Friday Five: MVPs with Fresh Insights on .NET Core and More!

ASP.NET Core 2: Architecture & Design Pattern Ideology Asma Khalid is a Technical Evangelist, Technical Writer and Fanatic Explorer. She enjoys doodling with technologies, writing stories and sharing her knowledge with community. Her core domain is Software Engineering, but she’s also experienced in Product Management, Product Monitoring, Product Implementation, Product Execution and Product Coordination. She…


This MVP Travels Japan To Bring Science To Life With HoloLens

Microsoft HoloLens has the power to revolutionize education, turning the textbook school curriculum into an immersive experience. So when MVP and science teacher Tatsuro Ueda was first introduced to HoloLens, he too saw how the device could bring his lessons to life. He visualized magnetic fields expanding in the air, and drawing lines of force…


It’s That Time – Get Set For Your Friday Five

Persistent Storage And Volumes Using Kubernetes On Azure With AKS Or Azure Container Service  Pascal Naber helps companies embrace Microsoft Azure and build large scale distributed systems with modern architectures based on microservices. Pascal works as an Azure Cloud Consultant at Xpirit. He is the co-founder of the Dutch Azure Meetup and is awarded by Microsoft…


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…