Microsoft Security Risk Detection

In this post, Application Development Managers, Mike Batongbacal and Syed Medhi, introduce the Microsoft Security Risk Detection service formerly known as Project Springfield. Software Security is a Business Imperative In today’s world, the threat of security breaches in computer networks and business software is an all too real possibility. More than ever before, businesses are…


Integrating Angular 4 Unit Tests with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS)

Premier Developer consultant Wael Kdouh brings us this post on integrating Angular 4 unit tests into VSTS. One of the nice features of Angular 4 (and Angular 2 before it) is the introduction of the Angular CLI (command line interface). I like to think of it as a style guide coming straight from the Angular…

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From ASM to ARM – A real world migration

This post is provided by Senior Application Development Manager, Mark Pazicni, who walks us through an Azure migration exercise to move a legacy deployment in ASM to a modern deployment in ARM. Migrating from Azure Service Management (ASM) to Azure Resource Manager (ARM) can be a daunting task, but hopefully this post will outline some…


On passing the Xamarin Mobile Developer Certification Exam

This post is from Premier Developer consultant Joe Healy who recently became a Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer.  Congrats Joe! Microsoft likes us to have some technical certifications.  Personally I enjoy the challenges of the tests.  This year my goals were the Windows 10 UWP Developer exam ( Developing Mobile Apps 70-357 – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-70-357.aspx )and the…

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Resources to get started with Service Fabric Clusters in Azure or On-Premises

This post is provided by Application Development Managers, Mahendar Madhavaram and Guru Satish Piduru, who share some helpful resources to get started with Service Fabric Clusters. Service Fabric enables building and managing of scalable and reliable applications, composed of microservices and run at very high density on Service Fabric Clusters. It provides a sophisticated runtime…


Facial Recognition and the Intelligent Kiosk App

This post is provided by Senior Application Development Manager, Rich Maines, who introduces us to the Intelligent Kiosk App using facial recognition and Cognitive Services APIs. I noticed this sign while running across the Brooklyn Bridge this past January. “Area Under NYPD Video Surveillance” Was the system actually analyzing pedestrians in real time? Was it…


Listening as a Development Differentiator

This post is by Application Development Manager, Katie Konow, who highlights that when it comes to productive teams, key contributors, and personal growth– listening can be a differentiator. What does listening have to do with technology? Listen in while I run through how being a great listener can help you progress in your career. Even…


Premier Developer @ Microsoft Build 2017

ADM’s Bill Bevan, Marty Donovan, Russ Clark, Joseph Flanigen, joined Garrett Jacobs (Services Market Strategy Director) representing Premier Developer @ BUILD 2017. With another exciting Microsoft Build conference coming to a close, we’re inspired for the future, working with our partners on innovative solutions impacting the world. From Hololens development which made an ever-increasing partner…


Using Azure AD to enable partner access to SharePoint 201x

In this post, Premier Developer Consultant Marius Rochon shows us how to use Azure AD to enable partner access to Sharepoint 201x. The following summarizes my experience with setting Azure AD as authentication provider for Sharepoint 2013 or 2016. This setup enables access to SharePoint for external users (business partners, customers). While there are other…

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Build sets the stage for developers in 2017

Developers from around the world came together this week as our Build Conference kicked off in Seattle. It’s always an inspiring time to hear new product announcements and seeing many new technologies in action for the first time. Build is sensory overload to anyone who loves technology, but more importantly, this conference sets the stage…