Webinar 10/23: Advanced data prep with Power BI dataflows for unified data and powerful insights

Look at the all new Power BI dataflows with Program manager Anton Fritz Power BI dataflows’ public preview is just around the corner, in this session the product team will introduce you the new and advanced capabilities for data-prep in Power BI.  Preparing and defining ETL for insights is significant challenge for businesses today—ingestion, cleansing, transformation,…


Exploring Clang Tooling Part 1: Extending Clang-Tidy

This post is part of a regular series of posts where the C++ product team and other guests answer questions we have received from customers. The questions can be about anything C++ related: MSVC toolset, the standard language and library, the C++ standards committee, isocpp.org, CppCon, etc. Today’s post is by guest author Stephen Kelly,…


Inspecting a D365FO Meta Data Hotfix Content

In this article, you will find detailed instructions, on how to inspect content of a D365FO meta data hotfix. The article describes a manual approach as well as running PowerShell scripts to extract the underlying dependencies of hotfixes and affected objects. All descriptions are in attached “Inspecting a D365FO Meta Data Hotfix Content.docx” document. Inspecting-a-D365FO-Meta-Data-Hotfix-Content2


Creating the perfect MVP Summit

Was asked to share some thoughts on creating the Perfect MVP Summit. Every year we ask MVP’s what they want from the MVP Summit and every year the answers are the same: Insight into the product planning Connection with the product team members Despite this incredibly simple set of directives we still manage to get…


Twitter AMA on Service Fabric Mesh

The Service Fabric team will be hosting an Ask Me Anything (AMA) (more like “ask us anything”!) session for Service Fabric Mesh on Twitter on Tuesday, October 30thfrom 9am to 10:30am PST. Tweet to @servicefabric or @AzureSupport using #SFMeshAMA with your questions on Mesh and Service Fabric. What’s happening? We’ll have folks from the Service…


Reminder: Pending Forced Upgrade for TMT Preview Clients

As noted in the GA blog post, next week we plan to release a version of the Threat Modeling Tool that will require users of the Preview version to upgrade (preview clients with version < 7.1.50911.2) to the supported GA release. This release does not contain any new functionality or fixes from the GA release…


Small Basic Challenges – October 2018

These are the October 2018 challenges from Roshan Kumar Priya. We’re also continuing the September 2018 challenges here: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/0059173a-594e-4da4-afa6-e9c6ac9241fa/challenge-of-the-month-september-2018?forum=smallbasic These October challenges are intended for people who are learning to program for the first time or for those returning to programming who want to start using Small Basic.  Some will be easy, some will be hard…


Service Fabric Ignite 2018 Sessions

Hi folks, Below are the links to the different sessions we conducted at Ignite this year in Orlando. Thank you to those of you that came to Ignite and helped make our sessions successful or interacted with us at the booth (or elsewhere). We’d love to hear any feedback you have! Architect your app modernization…


.NET Framework October 2018 Preview of Quality Rollup

Today, we are releasing the October 2018 Preview of Quality Rollup. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. CLR Updated Japanese dates that are formatted for the first year in an era and for which the format pattern uses “y年”. The format of the year together with the symbol “元”…