DevOps diversité & inclusion

Premier Support for Developers is available in various regions worldwide.  Representing our Canadian team, Application Development Manager, Adlene Sifi, provides our first French post on DevOps Diversity and Inclusion. Malgré les années, il demeure difficile de définir clairement ce qu’est DevOps. À la base DevOps était défini comment étant une meilleure cohésion entre les équipes…


Monitoring, and Why It Should Come First In Your DevOps Strategy!

Senior Application Development Manager, Dave Harrison, spotlights the importance of instrumentation and metrics as the backbone of your DevOps movement.  Monitoring has long been the secret sauce of DevOps. How else do we get feedback on our priorities, and actual metrics – not guesses – on which features are in use? What’s often overlooked though…


Using PowerShell to implement a Farm-wide Global Navigation solution from the Managed Metadata Term Store in SharePoint 2013

In this post, Application Development Managers, Daniel Setlock and John Spinella demonstrate how to export the Managed Metadata Term Store via PowerShell to a SiteMap, and import that SiteMap into a multi-tiered dropdown into the Structured Navigation within SharePoint through a code-less method. We had a requirement at a customer to provide unified Global Navigation…


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…


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…