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5/14/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 2
On a weekly basis, over 5 million people find help using Microsoft online help and documentation. Despite having over 380,000 pages of articles, references, and tutorials, we each have our own stories of painful gaps. Today, we’re introducing a new project, code-named Aladdin that can help us use machine


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Simple remote timer job that interacts with SharePoint Online - Office 365 Developer Patterns and Practices
8/26/2014 | Channel 9 - Office 365 | 31
Andrew Connell walks through the Office 365 Patterns & Practices Scenario building a simple timer job in Azure. This code can be found on GitHub here https://github.com/OfficeDev/PnP/tree/master/Samples/Core.SimpleTimerJob


Using appinstalled events to attach remote event receivers to SharePoint Host Webs - Office 365 Developer Patterns and Practices
8/26/2014 | Channel 9 - Office 365 | 33
Andrew Connell walks through the Office 365 Patterns & Practices Scenario of attaching SharePoint Remote Event Receivers to SharePoint Host Webs. This code can be found on GitHub here https://github.com/OfficeDev/PnP/tree/master/Samples/Core.EventReceiversThis scenario shows how an app can use the App


Applying Branding to SharePoint Sites with an App for SharePoint - Office 365 Developer Patterns and Practices
8/26/2014 | Channel 9 - Office 365 | 29
Andrew Connell walks through the Office 365 Patterns & Practices Scenario applying branding to SharePoint Sites in an App for SharePoint. This code can be found on GitHub here https://github.com/OfficeDev/PnP/tree/master/Samples/Branding.ApplyBrandingThis sample shows how branding elements like master


Asynchronious site collection creation for cloud - Office 365 Developer Patterns and Practices
8/26/2014 | Channel 9 - Office 365 | 26
Andrew Connell walks through the Office 365 Patterns & Practices Scenario provisioning SharePoint site collections with a console app. This code can be found on GitHub here https://github.com/OfficeDev/PnP/tree/master/Samples/Provisioning.Cloud.Async 


The Windows Intune team will be performing scheduled maintenance starting 9/3/2014 through 9/16/2014
8/26/2014 | Windows Intune Team | 33
The Windows Intune team will be performing scheduled maintenance starting 9/3/2014 through 9/16/2014. During this maintenance window you may be unable to login and use the service for up to 4 hours.  If you cannot login to your account for more than 4 hours, please open a support case here: https://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?prid=15584 Thank


Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update 6 begins to address public folder scalability
8/26/2014 | Office 365 MVPs | 32
The release of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 6 (CU6 – build 995.29) comes as the summer vacation period winds down. Still, attention might still be more focused on the pressing matters of vacation, cold beer, and ice cream…Read more ›


September 2 Visio webcast now available on-demand
8/26/2014 | Apps for Office and SharePoint | 28
Join us Tuesday, September 2nd, at 9:30 a.m. PT/12:30 p.m. ET for the first webcast of the new Visio series. This first session focuses on organizational diagramming. Read on to register and learn how to receive a complimentary copy of Visio Professional 2013. The post September 2 Visio webcast now available


Visio webcasts are back! Register now for Visio Organizational Diagramming
8/26/2014 | Apps for Office and SharePoint | 26
Join us Tuesday, September 2nd  at 9:30 a.m. PT/12:30 p.m. ET for the first webcast of the new Visio series. This first session focuses on organizational diagramming. Read on to register and learn how to receive a complimentary copy of Visio Professional 2013. The post Visio webcasts are back! Register


Completing Real Estate Transactions with OneDrive and OneNote
8/26/2014 | Corey Roth | 25
My wife, @jennifermason, and I recently sold our house and bought a new one in the Dallas / Fort Worth area.  We didn’t use a realtor (I refuse to capitalize that word) in selling our house and we didn’t use one in buying the new one.  As a result, I had to manage a lot of the paper work myself.  It


New Azure SQL Database service tiers generally available in September with reduced pricing and enhanced SLA
8/26/2014 | Microsoft Azure | 27
Following on the heels of last week’s announcement, I am pleased to announce more news about our efforts to deliver a rich, connected set of data services on Azure, as part of our broader data platform.


Best Practices for Windows Server 2003 End-of-Support Migration
8/26/2014 | Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform Blog | 29
“Windows Server 2003 End-of-Support is right around the corner In preparing for this moment, CIOs, IT Managers, Infrastructure Engineers, Application Managers, and Developers (Yes, I said Developers – it’s not a typo) who are currently running this loved OS should pause to look carefully at their options. 


How to Use Socket.IO with Azure Mobile Service Node Backend
8/26/2014 | Microsoft Azure | 30
This article shows you how to use socket.io to do realtime communication with your Azure Mobile Service Node backend.


Microsoft promises fix for Surface Pro 3 overheating issues
8/26/2014 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 29
Microsoft is readying a fix meant to remedy an issue with the Intel Core i7 Surface Pro 3 tablets that is meant to remedy overheating issues reported by some users.


[MSCloudShow] Episode 43 is live - AC & CJ's Favorite Office 365 and SharePoint Resources
8/26/2014 | Andrew Connell | 23
Episode 43 of the Microsoft Cloud Show podcast is now available. In this episode CJ & I share their favorite resources for Office 365 & SharePoint. Be sure to download the recorded show here: Episode 43 - AC & CJ's Favorite Office 365 and SharePoint Resources Remember if you have a question send it in


Conversion of azure management on AD accounts part 1
8/26/2014 | blog.at.work | 27
Currently, the Microsoft azure team sent newsletter, where azure customers will be informed that soon azure subscription administrator must be a member of the azure-active directories. What does that mean? As users of azure subscription (subscription) can be in two ways on the azure Portal


Conversion of azure management on AD accounts part 1
8/26/2014 | Office 365 MVPs | 29
Currently, the Microsoft azure team sent newsletter, where azure customers will be informed that soon azure subscription administrator must be a member of the azure-active directories. What does that mean? As users of azure subscription (subscription) is on two types of the azure portal...Read


Windows 'Threshold' and cadence: How fast is too fast?
8/26/2014 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 42
With an enterprise technical preview coming in a few weeks, and an ARM-based test version due early next year, the next version of Windows is approaching rapidly.


SQL Server AlwaysOn Template in Microsoft Azure Portal Gallery
8/25/2014 | Microsoft Azure | 33
A new template has been added to the Microsoft Azure Portal Gallery and is currently in preview. The SQL Server 2014 AlwaysOn template automates the creation of a SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group, taking care of the setup steps behind the scenes.


A Boost in Security for Azure SQL Database: Auditing
8/25/2014 | Microsoft Azure | 28
Auditing feature is now available for Azure SQL DB, in a preview offering. This is a key security enhancement that removes barriers from businesses wanting to manage their databases in the cloud.


Azure HDInsight makes HBase (NoSQL database) a GA Feature
8/25/2014 | Microsoft Azure | 33
On June 6, Microsoft announced HBase as a preview feature of Azure HDInsight. On August 21, we announced the general availability of HBase (along with the preview of Azure DocumentDB and Search). Apache HBase is a columnar NoSQL (“not only Structured Query Language”) distributed database project of the


Reed Elsevier rallies around Office 365 to collaborate across countries and cut costs
8/25/2014 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 31
“We have hundreds of SharePoint sites today and we are beginning the journey of migrating all of these to SharePoint Online and unplugging our on-premises SharePoint servers. This will deliver huge cost savings.” — Michael Bouchet, vice president of Infrastructure Services, Reed Elsevier. Learn more


Introduction to Office 365 Development training available on-demand from Microsoft Virtual Academy—for free
8/25/2014 | Apps for Office and SharePoint | 23
Today, we shipped our first free on-demand Microsoft Virtual Academy course of sessions introducing Office 365 development. This is a Level 100/200 course to introduce developers to the Office 365 development platform. It was streamed live on August 8 and now comes packed with hands-on labs and assessment


Introduction to Office 365 Development training available on-demand from Microsoft Virtual Academy—for free
8/25/2014 | Apps for Office and SharePoint | 39
Today, we shipped our first free on-demand Microsoft Virtual Academy course of sessions introducing Office 365 development. This is a Level 100/200 course to introduce developers to the Office 365 development platform. It was streamed live on August 8 and now comes packed with hands-on labs and assessment


Using VMAccess Extension to Reset Login Credentials for Linux VM
8/25/2014 | Microsoft Azure | 30
VMAccess extension enables you to reset the password, SSH key, or the SSH configurations, so you can regain the access


Social media - Microsoft opts for Yammer at the future of the workplace
8/25/2014 | Office 365 MVPs | 27
The workplace of the future has always been an interesting and recurring theme. Distribution was only the phone and the concentricity of documents, the fax and then the E-Mail and the countless E-Mail. Now, many companies go one for a few months...Read more ›