Choosing Between Visual Studio Team Services or Visual Studio App Center

One of my peers asks me what is different between Visual Studio Team Services and Visual Studio App Center. It seems similar. This article will describe the similarity and the difference between both services. Product Definitions Both products are dedicated for different purpose Therefore, it plays a different role in your job. Let's make an analogy by considering car manufacturer. Visual Studio... [More]

Solution: Cannot Run or Update Windows Store Apps on Windows 10

You start one of your Windows Store App, and you found that the application is not working. You visit the store and found that the app is on the way to update. However, the update shows an error 0x8007XXXX. Regardless the error code, this article is for you who have a problem with the windows store apps on windows 10. The article will give you five steps. The root cause of this issue The issue ... [More]

How to build Developer career on Microsoft Stack

On 27 December 2017, I met some folks from Universitas Teknologi Yogyakarta to discuss about how to shape the career on information technology career especially on Microsoft Technology stacks. The event is attended by 38 students on information system study program. Here are the key points: 7 Developer Mindset that you need to obtain Building your Career with a vision Marketing yourself by cr... [More]

The Most Common Question & Answer (Q&A) on Office 365 Pro Plus

as In 2017, I got a lot of question about Office 365 Pro plus. Here are the 5 most common question on Office 365 Pro Plus. #1 deactivate Office 365 Pro Plus Installation Q: can I deactivate my Office 365 Pro Plus installation? A: Yes, if you are using Office 365 pro plus you can deactivate the license and then install it on another computer by downloading application My Office. But if you a... [More]

The Easiest Way to Migrate OneDrive

I have 50 GB of OneDrive and find that my Space is not sufficient anymore. The simple question is how I move my OneDrive to the other cloud Provider like a Google Drive or OneDrive for Business. There is no reason for me to buy a personal subscription to Office 365 to get 1 TB storage since my office has 5 TB OneDrive for Business and Office 365 Pro Plus. The real question is how to move my OneDri... [More]

7 Tips to cut your Azure Bill

Having Cloud Computing in your pocket is great! You can make sure that your entire system is live, having great performance, and secure. But the happiness is stop there, when you realize that the Azure bill is higher than casual VPS or traditional hosting. This article will discuss 7 tips to cut your Azure bill. Tips 1. Planning is everything Before moving to the cloud, you must know how much ... [More]

Blogging with Microsoft Word

In the day of Windows Glory, there is a software namely Live Writer. Live Writer is a great software to create a blog content. However, the software is not existing anymore. Fortunately, the Microsoft provides good alternative. This software provides sufficient way to do your daily blog. This article will tell you five steps to do blogging with Microsoft Word. This article assumes that you already... [More]

Let’s Make Bots with Bot Framework (Part 1 – Infrastructure setup)

HI there! You might already know about Rinna. Yes, Rinna is an emotional assistant that learn many Indonesian corpus and can talk just like a human. This article will discuss how to create a bot just like Rinna. On this post, we will get started with the bot framework by preparing the infrastructure first. Se without further ado let's get started. Starting Bot Framework You can start to unders... [More]

Three Easy Steps to Create Visual Studio 2017 Offline Installer

You have limited bandwidth or a lot of PC that need to install Visual Studio 2017. You want a local cache update for Your Visual Studio 2017 installation? Without further ado let's discuss three easy steps to create offline installer for Visual Studio. Download the Visual Studio Bootstrapper – VS Enterprise, VS Professional, or VS Community. If you don't know where to start, I recommend you to d... [More]

The Main Values of DevOps That You Regularly Forgotten

DevOps is not a software engineering framework just like Global eXtreme Programming, Microsoft Solution Framework, or Microsoft Operation Framework. DevOps is more than that! DevOps is not about process, method, and tools, DevOps is a business culture that embodied collaboration and communication between Developer Team and Operation Team. Since it is a culture, DevOps need a lot of practices and s... [More]

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