Have you ever wondered how your bits and bytes travel between your PC to all the servers on the Internet? In this session, we will take a virtual road-trip out your router, through some Internet Exchange Points, under the ocean in some submarine cables and speed along some of the widest sections of the Internet Superhighway.

Take the Quiz!

[WATUPRO 74]

About the speakers

About the speakers

Internet Sherpa

Grant Holliday is a Senior Service Engineer for the Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Service. Team Foundation Service offers a version of Team Foundation Server hosted in Windows Azure, accessible from anywhere using existing and familiar tools, and supporting all languages and platforms. As a Service Engineer he works behind the scenes to keep the service up and running smoothly for customers around the world. Prior to this role, he travelled around Australia visiting customers and performing TFS and SQL health checks. He also spent three years in Redmond, Washington as a Program Manager in the TFS product group. He was responsible for the internal TFS server deployments at Microsoft, including the largest and busiest TFS server in the world used by Developer Division.

Related videos

Related videos

SSW Hangzhou – New Office

Welcome to SSW Hangzhou! Our SSW China Marketing Manager Yang Shen gives us a walk-through showcasing the latest features and renovations made to our China office.

The dangers of your strong suits

“When you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail.”

This saying is often used for developers who want to use their favourite technology to solve every coding issue, even when it’s not the best fit. But this saying is actually relevant to us all.

Flexing Your Biceps with Azure – Making laC easy and fun with William Liebenberg

No matter how hard we try, Azure Resource Manager (ARM) JSON templates aren’t easy or fun to maintain for enterprise platforms and applications.
Now we can flex our Infrastructure as Code (IaC) muscles using a new tool called Azure Bicep.

Tech News #18: New tool to migrate from ASP.NET to ASP.NET Core & GitHub Pages made easier

Visual Studio releases a new tool to migrate from ASP.NET to ASP.NET Core, GitHub Pages made easier with new deeply with GitHub actions and you too can win big with this year’s MAUI Beautiful UI Challenge.

Do you have a product roadmap?

A product backlog is a great way to see the fairly small broken up PBIs (Product Backlog Items) that make up your team’s “to do” list, but it can be a bit too zoomed in and makes it easy to stray from the product goals.

MAUI – Do you build cross-platform mobile apps with .NET MAUI ? (for iOS and Android)

If you’re building installable binary apps (as opposed to web apps), it makes sense to use a cross-platform framework so that you don’t need to maintain multiple code bases.

Build Multi-Platform Applications for Mobile, Desktop and Web in .NET with the Uno Platform with Nick Randolph

The ability to deploy the same UI codebase across all platforms is a great productivity booster. But the application lifecycle starts much earlier – at design time. Uno Platform provides a Figma plugin, which eliminates the timely designer-developer handoff. In addition, the platform now provides a set of non-UI extensions to help jump-start your apps. Lastly, the VS Code extensions allows C# and XAML to use VS Code with IntelliSense-like experience, C# and XAML Hot Reload, and more.

Do You Know When To Ask For Help?

When you’re working, you will encounter issues that block you from progressing, and force you to do some googling, and investigation on how to move forward. These moments can be stressful, especially for junior developers and the question arises, “When should I ask for help?”

Do you explain a problem by zooming in and out with Luke Cook

Explaining problems can be really hard. Often, when you are trying to talk with someone about it, they get lost and frustrated because they don’t fully understand the context.

Tech News #17: Someone Tagged 400k GitHub Users, Building a Microsoft Teams Bot, and more

The new and improved SSW Rewards App has launched, Team Live Share is a new upcoming feature, Microsoft Power Pages has shipped, and plenty more!