Tuesdays with Corey: OS Disk Size and Azure IaaS Backup | Tuesdays With Corey

Corey Sanders, Principal PM on the Azure Compute team brings us two quick tidbits about base OS disk size changes and cool information about the new Azure IaaS VM Backup service.Post any questions, topic ideas or general conversation here in the comments OR online on Twitter using #AzureTwC. You never know - you might make it to an upcoming episode and be a virtual star of the show.Follow @CoreySandersWA Follow @RicksterCDN

Posted by on 31 March 2015 | 3:01 am

Defrag Tools #130 - Services | Defrag Tools

In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder discuss services in Windows. We look at several tools for managing services, and discuss how they are implemented.Timeline:[00:00] - Intro - what is a service?[01:20] - Using the Services MMC to view and manage services[03:13] - Starting in Windows 8, Task Manager can now manage services too[04:05] - sc query[05:15] - Sysinternals Process Explorer can view services[05:56] - Services share svchost.exe processes, grouped by a group name[06:51] - Moving a service into its own Svchost process for debugging purposes (see also this blog post)[11:10] - net command (net start/stop/pause/continue)[13:39] - Different service start types (auto, manual, delayed, triggered, etc.)[15:05] - sc enumdepends - look at service dependencies (Note: This command actually enumerates the services which depend on the one you're querying, not the ones it is itself dependent on. We stated this incorrectly in the video.)[16:40] - Where are service configurations stored in the registry? (Some documentation including values for "Start" is in KB103000)[21:05] - Some PowerShell commands: Get-Service, Stop-Service, Start-Service[23:38] - Triggered startup[24:30] - Email us your issues at defragtools@microsoft.com

Posted by on 30 March 2015 | 11:00 am

Coding4Fun First Quarter 2015 Round-Up

I look back on this past quarter and kind of say, "wow." So much has been released, there was so much news that even with this round-up, it's hard to grok it all.Then I try to imagine what the NEXT quarterly round-up, post BUILD/Ignite, will look like [Brain Explodes]...Coding4Fun BlogHello IoT...Lots of VS Extensions installed? Visual Studio [2013] Auto Updater...MonoGame, F# and Santa!Connect the Tiny Devices and IoT to Azure Dots with ConnectTheDots.ioSmart string pasting with SmartPasterCoding4Fun Toolkit v2.0.9 ReleasedIoT Home Automation"Open on GitHub"Godot EngineLync to IoTTwo more from Mads... Open Command Line and FarticusConversations with CortanaCarnac 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 101Solutions, Start your Page.... [Another VS Start Page Solution Page]Babylon.js v2.0The TFS Productivity Pack VS ExtensionInternet Connection Speed API for Windows 8.x, Windows Phone 8.xMicrosoft Band SDK PreviewDelimiter, Brace and Brackets... SyntaxHighlighterSystem.IO getting you down with the MAX_PATH Blues? AlphaFS 2.0!Raspberry PI 2 and the Microsoft BandProject, project, project, creating multi-project SolutionsUsing the Doppler Effect for Motion Sensing, Browser Scrolling...In honor of last week's PI Day, Raspberry Pi 2 for .NET DevelopersLooking Through a New PrismMonoGame says goodbye to XNA (and that's a great thing)Two Raspberry PI LED ExamplesCoding4Fun Kinect Gallery[Limited Time Offer] Kinect eBooks for only $5 - "Kinect in Motion – Audio and Visual Tracking by Example" and moreJust face it... with these two Kinect for Windows v2 SDK Face ExamplesTwo Kinect v2 Tips from El Bruno - Disconnected Dev and Body CountsKinect v2 Point CloudHere's a hand for Kinect for Windows v2 and XNAKinect for Windows v1 device sales end this year...Head Gesture Library Help Wanted...Kinect to Point... CloudsVirtual Shoe FittingKinect without a KinectKinect to MatLabCatchEye - Kinect to Eye-to-Eye ChattingUsing Kinect for Windows v2 Sensor with openFrameworks in WinRT applicationsFace 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 KinectGetting Going with Kinect v2 DevelopmentKinect'ing to Wall ClimbingKinectingForWindows GitHub Repos"3D Scanning with Kinect V2"Holographic Window using Kinect V2Kinect Controlled Unity Avatars with RUIS ToolkitIs Skeletal Tracking in the Kinect for Windows v2 Really Better? Yep!Unity 5 and the Kinect...More on the openFrameworks and the KinectBrekel Pro Face 2 ReleasedKinect to Windows Store AppKinect 2 Hands On Labs - Labs as in 14! (available tomorrow, 3/31)Just looking for March's posts?Coding4Fun BlogThe TFS Productivity Pack VS ExtensionInternet Connection Speed API for Windows 8.x, Windows Phone 8.xMicrosoft Band SDK PreviewDelimiter, Brace and Brackets... SyntaxHighlighterSystem.IO getting you down with the MAX_PATH Blues? AlphaFS 2.0!Raspberry PI 2 and the Microsoft BandProject, project, project, creating multi-project SolutionsUsing the Doppler Effect for Motion Sensing, Browser Scrolling...In honor of last week's PI Day, Raspberry Pi 2 for .NET DevelopersLooking Through a New PrismMonoGame says goodbye to XNA (and that's a great thing)Two Raspberry PI LED ExamplesCoding4Fun Kinect Gallery"3D Scanning with Kinect V2"Holographic Window using Kinect V2Kinect Controlled Unity Avatars with RUIS ToolkitIs Skeletal Tracking in the Kinect for Windows v2 Really Better? Yep!Unity 5 and the Kinect...More on the openFrameworks and the KinectBrekel Pro Face 2 ReleasedKinect to Windows Store AppsKinect 2 Hands On Labs - Labs as in 14! (available tomorrow, 3/31) Past Round-UpsCoding4Fun 2014 Round-UpCoding4Fun January 2015 Round-UpCoding4Fun February 2015 Round-UpFollow @CH9 Follow @coding4fun Follow @gduncan411

Posted by on 30 March 2015 | 8:00 am

Last Week on Channel 9: March 23rd - March 29th, 2015

I try to keep this list down to only 10-15'ish shows but this past week was a huge one for content, series and announcements. One of the big ones was from Scott Guthrie, Azure App Service announcement.Beyond that Windows 10 news, Win10 dev and the coming C# 6/.Net Core 5 and so much more...TWC9: Windows 10 Launch Date, Win10 Dev Tools, Azure Apps, API Tools, IoT and more...This week on Channel 9, Jeremy and guest host Chris Kinsman discuss the week's top developer news, including;[00:40] Windows 10 Launching This Summer in 190 Countries and 111 Languages [Terry Myerson] ...Managing the Application Lifecycle with MSDN: (01) Cloud Value for Software DevelopmentFind out what the cloud can do for you, in this high-level introduction to cloud development and test environments. Since every company is also a software development company, and developers need a software development infrastructure and shared services in place, increased agility, tremendous flexibility, and very low cost infrastructure are among the greatest positives the cloud can bring for developers. ...Chef Provisioning to Azure DemoIn Edge Show 141, learn how to use the new Chef Provisioning capabilities to provision machines and applications to Microsoft Azure in this demo heavy interview with John Keiser from Chef. John walks through all the steps you need to get this running yourself as well as helpful insights from one of the engineers responsible for developing this functionality.  More specifically we cover ....NET Internals 2015-03-11: ASP.NET v5 and DNXThis is a recording of .NET Internals from March, 11th 2015. In this session, we're focusing on ASP.NET 5 and DNX, the new cross-platform .NET execution environment. The talk is given by Eilon Lipton, a development manager on the ASP.NET team. ...Developer Productivity: What's New in C# 6: (01) C# Productivity, ConcisenessFocus on three C# features that can make your code more concise and easier to read and understand: Expression Bodied Members, Static Usings, and Null Condtionals. ....NET Internals 2015-03-04: .NET Core & Cross PlatformThis is a recording of .NET Internals from March, 4th 2015. In this session, we're focusing on .NET Core and cross-platform. Please join us and listen to what Matt Ellis has to say. ...Tuesdays with Corey: More About DockerCorey Sanders, Principal PM on the Azure Compute team brings us up to date on all the recent Azure IaaS and Docker news.As per Corey's comments: here is that awesome link to documentation about Azure VMs, Docker and Swarm courtesy of Ralph Squillace ..Data Exposed goes to SQLBits!If you are not familiar with SQLBits (http://sqlbits.com/), you are missing out on the best and largest SQL Server conference in Europe. Located in the UK, SQLBits is THE place to be in Europe to learn about SQL Server and mingle with many of the SQL Server MPVs and world-renowned speakers. This year, Data Exposed was invited to SQLBits ...Episode 5: Interview with Cierra McDonald--achievement unlocked!Level Up is a show devoted to game development. Each show will recap current news and events in gaming, deep dive with a game industry insider, and cover tips for programming or finding resources to help you with game construction. In this episode, Seth Juarez interviews Cierra McDonald, Senior Program Manager for Xbox Live, at GDC 2015 ...Countdown to Ignite: The One About Rocking Out at the HOB, Craft Beers & Bacon, and the Best Hamburger in ChicagoThe Countdown Show continues, with Episode 8! Rick and Joey cover the details of remote badge pickup, which is our Hot Tip of the week. They also fill you in on some agenda updates and hopefully inspire you to get on stage with us at Ignite Rocks! They saved the best for last, as they take you to our final four "Best of Chicago" establishments. Beer and bacon, anyone?...Scott Guthrie Announces Azure for Students through Microsoft Imagine Announcing free Azure web development services for verified students – no credit card required! ...Azure App Service Mobile Apps with Kirill GavrylyukScott Hanselman talks with Kirill Gavrylyuk about the new Azure App Service Mobile Apps service.  He'll cover how Mobile Services can be used to build mobile apps for employees, partners, and customers on any device and / or extend existing web apps with mobile capabilities.You’ve Got Key Values! A Redis Jump Start: (01) Intro to NoSQLGet a brief overview of key-value stores versus traditional SQL storage. ...Developer's Guide to Windows 10 Preview: (01) Getting StartedLearn about the Universal App Platform (UAP) and how it supports the creation of a single app that can run across all Windows 10 devices. Explore Extension SDKs and how you use them to light up your apps with platform-specific APIs, and get a look at the tools you need to build apps, including Visual Studio, Blend, and Visual Studio Online.A First Look at Building Windows 10 Universal AppsAt Mobile World Congress 2015, Kevin Gallo gave the world a first look at the Windows 10 universal app platform. Kevin provided background into how developers can achieve scale through reach across device types, and introduced adaptive UX, natural user inputs and cloud-based services to help developers deliver unique and personal experiences with Windows 10. Finally...Windows App Studio Beta Walk ThroughWelcome to Windows App Studio Beta!  Get started on your first for Windows and Windows Phone today at and follow along with this detailed product walk through. Please use the links below for additional support: ...Transforming Engineering Design with AutoCAD 360 and Windows 8.1Interested in seeing how line of business (LOB) apps built on Microsoft technologies are transforming commercial industries (e.g. retail, hospitality, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing) and public sectors (e.g. education, public safety)?  ... ..Defrag Tools #129 - Networking - Part 2In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder continue to discuss Networking. We look at more inbox tools (netsh, tracert, ping, psping, net) and talk about Receive-Side Scaling (RSS), TCP Chimney Offload and the TCP Receive Window. ...Follow @CH9 Follow @gduncan411

Posted by on 30 March 2015 | 4:00 am

Virtual Networks and Hybrid Connections Hybrid Cloud Options | Web Camps TV

Join your guide Cory Fowler as he talks to the product teams in Redmond as well as the web community.Cory is joined by Chris Compy from the Azure App Service team to talk about the Hybrid Connectivity options in Web App. Developer have a choice between VNet and Hybrid Connections, two different technologies which enable the ability for applications hosted in Web App to access on-premises resources.Show LinksOne blog post to rule them all about Hybrid Connectivity in Web AppKuduExec (Local Debug Console) [Install: npm install -g kuduexec] (node.js & npm required)

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 6:19 pm

TWC9: Windows 10 Launch Date, Win10 Dev Tools, Azure Apps, API Tools, IoT and more... | This Week On Channel 9

This week on Channel 9, Jeremy and guest host Chris Kinsman discuss the week's top developer news, including;[00:40] Windows 10 Launching This Summer in 190 Countries and 111 Languages [Terry Myerson][01:28] Windows 10 developer tooling preview now available to Windows Insiders [Cliff Simpkins][01:42] Visual Studio Tools for Windows 10 Technical Preview [S. Somasegar][02:29] Where to look to start a little dev for #Windows10? course in #GitHub [Bruno Capuano], http://microsoft.github.io/windows/, https://github.com/Microsoft/Windows-universal-samples, https://github.com/Microsoft/Windows-driver-samples[03:07] Announcing the new Azure App Service [Scott Guthrie][04:16] Introducing the Azure API Apps Tools for Visual Studio 2013 [Brady Gaster][05:20] MSBuild Engine is now Open Source on GitHub [Rich Lander][06:09] Announcing the Office 2016 IT Pro and Developer Preview [Kirk Koenigsbauer][06:42] Microsoft announces Azure IoT Suite [Takeshi Numoto][07:23] Node.js Tools 1.0 for Visual Studio [Sara Itani][08:34] A Preview of Angular 2 and TypeScript in Visual Studio [Jordan Matthiesen][09:54] WPF Team – Connect(“Live”); // Live Q&A, WPF in 4.6 and beyond[11:04] Infographic: The Rise of Mobile C#[12:17] Autodesk 123D Tinkerplay User-friendly 3D Action Figure Creator: A Real Amateur Hero [Lambert Varias]Picks of the Week!Jeremy's Pick of the Week:[13:50] Prism grows up [Christopher Bennage], The Future of the Prism Library: Meet the New Team, First Look at the Prism for Xamarin.Forms Preview, http://brianlagunas.com/blog/  [Brian Lagunas]Chris' Pick of the Week:[15:40] BackBlazePlease leave a comment or email us at twc9@microsoft.com.Follow @CH9 Follow @codefosterFollow @metulev Follow @gduncan411 Follow @nisha_si Follow @vladkol

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 5:00 pm

Episode 171: Hive Queries with Nino Bice | Microsoft Azure Cloud Cover Show

In this episode Mat Velloso and Elliott Miller are standing in for Chris Risner and Haishi Bai.  Mat and Elliott are joined by Nino Bice, a Product Manager on the HDInsight team.  In this show, episode 2 of our Big Data series, Nino walks through how you can use Hive queries with HDInsight.  Hive allows you to execute SQL-like queries which compile down into map-reduce jobs.  Nino begins by quickly going over how to generate a new cluster using the Azure portal.  He then shows the HDInsight Query Console.  Nino then proceeds to demonstrate how querying works and runs some live queries.  Nino ends the show by going over some of the Visual Studio tooling that Microsoft provides for working with HDInsight and Hive.Links from the show:Big Data and MicrosoftHDInsight on AzureUsing Hive with HadoopLike Cloud Cover on Facebook!Follow @CloudCoverShowFollow @chrisrisnerFollow @haishibai2010Follow @matvellosoFollow @ewtsm

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 9:43 am

Chef Provisioning to Azure Demo | Edge

In Edge Show 141, learn how to use the new Chef Provisioning capabilities to provision machines and applications to Microsoft Azure in this demo heavy interview with John Keiser from Chef. John walks through all the steps you need to get this running yourself as well as helpful insights from one of the engineers responsible for developing this functionality.  More specifically we cover:[09:25] What is the history behind Chef provisioning and why does it exist?[02:19] Were there other names to Chef provisioning and why did it change?[03:03] Demo: Format of a Chef provisioning recipe[05:00] Demo: setup pre-requisite steps to be able to use Chef provisioning[07:04] Demo: editing the provisioning recipe[09:10] Demo: executing the provisioning recipe in local mode (chef-client -z)[11:01] Demo: how to create 10 machines using chef provisioning[13:10] Demo: re-running a chef provisioning recipe where the machine already existsChef Provisioning Azure on GithubSign up for a free trial of Windows Azure - http://aka.ms/aztrialNews:Check out the March 2015 Microsoft DevOps news highlights at: http://aka.ms/DevOpsNewsConnect with the Edge Team:Follow @tnedgeFollow @MattMcSpiritFollow @dtzarFollow @SimonsterFollow @RicksterCDNFacebook 

Posted by on 26 March 2015 | 2:00 am

Azure App Service announcement | Scott Guthrie March 24, 2015 Announcement

Learn about the new Azure application service in this announcement from Scott Guthrie.

Posted by on 24 March 2015 | 12:55 pm

Countdown to Ignite: The One About Rocking Out at the HOB, Craft Beers & Bacon, and the Best Hamburger in Chicago | Microsoft Ignite Countdown

The Countdown Show continues, with Episode 8! Rick and Joey cover the details of remote badge pickup, which is our Hot Tip of the week. They also fill you in on some agenda updates and hopefully inspire you to get on stage with us at Ignite Rocks! They saved the best for last, as they take you to our final four "Best of Chicago" establishments. Beer and bacon, anyone?Microsoft Ignite agendaThe full Microsoft Ignite agenda has been posted, outlining everything happening from Sunday through Friday. A couple of things to note:Pre-Day Sessions on Sunday are all-day sessions, and can be added to your new or existing registration for $500. This is a great investment, so consider adding a Pre-Day and start your Microsoft Ignite experience on Sunday.You asked for clarification on Friday's agenda. Sessions, Hands-on Labs, and Microsoft Certification testing are available on Friday until 1:45pm, and breakfast and lunch will be served as well. Check the agenda for exact times.Remote badge pickup!        Beat the crowds and arrive at Ignite with your badge in hand. Take advantage of remote check-in and badge pickup at select Microsoft Ignite hotels, and even at O'Hare International Airport! Remote check-in allows you to avoid the lines at McCormick Place and arrive ready to go on Monday. When you arrive, badge in hand, at McCormick Place, you can head straight to Materials Distribution to pick up your conference bag, then on to the Keynote.Remote check-in at O'Hare International AirportIf you're flying into Terminals 1 or 3, you can check in at one of 12 stations right at the airport! Pick up your badge before you head for your hotel. O'Hare pick up hours are Saturday, May 2 from 10:00am-8:00pm and Sunday, May 3 from 8:00am-7:00pm.Remote check-in for Microsoft IgniteWe highly recommend early check-in and will have stations at the following locations so you can pick up your badge early (Saturday, May 2 from 10:00am-8:00pm and Sunday, May 3 from 8:00am-8:00pm). When you arrive at the convention center, you can proceed to Materials Distribution and collect your cool Microsoft Ignite backpack and materials. If you're hotel isn't one of the "select" locations listed, check the "Nearby" hotels to see if your hotel is within walking distance! Microsoft Retail Store (at Shops at Northbridge)                      Embassy Suites Downtown State StreetHilton Garden Inn ChicagoIntercontinental Magnificent MileLoews Chicago HotelHotel Chicago, 4th FloorCourtyard Chicago - River NorthHampton Inn DowntownHyatt Place ChicagoKinzie HotelPalomar ChicagoRenaissance Hotel ChicagoSpringhill Suites River NorthWestin River NorthHyatt RegencyFairmont ChicagoHard Rock Hotel ChicagoHotel Monaco ChicagoRadisson Blu Aqua HotelSwissotel ChicagoVirgin HotelWyndham Grand ChicagoMileNorthFairfield Inn and Suites Downtown Magnificent MileHampton Inn Magnificent MileHomewood Suites Magnificent MileHyatt Chicago Magnificent MileOmni HotelWarwick Allerton HotelPalmer HouseHampton Inn Majestic Chicago TheatreHotel BurnhamHyatt The Loop ChicagoThe DrakeHilton Suites Magnificent MileMillennium Knickerbocker ChicagoRaffaello HotelResidence Inn ChicagoTremont Chicago HotelWestin Michigan AvenueWhitehall HotelHot Tip: Don't wait to check in until Monday morning! The crowds will be lined up early at McCormick Place. Check in at the airport or at one of the hotels listed above and arrive prepared and ready to get a great seat at the Keynote!You asked...What in the world is Ignite Rocks?Ignite Rocks is where you can take over the stage at House of Blues Chicago and rock the house like you own it. It's ours for the night, and we'll have musical instruments, music, lyrics, and professional musicians standing by to round out the band and keep things rolling. You'll be amazed at the talent of speakers, partners and fellow attendees! Join the band or just hang out and enjoy the show, Monday, May 5, 9:00pm–Midnight.Keep sharing, asking, and commenting on the Microsoft Ignite Forums http://channel9.msdn.com/Forums/MicrosoftIgnite, via Twitter #MSIgnite or @MS_Ignite, or in the Comments section below the video. The Forums are a great place to join the conversation around your Ignite Rocks playlist and recruit band-members to rock your favorite song!The best of Chicago... final four:If you're still hungry for more places to explore and enjoy in Chicago, we've saved the best for last. Beer, burgers, bacon... a little live music maybe. You'll want to hit all four of these great hangouts.Paddy Long's [8:09] Hold on to your seat, because this may rock your world... if you love beer. And bacon. We're serious. Get yourself to Paddy Long's Beer and Bacon Pub where you can sample 5 delicious seasonal beers paired with 5 specialty bacons. Schedule your tasting online via their website, as they book up fast. Of course, you can also choose from a full menu, which includes plenty of options for the bacon lover. Paddy Long's is a traditional Irish neighborhood pub with a great selection of craft beers. Plus, half-pound prime burgers, homemade soups and stews, salads, and sandwiches.http://www.paddylongs.com/https://twitter.com/PaddyLongsRevolution Brewing [10:30]Revolution Brewing has a fantastic selection of craft and bourbon barrel aged beers, and a menu to match. The food is awesome—from the bacon fat popcorn to the burgers, to artistic entrees like pan-roasted rainbow trout or mushroom polenta. Everything is made with local farmed meats and produce that arrives fresh daily. They brew about 50 different styles of beer each year, and pride themselves on having the freshest beer in town.http://revbrew.com/https://twitter.com/revbrewchicagoRockit Bar and Grill [13:32]If you're looking for a great burger, here's the place. Voted Best Burger by People's Choice Chicago for 2014, the Rockit Bar and Grill is all about their incredible burgers and a huge selection of local and global craft beers, a stellar wine and champagne list, and craft cocktails. The upstairs lounge features lots of TVs to watch the game, pool tables, and a more casual atmosphere. Currently undergoing a huge renovation, Rockit Bar and Grill will reopen this spring with an even more amazing décor, menu and beverage offerings. You'll definitely want to check it out.http://rockitbarandgrill.com/https://twitter.com/rockitLagunitas Chicago Taproom [15:09]Founded by aspiring Chicago musician Tony Magee in Petaluma California, then brought home to Chicago, Lagunitas brewing company has become a huge success. Rick and Joey visited their taproom and beer sanctuary to sample their amazing craft brews. They not only make full-production beers, but a great selection of seasonal brews. The Taproom is open Wednesday through Sunday, 11:00am–9:00pm, and features live music every night (music menu is on their website). They offer free tours daily—check their website for times. Hit the store for gifts, beer accessories, cool posters and wearables.https://lagunitas.com/https://twitter.com/lagunitasbeerKeep watching the Countdown Show! Next week's episode will feature more news and tips. If you have specific questions (or suggestions), we'd love to hear them, so please share on the Forums at http://channel9.msdn.com/Forums/MicrosoftIgnite. Microsoft Ignite is May 4–8 in Chicago at McCormick Place. Register today.

Posted by on 24 March 2015 | 9:55 am

Azure App Service API Apps with Scott Hunter | Azure Friday

Scott Hanselman talks with Scott Hunter about the new Azure App Service API Apps.  Scott Hunter will share how this new service helps developers build and consume Cloud APIs and participate in the API economy as well as leverage APIs and connectors as a building block for creating integrated web and mobile apps. 

Posted by on 24 March 2015 | 7:43 am

Protect Enterprise data with Selective Wipe

Your employees are increasingly accessing corporate data on mobile devices, often on their own personal equipment. This video shows you how to use Selective Wipe to protect folders and files in your apps.Want to learn more? Check out How to protect files with Selective Wipe in the Windows Dev Center for more suggestions.

Posted by on 18 March 2015 | 5:24 pm

WPF Team – Connect(“Live”); // Live Q&A | Connect Live

WPF is a modern desktop application development platform with a passionate developer community for building data driven, modern line of business applications. We hope you join us for live Q&A session with members of the WPF and XAML Experiences Team, hosted by Seth Juarez .This will be your chance to meet the members of the product team who work on the platform and tools you love and use on a day to day basis, to ask your questions and enjoy an hour full of discussion and demos on upcoming features and prototypes that we working on.

Posted by on 17 March 2015 | 4:19 pm

The .NET Voyage into Open Source | dotnetConf 2015

At BUILD 2014, we announced the newly formed .NET Foundation with the goal of fostering a vibrant and healthy ecosystem around .NET. In this presentation, we will share the overall open source strategy for .NET, our progress so far including what we have learned as well as where we think .NET is heading as far as open source is concerned.

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 11:00 am

The F# Path to Data Scripting Nirvana | dotnetConf 2015

The Visual F# Tools in Visual Studio are an immensely powerful environment for data scripting, all the way from routine data cleaning tasks to scaling in the Azure cloud. Join F# community leaders Tomas Petricek and Isaac Abraham to learnhow to use the FSharp.Data library for ultra-simple data import, cleaning and scripting of CSV, XML, JSON and HTML datahow to use F# type providers to access and query Azure table storage in a natural and immediate wayhow to do Azure-enabled scalable data scripting using F#, MBrace and Brisk from Nessos and Microsoft partners Elastacloud.All of this directly from F# Interactive in Visual Studio.There's never been an easier way to get up and running with data scripting and scalable compute in Visual Studio and Azure. Data and cloud scripting like you've never seen it before!

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 11:00 am

Community Day Kickoff Keynote, with Scott Hanselman & Miguel Icaza | dotnetConf 2015

 Community Day Kickoff Keynote with Scott Hanselman, Miguel Icaza and James Montemagno from Xamarin.

Posted by on 5 March 2015 | 11:00 am

Introduction to ASP.NET5 | dotnetConf 2015

ASP.NET 5 is a lean and composable framework for building web and cloud applications. ASP.NET 5 is fully open source and available on GitHub. We'll cover the improvements in ASP.NET MVC and its merging with ASP.NET Web API. We'll look at how the new ASP.NET 5 project system gives you a faster development experience. We'll also cover improvements to Visual Studio for web developers including support got grunt and gulp, npm and bower, and more. The HTML, CSS, and JavaScript editors have improved as well! You'll see how ASP.NET 5 will enable the next generation of web apps and services in the cloud.

Posted by on 4 March 2015 | 10:50 am