Browse by Tags

Tagged Content List
  • Blog Post: Building a massively-multiplayer game on Microsoft Azure

    Every now and again, a really intriguing opportunity comes along that’s just impossible to resist. Age of Ascents is one such case. In the spring of 2013, Illyriad , a small UK games company with an existing massively-multiplayer real-time strategy game, approached Microsoft and said: “...
  • Blog Post: Azure Tooling: Deploy Java apps to Azure from JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA

    There’s been a lot of news coming out of Barcelona this week. Whether you work on Microsoft Azure, Windows or Office 365, develop for Windows, iOS or Android, it’s likely that TechEd Europe has had something for you. But one piece of news you may not have read about comes from Microsoft subsidiary...
  • Blog Post: Guidance to Get You Started with Microsoft Azure and CoreOS

    Microsoft Azure made some pretty big news last week and one of the things I’m especially jazzed about is the added support for CoreOS , a new Linux distribution designed specifically for warehouse scale computing environments. Since its release earlier this year, CoreOS has taken the Linux developer...
  • Blog Post: Simplifying high-scale computing applications with Orleans

    This spring at //Build we announced the preview release of “Orleans”, a cloud programming model that originated in Microsoft Research and is built on the well-established Actor model. What’s great about Orleans is its simple and elegant approach to building distributed, high-scale computing...
  • Blog Post: A Recap of the Edupoint Hackfest

    About six months ago Microsoft DX conducted a hackfest with Edupoint , a software vendor based in Arizona that builds Student Information Systems (SIS) - solutions to help teachers track each student’s progress and identify where changes might be needed. For the last several years, Edupoint...
  • Blog Post: The Microsoft Media Platform Player Framework Brings You a Seamless Streaming Media Experience

    If you took in any of the Olympic Games in Sochi this year, it’s more than likely that you watched them online. In fact, as we talked about at Build, more than 2.1 million people watched online coverage of the Sochi Olympics, making it the single largest commercial broadcast ever. At 2014 NAB,...
  • Blog Post: Build 2014: Empowering Developers in a Cloud-First, Mobile-First World

    Today, Guggs and I did a joint post on our talk last week at Build. Check it out here .
  • Blog Post: Creating the Perfect Front Door for Web App Development

    Ask most any enterprise developer about their biggest challenges when building a website or service and they are likely to respond with “access control,” “making sure your site can be monitored,” or “putting in place a system for managing rolling updates.” Capabilities...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft and Skyline Hack Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Technologies

    Last month we held a hackathon with Skyline Technologies , a Wisconsin-based company that specializes in building solutions for the manufacturing sector. Roughly one-quarter of the jobs in that region are in manufacturing. The manufacturing industry is already experiencing a revolution with the introduction...
  • Blog Post: Enabling Cross-Device and Cross-Service Magic at Cloud Expo

    This week I was at the Cloud Expo Conference in Silicon Valley talking about what developers need and doing some demos that showed how open Microsoft is when it comes to the cloud, devices, and app development. Attendees told us they were amazed when we started the talk by demonstrating how developers...
  • Blog Post: My New Gig

    As many of you know, for the last few years I’ve been plugging away deep in the plumbing of enterprise identity and Reimagining Active Directory for the cloud. It’s been a great experience and I couldn’t be more proud of all the cool stuff that has gone on across the industry to enable...
Page 1 of 1 (11 items)