Visual Studio Code Extension Leaderboard

In previous post, I have introduced the initial release of Visual Studio Code Extension Download Count. And now, the Visual Studio Code Extension Leaderboard is coming! From now, you could see the leaderboard by day, week or month. Enjoy it!


The Power of JSON Templates

Creating templates is a powerful way to quickly deploy environments in Azure.  There are many use cases including student labs, environments that need to be duplicated across testing, QA, and production, and in the example outlined below, an environment to support a specific solution or application.  Benefits of deploying templates include the speed of deployment,…


New Mobile Samples using Web API

I’m pleased to announce we have published two new mobile samples to GitHub. Both of these samples demonstrate the same ActivityTracker functionality provided by earlier samples. They have been updated to use the Dynamics CRM Web API and they support iOS9 and Android 6 platforms. The iOS application is written using Swift 2, rather than…


Issues with Search feature on Visual Studio Team Services – 9/28 – Investigating

Initial Update: Wednesday, 28 September 2016 17:16 UTC We are actively investigating issues with Search feature in Visual Studio Team Services. Some customers may experience Code Search feature missing from their VSTS accounts. Initial investigation suggests this to be an issue with cache corruption. We are actively working to identify the root cause and mitigate…


Database Corruption Challenge – Steve Stedman

2016年9月13日 PASS Database Corruption Challenge – Steve Stedman Presented by Steve Stedman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oBA5nL0uRc&feature=youtu.be&a 1.備份資料庫,還原至測試機來進行修復工作(確保還原程序遭遇問題時,可以重頭再來修復一次) 2.如果決定用allow data loss,嘗試先找出可能遺失的資料並事先嘗試SELECT INTO保留下來 3.執行之前尋求是否有其他人的意見   定期執行 osql -E -Q”DBCC CHECKDB (AdventureWorks) WITH ALL_ERRORMSGS, NO_INFOMSGS” -oC:outputfile.txt sqlcmd -E -Q”DBCC CHECKDB (AdventureWorks) WITH ALL_ERRORMSGS, NO_INFOMSGS” -o C:outputfile.txt   PS.WITH NO_INFOMSGS只顯示錯誤訊息,一般的information不顯示   基本流程 1.將有損毀的資料庫備份檔還原到測試機,切換成single_user mode。 ATLER DATABASE AdventureWorks SET SINGLE_USER WITH ROLLBACK_IMMEDIATELY; 2.取得錯誤訊…


Teacher Ambassador Webinar – Teaching modern languages with Office 365

As we start the new school year, we will begin a series of weekly webinars tailored for educators on a variety of different topics, hosted by our very own Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts and Teacher Ambassadors. These webinars are designed to assist teachers in developing their own digital skills, allowing them to do more with the technology available to them in the classroom, through a series of different tips, tricks, experiences and lesson plans, all linked to teaching and learning with Microsoft technologies.


How (I) configured Azure Active Directory into my ASP.NET MVC OWIN web application

Before I get started, keep in mind, that I am not a security expert, if you want to enable security for your Azure App Service Web App I recommend using EasyAuth as described here, so much easier, IMO.  You likely get some benefits from the ‘Change Authentication’ features of: No Authentication Individual User Accounts Work…


How to identify/review PHP errors on Azure Web Apps using Log Stream service

If you are getting internal server errors (HTTP error 500) trying to request your PHP application inside Azure Web Apps, You can do the following: 1.- Create .user.ini file and set log_errors = on to check if there a php error related, following this reference from step 1 to 4: Login PHP errors 2.- But sometimes there are not php errors…


Azure Stack – Integrated Hardware Video & links to TP2

Why does Azure Stack come as an integrated system and what do we mean by that? https://sec.ch9.ms/ch9/8890/ab940b4e-56d8-42a7-9440-a1d03abf8890/AzureStackInsightsintoIntegratedSystems_high.mp4   Also https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/hybridcloudbp/2016/09/27/windows-server-2016-rtm-system-center-2016-rtm-and-azure-stack-tp2-now-available/