Discover How Minecraft Supports K-12 Learning, And More On This Week’s Friday Five

Research Report: How Minecraft Supports Social And Emotional Learning In K–12 Education Michelle Zimmerman, PhD, is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert and Surface Expert. She has 17 years of experience in the classroom (PreK-10), 10 years implementing research into practice, and co-designing Renton Prep, selected as a Microsoft Showcase School. She briefed Satya Nadella and…


Here It Is Again: The Friday Five!

Contributing to .NET For Dummies Rion Williams is a Full Stack Software Engineer at Structure X. He lives in Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA and is passionate about making the developer community a better place. He’s frequently found answering questions on the ASP.NET Forums and Stack Overflow, writing blog posts, or contributing to a wide range…


Friday Five: Check Out What These MVPs Are Writing

TechNet Wiki Ninjas at MVP Global Summit Ken Cenerelli is a programmer, writer, software developer, and Microsoft MVP specializing in the Microsoft .NET Framework. He is active on the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) where he contributes to several blogs, as well as on Microsoft TechNet as a technical wiki contributor. He is co-organizer of his…


Couchbase with Windows and .NET – Part 3

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Matt Groves as part of our Technical Tuesday series with support from his technical editor, Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Travis Smith. In this three part series, we’re going to look at the basics of interacting with Couchbase for .NET…


Couchbase with Windows and .NET – Part 2

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Matt Groves as part of our Technical Tuesday series with support from his technical editor, Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Travis Smith. In this three part series, we’re going to look at the basics of interacting with Couchbase for .NET…


Couchbase with Windows and .NET – Part 1

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Matt Groves as part of our Technical Tuesday series with support from his technical editor, Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Travis Smith. In this three-part series, we’re going to look at the basics of interacting with Couchbase for .NET developers…


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…