Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:00:00 GMTThe big news last week was the Channel 9 Preview Site, a totally new Channel 9 site! Besides that, here are just 27 of the shows, videos and posts from last week here on Channel 9...Azure Logic Apps General Availability Azure Logic Apps are generally available and ready for you to build amazing apps! Logic Apps let you quickly build powerful integration solutions and create business processes and workflows visually.What is Windows 10 IoT Core?Windows 10 IoT Core is the smallest version of Windows 10 and is designed to help you build connected things of all sizes and types. Watch the video to get an overview of how IoT Core can help you and then read up on all the details at http://aka.ms/IotCore.TWC9: HoloLens in Six New Countries, P Language, Human Parity Speech Recognition, Project Rome and more...This week on Channel 9, Guest Hosts Seth and Rebecca Garcia discuss the week's top developer news, including;[00:57] Microsoft HoloLens welcomes six new countries to the world of mixed reality [Alex Kipman]Windows Server 2016 Overview: Get the Goods on the New ServerWatch this video to learn what Windows Server 2016 key features are providing breakthrough productivity, security and cloud readiness value for customers. Also get an overview on the differences between the editions and licensing options including how core licensing works....Using the Camera APIs in a UWP App for XboxAdventure Works Camera is a UWP camera sample app developed for the desktop, phone, and Xbox One. It uses native UWP APIs to preview and capture frames from the camera stream. Check out the video to see how it works, read up on details in this blog post, and then learn more about UWP apps on the Xbox at http://aka.ms/XboxAppDev.Bing Elections Viber App Minecraft and MoreThis Week on Windows, Instagram comes to PC, we've got the latest windows 10 devices sure to please and we'll show you how to get the most out of Microsoft Edge! ...Building the Rush 4 - Part 5 What to do before your first test flightIn this episode, chapter lead Jacob is joined by Joshua Bardwell as they go over everything you should check before you fly your new quad copter. ...Episode 25: Interview with Sibel SunarMarket awareness is one of the biggest challenges facing developers today. Join us as we sit down with Sibel Sunar to discuss how to help your game rise above by proactively thinking about your PR and Marketing strategy. ...Windows Subsystem for Linux: Windows and Ubuntu InteroperabilityThe Windows Subsystem for Linux was announced as a beta feature at //Build 2016. Since then, we have explored an architectural overview, how Pico Processes work, System Calls redirection and File System support. Today we explore a new WSL feature: the ability for WSL to call Windows executables, and for Windows to call Ubuntu binaries. Ben Hillis will deep dive into the inner workings of our most requested feature and show how these two environments can complement each other in some very interesting ways.Azure IoT Developer OverviewWhether you are an IoT application developer or engineering at the device layer, Microsoft empowers you to develop IoT solutions on your terms. Find out how you can start developing for Microsoft Azure IoT today.Azure functions integrationChris Anderson joins Seth and explores how Azure Functions integrate with larger applications.Data Mining with Microsoft R Server - WebinarR is the world's most widely used programming language for data analysis. The R ecosystem provides thousands of external libraries that can facilitate the transition from dataset to actionable insight. In this webinar, Derek Norton, Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft, will introduce the data mining capabilities of Microsoft R Server. He will use a use case to walk through how these capabilities allow data mining on enterprise-scale datasets, and how these capabilities can be easily migrated across different data platforms.Skype for Business at Microsoft (SME roundtable September 2016)IT Showcase brings together subject matter experts from our Skype for Business at Micr[...]
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:45:00 GMTThis week on Channel 9, Guest Hosts Seth and Rebecca Garcia discuss the week's top developer news, including;[00:57] Microsoft HoloLens welcomes six new countries to the world of mixed reality [Alex Kipman][01:38] Microsoft October 26 Event[02:21] Historic Achievement: Microsoft researchers reach human parity in conversational speech recognition [Allison Linn][02:53] Microsoft Open-Sources P Language for Safe Async Event-Driven Programming [Sergio De Simone], https://github.com/p-org/P[03:28] VSCode September 2016 (version 1.6)[04:25] Cross-device experiences with Project Rome [Cam Scott][05:39] TRAINING: Free Azure Machine Learning classes, references & eBooks [Kurt Shintaku][06:10] Simpler Azure management libraries for .NET [Asir Selvasingh][07:15] Data Mining the 2016 Presidential Campaign Finance Data, Data.Gov [08:10] 1,000,000 predictions per second [Joseph Sirosh][08:47] The David Rubenstein Show: Bill Gates [David Rubenstein, Bill Gates][09:10] Bots generate video titles and tags to bring AI researchers one step closer to visual intelligence [Winnie Cui][09:39] PAL-V opens the first flying car school in North America [Magdalena Petrova]Picks of the Week!Seth's Pick of the Week: [10:14] Announcing Chart Chooser CardsRebecca's Pick of the Week:[10:59] InstagramPlease leave a comment or email us at email@example.com.Follow @CH9 Follow @MarkDeFalco Follow @metulev Follow @vladkol Follow @gduncan411 [...]
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:00:00 GMT
Adventure Works Camera is a UWP camera sample app developed for the desktop, phone, and Xbox One. It uses native UWP APIs to preview and capture frames from the camera stream. Check out the video to see how it works, read up on details in this blog post, and then learn more about UWP apps on the Xbox at http://aka.ms/XboxAppDev.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:08:24 GMT
Seth and Chris talk about how triggering and triggers interact with Azure Functions!(image)
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:00:00 GMT
The Windows Subsystem for Linux was announced as a beta feature at //Build 2016. Since then, we have explored an architectural overview, how Pico Processes work, System Calls redirection and File System support. Today we explore a new WSL feature: the ability for WSL to call Windows executables, and for Windows to call Ubuntu binaries. Ben Hillis will deep dive into the inner workings of our most requested feature and show how these two environments can complement each other in some very interesting ways.(image)
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT
This week, James is joined by friend of the show Frank Krueger, independent app developer, who shows us Continuous, a Professional C# & F# IDE for iPad, that Frank developers in F# with Xamarin. Continuous enables any developer to write full Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Forms applications interactively with a live REPL that is always debugging your code. Continuous works with C# and F# to build not only applications, but libraries and scripts that can easily be exported. Frank talks about his inspiration for Continuous, open source technology that enabled the creation of Continuous, and to get started using Continuous with some live coding.
Sat, 08 Oct 2016 00:59:11 GMT
We visited the Cybertron PC floor at PAXWEST where they showed us the spirit of customization in their latest desktop gaming PCs. They showed off the Scarab, Cybertron PC's liquid-cooled single graphics card desktop. The Horus, a dual-card mid-tower desktop, and the stunning Ra. The Ra features Cybertron PC's premiere gaming experience offering dual open-loop liquid cooling, up to 4-way SLI/crossfire graphics cards and Broadwell-E support.
[00:33] - Introduction to Cybertron PC
[02:07] - Scarab - Entry-level CLX desktop
[01:55] - Horus - Mid-tower dual graphics desktop
[02:56] - Ra - Full-tower ultimate desktop
[05:07] - Custom paintwork options
[05:43] - Xbox clubs and group options in PC gaming
Cybertron PC builds and sells custom configured servers, rackmount servers, towers, gaming pcs, computers, laptops, notebooks and workstations. Cybertron PC have been an established Kansas Corporation since January of 1997. They take great pride in their high level of customer service and support. Their consistent quality and high level of support has earned Cybertron PC the distinction of being the 15th Largest system Builder in the USA (CRN , 2007) .
For more information please visit http://www.cybertron.com(image)
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:00:00 GMT
Carlos Quintero, Mr. Visual Studio Extension himself, is back with a great set of samples and how-to's on how you can add menus and toolbars to your next VS extension
Here's some of the other times we've highlighted his work;
The questions of how to create a toolbar, a top menu, a sub menu, an entry on a context menu, etc. appear from time to time on the forums, so I have created a bunch of samples on GitHub:
They use what I consider best practice: the use of the CommandPlacements section in the .vsct file for centralized place to set parent-child relationships.
The code samples are the following:
HOWTO: Create a Visual Studio toolbar
Demonstrates how to create a toolbar.
HOWTO: Create a Visual Studio top menu
Demonstrates how to create a top menu.
Looking at the repo gives a good view of all of them...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:51:15 GMT
Windows 10 IoT Core is the smallest version of Windows 10 and is designed to help you build connected things of all sizes and types. Watch the video to get an overview of how IoT Core can help you and then read up on all the details at http://aka.ms/IotCore.(image)
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:17:35 GMT
Ignite New Zealand is just around the corner. Join us today with special guest, Dona Sarkar, to hear about her upcoming keynote!(image)
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:45:03 GMT
Corey Sanders, Director of Program Management on the Microsoft Azure Compute team talks about how to architect your website for speed with none other than Adam Glick - Senior PM on the Azure Resiliency team.
Catch Adam's session from Microsoft Ignite: Design for scalability and high availability on Microsoft Azure
Post any questions, topic ideas or general conversation here in the comments OR online on via Twitter.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:00:00 GMT
Thanks to Quadrysteria for the donation of the Rush 4 kit!
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:00:00 GMT
This Week on Windows, Instagram comes to PC, we've got the latest windows 10 devices sure to please and we'll show you how to get the most out of Microsoft Edge!
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 21:01:29 GMT
Join Scott Hanselman as he takes us on a whirlwind tour of what Microsoft has to offer developers to create and modernize applications and embrace software industry trends such as cross-platform mobile experiences, open source, web and cloud services, and DevOps. We introduce the key technologies provided across Microsoft development tools including Visual Studio and Visual Studio Team Services, Azure and Office365 services, and mobile, web and desktop platforms to create and modernize applications. Learn what options you have available and see them in action with fast-paced and fun demos that introduce you to the possibilities that the Microsoft platform provides for developers.(image)
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 21:01:29 GMTMicrosofts strategy centers on empowering you – the IT professionals - to generate business value within your organizations. With Microsoft Azure and Azure Stack, you can leverage the power of cloud to drive business agility and developer productivity With the launch of Windows Server 2016 and Microsoft System Center 2016, you can accomplish more than ever before in your existing datacenters. And with Operations Management Suite, you can securely manage all of your on-premises and cloud infrastructure from one place. Microsoft Corporate VP Jason Zander discusses in-depth the latest technology innovations across all of these areas that help you reinvent your IT infrastructure, and be a hero within your organizations. (image)
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 21:01:31 GMT
Technology continues to rapidly evolve, offering us new ways of working and powering digital transformation for all organizations. Key to our ability to harness technology is our ability to evolve with it, to harness new capabilities and learn new skills. Join Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Microsoft; on Monday morning to start Microsoft Ignite. Scott will focus on how technology enables digital transformation and, along with guests, demonstrate new technologies. He will also discuss how IT is transforming and detail investments and programs to help enable this.(image)
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 21:01:28 GMTYou can use Skype for Business Online around the world for all your business communication needs, starting now. From online meetings to telephone calls, Skype for Business Online can increase IT agility and reduce overhead with our meeting and voice services in Microsoft Office 365. Join Gurdeep Sing Pall, Corporate Vice President of Skype, as he shares our latest innovation in Skype for Business and unveils “Project Rigel." (image)
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:16:27 GMT
Data science relies on the scientific method of reasoning to help make business decisions based on analytics. Let Rafal explain how his customers apply the trusted processes and the principles of hypothesis testing with machine learning and statistics towards solving their day-to-day, practical business problems. Rafal will speak from his 10 years of experience in data mining and statistics, using the Microsoft data platform for high-value customer identification, recommendation and gap analysis, customer paths and acquisition modelling, price optimization and other forms of advanced analytics. He will share how this work leads to measurable results that not only make his customers more successful but also keep the data scientist true to his principles. This session will also help you understand how to start and justify data science projects in ways that business decision makers find attractive, and how to do it all with the help of the Microsoft platform.(image)