Q&A: Meet Asma Khalid, The First Female MVP In Pakistan

Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Asma Khalid holds a lot of great titles. She’s a technical evangelist, a blogger, a software engineer – and the first female MVP in Pakistan. Asma was award the MVP title in April 2017, and focuses her work on Human Computer Interaction (HCI) to improve user accessibility. We spoke…


Getting Productive With Microsoft Azure Cloud Shell

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Timothy Warner as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Daron Yondem of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. Under ordinary circumstances, in order to get command-line access to your Microsoft Azure subscriptions, you would need to perform one…


Check Out This Azure Cognitive Services Channel 9 Series, And More On The Friday Five

Channel 9 Series: Azure Cognitive Services Stéphane Eyskens is a senior technical architect in Office 365, Azure PaaS and SharePoint. He’s been a consultant for 17 years, and holds a master’s degree in ICT Sciences. During his studies, he about learnt NLP and NER techniques, hence the natural attraction for Azure Cognitive Services. In his…


Microsoft Teams: Creating The Dream Team

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Office Servers and Services MVP Eric Overfield  as part of our Technical Tuesday series.  Gettin’ good players is easy. Gettin’ ’em to play together is the hard part. – Casey Stengel We certainly have a dream team here at PixelMill, a California based digital agency specializing in bespoke Office…


Delve Into MVP Books, Podcasts And Lots More On This Week’s Friday Five

Podcast – Edtech And Social Emotional Learning With Michelle Zimmerman Michelle Zimmerman, PhD, is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert and Surface Expert. She has 17 years of experience in the classroom (PreK-10), 10 years implementing research into practice, and co-designing Renton Prep, selected as a Microsoft Showcase School. She briefed Satya Nadella and team. She…


Dependency Injection With Xamarin Forms

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studios and Development Technologies MVP Houssem Dellai as part of our Technical Tuesday series.  Inversion of Control (IOC) and Dependency Injection (DI) are common patterns in software development, which help to create loosely coupled dependencies. This article will show you how to setup IOC and DI in Xamarin…


Learn How To Create Flight-mode Safe Xamarin Apps, And More On This Week’s Friday Five

Creating flight-mode safe Xamarin apps with Akavache Gerald Versluis is a full-stack software developer and Microsoft Xamarin MVP from Holland. After years of experience working with Xamarin and .NET technologies, he has been involved in several projects and built several apps. Not only does he like to code, but he is also passionate about spreading his knowledge -…


Integrating Azure Advisor Into Your Workday

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Timothy Warner as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Daron Yondem of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. Are you familiar with the shared responsibility model of cloud computing? This model states that Microsoft’s responsibility is providing a…


Friday Five: Insight Into ASP.NET, Azure Functions, Hololens And More

Running ProjectOnline With PowerShell In Azure Using Azure Functions  Paul Mather is the Head of PPM Solution Architecture at CPS, based in the UK. Paul has been involved in successful Project Server, Project Online and SharePoint deployments since 2007, working with all Project Server versions and other supporting Microsoft technologies. Paul regularly blogs and is active on Project and…


Staying Agile: The MVP Award Program Announces New Benefits for MVPs

At the MVP Award Program, we have agility ingrained in our DNA, and we’re on a nonstop journey to create an amazing experience for MVPs worldwide! We’ve made some great steps forward recently, celebrating our first annual award cycle and welcoming Xamarin MVPs into the program. However, we’re not finished yet, and are continuing to advance together to bring some awesome new resources to our…