Defrag Tools #127 - Internet Explorer F12 Developer Tools - Part 2 | Defrag Tools

In this episode of Defrag Tools, David Stephens joins Andrew Richards to discuss the IE F12 Console, including some of the new features available in the Windows 10 Tech Preview.Resources:Using the F12 Developer ToolsTimeline:[00:00] HP Stream 7 - $79 inc. $25 Windows Store Gift card[02:37] Intro - David Stephens[03:30] Command Line API -- $, $$, $_, $0-$4, dir, console.clear[12:22] Message Formatting - console.info/warn/error/group/groupCollapsed/groupEnd[17:07] Network Errors[19:55] Message Locations[21:55] Clickable URLs[23:00] ... and more[25:23] Send feedback! davidstr@microsoft.com[26:03] Email us at defragtools@microsoft.com

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 8:00 am

The TFS Productivity Pack VS Extension

Today's Coding4Fun Visual Studio Extension Monday post combines two of my favorite things... well actually three. A cool extension, source code to spelunk and TFS... :)TFS Productivity PackThe TFS Productivity Pack is a set of extensions to Visual Studio designed to improve your interaction with TFS.This version supports Visual Studio 2013, TFS 2010/TFS 2012/TFS 2013 and Visual Studio Online (Visual Studio 2015 support will come soon)Open in Source Control ExplorerEasily navigate directly to the source control explorer from the code editor and the solution explorerFind in Solution ExplorerEasily find you files in the solution explorer direct from the code editorQuick CompareQuickly compare files and folders from direct within the source control explorerCompare to BranchQuickly compare versions of files and folders across branches with Compare to BranchBranch Build DefinitionMap your build definitions to build against different branches at the click of a button. All process parameters are automatically updated to point at the new branch(es)shiningdragon/tfsproductivitypackThe TFS Productivity Pack is a set of extensions to Visual Studio designed to improve your interaction with TFSfrom Vimeo.Follow @CH9 Follow @coding4fun Follow @gduncan411

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 8:00 am

Last Week on Channel 9: February 23 - March 1st, 2015

This week was the kick off of a new event type, live from the Redmond campus... Connect("Live")Connect("Live") is a series of live streamed discussions directly from the Microsoft Redmond campus, giving you an opportunity to hear from the product teams building the developer tools & frameworks such as Visual Studio, Azure SDK, .NET, ASP.NET, Python Tools and much more.During these live broadcasts this will be your opportunity to hear directly from the teams, ask your questions and get more engaged.TWC9: Kinect, MWC, GDC, History of Xbox Live, Connect Live, Hololens and more...This week on Channel 9, Vlad and guest host Ben Lower discuss the week's top developer news, including;Real World Site debugging using Application Insights on an Azure WebsiteScott talks to Rahul Bagaria from the Application Insights team. We'll cause some real errors in an Azure Website and then root-cause the issues by instrumenting the production site with Application Insights!Machine Learning for Business Users and Enterprise Developers Machine Learning has been around for well over a decade and, with the rise of "Big Data" analytics, has become especially prominent in the last few years.  Many companies are now considering how best to use Machine Learning for predictive and prescriptive analytics and, ultimately, for maximizing revenue, profit and efficiency.But Machine Learning has not seen broad adoption by mainstream technology specialists, and certainly not by business users....TechNet Radio: (Part 17) Building Your Hybrid Cloud - End-to-End IaaS Workload Provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Automation and PowerShell DSCKeith Mayer welcomes special guest Tommy Patterson to the series as they discuss end-to-end IaaS workload provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC. Tune in as they break down automation into 3 main categories of tasks (managing and orchestrating the overall process, provisioning cloud fabric resources, and provisioning workloads, like operating systems and applications) and then go into in-depth demos showing how you can do this via Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC....Defrag: Viewing SMART, WIFI Network Connections, Wok, UEFI, Disk Cleanup and more....Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed. ...Visual Studio Debugging & Cloud Diagnostics Team – Connect(“Live”); // Q&ADebugging and diagnostics are fundamental skillsets for any Visual Studio developer, so we hope you join us for a live Q&A session with members of both the Visual Studio debugging and Azure cloud diagnostic team, hosted by Dan Fernandez. This will be your chance to meet members of the product team working on the tools you love, to ask your questions and enjoy an hour full of discussion and demos.Historical Debugging with IntelliTrace in Visual Studio 2015IntelliTrace automatically records the execution of your application without you performing any additional steps. Any time the debugger breaks the execution of the application (e.g. because a breakpoint is hit), the IntelliTrace UI is updated and displays the data that has been collected up until that point. In this episode, Robert is joined by Angelos Petropolous, who was on the show three weeks ago. Angelos returns to show us in more detail the enhancements made to how you use IntelliSense in Visual Studio 2015 for historical debugging.Ping 237: Battlebots, an unlikely pairing, Mars One selects its finalistsWelcome back to Ping! We talk about the return of robot combat return to television, we chat about a one-way ticket to Mars on the space desk, and more stories that 'softies are pinging each other about...#GameDev w/ @ScruffyFurn: IoT for the Game DeveloperIoT and Game Dev? While it might not come to mind immediately when thinking about game development, the internet of things could be the next emerging space for game devs.In this episode, ScruffyFurn (Mickey MacDonald) rants about the idea that game developers only code games and talk about the possibilities of this hot IoT topic. He then shows off....Microsoft Campus Tours - Building 20 RemodelLarry Larsen, Eric Havir and Jamey Tisdale take a tour of the newly renovated Building 20. This building is the home of the Channel 9 studio and it is now used to host designers, partners and developers to run workshops, executive engagements and hackathons. In this video, we learn about the remodel process, artwork and new building features.Moving your business into the cloud: Content Series #1: Assistance Software transformation storyWe chat with the CEO of Assistance Software - Martijn van der Hoeden, to learn more about how he successfully moved his on premise business into the cloud. He has great advise for other ISVs\App Builders, as he walks us through the different aspects of Assistance Software's business transformation.This will be an interesting video for anyone  looking to hear about real world examples of companies that have handled the changes to marketing, sales, channel partners and pricing models the move to the cloud demands.Countdown to Ignite: The One with Q&A from the Ignite Forum + Cool Things to do in Chicago!Rick and Joey answer two of the top questions from the Ignite Forums, and explain how you can ask questions and share your input. Then, they give you another taste of Chicago's top attractions—including the Museum of Science and Industry (a.k.a., paradise for geeks!) ...How to Secure Your Service and Applications with Azure Active Directory and ADALJerry Nixon welcomes Danny Strockis to the show as they discuss how you can secure your apps and services using Azure Active Directory and the Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL). Tune in for an depth walk through of the service as well as a demo of how to implement it for your needs. ...3D Builder Tutorial Part 5: 3D Scanning with Kinect V2In this video, Alex Blondin and Gavin Gear demonstrate how you can plug a Kinect V2 sensor into your PC and turn it into a portable 3D scanning setup using the latest version of 3D Builder.In this video a custom "turntable" was used so that the person being scanned us rotated smoothly, but you can also use an office chair, or move the Kinect sensor and keep the subject stationary. An Alienware 17 laptop was used for scanning because the powerful onboard GPU can process scan data at a high rate, which means you can achieve a high level of detail and fidelity when scanning....Defrag Tools #126 - Internet Explorer F12 Developer Tools - Part 1In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andy Sterland joins Chad Beeder to discuss the IE F12 Developer Tools, including some of the new features available in the Windows 10 Tech Preview....Follow @CH9 Follow @gduncan411

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 4:00 am

TWC9: Kinect, MWC, GDC, History of Xbox Live, Connect Live, Hololens and more... | This Week On Channel 9

This week on Channel 9, Vlad and guest host Ben Lower discuss the week's top developer news, including;[00:21] Ben Lower[02:05] Pop Quiz[02:29] Kinect Hackathon – Austin, TX[05:19] MWC and GDC 2015, Microsoft MWC Keynote[08:24] A look at the history of Xbox Live [Larry Hryb] the birth of xbox live, THE SECOND GENERATION OF XBOX LIVE [Russ Pitts][09:58] Connect Live, Visual Studio Debugging & Cloud Diagnostics Team – Connect(“Live”); // Q&A [Saurabh Bhatia, Dan Fernandez, Andrew Hall, Boris Scholl ][11:43] Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6 and Team Foundation Server 2015 CTP Released [John Montgomery][13:53] Introducing ASP.NET 5 [Scott Gu][14:43] Top 10 Changes in ASP.NET 5 and MVC 6 (From the Field) [Stephen Walther][15:31] The new OneDrive API [Ryan Gregg]Picks of the WeekVlad's Pick of the Week:[16:44] Get started with the Microsoft Band SDK Preview, https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-bandBen's Pick of the Week:[20:11] Opaque MultimediaBen's Pick of the Week:[21:35] What’s Up With HoloLens?, http://hololens.comPlease leave a comment or email us at twc9@microsoft.com.Follow @CH9Follow @vladkol Follow @benlowerFollow @metulev Follow @gduncan411 Follow @codefoster Follow @nisha_si

Posted by on 27 February 2015 | 5:00 pm

Coding4Fun February 2015 Round-Up

Can you sense it? The excitement building around the coming conferences, Build and Ignite? While we're still a couple months away, given recently announcements, releases and updates, everyone seems to be getting ready for some great conferences! You didn't get it? Don't worry, both will have live streaming and VOD viewing after... :)Coding4Fun BlogCarnac the Magnificent Keyboard UtilityLicense Plate Recognition.NET Micro Framework SDK v4.3 (QFE2-RTM) (Think ".NETMF 4.3 RTM Release for VS 2013")Building DPI Aware Visual Studio ExtensionsExample Channel9 Blog Reader AppC# SmappeeGitFlow for Visual StudioThe Open Sourcing of TouchDevelop.NET Gadgeteer 101 Solutions, Start your Page.... [Another VS Start Page Solution Page]Babylon.js v2.0Coding4Fun Kinect GalleryFace Tracking without a KinectPrepose, a Kinect for Windows v2 Scripting LanguageHaro3D - Kinect for Windows v2 for LabVIEWKinect4NES & Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!"Connecting with beer lovers..."Face Frame Data Dev TipDetermining Kinect Capabilities at RuntimeKinecting to the ClassroomWebSocketing the Kinect Getting Going with Kinect v2 DevelopmentKinect'ing to Wall ClimbingKinectingForWindows GitHub ReposPast Round-UpsCoding4Fun 2014 Round-UpCoding4Fun January 2015 Round-UpFollow @CH9 Follow @coding4fun Follow @gduncan411

Posted by on 27 February 2015 | 8:00 am

Real World Site debugging using Application Insights on an Azure Website | Azure Friday

Scott talks to Rahul Bagaria from the Application Insights team. We'll cause some real errors in an Azure Website and then root-cause the issues by instrumenting the production site with Application Insights!

Posted by on 26 February 2015 | 6:00 pm

Defrag: Viewing SMART, WIFI Network Connections, Wok, UEFI, Disk Cleanup and more.... | The Defrag Show

Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed.[00:41] How do you view SMART Hard Drive Status [01:24] Windows 7 is taking a long time to connect to a wireless network, Mapping WIFI Signals In 3 Dimensions, http://www.inssider.com/ [05:25] Looking at Wok (link) [09:37] Debugging a crashing Surface Pro 3 when docked [10:11] UEFI and computer clean up tools [12:56] Disk Cleanup tool and having everything checked (link) [13:42] Debugging and dealing with slow network/web downloading filesPick of the Week:[18:30] Tobii Eye Tracking in Assassin’s Creed (link)Follow @CH9 Follow @larryla Follow @gduncan411

Posted by on 25 February 2015 | 5:00 pm

Historical Debugging with IntelliTrace in Visual Studio 2015 | Visual Studio Toolbox

IntelliTrace automatically records the execution of your application without you performing any additional steps. Any time the debugger breaks the execution of the application (e.g. because a breakpoint is hit), the IntelliTrace UI is updated and displays the data that has been collected up until that point. In this episode, Robert is joined by Angelos Petropolous, who was on the show three weeks ago. Angelos returns to show us in more detail the enhancements made to how you use IntelliSense in Visual Studio 2015 for historical debugging.

Posted by on 25 February 2015 | 9:43 am

Ping 237: Battlebots, an unlikely pairing, Mars One selects its finalists | Ping!

Welcome back to Ping! We talk about the return of robot combat return to television, we chat about a one-way ticket to Mars on the space desk, and more stories that 'softies are pinging each other about...[03:45] Battlebots will return to TV this summer on ABC![06:03] A More Open Enterprise[08:23] Mars One selects 1 'alien' and 99 human finalists to die on Mars[10:58] Trade in your old Surface towards a new Surface Pro 3 [13:29] Bad joke time and Question of the week: What would your battlebot be?  What does it look like and what kind of weaponry does it wield?Chat with us throughout the week using  #PingShow on TwitterLike us on Facebook http://facebook.com/ThePingShow@MarkDeFalco @RicksterCDN

Posted by on 25 February 2015 | 2:37 am

Visual Studio Debugging & Cloud Diagnostics Team – Connect(“Live”); // Q&A | Connect Live

Debugging and diagnostics are fundamental skillsets for any Visual Studio developer, so we hope you join us for a live Q&A session with members of both the Visual Studio debugging and Azure cloud diagnostic team, hosted by Dan Fernandez. This will be your chance to meet members of the product team working on the tools you love, to ask your questions and enjoy an hour full of discussion and demos.Join and watch live Thursday, February 26th at 9:30am to 10:30am PDTYou can also read more details about this session in the announcement blog post: Connect("Live"); – Debugging and Cloud Diagnostics Visual Studio Team Q&A

Posted by on 24 February 2015 | 1:35 pm

HDInsight on Linux | Data Exposed

Back for more discussion on HDInisght, Scott welcomes Matt Winkler back to the show. Matt, a Program Manager on the HDInsight team is here today to make a special announcement; the ability to deploy HDInsight clusters on Ubuntu Linux. While you still have the ability to deploy to Windows, you now have the ability to deploy your HDInsight cluster to Linux as well as Windows. In this video, Matt walks us through the simplicity of creating a HDInsight cluster on Linux, then shows us how easy it is to manage, maintain, and monitor these clusters through the use of Ambari, an Apache project aimed at making Hadoop cluster management simple for developers.

Posted by on 18 February 2015 | 10:00 am

SCU 2015 Keynote Presentation | System Center Universe 2015

SCU 2015 Keynote Presentation, presented by Brad Anderson.

Posted by on 2 February 2015 | 5:05 pm

What's New in Microsoft Azure IaaS | System Center Universe 2015

Last year, Microsoft announced the General Availability for Azure Infrastructure services (IaaS). Since then, they have continually innovated and added new and existing features to the IaaS platform. In this session, seven year Microsoft MVP Maarten Goet and Microsoft Azure MVP Marc van Eijk will focus on some of the features and functionality that's been recently added to Azure IaaS. Don't miss this demo-packed session!

Posted by on 2 February 2015 | 5:05 pm

Our Server Journey | TechDays Online 2015

This session describes the path that Windows Server has taken from its creation to the current day and where it is going from here.  It describes what the major issues were and how they were addressed.  It highlights the roles of three ex-Consulting Engineers from Digital who drove key transformations in Windows Server.  A roadmap is provided for the future of Windows Server and includes specific advice for things to do today to get the most out of the current version of Server and to prepare for future versions. 

Posted by on 2 February 2015 | 3:06 pm

Windows 10: The Next Chapter | Windows 10: Briefing

Join is right here on January 21 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time to learn about the next chapter for Windows 10.

Posted by on 20 January 2015 | 4:00 pm

Architecting SharePoint for the Cloud | Azure IaaS for IT Pros Online Event

Now that SharePoint is a supported workload on Azure IaaS, the next step is determining the design considerations and limitations that you need to be aware of before deploying your next SharePoint solution. This session has you covered. Learn from the team who has created the detailed spec on how to deploy SharePoint in Azure IaaS and also see how MSIT is doing it for our internal customers.

Posted by on 13 November 2014 | 8:30 pm

Application Lifecycle Management, Dev/Test & DevOps | Connect(); Microsoft Visual Studio vNext & Azure

No matter if you're in development, IT or operations, today's business demands that you get through the complexity of software delivery and deployment while ensuring your project is also an overall long-term success.Join us for a panel discussion with the Microsoft product team to Learn how Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio Online, Release Management, and App Insights provide a suite of tools and services to help transform your business and streamline your organization's move to a DevOps world.

Posted by on 2 November 2014 | 11:02 pm