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Volume 19, Number 16 | August 13, 2015 
    
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The Office Dev Show - A new way to keep up with all the Office 365 Dev news, tips and tricks
 
 
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Working on an Internet of Things Project? Take Our Survey
The Visual C++ team wants to learn more about how developers create Internet of Things devices and applications. If you are currently or have recently been part of an IoT project and can spare around 15 minutes, please take our survey and share your experiences. It does not matter which tools you use; if you work on IoT projects, we want to hear from you.


On demand: Customizing ASP.NET Authentication with Identity
Want to know how to use the ASP.NET Identity system to manage access to your web apps and services? Watch this free on-demand course. Get real-world guidance and best practices.
 
On demand: SQL, Python, and Flask
Go from “I’ve never coded” to “I can build a professional website” on the Python and Flask path. Watch the popular Christopher Harrison and Susan Ibach in this entertaining on-demand course. You’ll learn to create, configure, and connect to SQL databases, plus lots more.


On demand: Developing Websites with Python and Django
Get the details on the very popular (and very powerful) open source web development platform for Python, known as Django. With your knowledge of Python and familiarity with database concepts, get ready to add another tool to your technology tool belt.
Docker on Azure
Microsoft software engineer Ahmet Alp Blakan delivers a keynote speech in Seattle on the open-source Docker project, which has more than 800 contributors from all around the world. Watch as he explores some of Docker’s coolest new features and learn how Docker CLI was ported to Windows.


Intro to Development and Deploying Applications to Windows IoT Core on Raspberry Pi 2
This video demonstrates deploying apps through Visual Studio and the web portal running on port 8080 of the Raspberry Pi2, In addition, review code examples using XAML User Interface code in both C# and C++.


Using Python in AzureML
Technical Evangelist Sam Stokes continues his DevRadio Azure Machine Learning series. In this episode he shows you how to use Python in AzureML.


How the Lotus F1 Team uses DevOps and the Microsoft Cloud
Learn how the Lotus F1 team integrates a DevOps culture in their organization along with Microsoft cloud solutions including Azure, Office 365, and Dynamics to deliver winning results on and off the track.


Office 365 IFTTT Channels Are Live
Office 365 IFTTT Channels are now live and will help you coordinate information flow in an automated way. Channels included are Mail, OneDrive for Business, Calendar and Contacts. Check out the sample recipes on our IFTTT Office 365 page to help you get started.
 
Node.js Tools for Visual Studio: Getting Started
Watch this video to get up and running with Node.js Tools for Visual Studio. Walk through the installation of Node Tools then learn the steps of creating, debugging, and deploying an Express website to Azure App Service.


Visual Studio Emulator for Android
Learn how deploying, testing, and debugging your Android apps can be a breeze with our fast and free Android emulator. Choose from a wide variety of Android versions, screen sizes, and resolutions then powerfully simulate device features such as GPS, accelerometer, OpenGL, battery and more.


Office 365 Monthly Dev Digest
The monthly Dev Digest is designed to help you—the Office 365 developer—keep up-to-date with what’s new in Office 365 development. Check out the latest announcements for July, including the release of Office 2016 for Mac, general availability of Office for Android Phone, and so much more.


Best Practice: Using User Data in Windows 10
Learn how you can make your apps more personable, as you’ll have access to contact, appointment, email, messaging and call history data through the same APIs used by the Windows inbox apps.


Microsoft Edge Test Drive Web Demos Go Open Source
The new Test Drive provides web developers with feature demos that demonstrate how to build interoperable code based on new web platform features. To make this process as easy as possible, you can find open source for all our feature demos on GitHub. Now anyone can learn and reuse this code in any website (or contribute fixes!).
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