Durable Functions

While one thinks of event driven code, the requirements (operational) cab be broken into smaller functions, which is usually the code snippet executed as a response to a request. As the end user, one are not concerned about underlying infrastructure.


Announcing TypeScript 3.3

Today we’re happy to announce the availability of TypeScript 3.3! If you’re unfamiliar with TypeScript, it’s a language that brings static type-checking to JavaScript so that you can catch issues before you even run your code – or before you even save your file. It also includes the latest JavaScript features from the ECMAScript standard…


UX is not UI, but UI is definitely UX

When I first joined the Premier team here at Microsoft, a lot of the work I initially did for our customers was just that – advisory front-end design work. After many discussions about how I can provide value to our customers, I started to realize that even though words likes User Experience and User Centered Design are starting to be thrown out more and more in development, very few people have a full grasp of what exactly User Experience is.


What’s new in NavContainerHelper 0.5.0.1

Run As Administrator – or not! NavContainerHelper now supports running as a standard user, but it does require you to add some permissions to this user: Full Control to the folder C:ProgramDataNavContainerHelper and all subfolders and files. Modify permissions to the file C:WindowsSystem32driversetc (if you want to use the -updateHosts switch on New-NavContainer). Full Control…

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Going Public (With Our Plans)

Throughout Visual Studio App Center’s life, we published a product roadmap and changelog, but we never really felt comfortable talking too far into the future. With so many services and so many things we wanted to do for each, we weren’t confident in what we’d get to and when we’d do it. This is OK,…


C++ Binary Compatibility and Pain-Free Upgrades to Visual Studio 2019

Visual Studio 2019 pushes the boundaries of individual and team productivity. We hope that you will find these new capabilities compelling and start your upgrade to Visual Studio 2019 soon. As you are considering this upgrade, rest assured that Visual Studio 2019 makes it distinctively easy to move your codebase from previous versions of Visual…


NEW REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE: Distributed training of deep learning models on Azure

The AzureCAT blog has moved! Find this blog post over on our new blog at the Microsoft Tech Community: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/AzureCAT/NEW-REFERENCE-ARCHITECTURE-Distributed-training-of-deep-learning/ba-p/333652 ======================== Our sixth AI reference architecture (on the Azure Architecture Center) is authored by AzureCAT Mathew Salvaris, edited by Nanette Ray, and published by Mike Wasson. Distributed training of deep learning models on Azure Reference architectures provide…

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OneDrive deployment failure

Introduction This article shows you how to troubleshoot a specific symptom that you may encounter when performing deployment using OneDrive with Azure App Service. If you are using OneDrive and you notice failures during deployment, you may be interested to read this blog.   Symptom: OneDrive deployment fails without clear indication of the underlying cause….


Visual Studio Code C/C++ extension: January 2019 Update

The January 2019 update of the Visual Studio Code C++ extension is now available. This release includes many new features and bug fixes including documentation comments support, improved #include autocomplete performance, better member function completion, and many IntelliSense bug fixes. For a full list of this release’s improvements, check out our release notes on Github….