Getting Started with Azure Functions App

In my previous article I gave you an overview of Azure Functions and discussed about the benefits of the Azure Functions. With this session I will cover you with necessary steps to create an initial basic functions app. Getting Started: Login to Azure Portal, you will see Function Apps section in the left menu. This …

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.NET Framework 4.7–Released for All versions of Windows

Microsoft has released next version of .NET Framework (do not get confused with .NET Core) .  Though the .NET Framework 4.7 was released as part of Windows 10 Creators Update a month ago. You can now install the .NET Framework 4.7 on other versions of Windows Download the: .NET Framework 4.7  – Web installer  |  …

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Visual Studio 2017 Install error– 0x80131500 – Failed to Deserialize packages

I was frustrated by this error when I am trying to reinstall Visual Studio 2017 after my visual studio got corrupted/failed during upgrade to 15.1 ( or after a previous installation failed due to low disk space). There is a file called ‘state.json’ , in below mentioned path, which is creating this particular issue.  %ProgramData%\Microsoft\VisualStudio\Packages\Instances\<instance>  …

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Visual Studio 2017 Released

Microsoft has released today the latest version of Visual Studio. The new Visual Studio 2017 will help you develop apps for  Android, iOS, Windows, Web, and Cloud.  It will also help you use version management, be agile, and collaborate effectively. Includes support for Xcode 8.3, iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 tools and APIs in …

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Introduction to IoT Hub

IoT Hub is a fully managed service from Microsoft Azure  as part of Azure IoT Suite that enables reliable and secure bi-directional communications between millions of IoT devices and your solution back end. Azure IoT Hub are designed to provide following capabilities: Multiple device-to-cloud and cloud-to-device communication options, including one-way messaging, file transfer, and request-reply …

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Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 – Download

Today Microsoft has released Update 3 for Visual Studio 2015. Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 includes a variety of capability improvements and bug fixes. To find out what’s new, see the Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 Release Notes. For a list of fixed bugs and known issues, see the Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 MSDN …

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