http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/a44e00e13d7f4046bb4da6d400132fe5/VSToolboxGettingStartedPHPSQLServeronLinux.mp4 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… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/9fb8f4b1b577417781aba58c01070ee9/ACupOfJava.mp4 Coffee and Code – Visual Studio for Java Developers! Let’s face it. When we say “Java”, chances are very unlikely that the first company you think of is Microsoft. That’s ok, it doesn’t hurt our feelings. But if you do use Java, this episode of Breakpoint is just for you. In this episode, JR… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/56b7e1e2f05748dfb077a54f01149c4a/CPlusPlusMDDVideoStory.mp4 When you need a fast uncompromising user experience for your app, native development is the way to go. In Visual Studio 2015 Update 1 we have introduced a variety of improvements for developing apps targeting Android, iOS, and Windows. These include updates to tools, compilers, and cross-language debugging capabilities. Take a few minutes to… Read More


http://video.ch9.ms/ch9/76be/31461e81-7969-4a91-8582-d06ddd7976be/DataExposedJavaSDKforDocumentDB.mp4 In this weeks episode of Data Exposed, Scott welcomes Andrew Liu to the show (ignoring the fact that Scott had to look at his notes to remember Andrew’s name….*sigh*). Andrew is a Program Manager on the DocumentDB team here at Microsoft and jumps right in to show us the Java SDK for Azure DocumentDB.… Read More


http://video.ch9.ms/ch9/76be/31461e81-7969-4a91-8582-d06ddd7976be/DataExposedJavaSDKforDocumentDB.mp4 In this weeks episode of Data Exposed, Scott welcomes Andrew Liu to the show (ignoring the fact that Scott had to look at his notes to remember Andrew’s name….*sigh*). Andrew is a Program Manager on the DocumentDB team here at Microsoft and jumps right in to show us the Java SDK for Azure DocumentDB.… Read More


I often hear many questions about the APM products that Microsoft ships. Including, What happened to SCOM APM? There were some killer features in the Visual Studio Online version of Application Insights – why are they not available in Application Insights in Azure? What are the differences between all those products that seem to address… Read More


Businesses run software and software runs businesses. Code can make or break your bank or bookstore. And if it goes down or performs badly, you stand to lose not just during the outage but for ever after, as customers move elsewhere. If users are having problems with your web site, you need to know immediately,… Read More


In this weeks episode of Data Exposed, Scott welcomes Andrew Liu to the show (ignoring the fact that Scott had to look at his notes to remember Andrew’s name….*sigh*). Andrew is a Program Manager on the DocumentDB team here at Microsoft and jumps right in to show us the Java SDK for Azure DocumentDB. First… Read More