Happy 20th Anniversary of Visual Studio! VS 2017 has landed!

Happy 20th Anniversary of Visual Studio! VS 2017 has landed!

Happy 20th Anniversary of Visual Studio! If you missed anything from the launch, catch up on all the news, the keynote, and technical sessions on demand. Watch now! Download Visual Studio 2017 Develop high quality apps for Android, iOS, Linux, Windows, Web, and the Cloud. Enhancements to code navigation, IntelliSense, refactoring, code fixes, debugging, and unit testing, saves you time and effort on everyday tasks regardless of language or platform. Download now  #vs2017 #VS2000VsVS2017 #ChangeIsConstant ...
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Get started with Application Insights for FREE

Get started with Application Insights for FREE

Application Insights Gain actionable insights through application performance management and instant analytics Detect and diagnose exceptions and application performance issues Monitor Azure websites, including those hosted in containers, plus websites on-premises and with other cloud providers Seamlessly integrate with your DevOps pipeline using Visual Studio Team Services, GitHub, and our webhooks Get started from within Visual Studio, or monitor existing apps without re-deploying Start free Pricing Options Application Insights offers two pricing options, Basic and Enterprise. Basic plan: you pay based on the volume of telemetry your application sends, with a 1 GB free allowance per month. This free data allowance gives you a great way to try out Application Insights as you get started, and it also allows you to use Application Insights for free on an ongoing basis for debugging and for low-volume applications. Enterprise plan: you pay for the number of nodes that host your application, and you get a daily allowance of data per node. Additional data beyond the daily allowance is charged...
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Azure Function Challenge – Test your coding skills and Earn Badges!

Azure Function Challenge – Test your coding skills and Earn Badges!

Learn Serverless code architecture Test your coding skills and learn how to build solutions using Azure Functions at the same time. Earn badges for every challenge you complete and brag to your friends! You can code these challenges in the FREE Azure Functions experience or using your existing Azure subscription. Don't worry, Azure Functions has more than enough free executions for you to last the whole challenge experience! Also check out the new Visual Studio Tools for Azure Functions. Use it to build and debug your function locally and then publish or zip deploy to your test function. If you already have an Azure subscription, you can also remotely debug your functions. Click here to join the challenge:  https://functionschallenge.azure.com ...
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Microsoft Tech Summit Singapore – 13 and 14th March 2017

Microsoft Tech Summit Singapore – 13 and 14th March 2017

Once a year, Microsoft’s top engineers hit the road to share their ideas about the latest cloud trends and technologies. On March 13-14, they’re coming to Singapore. It's a FREE event and everyone is welcome to join this, two-day technical summit.   Microsoft Tech Summit is geared towards IT professionals and developers. It features more than 50 technical sessions covering a range of topics across Azure and the hybrid platform, including security, networking, data, storage, identity, mobile, cloud infrastructure, management, devops, app platform, productivity, collaboration, and more.   This event will cover best practices and emerging technologies. And bring your questions: attendees have direct access to the people who build and run the cloud services across Azure, Office 365, and Windows 10. Space is limited at this free event, so you're encouraged to reserve your spot today. And of course, please share this invitation with colleagues who may be interested. Register now Microsoft Tech Summit Registration Team Email: microsofttechsummitreg@eventcore.com Event website: https://www.microsoft.com/en-sg/techsummit/singapore.aspx Customer Service Hours: Monday–Friday 9:00 AM–5:00 PM (PST)...
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Periodic Table of DevOps Tools

Periodic Table of DevOps Tools

A great resource to find out DevOps tools and how they map to the delivery categories. Visit today: https://xebialabs.com/periodic-table-of-devops-tools/   [iframe src="https://xebialabs.com/periodic-table-of-devops-tools/embed/" style="border:0px #FFFFFF none;" name="Periodic Table of DevOps" scrolling="no" frameborder="1" marginheight="0px" marginwidth="0px" height="620px" width="1170px"]  ...
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Xamarin Dev Days Singapore

Xamarin Dev Days Singapore

Xamarin Dev Days Singapore Xamarin Dev Days provide attendees with a hands-on learning experience. Spend the morning exploring mobile development with sessions from Xamarin, our technology partners, and members of your local developer community, then roll up your sleeves for an afternoon dedicated to diving into code. Each Xamarin Dev Days is unique, but you’ll always walk away with a better understanding of how you can build, test, and monitor native iOS, Android, and Windows apps with Xamarin. Speakers Line-up Karl Krukow: Karl Manages the Xamarin Test Cloud engineering teams and is the co-creator of the mobile test framework Calabash, now known as Xamarin Test Cloud. Martijn van Dijk: Martijn is a Xamarin consultant at Xablu, Xamarin MVP, contributor of the MvvmCross framework, and creator of several Xamarin plugins. Rui Marinho: Rui is part of the Xamarin.Forms dev team, and is the creator of the Xamarin Forms Labs framework Ben Ishiyama-Levy: M.C, Xamariner and cucumberist Registration Please register at https://ti.to/xamarin/dev-days-singapore/en to confirm your attendance. For more information, visit Xamarin...
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Azure Bootcamp 2016 – Singapore

Azure Bootcamp 2016 – Singapore

Just a week away, Azure Bootcamp 2016 has been proving to be a milestone event in the history of Singapore for Microsoft technology communities. With over 423 registrations, the event is bound to see a great audience with some amazing speakers across APAC. There are few unique aspects of the event this year - all slides are going to be shared with all attendees, we have a great line up of goodies and prizes.     Key Links for your reference:   RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/mssgug/events/227791830/ Website: http://singapore.azurebootcamp.net/ Win10 Mobile/Desktop App: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/apps/azure-bootcamp   Still not convinced why you should attend? Take a look at this short video by none other than Scott Guthrie, Mark Russinovich and Scott Hunter talking about Global Azure Bootcamp Global Azure Bootcamp Channel9 !    ...
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ASP.NET vNext in Visual Studio “14” CTP 4

ASP.NET vNext in Visual Studio “14” CTP 4

.NET Web Development and Tool Blog have listed a great deal of details on ASP.NET vNext in Visual Studio "14" CTP 4. The blog post is focused on providing details of CTP4 release items which includes the ASP.NET vNext runtime and tooling improvements. Read the blog post at : http://blogs.msdn.com/b/webdev/archive/2014/10/06/asp-net-vnext-in-visual-studio-14-ctp-4.aspx  ...
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Enhance team spirit with Visual Studio 2013.4 and Team Foundation Server 2013.4

    In this blog post, I’ll discuss new enhancements introduces as part of Visual Studio 2013.4 and TFS 2013.4. If you're not aware, the Release Candidate of Visual Studio 2013.4 and Team Foundation Server 2013.4 is announced by Brian Harry's blog post on 16th Oct 2014. The download links are as below: Download Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 RC Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 KB article Lets start looking at how some of these ALM improvements can make your life easier. 1. Planning and Tracking Enhancements There are many small improvements to Team Foundation Server (TFS) with Update 4 in the Work Item tracking and planning area. These improvements enhance overall experience of working with TFS toolset. 1.1 Visualize trends and aggregate field values - More analytics, increased visibility Query-based chart authoring now includes trend charts: Stacked Area, Area, and Line. You can visualize trends across a one-week, two-week, or four-week time range. Also, in addition to field counts, you can now sum a field value across work items returned in a flat-list...
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