WPF Seasons Greetings!!! – A code sample from Andy ONeill

As a bonus featured article for today, we're taking a look at Andy ONeill's… WPF: Seasons Greetings    In this article, Andy takes you on a tour to build an animated greeting card in WPF! Andy's introduction helps explain the values you'll get if you build this sample: The sample which goes along with this partly…

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Interview with a SQL Server Business Intelligence Expert and Wiki Ninja – Sergey Vdovin!!!

This week's interview is with Sergey Vdovin!   sergey vdovin (aka evolex) Some of his stats: 7 Wiki articles 82 Wiki edits 16 Wiki comments 167 Forum replies He's published 7 quality articles. Here are some examples: SSRS: End-user defined parameters set and cascading hierarchy SSAS: Slicing and dicing over data differences between SSAS databases…

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The road ahead for Microsoft Integration

Traditional Integration will be taken over by the cloud. I will tell you why! I have worked in the Microsoft space for over a decade, predominantly with BizTalk and other integration technologies. I have noticed recently that the role of BizTalk is slowly moving towards the backend enabling systems (legacy) to expose their data. However,…


Coding for kids

My daughter Iris is 7 years old and sometimes I ask her, just for the fun of it, what she wants to be when she grows up. Sometimes Iris is going to be a police woman, sometimes she wants to work with pets, and sometimes she wants to be a superhero. Sometimes she says: “Or…


Thursday – Council Spotlight: 2015 Windows PowerShell TechNet Wiki – An Object of Desire!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2016! January 2015 we introduced Windows PowerShell category in TechNet Wiki Guru Awards and received 30+ contributions across the globe and many crowned with TechNet Guru Winners awards! TechNet Wiki team thanks all contributors and PowerShell Judges for a fabulous show . It's time for us to celebrate! We Congratulate all the Winners in…

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Wiki Life: Tags 3 – Language & Translation Tags

It's time for me to return to Wiki Life and to the Tags series! This is part 3… Wiki Life: Tags 1 – What are the common tags on TechNet Wiki? Wiki Life: Tags 2 – the article HAS WHAT???? Wiki Life: Tags 3 – Language & Translation Tags (this blog post)     We're…

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TNWiki Article Spotlight: TechNet Wiki's Microsoft Azure Portal

I've got to say, I was just bouncing around, and then all of a sudden… BOOM! Microsoft Azure Portal   I landed on one of the most amazing pages I've ever read! This wiki article is truly what it's all about. It's got everything, and as you go, you realize it breaks down a separate…

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Interview with a Wiki Ninja, longtime Guru Winner, and a BizTalk and Azure expert: Chilberto

This interview has been a long-time coming! Not only has Chilberto's 11 articles been excellent and has resulted in many Guru awards, but it's also incredibly enlightening to read this interview and learn about him! chilberto  Examples Articles: Azure Service Bus Messaging with Queues using Sessions XML Document SelectNodes() vs GetElementsByTagName() Securely connecting to Azure…

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