Delighting students with Microsoft Hour of Code and Minecraft

This post is provided by Senior ADM, Cissy Ho, who spotlights an “Hour of Code” to inspire others through technology and shares information on how you can too. As a part of working in Premier Developers and Microsoft Canada, I am honored  to share my technology expertise with Enterprise developers, and even broader communities with…


What can I do in .NET Core that I can’t in the full .NET Framework?

This post is provided by Senior App Dev Managers, Keith Beller and John Abele who ask the question, “What can I do in .NET Core that I can’t do in the full .NET Framework?” Microsoft’s mission to empower every individual and organization is manifested in .NET Core, the most transformative .NET framework ever. Rebuilt from…


HoloLens Animations

This post is provided by App Dev Manager, Robert Schumann who explores the process of creating and animating avatars with HoloLens. HoloLens Ambitious Beginnings My first application on HoloLens involved animating a Marine Corps squad to do PT. Using voice commands, avatars would do sit-ups, push-ups, burpees, jumping jacks, etc. That was a year ago…


Premier ITSM Testing Services: Anatomy of a Lab Engagement (Part 2)

Sanjeev Gogna and Charles Ofori, Senior Application Development Managers, discuss the importance of testing and spotlight the resources available to our customers as part of a testing engagement. This is the second of a three part series to discuss the importance of testing and spotlight the resources available through Premier Support and our IT Support…


Enabling Drive Sharing with Docker for Windows

In this blog post, Premier Developer consultant Wael Kdouh shows how to enable drive sharing with Docker for Windows. During Build 2017 the Asp.Net team shared with the world some cool features that Visual Studio 2017 has to offer in terms of Docker support. Naturally I was excited to start coding and trying some of these new…

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New Innovations for SharePoint Developers

This post is provided by Senior App Dev Manager, Ed Tovsen who highlights some of the new innovations available for SharePoint developers. SharePoint development has evolved over the years since its initial release in 2001. Customization options have varied from fully trusted code, to sand-boxed solutions, to add-ins. With each new option, Microsoft has intended…


Getting the most out of your Premier Support for Developers Contract

In this post, Application Development Manager, Deepa Chandramouli shared some tips on getting the most of your Premier Support for Developers contract. Microsoft Premier Support manages the highest tier support programs from Microsoft. Premier Support for Developers (PSfD) empowers developers and enterprises to plan, build, deploy and maintain high quality solutions. When you purchase a…


VSTS Private Agents with ARM

This post is provided by App Dev Managers, Mariusz Kolodziej and Francis Lacroix who discuss how to automagically deploy a VSTS Private Agent with Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and some PowerShell. My customers love to use VSTS to enable their DevOps capabilities, but in some cases they are not able to use the Hosted Agents…


Riding the Azure Stack opportunity

In this blog post, Premier Developer consultant Rob Vettor talks about Azure Stack opportunities. You are hearing more and more about Azure Stack. As a developer, the release of this long-awaited platform will present new opportunities and place a premium on Azure development skills. A highly ambitious project from Microsoft, Azure Stack brings many features…

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Docker Blog Series Part 2 – Build & Deploy ASP.NET Core based Docker Container on Service Fabric

This post is the second in a series of posts on Docker that Premier Developer consultant Monu Bambroo has posted on his blog. Azure Service Fabric in addition to offering a Service Fabric programming model is also able to orchestrate container based services across a cluster of machines. Service Fabric can deploy services in container…

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