MSDN Flash - Volume 21, Number 17: August 23, 2017

Top News Worldwide

JavaScript: Upgrading to and working with the latest version of Angular

Register: Desktop developer’s guide to mobile with Visual Studio Tools for Xamarin
(August 29, 2017)

Now available: .NET Core 2.0 brings an expanded set of APIs, performance improvements, and more

Mark Russinovich: Announcing the Coco Framework for enterprise blockchain networks

Serverless computing: Why you should care
Curious about the latest industry buzzword? The Visual Studio Blog discusses how serverless computing works and why you should care. Find out how serverless computing will impact your architecture and find resources to learn more about this new trend.

Batch processing using a serverless architecture
Cloud computing services provide a vast array of capabilities that you can easily configure. MSDN Magazine explores a simple architecture and implementation for batch processing of Azure usage data.

Microsoft Ignite: Highlights from the Data Science track
This year’s Ignite (September 25–29, 2017) is offering a fantastic Data Science track. There will be 25 sessions, with presentations on Microsoft R, Cognitive Toolkit, Bot Framework, the Team Data Science Process, and more. Learn more about the Data Science track and how you can participate.

Actionable Messages for Outlook
Actionable Messages let users execute actions and complete tasks within Outlook. Find out how they work and get step-by-step guidance on how to create Actionable Messages and execute actions safely and securely.

Tuples in C# 7.0: Getting started
In the latest issue of MSDN Magazine, Mark Michaelis delves into tuples, a new feature in C# 7.0. Here’s everything you need to know to about its syntax options and why you would want to use tuples.

Java Basics: Go from zero to industry-ready
Don’t miss this series on basic programming skills, taught by experts and inspired by tracks at top universities. Start with Learn to Program in Java, continue with Object Oriented Programming in Java, and then explore Algorithms and Data Structures.

OneNote APIs for SharePoint site-hosted notebooks in Microsoft Graph v1.0
The OneNote API will now be available on site routes in Microsoft Graph v1.0. As a result, OneNote APIs will now be supported on SharePoint site-hosted team notebooks.

Free training: Introduction to design thinking
Learn about a creative process that can help you make better informed design choices and create better products. From brainstorming techniques to user research and rapid prototyping, get the skills you need to apply design thinking to your work.

Trip report: Evolution Working Group at the summer ISO C++ standards meeting
The summer 2017 ISO C++ standards meeting was held in July at the University of Toronto. There were 45 proposals discussed over five days and three evening sessions. Read to learn more.


Register for the Modern Customer Experience Summit
September 19, 2017, online
Join this online streaming event to explore the challenges and opportunities the new digital world offers you and your customers. Hear from analysts and industry experts on everything from what’s next in customer engagement to how the latest technologies can create a competitive advantage. Learn more.

Microsoft Ignite: MyIgnite is now live
September 25–29, 2017, Orlando, FL
Microsoft Ignite is just over a month away. Get ready with MyIgnite and start building your own personalized agenda with sessions and activities that match your needs.


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