Drivers 5.6 for PHP for SQL Server Released

We are excited to announce the production ready release of the Microsoft Drivers 5.6 for PHP for SQL Server. The drivers enable access to SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Managed Instance, and Azure SQL DW from PHP 7.1-7.3 applications on Linux, Windows and macOS. Notable items about the 5.6 release since the previous… Continue reading Drivers 5.6 for PHP for SQL Server Released

Microsoft’s Military Spouse Technology Academy Pilot Graduates Are Ready to Enter the Tech Workforce

Today, Microsoft hosted a recognition ceremony to celebrate the 19 graduates of its pilot Military Spouse Technology Academy (MSTA) program in Tacoma, Washington. This 22-week program helps military spouses prepare for and find long-term and meaningful careers in server and cloud administration.

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Azure Development Community – Same Great Blog… NEW HOME!!!

I’m pleased to announce that our blog has moved! You can now find us on the growing Microsoft Tech Community: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Azure-Developer-Community-Blog/bg-p/AzureDevCommunityBlog Since that platform is the new place to embrace the Microsoft developer and technical community, then that’s where we need to be! All our blog posts are migrated over there, so you can still… Continue reading Azure Development Community – Same Great Blog… NEW HOME!!!

Microsoft Azure Next Up Exam Camp!

Stand out from the crowd and unlock opportunities! Earning any kind of specialist certification is a great way to stand out from the crowd, whether you’re looking for a new challenge, a new job, or a way to make yourself more valuable to your current employer. Next Up Exam Camps have been designed so you… Continue reading Microsoft Azure Next Up Exam Camp!

Thanks for your participation in the Crackdown 3 Wrecking Zone Technical Test!

Hello Xbox Insiders! The Xbox Insider Program and the Crackdown team would like to thank you for your help with the Wrecking Zone Technical Test. There are a lot of amazing games you can spend time playing, and we are grateful many of you chose to spend some time helping us further prepare Crackdown 3™ for its release! Your involvement in this Technical Test has been vital to the progression of Crackdown 3™. All your feedback and the data we received will be reviewed and put to good use – in some cases it already has! Below you will find… Continue reading Thanks for your participation in the Crackdown 3 Wrecking Zone Technical Test!

Xamarin.Forms 101: Control Reference Binding (View-to-View) | The Xamarin Show

Let’s take a step back in a new mini-series that I like to call Xamarin.Forms 101. In each episode we will walk through a basic building block of Xamarin.Forms to help you build awesome cross-platform iOS, Android, and Windows applications in… Continue reading Xamarin.Forms 101: Control Reference Binding (View-to-View) | The Xamarin Show

Modernizing Desktop Apps Part 1 | Visual Studio Toolbox

In this episode, Robert is joined by Adam Braden. In this first of two episodes, Adam talks about the future of your Windows Presentation Foundation and Windows Forms applications. Windows, .NET, and Visual Studio are making it easy to incrementally mo… Continue reading Modernizing Desktop Apps Part 1 | Visual Studio Toolbox

New Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead 1904 build coming today 2/28/19

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Skip Ahead and Preview Alpha Rings will begin receiving the latest 1904 Xbox One system update (19h1_release_xbox_dev_1904.190226-1920). Read on for more about the new features, fixes and known issues in the latest 1904 system update.   For the next few releases we will keep Alpha Skip Ahead and Alpha builds in sync to test core functionality.   New Features:   A complete feature list for 1904 is published here https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2019/02/21/new-features-rolling-out-to-xbox-insiders-this-spring/ This build contains the new Voice command features to please test. Voice Skills New Alexa Voice skills are available… Continue reading New Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead 1904 build coming today 2/28/19