MicrosoftDeveloper Newsletter Volume 23, Number 8 | April 17, 2019 
    
 
Top News Worldwide
 
 
Microsoft Build 2019: Explore the Session Catalog
 
 
Visual Studio 2019: Seven great new features you might not know
 
 
 
Overview of Visual Studio 2019 .NET productivity improvements
 
 
Introduction to Python development with Visual Studio 2019
 
 
 
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How to: Migrate .NET applications to the cloud
Register for an online workshop series to learn a proven process for migrating existing ASP.NET-based applications to container-based applications in the cloud. Get expert guidance, answers to common questions, and experience in hands-on labs.


Visual Studio 2019: New features for extension authors
Visual Studio 2019 version 16.1 Preview 1 (a preview of the first update to Visual Studio 2019) includes helpful updates for extension authors. Learn about shared project support, per-monitor awareness, the SDK meta package, and other handy changes.
 
How to: Build amazing web apps with .NET Core
See Visual Studio 2019 and discover how to build modern, cross-platform web apps using ASP.NET Core 3.0.


Implement your own enterprise search
Search is one of the most powerful functionalities in an IT infrastructure. Learn how to start developing an enterprise search API in C# with Solr and SolrNet.
 
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Introducing Time Travel Debugging for Visual Studio Enterprise 2019
Find out how to record a web app running on an Azure virtual machine and then accurately reconstruct and replay the execution path. Rewind and replay each line of code to isolate and identify problems.
 
Secure multi-party machine learning with Azure Confidential Computing
Learn how sensitive data is stored in a SQL Server database using Always Encrypted with secure enclaves technology and shared with a machine learning service that runs in a Trusted Execution Environment using the Open Enclave SDK.


 
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Events
 

Learn AI Bootcamp for Emerging AI Developers 

April 19, 2019, Detroit, MI
April 24, 2019, Bellevue, WA
May 2, 2019, Denver, CO
May 7, 2019, Malvern, PA
May 8, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA
May 9, 2019, New York, NY
May 14, 2019, Houston, TX
May 15, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
May 16, 2019, Burlington, MA
  May 16, 2019, Chicago, IL
May 17, 2019, Reston, VA
May 20, 2019, Detroit, MI
May 21, 2019, Edina, MN
May 21, 2019, Irving, TX
May 22, 2019, Irvine, CA
May 22, 2019, St. Louis, MO
May 23, 2019, San Francisco, CA
May 29, 2019, Bellevue, WA

Get your hands on with activities that develop proficiency in Azure Cognitive Services, including Computer Vision, Custom Vision, LUIS, and Bing Search. You will also learn to leverage other AI-oriented services such as Azure Search and Azure Bot Services.

 

Azure Data Days 

April 23–24, 2019, Houston, TX
April 29–30, 2019, St. Louis, MO
  May 20–21, 2019, Irving, TX

This two-day seminar and workshop focuses on how to store data, derive actionable insights, and serve them. These demo-heavy sessions cover best practices and design methodologies of various storage and compute mechanisms.

 

Cloud Immersion Experience: Azure Cosmos DB Hands-on Workshop 

April 24, 2019, Burlington, MA
  April 24, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA

Learn how applications on popular no-SQL platforms like Mongo DB and Casandra can be easily moved to Azure Cosmos DB, with few to no changes. This session will also highlight functionality such as support for Azure Table and Apache Tinkerpop’s graph traversal language Gremlin.

 
Global Azure Bootcamp 2019 
April 27, 2019, more than 30 cities nationwide
On April 27, 2019, more than 250 communities worldwide will come together in the sixth great Global Azure Bootcamp event. We are super excited about the lab this year and have once again teamed up with the Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias in Tenerife to bring you something really interesting.
 

Microsoft Azure Developer Camp – Containers 

April 29, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
April 30, 2019, Bellevue, WA
May 2, 2019, New York, NY
May 2, 2019, Irving, TX
May 7, 2019, San Francisco, CA
May 9, 2019, Reston, VA
May 16, 2019, Houston, TX
  June 4, 2019, Detroit, MI
June 7, 2019, Burlington, MA
June 7, 2019, Chicago, IL
June 11, 2019, Irvine, CA
June 11, 2019, St. Louis, MO
June 13, 2019, Edina, MN

Learn what containers are how you can use them to migrate or modernize existing applications, or build entirely new applications. Increase your technical understanding of Microsoft Azure, Azure Kubernetes Services, Azure DevOps, and more.

 

Cloud Immersion Experience: Microservices Architecture Approaches 

May 3, 2019, Edina, MN
May 7, 2019, Bellevue, WA
May 8, 2019, Denver, CO
  May 9, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA
May 16, 2019, St. Louis, MO

Gain hands-on experience building a microservices application in a choice of various technologies (.NET or OSS) hosted with a variety of technologies (Kubernetes, Service Fabric, Serverless Functions). Engage with technical subject matter experts who can help demonstrate how to solve your challenges.

 

Cloud Immersion Experience: Application Modernization – From IaaS to PaaS 

May 6, 2019, Burlington, MA
May 7, 2019, Detroit, MI
May 8, 2019, Chicago, IL
  May 10, 2019, Malvern, PA
May 13, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
May 30, 2019, Irvine, CA

Gain hands-on experience and understanding around the core concepts of modernizing your applications, and take advantage of using containers, based on Docker, for running web apps, leveraging the power of cloud-scale computing.

 

Unified Analytics – Unifying Data Pipelines and Machine Learning with Apache Spark 

May 14, 2019, Detroit, MI
May 29, 2019, Houston, TX
  May 30, 2019, St. Louis, MO

Join this workshop to learn how unified analytics can bring data science and engineering together to accelerate your ML efforts. Learn how to build highly scalable and reliable pipelines for analytics, gain deeper insight into Apache Spark and Azure Databricks, train a model against data, and more.

 

Cloud Immersion Experience: Azure Migration 

May 15, 2019, Chicago, IL
May 17, 2019, New York, NY
May 20, 2019, Bellevue, WA
May 21, 2019, San Francisco, CA
  May 22, 2019, Burlington, MA
May 23, 2019, Irving, TX
May 23, 2019, Reston, VA

Learn how to migrate your existing SQL Server and/or Windows Server 2008/R2 applications to Microsoft Azure to enhance your security and compliance posture, reduce costs, and unlock innovation.

 

Cloud Immersion Experience: SAP on Azure Workshop 

May 16, 2019, Edina, MN
  May 29, 2019, Malvern, PA

Learn how you can boost your migration path to Azure within days by leveraging Protera’s SAP-certified FlexBridge migration acceleration platform to minimize downtime and reduce overall project costs.

 
Microsoft Build 2019 
May 6–8, 2019, Seattle, WA
Join us in Seattle for Microsoft’s premier event for developers. Come experience the latest technologies and imagine new ways to create solutions. Connect with your community to share new trends and innovative ways to code.
 
Compliance and Security Virtual Conference 
May 14, 2019, online
One of the biggest challenges in today’s evolving landscape is maintaining security, privacy, and compliance. Join KPMG and Microsoft for a virtual event to learn how to meet your security and compliance needs while transforming your business.
 
Windows Server Summit 2019 
May 22, 2019, online
Learn about new strategies, insights, and technologies for modernizing and managing your Windows Server ecosystem and applications. Be among the first to learn about exciting new product capabilities.
 
Microsoft Business Applications Summit 
June 10‒11, 2019, Atlanta, GA
Register for this event for analysts, technical architects, and advanced users. Delve deeper into the tools you use every day, get a sneak peek at what’s next, connect with experts, and learn new skills.
 
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