TNWiki Article Spotlight – SendGrid with ASP.NET Core

Welcome to another Tuesday TNWiki Article Spotlight. In today’s spotlight, we talk about ASP.NET Core and how we can send an email within an ASP.NET Core solution using a Microsoft Azure service. To do this, we can use a tool call SendGrid. To understand how to get started with SendGrid, Chilberto has created the article…

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Sunday Surprise: Microsoft Tech Summit

Back for another year is the 2017–2018 Microsoft Tech Summit global tour! Overview Tech Summit is a FREE event that allows you to learn the latest innovations in Microsoft products. Build your skills with the most recent cloud technologies at this technical training event for IT professionals and developers. Each stop on the tour is…

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Wiki Life: Wiki Ninjas on Twitter

Did you know Wiki Ninjas has a Twitter account? Did you know by contributing to this blog you are also contributing to the Wiki Ninjas Twitter feed? Unsure how – then read on. The @WikiNinjas Twitter feed automatically retweets every new blog post within minutes of it appearing on the Wiki Ninjas blog. These auto…

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Sunday Surprise: .NET Conf 2017

Every year the .NET community, the .NET Foundation, and Microsoft organize a free, three-day virtual developer event called .NET Conf. This year’s conference returns on Tuesday, September 19th and runs until Thursday, September 21st. Overview While the agenda has not been set, the live stream’s content will focus on .NET Core and ASP.NET Core, C#,…

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Wiki Life: The Leaderboards

You may be familiar with the weekly blog posts listing the Top Contributors Awards for each week. These are found using the tag: top-contributors-of-the-week But did you know the TechNet Wiki also has three different leaderboards? In this blog post, we look at another way to see who is passionately contributing to TechNet. The Top…

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TNWiki Article Spotlight – Microsoft Bot Framework basics

Welcome to another Tuesday TNWiki Article Spotlight. In today’s spotlight, we talk about the Microsoft Bot Framework. This methodology allows developers to build, connect, test, and deploy intelligent bots to interact with users. Bots can communicate conversationally with text, images, cards, or speech. Bots can be integrated with your website or app, or third-party connectors…

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Wiki Life: Docs.com is shutting down

It was announced on Friday June 9, 2017 that Docs.com is being shut down. The final day for the service is Friday, December 15, 2017. This is sad news since Docs.com was only converted from Curah! last year. For the full end-of-service announcement, see the post here: Important information about Docs.com end of service. The…

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Build Tour 2017 & Mission Mars: Two global Microsoft training events

Microsoft is holding two technical training events in June 2017: Build Tour 2017 and Mission Mars. These global seminars will help you learn the latest Microsoft technologies from Microsoft program managers, developers, and technical evangelists. And the best part is that they are FREE! Build Tour 2017 The Microsoft Build Tour is hitting the road…

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Wiki Life: Readability Tools

Blog posts that are concise and easy to read make for a better reading experience for the people looking at your articles. What makes an article easily readable and how do you gauge the readability of your writing? In this post, we will look at a few tools that can improve your posts. Background English…

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Wiki Life: RSS Feed & Blog Reader

I wrote a TechNet Wiki post a while back about subscribing to the Wiki Ninjas Blog in Outlook RSS feeds. I also profiled the article in a TNWiki Article Spotlight. Since then I have expanded the number of feeds I track and so I started searching for a new RSS and blog reader. I settled…

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