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Apr

Windows Subsystem for Linux

One of the more interesting announcements at the recent Microsoft Build technology conference was the introduction of the Windows Subsystem for Linux , variously referred to as “Bash on Windows” or “Bash on Ubuntu on Windows”. In this blog post, we’ll take a brief at what the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is, what it isn’t , and why it is a useful tool for Windows developers. ... read full post

Posted by:  Benjamin Fox , Modern Applications Developer |  21 April 2016

Build, Bash, Linux


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20

Apr

Join the Conversation with Bot Framework

With Windows 10 updates, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella declared that human conversation can be the User Interface (UI) of the future and made that point by demonstrating how Microsoft’s Cortana relies on experts in the form of Bots.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Andrew Conniff , Developer |  20 April 2016

Build, Bot Framework, Cortana


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19

Apr

Highlights and Key Themes from the 2016 Microsoft Build Conference

The three day Microsoft Build Conference 2016 was held at the end of March in San Francisco at the impressive Moscone Center. Benjamin Fox and I were lucky enough to attend from Intergen and here is our impressions. ... read full post

Posted by:  Jamie Wilbraham , Modern Applications Developer |  19 April 2016

Windows, Build, Bash shell, HoloLens, Xamarin


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08

Apr

Build 2014: the most exciting announcements from Microsoft

Held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, this year’s BUILD conference was a not-to-be-missed event for development folk, with a handful of announcements that caused great excitement. ... read full post

Posted by:  David Shorter , Senior Developer, Enterprise Applications |  08 April 2014

Build


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12

Aug

Windows Azure auto scale: what you need to consider

One of the most newsworthy announcements from the Azure team at Build was auto scale. Cloud Services, Web Sites and Mobile Services now support automatically scaling up and down the number of hosts based on metrics such as CPU or queue length. This, in theory at least, has the potential to deliver lower costs to your application during quiet periods and near limitless capacity when demand increases. ... read full post

Posted by:  James Carpinter , Senior Developer, Enterprise Applications |  12 August 2013

Azure, Microsoft, Intergen, SQL, Build


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