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Microsoft is retiring personal MSDN blogs. As a result, I've moved all my blog content to:...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 12/31/2018

ACR Build (Preview) Now Supported In All Public Regions

ACR Build, a native container build capability of the Azure Container Registry is now available in...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 07/25/2018

Azure Container Registry Build Supports All Windows Versions (Preview of Preview)

ACR Build, a cloud-native container build capability of the Azure Container Registry now supports...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 07/16/2018

Key Differences between VM and Container Vulnerability Scanning

As we explore the various options for integrating vulnerability scanning into containers running in...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 06/27/2018

ACR Build OS & Framework Patching Now Supports Docker Hub

In May we announced the public preview of ACR Build, enabling OS & Framework patching. When we...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 06/11/2018

How ACR Build Id's are generated

As you use ACR Build, for OS & Framework patching, native container builds, or validating a...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 05/18/2018

Docker Tagging: Best practices for tagging and versioning docker images

In any new tech, there are lots of thoughts around “best practices”. When a tech is new, what makes...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 03/01/2018

Relaxing ACR storage limits, with tools to self manage

When we created the tiered SKUs for ACR, we built the three tiers with the following scenarios in...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 02/02/2018

Working with ACR Geo-replication notifications

Azure Container Registry geo-replication enables a single control plane across the global footprint...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 01/29/2018

OS & Framework Patching with Docker Containers - a paradigm shift

Thinking of containers, we think of the easy packaging of our app, along with its dependencies. The...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 12/20/2017

.NET and MultiStage Dockerfiles

A while back I talked about building optimized docker images. (Building Optimized Docker Images with...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 09/11/2017

Deploying Docker Images from the Azure Container Registry to Azure Container Instances

In just a few minutes you can easily deploy Docker Container Images using just a context menu from...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 07/28/2017

New Azure Container Registry SKUs

We recently released a preview of new Azure Container Registry SKUs, along with an overview...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 07/25/2017

Docker for Windows, Creators Update and Volume Sharing Linux Containers

If you're attempting to use Volume Sharing with Docker for Windows after you've installed the...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 05/18/2017

Balancing change: feedback + learning / impact to customers = change

I was reading a post about the frustration a customer had around the constant change. First, I do...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 01/10/2017

Visual Studio Docker tools support for Visual Studio 2015 and 2017

With the Visual Studio 2017 RC release, we've started down the path to finally shipping an official...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 11/22/2016

Azure Container Registry User Accounts; Single, Multi, Admin and Service Principals

The Azure Container Registry went into public preview yesterday. We're excited to add this core...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 11/17/2016

Patching Docker Containers - The Balance of Secure and Functional

PaaS, IaaS, SaaS, CaaS, … The cloud is evolving at a rapid pace. We have increasingly more options...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 10/15/2016

Building Optimized Docker Images with ASP.NET Core

If you're exploring docker, you'll often see dockerfiles that demonstrate the simplicity of building...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 09/29/2016

Running Scripts in a Docker Container from Windows- CR or CRLF

For Ignite 2016, I'm building out a demo for building your .NET Core code in a container. This is...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 09/22/2016

Docker for Windows, Network Shares and $ in your password

If you've been using our docker tools you've noticed we depend highly on network sharing for Docker...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 08/08/2016

Configuring Docker for Windows Shared Drives / Volume Mounting with AD

If you've had a chance to work with the Docker for Windows beta, you've seen the promise for how...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 06/14/2016

Building .NET Core Linux Docker Images with Visual Studio Team Services

If you've been wondering how to build a .NET Core app into a Docker image using VSTS, well here's...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 06/13/2016

Defaulting to Docker for Windows with Docker Tools for Visual Studio

When using Docker Tools for Visual Studio, we default the Docker host to use Docker Toolbox. Or,...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 05/31/2016

Docker Containers as the new Binaries of deployment

In prep for .NET Conf, I was asked by Vaso to explain some of the benefits of containers. I was...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 05/26/2016

Creating Docker Hosts in Azure w/Docker-Machine 0.7.0

Last week, Docker released version 0.7.0 of Docker-Machine.  You can get the latest docker-machine...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 04/19/2016

Docker-Machine and Visual Studio Tools for Docker

If you're using Docker Tools for Visual Studio, version 0.14 or later, you'll notice that we depend...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 04/06/2016

WhereYouAt BUILD 2016 Demo

Last week at build, Scott Hanselman and Scott Hunter presented an ASP.NET Core app we called Where...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 04/05/2016

Some great docker tools

Here's a few docker tools I've started using to help diagnose issues: Simple Docker UI offered by...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 03/25/2016

Clear-History Powershell Doesnt Clear the History

PowerShell turns out has a great memory, and can help you with those tedious list of commands you've...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 03/25/2016

Docker For Windows Beta Released

Today, docker announced and released a replacement for Docker Toolbox. There are many...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 03/24/2016

I'm speaking at VSLive Vegas. Come here more about Docker and Azure

Come join the fun at At VSLive Las Vegas, where I'll be presenting our latest Docker Tooling and how...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 02/22/2016

Developing ASP.NET Apps in Docker Containers

This week we released our latest Docker Tools for Visual Studio which continues our journey for...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 02/19/2016

F5 - Developing in Docker Containers - version 0.10 of Docker Tools for Visual Studio

This week, we released an update to our Docker Tools for Visual Studio. This was based on a bunch of...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 02/18/2016

Help improve Docker Container Tooling

The Microsoft Cloud Platform tooling team is looking for customers that are already using Linux...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 08/24/2015

Windows Container Video Series

The Windows Container Team has been working to provide some content, including a series of videos...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 08/24/2015

Why doesn't Docker Tools for Visual Studio 2015 show the [New] button?

If you've attempted to install the Docker Tools for Visual Studio - August Release, starting on...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 08/24/2015

Deploying to Linux & Windows Docker Containers

Last week we shipped an update to the Docker Tools for Visual Studio adding support for Windows...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 08/24/2015

VSLive 2015, Connected Services & Docker Tools for .NET Presentations

Last week, i had the opportunity to talk about Connected Services and Docker Tools for .NET Thanks...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 08/17/2015

Connecting to Azure Storage with Visual Studio 2015 RC

To get a feel of the productivity we're adding in Visual Studio 2015 for connecting to services,...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 05/15/2015

Visual Studio 2015 Connected Services in 7 minutes

A quick overview in prep for //build & ignite...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 05/01/2015

//build session: On the Shoulders of Giants: Building Apps that Consume Modern SaaS Endpoints with Visual Studio 2015

Dave Carrol @DCarroll and I just finished presenting a session for consuming services using the new...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 04/29/2015

Visual Studio 2015 CTP6 and Salesforce Connected Services

Just a quick note that with the release of Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6, we've updated the Connected...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 02/23/2015

Are you building apps for, or customizing SharePoint 2013 with the new App Model? Microsoft would like your feedback.

Are you willing to provide input & feedback that will help us make Visual Studio better for...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 04/14/2014

Looking for LOB Developers

We’re looking to speak with companies that are building internal, enterprise, LOB...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 03/12/2014

Building Dashboards with LightSwitch

This morning we published a walkthrough for building Dashboard reports using Visual Studio...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 04/22/2013

Changing the color theme for Outlook 2013

If you’ve upgraded to Outlook 2013 and are struggling with the new softer look, and missing...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 02/11/2013

Offline Microsoft Silverlight Applications

At Tech Ed US in Atlanta this week I presented a session for building Offline Silvelright...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 05/18/2011

Heading to Tech Ed to talk about Silverlight Offline Applications

Looking forward to a week with business like geeks, grounded in business, but finding a way to make...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 05/15/2011

Building In Browser Experiences with Silverlight 5 Mix 11

Here's my deck from one of our Silverlight 5 sessions @ Mix 11. We'll be creating a Forum for...

Author: Steve Lasker Date: 04/14/2011

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