Performance tuning guidelines for Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server Performance Tuning Guidelines have now been updated for version 2012 R2 here. (Update 29th April 2016 : PDF version now here) Includes guidance for various roles and workloads, including web servers. HTH Doug


Windows Store Developer Solutions team blogs and videos

The Windows Store Developer Solutions team is a global team within Microsoft Developer support that provides technical support to Microsoft’s customers developing Windows Store and Phone apps. The team authors and blog series here: and a video series here:  HTH Doug

The .NET Technology Guide for Business Applications

A very interesting guide on technology roadmaps, usage patterns and migration paths with 70 pages of detail guidance and links to other resource.


Windows 8.1 developer roadmap and video series

Ibrahim Kivanc has an excellent Windows 8.1 developer roadmap available here and is also currently running a series of 10 weekly video sessions on Windows 8.1 Store app development.  A great set of resources if you need to build your Windows Store app developer skills! HTH Doug

DebugDiag 2.0 available

An awesome update to that long staple tool in the IIS and general debugging toolbox has now been released. DebugDiag 2.0 is HERE! Go get it! Doug