Reconnect Series: Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan

Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan is a Reconnect Member and Software Engineer from Rabwah, Pakistan. He was awarded Microsoft MVP in Visual Studio and Development Technologies in 2016 and has since enjoyed being part of the community, particularly the Microsoft Community Connection in Dubai. “Being a Reconnect MVP allows me to stay in touch with all the…


Azure AD B2B, Azure Infrastructure Compliance and More, on The Friday Five!

Test your Azure infrastructure compliance with Inspec Mikael Krief is a Microsoft MVP living in France as a DevOps consultant. He is passionate about ALM and DevOps, and is very interested in the integration with Microsoft (Azure and Azure DevOps) and all open source tools (terraform, ansible, Jenkins, … ). Mikael has also been a…


Friday Five: Dynamics 365, CNTK and C# and More!

Getting started as a Dynamics 365 CE Developer Andrew Ly currently works as a Microsoft Technical Specialist for KPMG in Adelaide, Australia.  He is passionate about helping customers reach their full potential, and bringing forward digital transformation.  Andrew has been involved in Microsoft Technologies since 1997, with application development across a number of domains including finance and public…


Looking For Some Weekend Reads? Look No Further Than This Friday Five!

Microsoft Azure DevOps Projects And Infrastructure As Code  James van den Berg has been working in ICT with Microsoft Technology since 1987. He works for the largest educational institution in Netherlands as an ICT Specialist, managing datacenters for students. He’s proud to have been a Cloud and Datacenter Management since 2011, and a Microsoft Azure…


Friday Five: Azure Security Center, .Net API Browser, And More

From The Diary Of A MVP: Filling In The Community Activities Form Ronen Ariely is senior consultant, applications & data architect, with more than 15 years’ experience in variety programming languages and technologies, leading development teams, and software companies, SQL & BI enterprise level solutions. Ronen is active in communities in the fields of Programming…


Accessing and deleting large e-mails in Gmail with C#

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Windows Development MVP Bruno Sonnino as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Introduction I am a long time user of Gmail, and I usually don’t delete any email, I just archive the emails after reading and processing them, to keep my inbox clean. Last week, I got…


Building the Eject-A-Bed

Editor’s note:   Instead of usual content, we wanted to post something on creative ways our MVPs are using our technology.  Enjoy! The following post was written by Visual F# MVP Jamie Dixon    Building the Eject-A-Bed My youngest child has a real hard time getting out of bed in the morning.  Instead of getting mad, I…


Introduction to C++ 11 in Visual Studio 2013

Editor’s note: In partnership with Microsoft Press, now celebrating their 30th year, MVPs have been contributing to an ongoing guest series on their official team blog. Today’s article is from Visual C++ MVP Alon Fliess which is the 34th in the series.   Introduction to C++ 11 in Visual Studio 2013 I just had a…


Friday Five – May 24, 2013

1. A Converged Networks Design For Hyper-V On SMB 3.0 Storage With RDMA (SMB Direct) By Virtual Machine MVP Aidan Finn – @joe_elway 2. Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: Using Data Validation to Disallow Entry of Item in a List By Excel MVP Tom Urtis – @TomUrtis 3. Create tasks for outlook.com and a second Tasks…


SharePoint 2013 – Apps Advantages

Editor’s note:  The following post was written by SharePoint MVP Jean Paul   SharePoint 2013 introduced a new feature called Apps. Apps are self-contained pieces of functionality that extends the capabilities of a SharePoint website.  Apps will be executed outside the SharePoint Server, and in the Client machine or in the Cloud.  This makes Apps makes…