Microsoft MVP Award Program Blog

Congratulations, Everyone! The 2018 Annual Award Cycle Kicks Off Today!

It’s that time of year again - the date you have all been waiting for! Today we’re excited to be...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 07/01/2018

Friday Five: A Bot For Smart Homes, Windows 10 IoT Core, And More!

Complex Joins .NET Core 2.0 Entity Framework And SQL Server Oscar Garcia is a Principal Software...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 06/29/2018

This MVP Travels Japan To Bring Science To Life With HoloLens

Microsoft HoloLens has the power to revolutionize education, turning the textbook school curriculum...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 06/27/2018

Looking For Some Weekend Reads? Look No Further Than This Friday Five!

Microsoft Azure DevOps Projects And Infrastructure As Code  James van den Berg has been working in...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 06/22/2018

Friday Five: Use Azure Serverless To Become GDPR Compliant, And More

Build A CI/CD Pipeline From Visual Studio Mohamed Radwan is a Visual Studio MVP, DevOps and Cloud...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 06/15/2018

Check Out This MVP Book On Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions, And More On This Week's Friday Five

Core 2.0: Work With Fluent NHibernate Rebaï Hamida is a Tunisian Microsoft MVP now based in Canada....

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 06/08/2018

Azure Advanced Threat Protection, And More On The Friday Five

Azure ATP Advanced Threat Protection Ammar Hasayen is a trusted technology advisor and a Microsoft...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 06/01/2018

Coming Right Up! It's The Friday Five

How To: Display Office 365 User Profile Images In PowerApps Todd Baginski  is a Partner and the CTO...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 05/25/2018

Create Your First 'No Code' Logic App in Microsoft Azure

Editor's note: The following post was written by Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Timothy...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 05/22/2018

Check Out This Book On Remote Desktop Services, And More On The Friday Five

Working with Local and UTC Dates and Times in PowerApps Todd Baginski  is a Partner and the CTO at...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 05/18/2018

Using PowerShell To Maintain Windows Firewall Rules For Remote Access

Editor's note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 05/15/2018

5 Things Is Back! Learn About TypeScript With This Quirky New Video Series

We’re in for a treat this week. 5 Things is back with a quirky new episode; and this time it...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 05/14/2018

Learn More About SQL Server's Always Encrypted, And More On This Friday Five

Get A List Of VSTS Users With APIs Jeff Bramwell is Vice President - Enterprise Architecture with...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 05/11/2018

Troubleshoot Network Security Groups (NSGs) In Microsoft Azure With Network Watcher

Editor's note: The following post was written by Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Timothy...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 05/08/2018

An AI MVP Award Category Update

In his keynote speech from Ignite 2017, Satya Nadella said “Every piece of technology should help...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 05/07/2018

Learn How To Animate 3D Objects In PowerPoint, And More On This Week's Friday Five

Learn How To Animate 3D Objects In PowerPoint  Ellen Finkelstein is the owner...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 05/04/2018

Best Practices For Using Azure Resource Manager Templates

Editor's note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 05/01/2018

Learn How To Move Your Data To The Cloud With The DevOps Lab

If you’re keen to learn more about DevOps, we’ve got just the show for you! The DevOps Lab is a new...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 04/30/2018

Friday Five: Office 365, Excel Chats, ASP.NET Core And More

Changing Default Permissions In Office 365 Group Sites Paul Stork is the Owner/Principal Architect...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 04/27/2018

Schedule VM Downtime With Azure Automation And PowerShell

Editor's note: The following post was written by Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Timothy...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 04/24/2018

Friday Five: Azure Security Center, .Net API Browser, And More

From The Diary Of A MVP: Filling In The Community Activities Form Ronen Ariely is senior consultant,...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 04/20/2018

Friday Five: Diversity, Roles & Responsibilities In Tech, And More

Without Capes: The Superheroes I Look Up To Becky Benishek is a second-year Microsoft Office Servers...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 04/13/2018

How To Build A Chatbot FAQ With The Azure Bot Service

Editor's note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Joe...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 04/10/2018

How Minecraft Improves Social and Emotional Learning, And More On The Friday Five

Mocking a REST API With Model First Development Oscar Garcia is a Principal Software Architect who...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 04/06/2018

Learn How To Unit Test Your Database Changes With The DevOps Lab Show

Haven’t checked out The DevOps Lab yet? Well, now is your chance! Launched in December 2017, The...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 04/04/2018

We're Back With Another Friday Five!

Wiki Life:TechNet Wiki Ninjas Life at MVP Summit 2018 Syed Shanu is a Microsoft MVP, a two-time C#...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 03/30/2018

Deployment Pipelines For Versioned Azure Resource Manager Template Deployments

Editor's note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 03/27/2018

Learn How To View Your Real-Time Carbon Emissions With Azure, And More On The Friday Five

View Your Real-time Carbon Emissions - Yes, It’s Possible Now With Microsoft Azure! Chourouk Hjaij...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 03/23/2018

Beyond The Obvious With API Vision On Cognitive Services

Editor's note: The following post was written by Azure MVP Víctor Moreno as part of our Technical...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 03/20/2018

Building Relationships & Providing Feedback: Top Highlights From The 2018 MVP Global Summit!

The MVP Global Summit has ended, and what an inspiring week it was! Last week Microsoft headquarters...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 03/16/2018

Celebrate MVPs By Checking Out The Friday Five!

#Microsoft365 Day 124: Capture and Share Contacts with Office 365 Tracy van der Schyff is an...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 03/16/2018

LinkedIn Learning Unlocked 15 MVP-Authored Courses At The MVP Global Summit. Check Them Out Here.

Microsoft MVPs are notorious for passionately sharing their knowledge with the world - and that was...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 03/15/2018

Build Your First Planet-Scale App With Azure Cosmos DB

Editor's note: The following post was written by Data Platform MVP Johan Åhlén as part of our...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 03/13/2018

Friday Five: Power BI, Azure Log Analytics, And More

Early Look: Azure Migrate & Azure Migrations Steve Buchanan is a “Group Manager – Cloud...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 03/02/2018

The Countdown Is On - Get Ready for the MVP Global Summit!

Get ready, MVPs and RDs! We’re less than one week away from the most amazing, exciting, and...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 02/28/2018

Job-Sharing in Skype for Business

Editor's note: The following post was written by Office Servers and Services MVP Greig Sheridan as...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 02/27/2018

Learn How To Build A Mixed Cloud Model For SharePoint, And More On This Week's Friday Five

C# 7.2 : In Parameters  Jaliya Udagedara is from Sri Lanka and is currently working as a Technical...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 02/23/2018

‘Talking With The Eyes’: This MVP Teamed Up With An Old Friend To Test Window 10’s New Eye Control Feature  

[caption id="attachment_27736" align="alignnone" width="850"] Photo courtesy of Juan Alvarado/Juan...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 02/22/2018

Friday's Here – Check Out Your New Friday Five!

Hands-Free Security Scanning Within .Net Applications  Rion Williams is a Senior Software Engineer...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 02/16/2018

Q&A: MVP Chiayi Yen Is On A Mission To Make Data Science More Diverse

Photo from left to right: R-Ladies Taipei Ju-yin Tang with her child, R-Ladies co-founder MVP Chiayi...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 02/15/2018

Infrastructure as Code

Editor's note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 02/13/2018

ASP.NET, Pivot Tables, And More On The Friday Five

#Microsoft365 Day 50: Microsoft Teams – You're So Hot Right Now  Tracy van der Schyff is an...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 02/09/2018

Implementing Signin And Signup With Xamarin Forms And ASP.NET Identity

Editor's note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 02/06/2018

It's That Time – Get Set For Your Friday Five

Persistent Storage And Volumes Using Kubernetes On Azure With AKS Or Azure Container Service  Pascal...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 02/02/2018

Non-suspending UWP Desktop Apps

Editor's note: The following post was written by Windows Development MVP Magnus Montin as part of...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 01/30/2018

These MVPs’ PowerShell Module Makes Submitting Community Contributions Faster And Easier!

It’s renewal season! This means MVPs worldwide are busy submitting their community contributions...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 01/29/2018

Back With A Brand New Edition – It's Your Friday Five

MVP Book: Building Microservices with .NET Core 2.0 – Second Edition Gaurav Kumar Aroraa has M.Phil...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 01/26/2018

5 Things: The Quirky, Fun, Informative New Video Series Featuring Web And Open Source Thought Leaders!

Who doesn’t have five minutes to catch up on the latest trends in the Web? Lucky for us, the Web...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 01/24/2018

These 6 Female MVPs Talk About The Power Of Networking  

A core element of the MVP Award Program is selflessly contributing to the communities around us, and...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 01/24/2018

Microsoft Teams, Mobile DevOps, And More On This Friday Five

Microsoft 365 Day 35: Why Teams Is The User Adoption Catalyst Tracy van der Schyff is an energetic,...

Author: MVP Award Program Date: 01/19/2018

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