DevOps sessions at Microsoft Ignite 2017

Microsoft Ignite is happening next week in Orlando, and we are really excited to be there! Microsoft Ignite is an IT Professional and Developer conference that happens yearly, with over 700+ sessions, insights, roadmaps and live demos from the products you use every day. The Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) team will be there and…

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Top stories from the VSTS community – 2017.09.22

Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics.  TOP STORIES VSTS in Canada – Brian HarryWe launched our latest Visual Studio Team Services instance in the Canada Central region. This adds to our instances in the United States, Europe, Brazil, Australia, and India….


Microsoft Showcase School Case Study- Ysgol Bae Baglan

The subject of a recent BBC feature, Ysgol Bae Baglan in Port Talbot is a brand new Microsoft Showcase School, and a shining example of how technology can be used to empower educators and transform learning outcomes for students. Watch the BBC report here: £40m Ysgol Bae Baglan ‘superschool’ in Port Talbot to open Replacing…


Top stories from the VSTS community – 2017.09.15

Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics.  TOP STORIES Azure Function – Provisioning and configuring our Azure Function infrastructure – Mikael KriefIn our previous article we began our series of blog posts on using Azure Function with Visual Studio 2017. We continue…

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Service Fabric Community Q&A 16th Edition

We will be holding our 16th monthly community Q&A call Thursday, Sep 21 at 10 AM Pacific Time. As always, there is no need to RSVP. Just navigate to http://aka.ms/sfcommunityqa at 10 AM Thursday and you’re in. ICS calendar link: Service-Fabric-Community-QA-16 Talk to you then! The Service Fabric Team


The Agile Educator: Using the Classroom as a Learning Tool

The traditional classroom setup, featuring a device setup at the front on a disorganised desk is a familiar scene to us all. We see this as our safety blanket, what we know and educators can often lose important feedback and learning opportunities with this static way of presenting content. Without doubt, we want to be…


What’s New in Edu UK

Introducing a new weekly update blog from the Microsoft Edu Team UK! Every Tuesday, we will be sharing the top news coming from Microsoft in Education globally and highlighting any must read blogs and videos to keep you up to date with Microsoft in Education in the UK and globally.  Our ‘What’s New in Edu UK’  blog will…


Top stories from the VSTS community – 2017.09.08

Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics.  TOP STORIES Azure Functions – Prepare for continuous delivery – Mikael KriefLet’s start with the development, debugging, and testing of our Azure Functions. Hierarchical Testing – What are you Testing? and Why? – David CorbinIn…

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Microsoft Edu Moments

It has been an exciting #BacktoSchool week for our Microsoft Edu Team! Every Friday, we will be sharing the top 5 moments of the week from our dedicated MIE and MIEE cohort. This is a great opportunity to say thank you to all for your engagement and empowering your students to achieve more! Our Microsoft…


Yay, my MSDN blog listed in a book!!

One of my Exchange/Office 365 developer customer shared this with me – that my MSDN blog (updated blog is https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/deva/) is listed in Exchange book along with other star Exchange bloggers/communities.  Wow moment. Thank you so much @John Paul Mueller Written by John Paul Mueller, published by Wiley @ October 2008 and here is the…