One Dev Question with Raymond Chen – Why are there “Program Files” and “Program Files (x86)” directories?

5 days ago
The ‘One Dev Question with Raymond Chen’ video series is part of the One Dev Minute channel.  In this series, longtime Microsoft developer and semi-official Windows historian Raymond Chen covers a series of questions about Microsoft Windows development, team culture, and/or history.  If you have additional questions for Raymond, please add your questions in the […]

Defrag Tools #177 – Windows Internals 7th Edition Part 1

7 days ago
In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder are joined by Alex Ionescu and Pavel Yosifovich, authors of the Windows Internals 7th Edition Part 1 book. We talk to Alex in the Channel 9 Studio and to Pavel over Skype from Israel. We cover the history of the Windows Internals book series, Alex’s involvement in […]

Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft (IT Expert roundtable April 2017)

1 week ago
IT Showcase brought together IT experts from our Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft course to answer your questions about how Microsoft IT designs, deploys, and supports mobility at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss personal devices on the corporate network, Intune, mobile device management, Azure Active Directory, hybrid environments, Microsoft Teams, securing corporate resources, managing apps […]

Android Studio 3.0 Canary 1

2 weeks ago
At Google I/O 2017, we’re announcing the first preview of Android Studio 3.0, available to download in the Canary channel. This update brings a ton of new features and improvements, including Kotlin support, Android O APIs, Java 8 language features, external APK debugging, Instant Apps modules and refactoring, unified profilers and more. Also learn about […]

Quick Update from My Hiatus & Thoughts on UX Design in 2017 (and Beyond) #UXDesign

3 weeks ago
In this video I give a quick update on my long break from youtube videos and share my thoughts on the state of UX Design and where I see it going.

Gulp Setup

1 month ago
Modern web development often involves repetitive tasks, such as running developer servers, minifying code, and optimizing images. This video explains how to automate these kinds of tasks with Gulp. Codelabs, slides and more information are available from the Progressive Web Apps Training home page:

Using field masks with update requests to Google APIs

1 month ago
In this conclusion of our two-part series on field masks, engineer Wesley Chun shows viewers how to use field masks with update API requests. In the previous episode, you learned that when reading data from an API, field masks can be used as a “partial response” mechanism to control the amount of data that comes […]

Custom Image Factory with Azure DevTest Labs

1 month ago
What is an image factory? How can it help get VMs ready faster? Simply speaking, An image factory is a configuration-as-code solution that builds and distributes images automatically on a regular basis with all the desired configurations baked in. The images in the image factory are always up-to-date, and the ongoing maintenance is almost zero […]

Securing the modern enterprise with Windows Defender and Windows Defender ATP

1 month ago
Learn how Microsoft IT helps protect and secure our enterprise network against malware and advanced attacks. Brian Hooper, Senior Security Engineer in Microsoft IT, and Daryl Pecelj, Senior Security Architect in Microsoft IT, discuss Windows Defender and how we use Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) to monitor the network for anomalous behavior that may […]

AutoDraw: Fast Drawing for Everyone

2 months ago
Draw faster with a little help from artists and machine learning in this new drawing tool. Go to to start creating. Thanks to the Gadget Hacks team:

What’s Cool for Devs in the Windows 10 Creators Update

2 months ago
The Windows 10 Creators Update introduces many new features and enhancements for developers – this video highlights just a few of the cool new things for developers to try out.  Read more about what’s new for developers at

ASP.NET Monsters #97: Hosted ASP.NET Core builds with AppVeyor

2 months ago
A continuous integration (CI) build is a helpful tool for any software project. In today’s episode, Monster Dave explores the AppVeyor hosted build service and shows just how easy it is to setup a CI build for your ASP.NET Core project. Follow @aspnetmonsters