Microsoft BizTalk Server Webinar Series – Developing logic apps in code view – Advanced concepts

PART 1: 29th NOV 2017 , 4.00 PM to 5.00 PM IST Here is the meeting invite ics file. https://biztalkteam.blob.core.windows.net/webinar/Developing_logic_apps_in_code_view_Advanced_concepts.ics   Agenda:   Workflow Definition Language schema for Azure Logic Apps                 Basic Workflow Definition structure                                 Structure of a workflow definition. Parameters                 Structure of parameter definition. Outputs                 specify information that can be…


Upcoming Events @MicrosoftEDU UK

With Christmas fast approaching it’s a busy time at Microsoft EDU in the UK, this week we continue with our #MicrosoftEdu UK Roadshow series travelling around the UK, fulfilling our mission to empower the students and teachers of today to create the world of tomorrow. This week we travelled to North Ayrshire and Gloucestershire, with…


BizTalk 2016 feature pack 2 released!

Yesterday, the BizTalk product team has released the feature pack 2 that contains very exciting new features: Deployment and Administration Application Lifecycle Management with VSTS Using Visual Studio Team Services, you can define multi-server deployments of BizTalk Server 2016, and then maintain those systems throughout the application lifecycle. Backup to Azure Blob Storage When deploying…


Microsoft Connect 2017 Visual Studio App Center Round-Up

Last week’s Connect event was full of exciting announcements, demos, and technical sessions. From announcing the General Availability of Visual Studio App Center to showing you how to use the latest and greatest services to build better apps, we’re excited to help developers focus on what matters: shipping awesome apps on any platform. In case…


Using the Desktop App Converter tool on an updated Windows version

Being able to distribute your classic Desktop App through the Windows Store is a great opportunity to target the 500M+ Windows 10 active users! So you may be using the Desktop App Converter tool and you might have the following error since an major Windows Update: ‘E_NO_EXPANDED_BASE_IMAGE’: No expanded base Images were found a ‘C:ProgramDataMicrosoftWindowsImages’….


Run your PySpark Interactive Query and batch Job in Visual Studio Code

We are excited to introduce the integration of HDInsight PySpark into Visual Studio Code (VSCode), which allows developers to easily edit Python scripts and submit PySpark statements to HDInsight clusters. This interactivity brings the best properties of Python and Spark to developers and empowers you to gain faster insights.


Service Fabric sessions at Connect(); and Amsterdam TechDays

With the Thanksgiving holiday coming up here in the US, we thought you might like to watch some great new sessions on Service Fabric rather than drift aimlessly around the stores. Pick anyone of these, they are all enjoyable to listen to. Connect(); – November 2017 Application modernization with Microsoft Azure – Corey Sanders Azure:…


C# 7 Series, Part 6: Read-only structs

C# 7 Series Part 1: Value TuplesPart 2: Async MainPart 3: Default LiteralsPart 4: DiscardsPart 5: Private ProtectedPart 6: (This article) Read-only structs Background In .NET world, there are two basic types: reference types and value types. To be short, Reference types are classes that can be inherited/extended, when passing reference type objects, a “pointer”…


Announcing Host Integration Server 2016 Cumulative Update 2

We are happy to announce the release of Microsoft Host Integration Server 2016 Cumulative Update 2. This cumulative update package contains hotfixes for issues that were resolved after the release of Host Integration Server 2016. The update packages are available for download from Host Integration Server 2016 CU2. We recommend that you test the cumulative…


.NET Framework setup verification tool, cleanup tool and detection sample code now support .NET Framework 4.7.1

I have posted updated versions of the .NET Framework setup verification tool, the .NET Framework cleanup tool, and the sample code to detect .NET Framework install states that support detecting, verifying, and cleaning up the .NET Framework 4.7.1. You can find more information about how to download and use these tools at the following locations:…