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  • Blog Post: Acceptance Testing Made Easy with F# and Canopy Why acceptance testing?

    Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio ALM MVP Amir Barylko Acceptance Testing Made Easy with F# and Canopy Why acceptance testing? Writing tests is part of our development cycle. Most teams I work with have some kind of testing in place. In most cases I found...
  • Blog Post: MVP Mentors Imagine Cup Team Estimeet to Big Win

    34 teams from all over the world met in Seattle for the 2014 Imagine Cup World Finals. These were the best of the best, selected from tens of thousands of students, and each of their projects were unique and impressive. When it came to innovation, one team stood above the rest. "We're feeling pretty...
  • Blog Post: Primer on Power BI (Business Intelligence)

    Editor’s note: The following post was written by SQL Server MVP Mark Tabladillo Power BI is new and emerging self-service business intelligence and business analytics framework brings together and enhances key Microsoft technologies: Office SQL Server Azure SharePoint Fundamentally...
  • Blog Post: German MVPs Host SQL Saturday and Hackathon

    Nearly 300 MVPs, technology enthusiasts and SQL fans joined forces in Germany to participate in a hackathon and SQL Saturday event featuring MVP presenters. The two-day event was organized by SQL Server MVPs Constantin Klein , Tillmann Eitelberg and Oliver Engels . We had the chance to catch up with...
  • Blog Post: Friday Five - July 18, 2014

    1. Getting Started with xUnit for Xamarin By Windows Platform Development MVP Oron Novotny 2. Windows boot time, explored in Powershell By PowerShell MVP Carlo Mancini 3. Day 25: Personalizing Notifications By ASP.NET MVP James Chambers 4. Visual Studio/TFS 2013 Update 3–Release...
  • Blog Post: Better Best Bets with Lists in SharePoint 2013

    Editor’s note: The following post was written by SharePoint MVP Mikael Svenson Best Bets or Promoted results is a great way to give end-users the answer to their search query without the additional click to open a page or document to locate the precise information they were looking for. Bing...
  • Blog Post: Friday Five - July 11, 2014

    1. Understanding the Windows Server Failover Cluster Quorum in Windows Server 2012 R2 By Cluster MVP Dave Bermingham 2. DirectAccess IP-HTTPS Null Encryption and SSTP VPN By Enterprise Security MVP Richard Hicks 3. Composing API Responses for Maximum Reuse with ASP.NET Web API By Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Friday Five - July 4, 2014

    1. Using Microsoft Dynamics GP Business Intelligence Deployment Utility to Deploy Custom SSRS Reports By Dynamics GP MVP Mariano Gomez 2. Creating a Checklist Graphic in PowerPoint By PowerPoint MVP Ellen Finkelstein 3. Introducing Entity Framework Seeder By ASP.NET/IIS MVP Dave Paquette...
  • Blog Post: New and Renewed MVPs Announced Today!

    Today, 1,062 exemplary community leaders around the world were notified that they have received the MVP Award! These individuals were chosen because they have demonstrated their deep commitment to helping others make the most of their technology, voluntarily sharing their passion and real-world knowledge...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Student Partner Shares His MVP Mentoring Experience

    The following article was written by Microsoft Student Partner Avirup Basu The Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award is Microsoft's way of saying thank you to exceptional, independent community leaders who share their passion, technical expertise, and real-world knowledge of Microsoft products...
  • Blog Post: Friday Five - June 13, 2014

    1. 256 Seconds with dotNetDave – Episode 1 By Visual C# MVP David McCarter 2. Accessing Visual Studio Online from YOUR Azure Account By ASP.NET/IIS MVP John Petersen 3. Developing Single Page, Real Time Websites on Windows Azure ...
  • Blog Post: TechDays - San Francisco

    Learn IT today, use IT tomorrow June 5-6 With more than 200 events under their belt and covering topics such as Windows Server, Exchange Server, IIS, Small Business Server (SBS), Automating Windows workstation deployments, Server/Network Security, Active Directory Troubleshooting, Active Directory...
  • Blog Post: Techorama 2014

    Editor's note: The following post was written by Community Program Manager William Jansen Three men and a vision. A vision of a new type of conference. The result: Techorama. Techorama is the brain-child of MVPs Gill Cleeren , Pieter Gheysens and Kevin DeRudder . These three community-driven...
  • Blog Post: Friday Five - May 30, 2014

    1. Mitchel Sellers – Visual C#  MVP">Improving Web Application Performance - Part Two Users & Environment By Mitchel Sellers – Visual C# MVP 2. Protect a program from SQL injection attacks in C# By Rod Stephens – Visual C# MVP 3. Quick Hits: List All Available...
  • Blog Post: SQL Server 2014 Backup Encryption

    Editor’s note: The following post was written by SQL Server MVP Nicolas Souquet Introduction With the verly large amounts of data companies store today, databases are very likely to contain critical and confidential data, making database backups encryption an essential database engine feature...
  • Blog Post: Aligning Skills with Real World Business Benefits

    Editor’s note: The following post was written by SharePoint MVP Steve Smith This article deals with the subject of ‘ Aligning skills with real world business benefits’ and why continued investment in technology skillsets is even more important today than it ever was. We will be looking...
  • Blog Post: 2014 MVP Excel Summit - The Netherlands

    Editor's note: The following post was written by Business Program Manager William Jansen Microsoft Excel. Just a spreadsheet application? Simple graphing tools? Pivot tables or a series of grids or cells? I think not, and I believe the Microsoft Excel MVPs would agree! Power Queries, PowerView and...
  • Blog Post: MVP Open Days - Argentina

    Editor's note: The following post was written by Community Program Manager Erika Vilches Best practices, tips and tricks and deep-dive technical discussions were the focal point of the 2014 Argentina Open Days event held in Buenos Aires. At this event, both MVPs and Influencers get to spend a day...
  • Blog Post: SQL Server 2014 Performance Enhancements

    Editor’s note: In partnership with Microsoft Press, now celebrating their 30th year, MVPs have been contributing to an ongoing guest series on their official team blog. Today’s article is from SQL Server MVP Shehap El Nagar which is the 41stin the series. SQL Server 2014 Performance Enhancements...
  • Blog Post: Being a Mentor in the Imagine Cup

    Editor’s note: The following post was written by Client Development MVP Bruno Sonnino Being a mentor in the Imagine Cup In July 2012, I’ve had the pleasure of mentoring Team Virtual Dreams, winner of the Windows 8 Metro Challenge and Azure Challenge on the Imagine Cup 2012, the Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Friday Five - April 28, 2014

    1. Alternate Username for ADFS 3.0 and #Office365 By Office 365 MVP Sean McNeill 2. Office 365 Password Expiration Policy By CRM MVP Donna Edwards 3. Using the SSIS OData Source Connector With SharePoint Online Authentication By SharePoint MVP John White 4. Using PowerShell to remove...
  • Blog Post: Understanding the Windows Server Failover Cluster Quorum in Windows Server 2012 R2

    Editor’s note: In partnership with Microsoft Press, now celebrating their 30 th year , MVPs have been contributing to an ongoing guest series on their official team blog. Today’s article is from Cluster MVP David Bermingham which is the 40th in the series. Understanding the Windows...
  • Blog Post: //build/, //learn/ and //publish/

    Editor's note: The following post was written by Windows Phone Development MVP Peter Nowak If you have been one of the lucky ones to attend //build, or following the announcements of //build from home a ton of new announcements might have caught your eye. Especially looking into Windows Phone 8.1...
  • Blog Post: MVPs Participate in //Learn/ - Global Community Webcast

    Over 50 MVPs are joining forces on April 24, 2014 for the //learn/ Global Community Webcast to present nearly 70 sessions. This is a unique opportunity for app developer enthusiasts around the globe to meet and share best practices, tips and tricks and participate in deep-dive sessions presented by MVPs...
  • Blog Post: Automating Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2013 Backlog

    Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio ALM MVP Mohamed Radwan Automating Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2013 Backlog In this blog post I will show a PowerShell script that automates a comprehensive customization for TFS 2013 Backlog. The script perform...
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