Creating distributed workflows with Azure Durable Functions

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Tamir Dresher as part of our Technical Tuesday series Mia Chang of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. Creating a distributed system is not an easy task. Besides writing the code that does…


Discover How Minecraft Supports K-12 Learning, And More On This Week’s Friday Five

Research Report: How Minecraft Supports Social And Emotional Learning In K–12 Education 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…


Four Key Components Required To Build A Strong Personal Brand

Editors note: This piece was written by Victoria Stunt, who supports the MVP Award Blog. Having a strong personal brand is more important than ever. It enables you to make important online connections, and garner your audience’s trust. It gives you a platform to increase your visibility, and heighten the chances of getting attention from the…


Getting Started With Microsoft Azure PowerShell

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. Azure Resource Manager (ARM) is an enormous collection of services, all of which are undergirded by…


Based In Cities Around The World, Delve Into What These Global MVPs Have To Share

TechNet: Office 365 Chat Based Workspace John Naguib is an Office Servers and Services MVP. He’s also a Solution Architect and Senior Consultant, with a deep knowledge of SharePoint. In addition, he has a strong .net application development background and is knowledgable in Office 365, Azure and several Microsoft products. John is a recognized expert within the…


The MVP Show In Australia: An Interview With MVP Troy Hunt

The MVP Show never disappoints. Each episode, Senior Technical Evangelist Seth Juarez takes us to another corner of the globe to meet an MVP on the cutting-edge, and plunge into the technology that drives them. Today, we’re headed to the Gold Coast in Australia! In this episode, Seth hangs out with Visual Studio and Development…


Rapidly Deploy Serverless Azure Functions Using PowerShell

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Doug Finke as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Albert Duan of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. You finished your PowerShell script, it pulls data from your database, and you want to make…


Congratulations Team X.GLU – The 2017 Imagine Cup Champions!

Young developers often dream of changing the world with the technology they build. And Microsoft’s Imagine Cup is on a mission to empower today’s sharpest minds worldwide to do exactly that. Now in its 15th year, the global competition has motivated nearly 2 million passionate students to show-off their most innovative ideas.   We know that great ideas married…


See What These Tech Experts Have To Say On The Friday Five

Connecting Exchange Online PowerShell With MFA Enabled Admin Account Riaz Javed Butt is a technology evangelist with extensive experience in working with Identity Management, Exchange Server, Office 365, Azure, Enterprise Mobility Suite and a bit of System Center. Riaz is currently working as a Lead Consultant in Pakistan. His technical experience is followed by consulting…


Security Monitoring In Azure IaaS Resources

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Office Servers and Services MVP Thuan Nguyen as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Security threats are very hard to detect and defend today. In one of my past blog articles, I pointed out security challenges that required complex machine learning algorithms to detect anomaly and suspicious activities in a…