[Service Fabric] Securing an Azure Service Fabric cluster with Azure Active Directory via the Azure Portal

In this post, Senior Consultant, Larry Wall demonstrates how to secure Azure Service Fabric Cluster using Azure Active Directory via the Azure Portal. To make sure appropriate credit is given to a great article on this topic, I did take some of the information for the steps below from this article https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/service-fabric/service-fabric-cluster-creation-via-arm. The article found at…

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Transpose Data Based on Repeating Pattern in a Column in Power Query

Senior Application Development Manager, Robert Reilly, walks us through an approach to transpose data based on repeating patterns in Power Query. You may run into a scenario where you receive data in say a CSV that needs to be transposed (Row become Columns).  If you want to transpose a table it’s pretty straight forward in…


HoloLens – How to Create Mixed Reality?

Rick McGuire, Senior ADM, provides an introduction to mixed reality development with a test drive using HoloLens, Unity, and Visual Studio 2015. With the invention of HoloLens, it is now possible to superimpose a virtual 3D world onto our exiting reality. HoloLens lets you create holograms, virtual objects that appear in the in the same…


ASP.Net Session Swapping – Why it happens and what can be done about it?

In this post, Senior Application Development Manager, Sanket Bakshi explains details behind the sometimes perplexing issue of Session Swapping and how to avoid it. Kernel Cache is a powerful and well-known feature introduced in IIS 7 and found in all later versions.  It’s the highly performant server level cache that very efficiently delivers frequently used…


Integrating Visual Studio Team Services with Microsoft Teams

In this post, Senior Application Development Manager, Mike Bolser demonstrates how to integrate Microsoft Teams and Visual Studio Team Services. Microsoft Teams the new chat-based workspace in Office365 offers several services to enable work group collaboration. One way of enabling work group collaboration for developers is through a built-in integration with Visual Studio Team Services….


Bots on Azure – Not as Complex as it Sounds

This post is provided by Dan Simmons, a Technical Delivery Manager within our team here at Premier Support for Developers. I was having a discussion with a colleague about how customers will help you better understand them.  I had asked if they had thought about putting a bot on their webpage to help them with…


Parsing folders in Power BI and adding the folder name as a column in the Power Query

Senior Application Development Manager, Robert Reilly, walks us through parsing multiple files contained in multiple folders from Power BI. On occasion you may have a need to parse multiple files contained in multiple folders from Power BI.  As an example I am working with a colleague to generate some Power BI reports from CSV data…


DigiCert Certificate Management through Azure Key Vault

In a recent post from his blog, Application Development Manager Christian Reddington walked us through an introduction to Azure Key Vault.  Azure Key Vault helps safeguard cryptographic keys and secrets used by cloud applications and services.  It streamlines the key management process, enabling you to maintain control of keys that access and encrypt your data. …


Multi-tenant WebAPI – simple admin consent

In this post, Premier Developer consultant Marius Rochon shares his application authentication experience in order to help you create your own Multi-tenant WebAPI applications. The VS.NET 2015 wizard for adding authentication to ASP.NET WebAPI projects does not support using the multi-tenant option. Here are some notes on how to implement this option yourself and create…

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What are Microservices and Why Should You Care?

Thanks to Premier Developer Consultant Najib Zarrari for sharing this excellent article on Microservices and the changing nature of software architecture in the industry today. Context Nowadays, trends show that market conditions are changing constantly and at a pace we have never seen before.   New companies come into mature industries and completely disrupt them while…

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