Sessions

SOLID Design Patterns

1 week ago
In this episode, Robert is joined by Phil Japikse for a chat about design patterns. Software design patterns have been around long before the MVC Framework gained momentum. Phil starts with a review of Robert C. Martin’s (Uncle Bob) SOLID macronym. After building the proper foundation,he reviews several design patterns, their C# implementation and when and […]

SQL Server Extension for Visual Studio Code

2 weeks ago
In this episode, Robert is joined by Eric Kang, who shows the SQL Server extension for Visual Studio Code. With this extension, you can connect to SQL Server, Azure SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouses, create and manage connection profiles and most recently used connections, write T-SQL scripts with IntelliSense and Go to Definition, execute your […]
Getting started with PHP, Java, and SQL Server on Linux

Getting started with PHP, Java, and SQL Server on Linux

4 weeks ago
In this episode, Dmitry is joined by Meet Bhagdev and Andrea Lam, who show us how to get started with programming apps in PHP and Java connecting to SQL Server on Linux. PHP and Java both have open sourced connectors that can be used by applications to connect to SQL Server anywhere (on-premises or in […]
Exploring our newest sample app, BikeSharing360

Exploring our newest sample app, BikeSharing360

1 month ago
In this episode, Dmitry is joined by Erika Ehrli, who shares the BikeSharing360 E2E demo scenario, architecture, and suite of apps used in Connect(); 2016 keynotes. Jump ahead to any of the following demo repo discussions and demos: Demo Scenario – [09:45] Demo Architecture – [13:00] Websites GitHub Repo – [16:35] Microservices GitHub Repo – [17:12] […]
Using the Kanban Board

Using the Kanban Board

1 month ago
In this episode, Donovan Brown makes his debut as a co-host. He is joined by Sondra Batbold, who shows the Kanban board in Visual Studio Team Services. She shows how quickly you can customize the board to fit your team and how it is integrated with Microsoft Teams. For more information on the basics of […]
Tools for Apache Cordova Updates in Visual Studio

Tools for Apache Cordova Updates in Visual Studio

2 months ago
In this episode, Robert is joined by Jordan Matthiesen, who shows us enhancements to the Tools for Apache Cordova (TACO). Jordan shows how quickly you can install Visual Studio 2017 with just the Mobile development with JavaScript workload (less than 10 minutes!) [03:30]. He demonstrates new Ionic templates in Visual Studio 2015 [05:30]. He then shows several new […]
Introducing Windows IoT Core

Introducing Windows IoT Core

2 months ago
Windows 10 isn’t just for Desktop, Laptops and Phones, it’s also a platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). In this episode Dmitry Lyalin is joined by Stephen Huang to go over how to get started with Windows IoT Core, including fundamentals such as setting up the OS on an SD card, monitoring your device […]
Mads Kristensen Extensions

Mads Kristensen Extensions

3 months ago
In this episode, Robert is joined by Mads Kristensen, who shows us another batch of extensions he has written, all designed to boost developer productivity. Mads shows: File Icons [01:00] Adds icons for files that are not recognized by Solution Explorer. Syntax Highlighting Pack [05:00] Adds syntax highlighting and snippet support for a wide variety […]
SQL Server Data Tools for Visual Studio

SQL Server Data Tools for Visual Studio

3 months ago
In this episode, Dmitry is joined by Kevin Cunnane to give an overview of SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) for Visual Studio, a fully integrated SQL Server development environment. In this video we’ll demonstrate capabilities such as importing T-SQL into your solution, IntelliSense, table designers, data and schema compare capabilities, and much more. Resources: Follow […]
Using the Desktop Bridge

Using the Desktop Bridge

3 months ago
In this episode, Robert is joined by Stefan Wick, who shows how to convert a desktop app to a UWP app using the Desktop Bridge. Stefan demonstrates some of the benefits of using the Desktop Bridge, including clean install and uninstall and taking advantage of Windows 10 features including push notifications, Live Tile updates and […]
Using Git and GitHub

Using Git and GitHub

4 months ago
In this episode, Robert is joined by Jeremy Foster, who just did a GitHub for Windows users course for Microsoft Virtual Academy. Here, he focuses on how you can use GitHub in both Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code. Jeremy covers: GitHub Extension for Visual Studio [05:30] Creating and using repos [08:00] Committing changes and […]
PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio 2015

PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio 2015

4 months ago
In this episode, Robert is joined by Adam Driscoll, author of the very popular PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio. This extension is a set of tools for developing and debugging PowerShell scripts and modules in Visual Studio. With this extension, you can edit, run and debug PowerShell scripts while leveraging Visual Studio’s editor and debugging […]