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Using Espresso Tests

5 months ago
In this episode, Donovan Brown is joined by Adam Barlow, who shows how to use Espresso tests with Xamarin Test Cloud and Visual Studio Team Services. He shows how to leverage your existing Espresso tests with in your continuous integration build. For more information on the Xamarin Test Cloud, see the Test Cloud website.

New Delivery Plan Extension

5 months ago
In this episode, Donovan Brown is joined by Elliott Perry, who shows the new Delivery Plan extension in Visual Studio Team Services. He shows how to use the Delivery Plan and how we use it internally at Microsoft. For more information on the Delivery Plans, see the Delivery Plan extension.

Extensions in Visual Studio 2017

6 months ago
In this episode, Robert is joined by Justin Clareburt, who shows us what users of extensions can expect in Visual Studio 2017. Justin first reviews the new setup experience, because that impacts extensions. Among the things he shows are lightweight solution loading [07:35], how you can monitor the performance of extensions and see whether they are […]

Entity Framework Core

6 months ago
In this episode, Robert is joined by Julie Lerman, who takes us on a deep-dive tour of many of the features that are new in Entity Framework Core. Julie covers: Overview of Entity Framework Core [00:35] Migrating an existing .NET Core project that uses project.json to use the new MSBuild based tooling [04:12] Field mappings […]

Visual Studio Tools for Azure Functions

6 months ago
In this episode, Robert is joined by Andrew Hall, who shows us a preview of tools for building Azure Functions for Visual Studio 2015. Azure Functions provide event-based serverless computing that make it easy to develop and scale your application, paying only for the resources your code consumes during execution. Andrew shows how to create a […]

SOLID Design Patterns

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

8 months 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

8 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

9 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 […]