New Service Fabric Technical Customer Profile from AzureCAT and CSA – Societe Generale (SocGen) + Qarnot Computing

Special thanks to Microsoft Azure CSA (Cloud Solution Architect) Eric Grenon, we released a new Service Fabric Customer Profile: Service Fabric Customer Profile: Societe Generale and Qarnot Computing       In this installment, we profile Societe Generale and Qarnot Computing, their grid computing application, and how they designed the architecture. Some of the advantages…


New Azure Service Fabric Customer Profile from Azure CAT and CSA: Alaska Airlines

Special thanks to CSA (Cloud Solution Architect) Brent Funk, a new Service Fabric Customer Profile was released this week: Service Fabric Customer Profile: Alaska Airlines   We won’t spoil it for you too much, but let’s dig into their Azure architecture: This is the architecture that Alaska Airlines uses to run their AlaskaAirlines.com Shopping Cart…


2 New Azure Service Fabric Customer Profiles for Ignite: ABBYY & FunRock

At the Microsoft Ignite event, the Azure Service Fabric team unveiled two new Technical Customer Profiles! Let’s dig in! ===================== ABBYY is a software company that provides optical character recognition, document capture, and language software for PCs and mobile devices. More than 40 million people from over 200 countries use ABBYY products, technologies, solutions, and…


Azure Service Fabric Customer Profiles from Build 2017 – D+H and Wolters Kluwer

  Service Fabric Technical Customer Profiles at Build 2017 At Build 2017, the Azure Service Fabric team highlighted two customers and their technical customer profiles, which AzureCAT helped publish. D+H: Using an agile methodology, D+H is creating the lending platform of the future on Azure. They can now pivot faster in response to market demands,…


AzureCAT – Technical Customer Stories

Last Updated: 2/11/19 Over in this blog post, we mentioned why we’re named AzureCAT: CAT stands for “Customer Advisory Team.” We work with customers who act as feedback Advisors back to our product teams, by working on engagements with those customers and building ground-breaking solutions!   While we help customers architect those solutions, we learn…


Small Basic at the 2016 TEALS CS Fair

On Friday, April 1, 2016 Microsoft’s TEALS program held a Computer Science Fair to 1,600 enthusiastic computer science students and Small Basic was there to talk to the teens and educators who stopped by our booth to learn more about it. We had a demo of a simple program I wrote and let them experience…


Small Basic Featured Program – Program Database

This was a challenge to write a database program with Small Basic.  I started to write this program in June last year in a Challenge of the Month.  But suspended because of Combo Box coding.  Code of Combo Box has been completed last month.  Then I restarted to write my database program and reported about the…


Small Basic at the April 2015 TEALS Computer Science Field Trip

UPDATED: 2/4/19  – I added four more photos and a link to another blog, as we archive this event. ==================== I just found our blog post from last year, and it had the same name as this year’s blog post: Small Basic at the April 2014 TEALS Computer Science Student Field Trip   Great minds think…

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Small Basic Comments

This is an excerpt from this great TechNet Wiki article: Small Basic: Programming Tips by litdev   Comments A comment in Small Basic starts with an apostrophe ‘ and is highlighted in green.  Anything after it is ignored to the end of the line. ‘Calculate distance between objects distance = Math.SquareRoot((x-a)*(x-a) + (y-b)*(y-b)) ‘(x,y) is…