The Countdown Is On – Get Ready for the MVP Global Summit!

Get ready, MVPs and RDs! We’re less than one week away from the most amazing, exciting, and inspirational MVP Global Summit yet. The 2018 Summit will take place March 4-7 at the Microsoft headquarters in Bellevue and Redmond, Washington – and while every Summit gives our community the chance to shine, this one holds a special significance. We’re celebrating 25…


Job-Sharing in Skype for Business

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Office Servers and Services MVP Greig Sheridan as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Sonia Cuff of the Technical Committee served as the Technical Reviewer of this piece.  When deploying Skype for Business Enterprise Voice it’s not uncommon to encounter two people sharing the same job. One may work…


Learn How To Build A Mixed Cloud Model For SharePoint, And More On This Week’s Friday Five

C# 7.2 : In Parameters  Jaliya Udagedara is from Sri Lanka and is currently working as a Technical Lead for a software company headquartered in Australia. He’s been a Microsoft MVP since January 2014, initially under Visual C# category, then .NET and now under Visual Studio & Development Technologies. He’s passionate about everything related to .NET. Jaliya is also a TechNet Wiki…


‘Talking With The Eyes’: This MVP Teamed Up With An Old Friend To Test Window 10’s New Eye Control Feature  

Microsoft’s mission has long been to “empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.” Again and again, Microsoft MVPs prove they take this mission to heart. Among the many inspiring examples is Guatemala-based MVP Juan Alvarado – and how he teamed up with Microsoft to change an old friend’s life.   Juan and Otto Knoke have been…


Friday’s Here – Check Out Your New Friday Five!

Hands-Free Security Scanning Within .Net Applications  Rion Williams is a Senior Software Engineer at Bay Dynamics. He lives in Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA and is passionate about making the developer community a better place. He’s frequently found answering questions on the ASP.NET Forums and Stack Overflow, writing blog posts, or contributing to a wide range of projects on GitHub. Follow…


Q&A: MVP Chiayi Yen Is On A Mission To Make Data Science More Diverse

Photo from left to right: R-Ladies Taipei Ju-yin Tang with her child, R-Ladies co-founder MVP Chiayi Yen, and R-Ladies Taipei co-founder and MVP Ning Chen with her child MVP Chiayi Yen is a Taiwanese quantitative modelling specialist, a PhD student, and the translator of two novels on computer science for children. Now based in Mannheim,…


Infrastructure as Code

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Peter Groenewegen Microsoft Azure MVP Pascal Naber as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Simon Timms of the Technical Committee served as the Technical Reviewer of this piece.  Your team is in the process of developing a new application feature, and the infrastructure has…


ASP.NET, Pivot Tables, And More On The Friday Five

#Microsoft365 Day 50: Microsoft Teams – You’re So Hot Right Now  Tracy van der Schyff is an energetic, hyperactive adrenaline junkie who sees challenges as opportunities, and thrives on improving processes, environments and the general quality of life. Always discovering, always growing, her values are most important to her. Her broad knowledge about IT and…


Implementing Signin And Signup With Xamarin Forms And ASP.NET Identity

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Houssem Dellai as part of our Technical Tuesday series.  This article will walk you through implementing an authentication system based on OAuth standard. We’ll start by registering the user with their email and password. Afterwards, we’ll use these credentials to login and…


It’s That Time – Get Set For Your Friday Five

Persistent Storage And Volumes Using Kubernetes On Azure With AKS Or Azure Container Service  Pascal Naber helps companies embrace Microsoft Azure and build large scale distributed systems with modern architectures based on microservices. Pascal works as an Azure Cloud Consultant at Xpirit. He is the co-founder of the Dutch Azure Meetup and is awarded by Microsoft…