How Microsoft does DevOps

In this blog post, Application Development Manager, Justin Wendlandt, shares a bit about DevOps strategy, why it’s important, and common areas Premier Developer can help your teams.   One of the core focuses at every enterprise or technology organization is how to deliver more business value to their sponsors. It may be phrased differently depending…


Watch the BUILD 2016 Live Stream

Microsoft continues to focus on enabling developers to do amazing work as businesses and industries transform in support of the shift to a cloud-first, mobile-first world. At Build 2016 we will present the latest tools and technologies and how they can help today’s developers be their most creative and productive. As always, Build is filled…


Workflow Manager 1.0 Refresh Disaster Recovery (further) Explained

Premier Developer Consultant Brian Gregor recently took some time on his blog to document his experiences implementing disaster recovery for Workflow Manager.  The following is an excerpt from his post, get the full story over at Brian’s blog Nose to the GrindStone: With the release of SharePoint 2013, Microsoft released a new platform for workflows…

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Strategic Partnerships in an Agile World

Bryan Towne, Sr. Application Development Manager, discusses the advantages of strategic partnership in this fast moving technical landscape.  You should expect more.  Here’s why. What is a strategic partner? In the course of my professional career I have had interactions with customers of all types.  Some were small, independent software vendors (ISVs) and  some were…


Developer’s Guide to Automated Install of ADFS On Windows Server 2016 (TP4)

In a recent article on his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Razi Rais outlines the steps required to set up a developer environment instance of Active Directory Federation Services on the current Technical Preview (TP4) of Windows Server 2016.  Here’s a snippet of Razi’s article, be sure to follow the link to his blog for the…

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Microsoft Embracing Open Source

Senior ADM, Brian Keyes spotlights the momentum of Microsoft embracing Open Source software and recommends you to take a moment to peruse the official Microsoft GitHub collection of  repositories.  As of today there are 21 pages of repositories.  Roughly 400 projects.  Included are the source code for the Edge JavaScript engine, the source code for…


Changing user password in Azure AD using GraphAPI

Recently, Premier Developer Consultant Marius Rochon posted this article on his blog regarding changing passwords in Azure AD that may be helpful to those of you facing this specific scenario in your applications: You use Azure AD for some applications (e.g. Office365), but… …one of your applications does NOT use Azure AD (yet). It has…

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US Workshops, Webcasts, and Tech Talks – February 2016 Update

Premier Support for Developers provides access to a wide range of advisory and training options that include most popular developer technologies.  Options range from onsite, instructor-led workshops to remote training, and even access to a distinguished team of Developer Consultants for specialized advisory needs.  Content frequently includes proven practices established through the support of Microsoft’s…


Leveraging Native UI in Apache Cordova Apps Using Project Ace

This article comes to us from Premier Developer consultant Wael Kdouh. When it comes to Cross Platform Mobile Development there are two options that stand out today. The first option is Xamarin which allows users to use C# and XAML to develop once and deploy everywhere natively. The second option is Apache Cordova which allows…

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Qualcomm Developer of the Month: PSfD Consultant Joe Healy

This past January, Premier Developer consultant Joe Healy traveled to Las Vegas along with his team from Tampa, Florida to participate in the 2016 AT&T Developer Summit Hackathon.  After 40 brutal hours of work (with no sleep, on his “vacation” time), Joe and his team won the $25,000 grand prize with their home healthcare solution…

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