MSDN Flash - Volume 21, Number 22: November 1, 2017

Top News Worldwide

What’s new in Windows 10: New APIs, enhanced XAML controls, Windows Mixed Reality, and more

Join Microsoft Connect(); 2017 online for live sessions and hands-on training (November 15–17, 2017)

Now available: Find out what’s new in Visual Studio 2017 Version 15.5 Preview 2

The engineer’s path: Two decisions that will define your career

Free training: Logic and computational thinking that will improve your programming skills
Developing software involves a lot more than just writing code. This free course from edX will help you improve your programming skills by exploring basic logic, looking at how logic forms the foundation of computer programs, and helping you improve your critical thinking.

How to: Fetching data with Angular
In his latest exploration of the MEAN programming stack, Ted Neward steps you through the process of using an Angular service to fetch data from an HTTP API.

Preview: Real-time test discovery in Visual Studio
Real-time test discovery is a new feature that uses a Roslyn analyzer to discover tests and populate the test explorer in real time without requiring you to build your project. It has been introduced in Visual Studio 2017 15.5 Preview 2. Find out how you can try this new feature.

Modernize your applications with the Microsoft Data Accelerator Program
How do you make sure your apps meet (and exceed) expectations? The Microsoft Data Accelerator Program offers an efficient and reliable upgrade service to modernize your applications. The program has been expanded to support new scenarios. Learn more.

Updated guidance for SharePoint web service identification and throttling
SharePoint web services in Office 365 (including REST APIs and CSOM endpoints) include throttling mechanisms to help protect the overall health of SharePoint services. Read the updated guidance pertaining to throttling behaviors and web services.

EF Core 2.0 and domain-driven design principles
In the recent issue of MSDN Magazine, Julie Lerman continues her exploration of Entity Framework Core 2.0 features that align nicely with domain-driven design (DDD) principles. In this installment, she creates better-architected classes to look more like what you’d write for a real-world implementation.

Announcing: Deprecation of Outlook REST API v1.0, Office 365 discovery service, and Live Connect API
The Outlook REST API version 1.0, Office 365 discovery services, and Live Connect APIs are being deprecated. Read the announcement to find out the dates and learn about preferred solutions using Microsoft Graph.

Quantifying bad UX
David Platt spent an evening trying to connect to Harvard’s secure Wi-Fi network. This experience inspired him to concoct a new metric for determining the pain wrought by bad UX.


Microsoft Tech Summit: Build your skills with the latest in cloud technologies
November 16, 2017–April 25, 2018, worldwide
Attend a free, technical learning event near you, presented by the experts who build and run Microsoft’s cloud services. Whether you’re developing innovative apps or delivering optimized solutions, Microsoft Tech Summit can help improve your skills and deepen your expertise.


Cloud Application Development
Take this on-demand course from Microsoft Virtual Academy to find out how cloud app development can help you solve common business problems. Watch demos, explore data services provided by Azure, learn how to build cross-platform mobile apps, and implement DevOps strategies.


Downloads and tools for Windows 10

Get started with app development

Try Microsoft Azure for 1 month free

Microsoft Virtual Academy – new training

Testing tools for web developers

Free Microsoft Press eBooks

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Free software and training for startups from Microsoft BizSpark

Code editing tools for building and debugging modern web and cloud applications

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