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Saad MahmoodChannel 9 video: Azure Virtual Machines

Saad Mahmood is a 23 year-old software development engineer, with over half a decade of experience. His first IDE was Visual Studio, as he started his journey of software development with C#. Now a man known for his software delivery, Saad is skilled in Windows Development, Xamarin, .NET, JAVA, Python and Microsoft Azure. He's been a Windows Development MVP since 2015.

Follow him on Twitter @saadmeh.




brian-noyesAurelia vs. Angular 2: What should I choose?

Brian Noyes is CTO and Co-founder at Solliance (www.solliance.net), an expert technology solutions development company. Brian is a Microsoft Regional Director, Microsoft MVP, and Pluralsight author. Brian specializes in Web, Desktop, and Mobile full-stack architecture and Microsoft Azure services. He is a frequent top rated speaker at developer conferences worldwide, author of 10 Pluralsight courses, several books, and dozens of technical publication articles. You can follow Brian through his blog at http://briannoyes.com

Follow him on Twitter @briannoyes.



Automating Deployment Of ASP.NET Core To Azure App Service From Linux

Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan is a Microsoft MVP for Visual Studio and Development Technologies from Rabwah, Pakistan. His primary interest is .NET Core development, Microsoft Azure and ASP.NET Core development and training. He writes articles and blogs for beginners, and loves meeting students and startups over tea.

Follow him on Twitter @afzaalvirgoboy.




screen-shot-2016-12-22-at-8-47-12-amIncreasing productivity in your Asp.net core projects

Francesco Abbruzzese implements Asp.net Mvc applications, and has offered consultancy services since the beginning of this technology. He is the author of the famous Mvc Controls Toolkit, and his company offers tools, UI controls, and services for Asp.net Mvc. He moved from decision support systems for banks and financial institutions, to the Video Games arena, and finally started his .Net adventure with the first .Net release.

Follow him on Twitter @F_Abbruzzese



maximoPowerShell – Working with Python and SQL Server

Maximo Trinidad is an App Developer working for a Auto Repair Service Company in Florida. He is a native of Puerto Rico and has been working with computers since 1979. He has worked with Dbase III/IV, Clipper, RPG, OS/400, OCL/JCL, HTML and most current MS development technologies. Maximo has years of experience as a Senior IT Developer, and providing support for MS Windows Servers, SQL applications, Virtualization, and building Visual Studio solutions. In 2009, he founded the Florida PowerShell User Group website to provide useful information about this new .NET scripting technology.

Follow him on Twitter @MaxTrinidad.