Speaker: Robert Green

Database DevOps with Redgate ReadyRoll

In this first of two episodes, Robert is joined by Steve Jones to discuss how you can use the Redgate Data Tools that are included in Visual Studio Enterprise 2017 to extend DevOps practices to SQL Server and Azure SQL databases. In this episode, Steve demonstrates the migrations-based approach used by ReadyRoll, which generates numerically ordered SQL […]

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Entity Framework Power Tools

In this episode, Robert is joined by Erik Ejlskov Jensen, the author of several Visual Studio Extensions for working with databases. Here, Erik shows the Entity Framework 6 Power Tools (including viewing entity data models and generating views) and the EF Core Power Tools (including reverse engineering and viewing a database schema as a DGML […]

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VSTS Work Item Rules

In this episode, Donovan is joined by Charles Taylor, to show the Visual Studio Team Services Work Item Rules. Using these rules, you can customize the behavior of your work items in VSTS.

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Design Patterns: Factories

This is the sixth of an eight part series where Robert is joined by Phil Japikse to discuss design patterns. A design pattern is a best practice you can use in your code to solve a common problem.  In this episode, Phil demonstrates the Simple Factory, Factory Method and Abstract Factory patterns. The Simple Factory […]

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TWC9: Windows Community, Open Source @ Microsoft, NuGet gets a New Look and much more…

This week on Channel 9, guest hosts Robert Green and Scott Klein discuss the week’s top developer news, including; [00:44] Windows Community [01:33] Windows Template Studio 1.2 released! [Clint Rutkas], aka.ms/wts  [02:38] NuGet.org Gets a Facelift [Jon Chu] [03:45] Open Source at Microsoft [05:09] PowerShell 6.0 Roadmap: CoreCLR, Backwards Compatibility, and More! [Joey Aiello] [06:45] […]

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DEVintersection Countdown Show on Visual Studio 2017 with Robert Green

Robert Green and Richard Campbell talk about some of the cool new features coming in Visual Studio 2017. Some of Robert’s favorites include the ability to rapidly build and deploy onto Azure – built right into Visual Studio! You can see Robert Green on stage at DEVintersection May 21 – 24 in Orlando at the […]

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Using Espresso Tests

In this episode, Donovan Brown is joined by Adam Barlow, who shows how to use Espresso tests with Xamarin Test Cloud and Visual Studio Team Services. He shows how to leverage your existing Espresso tests with in your continuous integration build. For more information on the Xamarin Test Cloud, see the Test Cloud website.

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New Delivery Plan Extension

In this episode, Donovan Brown is joined by Elliott Perry, who shows the new Delivery Plan extension in Visual Studio Team Services. He shows how to use the Delivery Plan and how we use it internally at Microsoft. For more information on the Delivery Plans, see the Delivery Plan extension.

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Extensions in Visual Studio 2017

In this episode, Robert is joined by Justin Clareburt, who shows us what users of extensions can expect in Visual Studio 2017. Justin first reviews the new setup experience, because that impacts extensions. Among the things he shows are lightweight solution loading [07:35], how you can monitor the performance of extensions and see whether they are […]

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Entity Framework Core

In this episode, Robert is joined by Julie Lerman, who takes us on a deep-dive tour of many of the features that are new in Entity Framework Core. Julie covers: Overview of Entity Framework Core [00:35] Migrating an existing .NET Core project that uses project.json to use the new MSBuild based tooling [04:12] Field mappings […]

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Visual Studio Tools for Azure Functions

In this episode, Robert is joined by Andrew Hall, who shows us a preview of tools for building Azure Functions for Visual Studio 2015. Azure Functions provide event-based serverless computing that make it easy to develop and scale your application, paying only for the resources your code consumes during execution. Andrew shows how to create a […]

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SOLID Design Patterns

In this episode, Robert is joined by Phil Japikse for a chat about design patterns. Software design patterns have been around long before the MVC Framework gained momentum. Phil starts with a review of Robert C. Martin’s (Uncle Bob) SOLID macronym. After building the proper foundation,he reviews several design patterns, their C# implementation and when and […]

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