How To Build A Chatbot FAQ With The Azure Bot Service

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Joe Mayo as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Mia Chang of the Technical Committee served as the Technical Reviewer of this piece.  On December 13th 2017, Microsoft announced the general availability of the Azure Bot Service. In a nutshell, the Azure…


Deployment Pipelines For Versioned Azure Resource Manager Template Deployments

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Peter Groenewegen as part of our Technical Tuesday series. James Chambers of the Technical Committee served as the Technical Reviewer of this piece.  Azure Resource Manager templates offer you a declarative way of provisioning resources in the Azure cloud. Resource Manager templates define…


Beyond The Obvious With API Vision On Cognitive Services

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Azure MVP Víctor Moreno as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Mia Chang of the Technical Committee served as the Technical Reviewer of this piece.  This is the decade of Artificial Intelligence. And thanks to Cloud Computing with Microsoft Azure, we all have the ability to use sophisticated tools…


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…


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…


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…


Non-suspending UWP Desktop Apps

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Windows Development MVP Magnus Montin as part of our Technical Tuesday series.  A traditional Windows desktop application such as a .NET or a classic Win32 application is either running or non-running. This is not true for a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app however. These kind of apps that…


Harden Your Azure Infrastructure Using Azure Security Center Just-In-Time VM Access

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Azure MVP Thomas Janetscheck as part of our Technical Tuesday series.  Azure Security Center is the central security management solution within the Azure landscape. It helps you to prevent, detect and respond to security breaches. There’s also one new little feature that helps to prevent security breaches: Just-in-Time Access…


Getting Productive With Microsoft Azure Cloud Shell

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Timothy Warner as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Daron Yondem of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. Under ordinary circumstances, in order to get command-line access to your Microsoft Azure subscriptions, you would need to perform one…


Microsoft Teams: Creating The Dream Team

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Office Servers and Services MVP Eric Overfield  as part of our Technical Tuesday series.  Gettin’ good players is easy. Gettin’ ’em to play together is the hard part. – Casey Stengel We certainly have a dream team here at PixelMill, a California based digital agency specializing in bespoke Office…