Building .NET Core Linux Docker Images with Visual Studio Team Services

If you’ve been wondering how to build a .NET Core app into a Docker image using VSTS, well here’s the current steps as of June 2016. Prerequisites You’ll need the following to complete this walk through Docker Tools for Visual Studio 0.21 to build the docker assets we’ll use for CI in VSTS Docker Tools for Visual Studio Team…

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//build session: On the Shoulders of Giants: Building Apps that Consume Modern SaaS Endpoints with Visual Studio 2015

Dave Carrol @DCarroll and I just finished presenting a session for consuming services using the new Add Connected Services experience in Visual Studio. For info on Connected Services: https://aka.ms/ConnectedServices General info  https://aka.ms/ConnectedServicesSDK for building a Connected Service I also want to take another chance to thank  Tanner Lindsay www.TannerLindsay.com and LANDESK www.LANDESK.com  for letting us talk to their…

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Offline Microsoft Silverlight Applications

At Tech Ed US in Atlanta this week I presented a session for building Offline Silvelright Applications. The session covered an end to end solution for developing applications, building on the work we’ve done with relative Sync technologies, local storage and the common feedback we’ve head over the last several years of working on these…

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Demos, Presentations, Links, Screencasts and Videos for SQL Server Compact

I often find it hard to find my own demos scattered throughout my blog, so figured I’d just create a single posting that had all my current demos and powerpoints. Recent Presentations at PDC and Tech Ed SQL Server Compact Overview (lots of demos with supporting slides)  This was a very demo heavy deck with…

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Tech Ed EMEA 08 Powerpoints and Demos

Another great year in Barcelona.  In addition to the sessions below, we had several nights out on the town.  As usual, we had the Microsoft Regional Director get togethers.  It’s always interesting when you have social geeks out on the town.  Chris Menegay and I decided to make it a late night on Friday.  I had…

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PDC 2008 – Embedding SQL Server Compact In Desktop And Device Applications

This week I presented a session on SQL Server Compact.  Video Recording of the session is here.  The session focused on 3 main topics: Why SQL Server Compact “changes the game” for how you might think about leveraging a database in your app Performance of SQL Server Compact Interesting scenarios you can use a local…

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Additional Q&A on the Visual Studio Orcas Sync Designer

Q: Why does the Orcas Feb CTP Typed DataSet designer not work on Vista? A: Visual Studio Orcas is not yet fully compatible with Vista.  In the Feb CTP there are several issues with something we call “red bits”.  These are changes to the runtime that shipped in .NET 3.0 which shipped with Vista.  For…

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SQL Server Mobile, SQL Server Everywhere Edition Code Snippets

When working with SQL Server Mobile / SQL Server Everywhere Edition (SSEv) here are a few code snippets that can be very useful.  Visual Studio 2005 incorporated a concept of Code Snippets which allows you to enter a shortcut in the code editor and Visual Studio will expand that shortcut into code with replacement regions. …

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