A higher level of Premier Support for Developers – Premier Mission Critical

In this post, Sr. Application Development Manager, Wyn Lewis-Bevan spotlights Premier Mission Critical Support. So, you have a multi-million-dollar revenue generator that uses Microsoft supported technologies, either on Premise, in the Azure cloud, or both. Because it generates a significant portion of your company’s revenue and is therefore a mission critical application, you want to…


Empower your Cloud development with Microsoft Premier Developer

In this post, Application Development Managers Frank Ellero and Larry Duff, along with Technical Delivery Manager Dan Simmons, spotlight package offerings from Premier Support for Developers to help make your cloud transition a success. The Cloud. The quintessential IT buzzword of the 21st Century. It is a paradigm shift that rivals any we have seen…


Microservices Application Architecture: One Customer’s Journey from Azure Cloud Services to Service Fabric

In this post, Senior Application Development Consultant, Greg Roe, shares insights from a cloud transformation using Azure Cloud Services and ultimately, Service Fabric. I love helping customer’s optimize their Applications using Microsoft technologies such as Azure. In doing so, our team helps customers proactively vet architectural decisions, save development costs, and go to market faster….


Introduction to PSfP support for EAS licensees

Senior Application Development Managers, David Huang and Sheldon Ledbetter spotlight support options for EAS licensees Exchange ActiveSync, also known as EAS, is a development protocol requiring purchase of Microsoft Licenses. Almost all major mobile device manufacturers who use Microsoft EAS API to develop their email, calendar, and messaging applications to interact with Exchange Servers need…


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…


Getting started with your DevOps journey

In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Ilias Jennane  explains about navigating through the Dev Ops journey. You have probably started to hear all the noise about DevOps. Most likely you fall into one of the following categories: I have no idea what DevOps is. Sounds promising. Where can I buy it?…

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Millennial Manager

Unlike a lot of technical blogs, Premier Developer covers a range of both technical and business focused topics.  Why?  Simply put, developers need to understand the business and the business needs to understand developers.  This post is provided by Dan Simmons, a Technical Delivery Manager in Microsoft’s Modern Application Domain and a millennial manager.  David…


Ironman or Pokémon: Both are helping make the virtual real!

This post is a collaboration between David S. Lipien– Director in Microsoft’s Premier Services, Jeremy Rule– Practice Manager in Microsoft’s Premier Services, and Dan Simmons– Technical Manger. They are all part of the Enterprise Services Business where they enable clients to leverage IT for business success in the cloud and on the ground. Ironman and…


Let’s talk about Technical Debt

It seems that every company has at least one application built on aging technology and held together by virtual duct tape. Have you been that developer, fighting to upgrade a solution before it breaks? Have you been that business guy making the tough budget decision—maintenance or new development? This post is for both of you….


¿Por que le debe importar la diversidad a desarrolladores?

As part of our effort to further represent the diversity of developers and the regions we support, we are happy to announce several posts translated to Spanish for our Latin American audience.  The posts can be easily filtered by LATAM or Region_LATAM tags. (Original Post) David S. Lipien, a Director in Microsoft’s Premier Services, collaborated…