Coming Right Up! It’s The Friday Five

How To: Display Office 365 User Profile Images In PowerApps Todd Baginski  is a Partner and the CTO at Canviz, where he leads technical teams on projects that use SharePoint, Office 365, Azure, iOS, Android, and numerous other technologies to create cutting edge applications and line of business systems.  He is a husband, dad, and foster parent…


Create Your First ‘No Code’ Logic App in Microsoft Azure

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Timothy Warner as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Simon Timms of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. Have you ever used If This Then That (IFTTT), or a related service? These services enable non-technical people to create useful…


Check Out This Book On Remote Desktop Services, And More On The Friday Five

Working with Local and UTC Dates and Times in PowerApps Todd Baginski  is a Partner and the CTO at Canviz, where he leads technical teams on projects that use SharePoint, Office 365, Azure, iOS, Android, and numerous other technologies to create cutting edge applications and line of business systems.  He is a husband, dad, and foster parent…


Using PowerShell To Maintain Windows Firewall Rules For Remote Access

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Terri Donahue as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Albert Duan of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. As System Administrators, how many times have we checked our event viewer logs to see tons of…


5 Things Is Back! Learn About TypeScript With This Quirky New Video Series

We’re in for a treat this week. 5 Things is back with a quirky new episode; and this time it features an MVP! The web and cloud series is hosted interchangeably by John Papa and Burke Holland from the Azure Cloud Developer Advocates team – and with no shortage of off-the-wall graphics and sarcastic jokes…


Learn More About SQL Server’s Always Encrypted, And More On This Friday Five

Get A List Of VSTS Users With APIs Jeff Bramwell is Vice President – Enterprise Architecture with Farm Credit Services of America. He has over 20 years of software development experience and has been working with .NET technologies since the early pre-release days. Having focused on Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server/Visual Studio Team Services…


Troubleshoot Network Security Groups (NSGs) In Microsoft Azure With Network Watcher

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Timothy Warner as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Albert Duan of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. As you most likely already know, Network Security Groups (NSGs) represent your first line of defense in controlling ingress and…


An AI MVP Award Category Update

In his keynote speech from Ignite 2017, Satya Nadella said “Every piece of technology should help embellish the capability of human beings. We definitely want more productivity and efficiency, but we do not want to degrade humanity”. Microsoft MVPs are the embodiment of this message. MVPs are known for being experts that help the community…


Learn How To Animate 3D Objects In PowerPoint, And More On This Week’s Friday Five

Learn How To Animate 3D Objects In PowerPoint  Ellen Finkelstein is the owner of EllenFinkelstein.com, where she helps presenters communicate their ideas to the world more clearly and powerfully. Ellen is the author of several books on PowerPoint and is a PowerPoint MVP, one of only 14 in the United States. She is one of the top experts…


Best Practices For Using Azure Resource Manager Templates

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. Mia Chang of the Technical Committee served as the Technical Reviewer of this piece.  This article focuses on best practices regarding the automated deployment of resources to Azure. We have…