Accessing Native Operating System Features with Xamarin.Forms

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Matthew Soucoup as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Simon Timms of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. Xamarin.Forms empowers software developers to build mobile applications with both shared application logic, and shared…


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Atlanta Ignites with Continued SharePoint and OneDrive Innovation! Susan Hanley is an Office Servers and Services MVP specializing in the “people side” of SharePoint and collaboration solutions. Her areas of expertise include strategy, knowledge management, information architecture, user adoption, governance and business value metrics. She is the co-author of three popular SharePoint books: Essential SharePoint 2007,…


Around The World With MVPs: Taipei

More than thirty women gathered at Microsoft’s Taipei office for a ladies’ meetup last Monday. These women in tech – called the R-Ladies – focus on R programming language, and have developed an engaged community all across Taiwan. Just take a look at their Facebook group, and you’ll see it boasts more than 650 members….


Congratulations October 2016 MVP awardees!

Please join us in welcoming 862 new and renewing Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals–MVPs! Over the past year, these exceptional community leaders have demonstrated their deep commitment to helping others make the most of their technology, voluntarily sharing their passion and real-world knowledge of Microsoft products. The MVP Award is Microsoft’s way of acknowledging and supporting…


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Office 365 Project Time Report Mobile App getting started: Business Solutions MVP Paul Mather @pwmather VMWare VM Backup in DPM Setup: Cloud and Data Center Management MVP Steve Buchanan @buchatech Downgrading from SQL Server Enterprise to SQL Server Standard: Business Solutions MVP Jerry Weinstock @crminnovation A Busy Week At Microsoft Ignite: Office Servers and Services MVP…


How to become an MVP

  Ever wonder how to become a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional? Lisa Anderson, a Microsoft community program manager (CPM) for the central region of the United States, explained what she looks for recently at That Conference 2016, a summer camp for geeks, when she sat down with Channel 9’s Seth Juarez. She provided some valuable…


Using OpenID Connect

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Shaun Luttin as part of our Technical Tuesday series with support from his technical editor Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Kevin Chalet. We’re going to develop a secure single page application (SPA). Cookies are not convenient for SPAs, because they…


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Working with Temporal Tables in SQL Server, Part 2: Data Platform MVP Leonard Lobel @lennilobel When’s the Best Time to Post on Yammer: Office Servers and Services MVP Becky Benishek @bbenishek CPS Standard on Nutanix Released: Cloud and Data Management MVP Robert Corradini @netwatch  How to Refresh Your Windows 10 PC with a Clean Installation:…


Build Simple & Clean Input Forms for the UWP

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Windows Development MVP Ricardo Pons as part of our Technical Tuesday series. In this post we are going to discuss a very common scenario: CRUD (create, read, update, delete business objects) operations in our apps. It does not matter what kind of apps we are developing or…


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Introducing Microsoft PowerApps: Office Servers and Services MVP Manpreet Singh @manpreethere  How to enable Azure MFA for Online PowerShell Modules that don’t support MFA? Enterprise Mobility MVP Jan Vidar Elven @skillriver Connecting SharePoint to Azure AD B2C: Visual Studio and Development Technologies and Windows Development MVP Oren Novotny @onovotny Create a utility in 5 minutes with…