Scenario-based tutorials to learn IoT development with Azure and Azure IoT Hub

Have you ever considered connecting your IoT device to the cloud? Or did you want to build a small IoT solution with your devices and sensors? Now Azure IoT provides you a series of scenario-based tutorials that can help jump start your IoT journey with Azure and Azure IoT Hub.   As a Program Manager…


Authentication options for custom application when accessing data from O365

In this post, Senior Application Development Manager, Anant Dimri explains authentication options available to application developers who wish to interact with data in O365. A developer writing applications that interact with SharePoint (SP) data (Lists/Events/Documents, etc.) will be faced with several options to setup authentication.  While there are numerous blog and support articles that cover…


Microsoft Spot Market – My university industrial project

Guest post by Maya Afshar from University College London What is this all about? As a Computer Science student at university, I sometimes felt conscious if I am spending my time learning things that will help me with to tackle real-world problems. By real-world problems, I mean the ones engineers and product managers at companies…


Linux development with C++ in Visual Studio

If you are new to using Visual Studio for C++ development a great starting point is our quick guide to Getting Started with Visual Studio. In this blog post we will dive into the Linux Development with C++ workload. You will learn how to acquire this as part of installing Visual Studio 2017, how to create…


How to disable TLS 1.0 on an Azure App Service Web App

UPDATE as of 17-APR-2018 you can, read about that here. Short answer is that you can’t. (see alternative solution below) The reason is that when you deploy an Azure App Service it goes into a multi-tenant scale unit.  A scale unit looks something like Figure 1, which I stole from here.  Also, have a look…


A “Happy Path” to learn IoT development on Azure

Learning how to develop an IoT (Internet of Things) application on Azure has never been easier! It is no longer a painful journey!   There is a “Happy Path” that, without requiring the developer to be well trained on both device and cloud ends, and anywhere in between, by following a few well-crafted tutorials, using some…


MIM WAL–Installation Guide Part 3

  This post is a continuation of  MIM WAL–Installation Guide Part 2 This is the 3rd part of the MIM WAL Installation Guide Series, and in this section we will take the newly compiled Solution Navigate to the location where you copied the Solution Folder, If you have not yet copied the Solution Folder yet…


Windows 10 Creators Update SDK

The Windows 10 Creators Update (a.k.a. Version 1703) is now available along with a new Windows 10 SDK release. The Windows 10 Creators Update SDK (10.0.15063) can be installed via VS 2017 (15.1) or as a standalone installer. This includes DirectXMath 3.10 and updated versions of Direct3D 12, DXGI 1.6, Direct3D 11.4 Direct2D, and DirectWrite….


How to: Resize Linux osDisk partition on Azure

Most Linux images on Azure will by default have 30GB size for the osDisk and that is something that you might want to resize moving forward. NOTE: We recommend to store applications and data on a separate data disk not only because of space but also for performance reasons. Resizing the partition is really simple…