Freeing your Azure data with F# Type Providers

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Isaac Abraham as part of our Technical Tuesday series with support from his technical editor, Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Steffen Forkmann. F# is a mature, open source, cross-platform, functional-first programming language. It empowers users and organizations to tackle complex…


Getting Started with .NET and Docker

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Microsoft Azure MVP Elton Stoneman as part of our Technical Tuesday series with support from his technical editor, Microsoft Azure MVP Richard Seroter.   Docker lets you build and run apps, more quickly, with less hardware. That’s why application container technology (and Docker in particular) is so popular….


A Brief Overview of the OneDrive RESTful API

Editor’s note: The following post was written by .NET MVP Troy Garner as part of our Technical Tuesday series. The phrase “The Cloud” is usually regarded as a mystery to many at first, yet with the increasing demand of having information synchronized across various devices and platforms, services like OneDrive have been increasingly recognized as…


Microsoft Turkey Summer Camp closes with 55,000 attendees

Annually providing top-notch technical sessions and workshops to 100 university students around Turkey, Microsoft Turkey Summer Camp kicked off on August 3rd at the Microsoft Turkey Istanbul office and will run until the end of the month. Also called as Open Academy Summer Camp, this event provides an opportunity for students to take the first…


Demystifying PCLs, .NET Core, DNX and UWP (Redux)

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Windows Platform Development MVP Oren Novotny[Disclaimer: Many of the things I talk about here may not work in the RC of Visual Studio 2015. The information is taken from Microsoft’s public repos on GitHub and from conversations with members of the .NET team. The information herein is…


MVP Perspective – Connect();

Last week, Microsoft reinforced its commitment to cross-platform developer experiences by open sourcing the full server-side .NET stack and expanding .NET to run on the Linux and Mac OS platforms. Microsoft also released Visual Studio Community 2013, a new free edition of Visual Studio that provides easy access to the Visual Studio core toolset. The announcements…


Jason Kergosien and Caleb Jenkins to Speak at OpenCamp

MVPsJason Kergosien and Caleb Jenkins are scheduled to speak during OpenCamp in Addison, Texas August 27 – 29, 2010. According to organizers:   OpenCamp is dedicated to the concept of removing both real and artificial barriers and bringing together webmasters and web developers, bloggers, podcasters, and social media enthusiasts, regardless of the tools they use, the…


Sri Lankan MVPs welcome their first .NET Forum Code Camp!

Organised by Sri Lankan MVPs, and supported by the Microsoft Sri Lanka, the very first .NET Code Camp was held recently! At the Code Camp, there were a variety of topics ranging from, Silverlight, ASP.NET, SharePoint Development through to WPF & SQL Server led by MVPs and community leaders. Thanks goes out to the 4…


Indian MVP Wins Best Presenter Award At Virtual TechDays!

Microsoft Virtual TechDays has established itself as a popular online event providing an opportunities for developers, IT Pros, and the designer community to dive deep into the latest offerings from Microsoft. Recently, MVP Niraj Bhatt, a Connected System Developer MVP from Bangalore, India won the Best Presenter Award for his session – .NET Service Bus…


MVPs Tell Us, “I’m a VB!”

Is there anything such as a “typical VB.NET developer”? There are millions of VB.NET developers in the world, and they each have their own unique story. In their own words, our VB MVPs tell us what kinds of applications they’re building, what technologies they’re using and what their favourite features are. Watch the interviews and…