The Fantastic Friday Five!

 VSCode Multiple Integrated Terminals Jeff Ammons is CEO and Chief Instructor at Code Career Academy, a coding bootcamp in the Atlanta area that specializes in the Microsoft stack of web technologies. Jeff has run the Gwinnett, Georgia, Microsoft User Group since late 2007. He’s a big fan of all things open source and Core from…


Accessing Native Operating System Features with Xamarin.Forms

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Matthew Soucoup as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Simon Timms of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. Xamarin.Forms empowers software developers to build mobile applications with both shared application logic, and shared…


Empowering The Next Generation Of Leaders: An MVP Mentorship Story

While it can be great to meet with a mentor over coffee, online connections have proven to be just as powerful – especially for the global MVP community! Through sharing content and expert knowledge, each MVP is in an incredible position to mentor those eager to learn about Microsoft technologies, and empower them to become…


Read Up, MVPs! We’re Back With The Friday Five

Seven Killer Visual Studio 2017 Features for Mobile Developers Sam Basu is a technologist, author, speaker, Microsoft MVP, gadget-lover and Progress Developer Advocate for Telerik products. With a long career in development, he now spends much of his time advocating for modern web/mobile/cloud development platforms on Microsoft/Telerik technology stacks. In his spare time, he enjoys…


Around The World With MVPs: ReBUILD 2017 in Nantes, France

Editor’s note: This post was written by Office Servers and Services MVP and ReBUILD organizer Kevin Trelohan. It was edited by the MVP Award Blog. More than 250 technology enthusiasts gathered in Nantes, France at the end of April for ReBUILD 2017, a community conference about Microsoft technologies and innovative devices. In its fourth edition,…


Enabling Deployment Slots To Safely Deploy Applications To Azure App Service

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Daron Yondem of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. Provided the amount of good resources on the demonstrations of Azure App Services, almost…


We’re Back With Another Great Friday Five!

Configure The App-V Client Through An MSM Deployed GPO Arjan Vroeje is an Enterprise Mobility MVP and works for KPN Consulting in the Netherlands. Arjan is specialized in the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility and Security Suite products and Windows 10. Arjan likes to share his knowledge with the community by blogging on his blog http://www.vroege.biz, and also present Enterprise…


Customization And Localization Of ASP.NET Core MVC Default Validation Error Messages

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Francesco Abbruzzese as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Ovais Mehboob of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece.  The re-engineering job behind the new ASP.NET Core MVC sensibly improved the way validation messages are handled and customized….


Around The World With MVPs: The Amsterdam Excel Summit Wraps Up Its Fourth Installment

The Amsterdam Excel Summit presented its fourth installment on April 18th and 19th. And as anticipated, the 2017 summit was another great success! Organized by Excel MVPs Jan Karel Pieterse and Tony de Jonker, the Amsterdam Excel Summit featured eight one-of-a-kind parallel sessions packed into two tracks. Throughout the two-day event, participants got to engage with 12…