Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Storage Service Encryption for Azure Files Storage, as well as the “Secure transfer required” feature now being supported in the Azure Government Storage account. Storage Service Encryption for Azure File Storage Azure File Storage is a fully managed service providing distributed and cross platform storage….


PowerShell: Convert ConversationHistory from UserCreated to a Default Folder

Time for a new article, this time talking about Conversation History Retention Policies. I have recently been working with some customers who reported that Retention Policies applied to Conversation History would not get applied. After a lengthily investigation it appeared the issue was due to the “Conversation History” folder was not of type “CommunicatorHistory” but…


QR Code with Microsoft Dynamics NAV App

An interesting extension of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Phone app has to do with the ability to retrieve pictures using the device camera, where available. This feature is duly described in MSDN: How to: Implement the Camera in C/AL If you would like, then, to scan QR codes and Data Matrix in order to have…

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Here's To Finishing Off A Great Week! Have A Look At The Friday Five.

Understanding the Power of Calendars in Microsoft Project Dale Howard is the Director of Education for Sensei Project Solutions. He is based in St. Louis, Missouri.  This year, Dale’s celebrating 20 years using Microsoft Project, and 17 years using the Microsoft PPM solution. He’s the co-author of 21 books on the subjects. He’s married with three…


GPUs in the task manager

The below posting is from Steve Pronovost, our lead engineer responsible for the GPU scheduler and memory manager. GPUs in the Task Manager We’re excited to introduce support for GPU performance data in the Task Manager. This is one of the features you have often requested, and we listened. The GPU is finally making its…


Calling Azure Cosmos DB Graph API from Azure Functions

Azure Functions at this time provides Input and output Bindings for DocumentDB, one of the Database Models in Azure Cosmos DB. There aren’t any for Cosmos DB Graph yet. However, using the ability to reference external assemblies and importing them through NuGet Packages, it is possible to access these APIs from the C# Scripts in…