Setup continuous deployment to Azure Government using Visual Studio Team Services

Azure Government clouds provide private and semi-isolated locations for specific Government or other services, separate from the normal Azure services. Highest levels of privacy have been adopted for these clouds, including restricted data access policies. Azure Government clouds are completely isolated environments and require unique Azure endpoints to manage the services offered there. They support authentication using management certificate,…


Office 2016 クイック実行形式 16.0.7341.2032 以降で Microsoft.Vbe.Interop.Forms を参照するプログラムでエラー

こんにちは、Office 開発サポート チームの中村です。 今回の記事では、.NET Framework 上で動作するアプリケーションからの Office オートメーションや VSTO ソリューションで、Microsoft.Vbe.Interop.Forms が参照できないことによってエラーが発生する動作について記載します。 ※ 弊社内で状況を確認中のため、この記事は後日更新される可能性があります。   1. サマリ Office 2016 クイック実行形式の 16.0.7341.2032 以降のバージョンで、Microsoft.Vbe.Interop.Forms がグローバル アセンブリ キャッシュ (GAC) に登録されなくなりました。この影響で、このバージョン以降の Office 2016 の利用時に、GAC に Microsoft.Vbe.Interop.Forms が存在しない状況が生じる場合があります。 この動作のため、Microsoft.Vbe.Interop.Forms を利用する .NET Framework 上で動作するアプリケーションで PIA 埋め込みを行っていない場合に、この環境では GAC から Microsoft.Vbe.Interop.Forms アセンブリを読み込むことができず、エラーが生じます。   2. 現象詳細 Office PIA (Office プライマリ相互運用アセンブリ) には、ActiveX コントロールへのアクセスに利用する Microsoft.Vbe.Interop.Forms アセンブリ (Microsoft Forms…


Visual Studio Toolbox: Rearchitecting Visual Studio 2017

In this episode, I am joined by Art Leonard, who explains how and why Visual Studio was rearchitected to support faster and more flexible installs. He discusses the Core Editor, breaking up the product into smaller parts, installing workloads, the ability to install multiple versions of Visual Studio (eg Pro and Enterprise) side-by-side, early access…


Format Painter in Power BI and other color stuff

(If you want to see the color tools in action be sure to check out my @GuyinaCube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECaa_vqSwTI) How Power BI determines colors can be a bit of a mystery and i seem to spend time on aligning those colors… This was the inspiration of “my” Power Bi Color Theme tool: The Theme Master 500…


AzureCAT Guidance – What Content Should We Refresh?

Earlier, we asked you what Azure content you’d like to see. And we’re digging into the opportunities around your excellent feedback. Now, we ask you… What AzureCAT content should we refresh? First, please review our existing content on AzureCAT’s CATalogue page: http://aka.ms/theCATalogue Specifically, please review our top content on the Azure Architecture Center: http://aka.ms/Architecture Next, leave a comment with…

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Automatically download and use the Power BI Audit Log

As you saw in my previous post i have been playing with the Power BI Audit Log to find out which users are using my tenant, when are they doing this and what are they playing with.   If you haven’t seen the Power BI Audit Log in the wild it looks like the following: To…


Capacity Planning for Dynamics AX

Since Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 was launched in 2011, hundreds of Premier customers engaged Premier Field Engineering team to provide guidance on new Dynamics AX 2012 infrastructure, especially when upgrade was executed from legacy versions such as Dynamics AX 2009. Today, most of our customers are live and look for optimization of their existing infrastructure, they need to better justify cost associated with IT capacity and they…


Visual Studio Toolbox: Visual Studio Code – April 2017 Update

In this episode, Dmitry is joined by Sean McBreen, who will show us what’s new in Visual Studio Code, as new features ship monthly! Specifically in this video Sean will dive in and demo new capabilities such as: the interactive guide, UX themes extensibility, key binding and settings customization, enhancements to debugging experience, new code…


Microsoft Translator Apps Switch all Chinese and Japanese Language translations to Neural Network Technology

Today, Microsoft Translator announces that all translations between Chinese, English, and Japanese in the Microsoft Translator apps (Windows, iOS, Android, and Kindle) and on www.bing.com/translator are now exclusively using neural network (NN) translation technology. It applies to the following text translations: English <-> Chinese Simplified, Traditional, and Cantonese English <-> Japanese Chinese (all) <-> Japanese…