GitHub, NuGet, and VSTS

There are April 2018 releases on GitHub for DirectX Tool Kit (DX11 / DX12), DirectXTex, DirectXMesh, and UVAtlas. These were more minor releases focused on code quality, fixing a few bugs, and cleaning up some new /analyze issues based on the C++ Core Checker rules that will be appearing in Visual Studio 2017 (15.7 update)…


Docker Blog Series Part 7– Deploy Azure Web App On Containers

In the following post, Premier Developer Consultant Monu Bambroo shows how to deploy a Container to Azure Web Apps directly from Azure Container Registry. Container services are encapsulated, individually deployable components that run as isolated instances on the same kernel to take advantage of virtualization that an operating system provides. Thus, each application and its…


Blockchain in the Enterprise

In this post, Sr. Consultants Farah Deendar and Chike Okor introduce blockchain concepts and enterprise adoption constraints. So, what is Blockchain exactly? Blockchain, also called distributed ledger technology (DLT), is a cryptographically safe, secure, decentralized and immutable database. Blockchain is used to create a digital transaction ledger that is shared among a distributed network of…


Enterprise Edition, Custom Setup, and 3rd Party Extensibility for SSIS in ADF

As we continue our march towards General Availability (GA) of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) in Azure Data Factory (ADF), we are excited to announce the release of three interrelated features for Public Preview: Enterprise Edition, Custom Setup, and 3rd Party Extensibility for Azure-SSIS Integration Runtime (IR).   Enterprise Edition The Enterprise Edition of Azure-SSIS…


How to Get to the Keys/Secrets From Azure Active Directory

Introduction This article has been written to help find where the keys/secrets are in the Azure portal depending on how you have set up your application. It will also provide some help in regards to extending/changing the Client Secret for an Enterprise Application in a Multi-Tenanted Scenario.     Custom AAD Registration Keys/Secrets In order…


Azure SQL Database – the database engine that cannot die

Azure SQL Database is highly available database Platform as a Service that guarantees that your database will be up and running 99.99% of time, without worrying about maintenance and downtimes. This is a fully managed SQL Server Database Engine process hosted in Azure cloud that ensures that your SQL Server database is always upgraded/patched without…


Rotate the expired or nearly expired certificates on your downloadable VHD

To rotate certificates on machines created from the Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations downloadable VHD, complete the following steps for each certificate. Sample PowerShell scripts are provided where applicable. 1. Identify which certificates will expire in the next two months. Get-ChildItem -path Cert:LocalMachineMy | Where {$_.NotAfter -lt $(get-date).AddMonths(2)} | Sort NotAfter | Format-Table Subject,…


Unified Service Desk 3.3.0 is Released

Continuing towards our goal towards bringing the best and the brightest of Dynamics 365 experiences to our users, enabling our developer community to build and deploy robust solutions, and providing our customers with even more reliable and compliant Unified Service Desk, we have released the latest version 3.3.0. Download Unified Service Desk 3.3.0 The highlights…


日本国別要件の支払方法「締日」をご利用のお客様へ

現在以下の問題の発生が報告されています。   ご利用環境のバージョンや適用済の Hotfix、ご利用の支払条件によって現象の発生状況が異なるため、以下のような現象を確認された際には Hotfixの適用とあわせ回避策による対応をご検討ください。なお、回避策の対応をする場合でも各 Dynamics AX のバージョンにあわせた Hotfix の適用が必要です。   =============== 現象概要: =============== 支払方法「締日」を利用した場合、支払期日の計算が正しく行われない。 うるう年以外の2月に支払期日「28」/締日「31」の支払条件を利用すると、ひと月前倒しとなる。 支払期日「30」/締日「31」の支払条件を利用すると、計算結果が偶数月となる場合にひと月前倒しとなる。   現象の発生事例-1: 支払条件 = 31日締翌28日払い 請求書日付 = 2019年2月10日 計算される締日 = 2019年2月28日 (想定される期日 = 2019年3月28日)                           現象の発生事例-2: 支払条件 = 31日締翌30日払い 請求書日付 = 2018年9月10日 計算される締日 = 2018年9月30日 (想定される期日…


Role of Web Based Technologies In Maximizing Code Sharing In Your Applications

In this post, Premier Developer Consultant Wael Kdouh shares ideas of the alternatives to reduce web complexity and increase code sharing. He does a side-by-side comparison of Cordova/Iconic, NativeScript, and React Native to help you explore some of your options to reduce complexity. I was recently approached by a colleague of mine with the following…