Microsoftmsdn Flash Newsletter Volume 21, Number 24 | November 29, 2017 
    
Top News Worldwide
 
 
An overview of what’s new in Visual Studio 2017 and updates for .NET developers
 
 
How to: An in-depth look at using Runtime Checks to secure your data and apps against runtime attacks
 
 
 
Register now: Developing for Android 8 and iOS 11 with Visual Studio (December 13–14, 2017)
 
 
Now available: Find out what’s new and download Team Foundation Server 2018
 
 
 
Sponsors: Visual Studio Live! Las Vegas, and Visual Studio Live! Austin
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New: Windows Compatibility Pack for .NET Core
Need to port existing .NET Framework code to .NET Core? The new Windows Compatibility Pack for .NET Core makes it easier, offering access to an additional 20,000 APIs via a single NuGet package. Watch a demo and get details about using this new package.


Guidelines for ASP.NET MVC Core Views
Razor views in ASP.NET Core are helping change the game around HTML delivery. In the latest issue of MSDN Magazine, Dino Esposito explores the options you have with Razor views.
 
Anomaly detection with the Azure Time Series Anomaly Detection module
Anomaly detection is one of the most important features of IoT solutions that collect and analyze sensor data over time. Dawid Borycki explains how to extend an app to use Azure Time Series Anomaly Detection to identify anomalous sensor readings.


Artificially Intelligent: Exposing machine learning models from Azure ML Studio
Machine learning is even more powerful when it leaves the lab. Imagine the possibilities when exposing your work to business analysts and app developers. Find out how to use Machine Learning Studio to expose machine learning models to the web as a service.
 
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A look at the new Cassandra API for Azure Cosmos DB
In this video, Kirill Gavrylyuk (Principal Engineering Manager for Azure Cosmos DB) provides an intro to the new Cassandra API for Azure Cosmos DB. See how this new API allows you to move your existing Cassandra applications to Azure Cosmos DB without modifying a single line of code.


Introducing Visual Studio Live Share
Visual Studio Live Share is designed to enhance developer productivity, letting developers seamlessly and securely share projects and allowing collaborators to edit and debug in their respective IDEs. Learn more.


Microsoft Teams: Working with authentication, single sign-on, and Microsoft Graph
Some of the most common questions we receive from Microsoft Teams developers concern authentication to Azure Active Directory, single sign-on to Azure AD, and accessing Microsoft Graph APIs from within Microsoft Teams apps. Find out how in this thorough tutorial.


 
Announcing: Visual Studio App Center
Visual Studio App Center is now generally available, enabling continuous integration, continuous quality, continuous delivery, and continuous monitoring for app developers. Learn more at the Visual Studio App Center and get started for free.


Announcing: New development and management tools for SharePoint Framework
Learn about new capabilities for building SharePoint Framework parts and extensions, tools that help you deploy components and manage them through their entire lifecycles, and added support for Angular.


MSVC conformance improvements in Visual Studio 2017 version 15.5
The MSVC toolset included in Visual Studio version 15.5 preview 4 includes many C++ conformance improvements. With Visual Studio 2017 version 15.5, MSVC has implemented about 75% of C++17 core language and library features. Check out the Visual C++ Team blog to learn more.


 
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Events
 
Microsoft Tech Summit: Build your skills with the latest in cloud technologies
Through 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.
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Training
 
Entry-level developer curriculum
Never coded before? Learn what you need to know for an entry-level dev position in this series. You will explore essential technologies and concepts, as you learn about logic, computational thinking, Python, JavaScript, Node.js, Java, design thinking, and more.
 
Principles of machine learning
Get hands-on experience building machine learning models using R, Python, and Azure Machine Learning. This self-paced course from edX is part of the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science.
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Resources
 
•  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
•  TechNet Flash
•  Get the latest information from Channel 9
•  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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