Microsoft Immersion Program: Bringing Microsoft Product Engineers to your Team

App Dev Manager Katie Konow spotlights the Microsoft Immersion Program and the value it brings to both Microsoft and our valued customers. immerse verb  im·merse  \ i-ˈmərs \ ENGROSS.  to take or engage the whole attention of : occupy completely As a developer or development lead using a Microsoft technology, you may find yourself wondering:…


IntelliTrace and the ‘Magic’ of Historical Debugging

Premier Developer Consultant Lizet Pena De Sola discusses the Visual Studio Debugging and Diagnostic Tools Workshop, in which she discovered IntelliTrace and its magical debugging capabilities. Lizet recently visited a development team in Nevada that was eager to learn more about Visual Studio debugging tools and the C# compiler Open Source project in GitHub, named…


How to Engage Your Audience during Online Deliveries

Interested in upping your online presentation game? Looking for some tips to engage your audience on Skype calls? Read this post by Premier Developer Consultant Daisy Chaussee to learn how. Today’s modern, virtual world relies on the ability to deliver content remotely. Whether it’s a simple standup call, an executive presentation, or an elaborate customer…


Git in Education

In this post, Premier Developer consultant Brian Blackman introduces one of our training offerings – the Microsoft Git Solutions workshop. With Premier Support for Developers, our customers have access to many resources including education. Case in point is our Microsoft Git Solutions workshop. This educational opportunity is a two-day instructor-led training course that provides participants…

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Software Application Architecture, JUST DO IT!

In this post, Senior Application Development Manager, Alphonsus Pillai, spotlights the importance of a good architecture as the foundation of application quality and ROI. I am amazed at the amount of application development, without proper footings and foundations. We could never imagine building a house without proper design, construction, and meeting up-to-date building codes based…


Debugging Windows Applications with DebugDiag Workshop

This post is provided by Senior ADM, Jason Giordano, who spotlights our DebugDiag workshop available to Premier Support customers.  If you have ever engaged Microsoft to assist with an application hang or crash, chances are, DebugDiag was used at some point.  While there are many tools out there to capture exceptions, crash dumps, and memory…


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…


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…


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…


US Workshops, Webcasts, and Tech Talks – Nov/Dec 2016 Update

Teams struggle to keep up with the latest technology trends, so training and knowledge transfer are important investments to build the expertise required for optimal application and infrastructure.  It’s a great way to proactively stay in front of technical gaps that can manifest in the form of implementation delays, architectural problems, and/or costly production outages. …