Four years, 20,000 DevOps professionals, and some science...what did Chef learn? Well, the headline is that DevOps works, if you do it right. With a mix of technology, processes, and a great culture, IT helps drive organization profitability, productivity, and market share. Nicole Forsgren, Chef's Director of Organization Performance and Analytics, shares their research findings. She discusses how breaking down the silos between development, testing, QA, security, and operations and using continuous delivery actually increases both deployment speed and environmental stability—without tradeoffs. Hear tips and tricks culled from the 2106 study that will help make your own DevOps transformation awesome.
Engaging with your user base at the right time and with the appropriate message is key to your success as an app developer. Windows Dev Center provides a data-driven customer engagement platform that UWP app developers can leverage to create segments of customers, share relevant information using push notifications and measure the effectiveness of your communications.
Scott Hanselman spent some time talking to Maria Naggaga, a Microsoft Evangelist that works with students. Her perspective on getting starting with web development and working with students is very refreshing.
Windows Azure Media Services (WAMS) provides a cloud-based platform for media encoding, transcoding and content protection as well as on-demand and live streaming capabilities. In this video, we’ll walk through how to use Visual Studio to upload a video file and prepare it for streaming with WAMS, and we’ll provide demos that show you how to upload, encode, and use dynamic packaging to deliver video content.