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Visual Studio 2015 Preview and Open Sourcing .NET Announced

The next version of Visual Studio is right around the corner, it has previously been referred to as Visual Studio 14 but has now gotten its name; Visual...

0 replies - 5100 views - 11/13/14 by Filip Ekberg in Articles

Grid Column Behavior: Xamarin XAML vs Micorsoft XAML

There’s a small detail difference in how rows and columns in a Grid behave in Xamarin Forms vs Microsoft XAML. A small difference but with quite a big...

0 replies - 466 views - 11/13/14 by Nico Vermeir in Articles

Windows 10 - Whats in It for Developers?

Editor's Note: Written by Michael Crump for .NET. Windows 10 was unveiled on September 30, 2014 as a technical preview for individuals that signed...

0 replies - 2297 views - 11/11/14 by Burke Holland in Articles

Could Database as a Service Be What Saves Microsoft's Bacon?

TL;DR: Among the Big Name software companies, Microsoft appears to be making the smoothest transition to...

0 replies - 1974 views - 11/08/14 by Gen Furukawa in Articles

Microsoft Wants You Back

Microsoft may not be as trendy and hip as Apple (see: Urban Dictionary’s definition of a “hipster”), but its three reveals this past week might be about...

0 replies - 4739 views - 11/07/14 by Lauren Clapper in Articles

Microsoft Aims to Take Over IoT with Windows 10

Everybody's trying to get in on the big-money future of IoT, and now "everybody" includes Microsoft with Windows 10. Larry Dignan at ZDNet put together a look...

1 replies - 4663 views - 10/09/14 by Alec Noller in Articles

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 (Correct, No Windows 9)

[This article was written by Kiril Stanoev.]I guess the announcement of Windows 10 came as a surprise because there’s an exponential growth of theories on...

0 replies - 4867 views - 10/03/14 by Doug Winfield in Articles

Accelerating The Move to Office 365 and Enabling Your Cloud/Mobile Future of Choice

“When it comes to Office 365, the vision is pretty straightforward. It is to make sure that the 1 billion Office users and growing can have access to...

0 replies - 2193 views - 07/13/14 by Eric Berg in Articles

Accelerating The Move to Office 365 and Enabling Your Cloud/Mobile Future of Choice

“When it comes to Office 365, the vision is pretty straightforward. It is to make sure that the 1 billion Office users and growing can have access to...

0 replies - 2209 views - 07/13/14 by Eric Berg in Articles

How the Cloud Makes Windows Irrelevant

Windows has been running on the majority of PCs for many years now. Microsoft successfully translated its client monopoly into a stronghold server...

4 replies - 13879 views - 06/12/14 by Maarten Ectors in Articles

A Critique of MQTT From a Software Architect

Most people would say that the MQTT has proven to be fairly successful as a lightweight messaging protocol. It is often boasted about for it's small code...

0 replies - 7409 views - 06/10/14 by Benjamin Ball in Articles

Internet of Things Link Roundup (June 10)

Interesting links for the IoT industry this past week. 1. Part of the recent Apple announcement was their entry into the home automation market with...

0 replies - 8856 views - 06/10/14 by Ian Skerrett in Articles

Managing DevOps Across Multiple Clouds

Like it or not the future of enterprise IT involves hybrid cloud computing in multiple forms. On the one hand, IT organizations will be trying to cope with...

0 replies - 3658 views - 06/09/14 by Trevor Parsons in Articles

Microsoft & Cordova (PhoneGap) Sitting in a Tree...

An exciting announcement from the Microsoft Open Technologies group recently as they announced integrated Visual Studio support for cross platform...

0 replies - 1326 views - 05/22/14 by Matt Lacey in Articles

StackStorm Takes a Modernized Shot at DevOps

If DevOps is a verb and DevOps is a change in culture, does it make sense for anybody to call themselves a DevOps startup? Sort of. Especially if they’ve...

0 replies - 3313 views - 05/15/14 by Craig Matsumoto in Articles

Internet of Things Link Roundup (May 5)

It has been a while since I’ve posted a summary of links to interesting news in the IoT industry. A lot of interesting stuff is happening, so it is now...

0 replies - 4419 views - 05/05/14 by Ian Skerrett in Articles

Early Experts Study Group Track Specifically For VMware IT Pros

In an increasingly multi-hypervisor world, more and more IT organizations are using Microsoft Hyper-V and Microsoft Azure to achieve superior performance...

0 replies - 2991 views - 05/02/14 by Brian Lewis in Articles

The Ship Show: Deciphering the “Docker Lifestyle”

Deciphering the “Docker Lifestyle” Creating that initial environment for your application to run in is a solved problem. Or is it? On the market today,...

0 replies - 4493 views - 04/22/14 by Paul Reed in Articles

Microsoft Comes Crashing into the $1.9 Trillion Internet of Things Market

On Wednesday, April 15th, Microsoft came crashing into the competitor’s ring for the still-emerging industry of the Internet of Things (IoT), sometimes...

1 replies - 13373 views - 04/18/14 by Benjamin Ball in Articles

Microsoft Corporate Vice President Discusses Data, Data Platforms, and More

The Data Platform Group at Microsoft does a lot, from SQL Server and their Hadoopey HDInsight offering through to Business Intelligence and analytics...

0 replies - 685 views - 04/06/14 by Paul Miller in Articles