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Set up your dev environment on Windows for Rust

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/dev-environment/rust/setup Setting up your dev environment for beginners interested in developing on Windows with Rust.
Published Date : Thursday, March 4, 2021

Quickstart - Run your first Azure Batch job with the .NET API - Azure Batch

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/batch/quick-run-dotnet In this quickstart, you run an Azure Batch sample job and tasks from a C# application with the Batch .NET client library.
Published Date : Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Azure Table Storage support in Azure Cosmos DB

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/table-support Learn how Azure Cosmos DB Table API and Azure Storage Tables work together by sharing the same table data model an operations
Published Date : Friday, January 8, 2021

Device Update for IoT Hub documentation

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/iot-hub-device-update/ Device Update for IoT Hub is a service that enables you to deploy over-the-air updates (OTA) to your IoT devices.
Published Date : Wednesday, February 17, 2021

OAuth 2.0 client credentials flow on the Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/v2-oauth2-client-creds-grant-flow Build web applications by using the Microsoft identity platform implementation of the OAuth 2.0 authentication protocol.
Published Date : Tuesday, June 8, 2021

CA1903: Use only API from targeted framework - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/code-quality/ca1903 A member or type is using a member or type that was introduced in a service pack that was not included with the project's targeted framework.
Published Date : Friday, November 4, 2016

CA1403: Auto layout types should not be COM visible - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/code-quality/ca1403 A COM-visible value type is marked with the System.Runtime.InteropServices.StructLayoutAttribute attribute set to LayoutKind.Auto.
Published Date : Friday, November 4, 2016

CA1300: Specify MessageBoxOptions - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/code-quality/ca1300 A method calls an overload of the System.Windows.Forms.MessageBox.Show method that does not take a MessageBoxOptions argument.
Published Date : Friday, November 4, 2016

CA1410: COM registration methods should be matched - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/code-quality/ca1410 A type declares a method that is marked with the ComRegisterFunction attribute but does not declare a method that is marked with the ComUnregisterFunction attribute, or vice versa.
Published Date : Friday, November 4, 2016

CA1007: Use generics where appropriate - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/code-quality/ca1007 An externally visible method contains a reference parameter of type System.Object, and the containing assembly targets .NET Framework 2.0.
Published Date : Friday, November 4, 2016

CA1413: Avoid non-public fields in COM visible value types - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/code-quality/ca1413 A value type that is specifically marked as visible to Component Object Model (COM) declares a nonpublic instance field.
Published Date : Friday, November 4, 2016

CA1408: Do not use AutoDual ClassInterfaceType - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/code-quality/ca1408 A Component Object Model (COM) visible type is marked with the System.Runtime.InteropServices.ClassInterfaceAttribute attribute set to the AutoDual value of System.Runtime.InteropServices.ClassInterfaceType.
Published Date : Friday, November 4, 2016

CA2107: Review deny and permit only usage - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/code-quality/ca2107 A method contains a security check that specifies the PermitOnly or Deny security action.
Published Date : Friday, November 4, 2016

CA2118: Review SuppressUnmanagedCodeSecurityAttribute usage - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/code-quality/ca2118 A public or protected type or member has the System.Security.SuppressUnmanagedCodeSecurityAttribute attribute.
Published Date : Friday, November 4, 2016

Microsoft Learn frequently asked questions (FAQs)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/support/faq General FAQ and troubleshooting resources for Microsoft Learn.
Published Date : Friday, March 20, 2020

Use Visual Studio to deploy apps from GitHub

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/developer/github/deploy-with-visual-studio Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code resources to deploy apps from GitHub
Published Date : Tuesday, May 5, 2020

about Automatic Variables - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_automatic_variables Describes variables that store state information for PowerShell. These variables are created and maintained by PowerShell.
Published Date : Thursday, May 13, 2021

about Command Syntax - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_command_syntax Describes the syntax diagrams that are used in PowerShell.
Published Date : Tuesday, June 27, 2017

about PowerShell Editions - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_powershell_editions Different editions of PowerShell run on different underlying runtimes.
Published Date : Thursday, March 28, 2019

about Types.ps1xml - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_types.ps1xml Explains how to use `Types.ps1xml` files to extend the types of objects that are used in PowerShell.
Published Date : Friday, April 30, 2021

about Arithmetic Operators - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_arithmetic_operators Describes the operators that perform arithmetic in PowerShell.
Published Date : Thursday, October 8, 2020

about Methods - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_methods Describes how to use methods to perform actions on objects in PowerShell.
Published Date : Wednesday, April 8, 2020

about Hash Tables - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_hash_tables Describes how to create, use, and sort hash tables in PowerShell.
Published Date : Monday, June 21, 2021

about Signing - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_signing Explains how to sign scripts so that they comply with the PowerShell execution policies.
Published Date : Monday, June 7, 2021

about Remote Requirements - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_remote_requirements Describes the system requirements and configuration requirements for running remote commands in PowerShell.
Published Date : Wednesday, January 3, 2018

about Comment Based Help - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_comment_based_help Describes how to write comment-based help topics for functions and scripts.
Published Date : Thursday, June 18, 2020

about Variables - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_variables Describes how variables store values that can be used in PowerShell.
Published Date : Tuesday, March 30, 2021

about Remote Output - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_remote_output Describes how to interpret and format the output of remote commands.
Published Date : Friday, December 1, 2017

about Calculated Properties - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_calculated_properties PowerShell provides the ability to dynamically add new properties and alter the formatting of objects output to the pipeline.
Published Date : Friday, August 7, 2020

about Thread Jobs - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_thread_jobs Provides information about PowerShell thread-based jobs. A thread job is a type of background job that runs a command or expression in a separate thread within the current session process.
Published Date : Wednesday, November 11, 2020

about Transactions - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_transactions Describes how to manage transacted operations in PowerShell.
Published Date : Wednesday, January 3, 2018

about Environment Variables - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_environment_variables Describes how to access Windows environment variables in PowerShell.
Published Date : Tuesday, September 22, 2020

about Using - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_using Allows you to indicate which namespaces are used in the session.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 19, 2021

about Properties - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_properties Describes how to use object properties in PowerShell.
Published Date : Friday, December 1, 2017

about Assignment Operators - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_assignment_operators Describes how to use operators to assign values to variables.
Published Date : Tuesday, March 30, 2021

about Operators - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_operators Describes the operators that are supported by PowerShell.
Published Date : Tuesday, June 8, 2021

about Providers - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_providers Describes how PowerShell providers provide access to data and components that wouldn't otherwise be easily accessible at the command line. The data is presented in a consistent format that resembles a file system drive.
Published Date : Friday, March 27, 2020

about PSSnapins - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_pssnapins Describes Windows PowerShell snap-ins and shows how to use and manage them.
Published Date : Wednesday, January 3, 2018

about Scheduled Jobs Advanced - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/psscheduledjob/about/about_scheduled_jobs_advanced Explains advanced scheduled job topics, including the file structure that underlies scheduled jobs.
Published Date : Friday, June 9, 2017

about Requires - PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_requires Prevents a script from running without the required elements.
Published Date : Monday, December 14, 2020

SharePointServer Module

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/sharepoint-server/ The following cmdlet references are for SharePoint Server.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Application Insights API for custom events and metrics - Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/app/api-custom-events-metrics Insert a few lines of code in your device or desktop app, webpage, or service, to track usage and diagnose issues.
Published Date : Monday, May 11, 2020

Job (encoding and analyzing) error codes - Azure Media Services v3

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/media-services/latest/job-error-codes-reference This article links to job error codes reference topic and gives useful links to related topics.
Published Date : Monday, August 31, 2020

Create a job with multiple transform outputs - Azure Media Services v3

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/media-services/latest/job-multiple-transform-outputs-how-to This topic demonstrates how to create an Azure Media Services job with multiple transform outputs.
Published Date : Monday, August 31, 2020

LiveEvent low latency settings in Azure Media Services - Azure Media Services v3

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/media-services/latest/live-event-latency-reference This topic gives an overview of LiveEvent low latency settings and shows how to set low latency.
Published Date : Monday, August 31, 2020

Create an ASP.NET Core web app with Azure Cache for Redis

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-cache-for-redis/cache-web-app-aspnet-core-howto In this quickstart, you learn how to create an ASP.NET Core web app with Azure Cache for Redis
Published Date : Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Azure Media Services v3 cloud-based platform documentation

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/media-services/latest/ Learn how to encode and package content, stream videos on-demand, broadcast live, analyze your videos with Media Services v3.
Published Date : Thursday, March 25, 2021

Azure Application Insights Agent troubleshooting and known issues - Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/app/status-monitor-v2-troubleshoot The known issues of Application Insights Agent and troubleshooting examples. Monitor website performance without redeploying the website. Works with ASP.NET web apps hosted on-premises, in VMs, or on Azure.
Published Date : Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Azure Media Services v3 release notes - Azure Media Services v3

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/media-services/latest/release-notes To stay up-to-date with the most recent developments, this article provides you with the latest updates on Azure Media Services v3.
Published Date : Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Use managed identities in Communication Services - An Azure Communication Services quickstart

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/communication-services/quickstarts/managed-identity Managed identities let you authorize Azure Communication Services access from applications running in Azure VMs, function apps, and other resources.
Published Date : Thursday, May 27, 2021

Developer guidance for Azure Active Directory Conditional Access - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/v2-conditional-access-dev-guide Developer guidance and scenarios for Azure AD Conditional Access and Microsoft identity platform.
Published Date : Monday, May 18, 2020

Live events and live outputs concepts - Azure Media Services v3

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/media-services/latest/live-event-outputs-concept This topic provides an overview of live events and live outputs in Azure Media Services v3.
Published Date : Friday, October 23, 2020

Quickstart - Create and manage access tokens - An Azure Communication Services quickstart

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/communication-services/quickstarts/access-tokens Learn how to manage identities and access tokens using the Azure Communication Services Identity SDK.
Published Date : Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Release notes - Speech Service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/releasenotes A running log of Speech Service feature releases, improvements, bug fixes, and known issues.
Published Date : Saturday, May 15, 2021

Connect computers by using the Log Analytics gateway - Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/agents/gateway Connect your devices and Operations Manager-monitored computers by using the Log Analytics gateway to send data to the Azure Automation and Log Analytics service when they do not have internet access.
Published Date : Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Azure Event Grid schemas for Media Services events

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/media-services/latest/monitoring/media-services-event-schemas Learn about the properties that are provided for Media Services events with Azure Event Grid.
Published Date : Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Azure Media Services FAQ

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/media-services/latest/frequently-asked-questions Get answers to common questions about Azure Media Services.
Published Date : Thursday, April 1, 2021

Quickstart - Add chat to your app - An Azure Communication Services quickstart

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/communication-services/quickstarts/chat/get-started This quickstart shows you how to add Communication Services chat to your app.
Published Date : Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Media Services terminology and concepts - Azure Media Services v3

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/media-services/latest/concepts-overview Learn about terminology and concepts for Azure Media Services.
Published Date : Monday, August 31, 2020

Azure Media Services as Event Grid source - Azure Event Grid

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/event-grid/event-schema-media-services Describes the properties that are provided for Media Services events with Azure Event Grid
Published Date : Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Double.TryParse Method (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.double.tryparse Converts the string representation of a number to its double-precision floating-point number equivalent. A return value indicates whether the conversion succeeded or failed.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Single.TryParse Method (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.single.tryparse Converts the string representation of a number to its single-precision floating-point number equivalent. A return value indicates whether the conversion succeeded or failed.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Single.Parse Method (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.single.parse Converts the string representation of a number to its single-precision floating-point number equivalent.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Socket.Bind(EndPoint) Method (System.Net.Sockets)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.sockets.socket.bind Associates a Socket with a local endpoint.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Socket.IsBound Property (System.Net.Sockets)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.sockets.socket.isbound Gets a value that indicates whether the Socket is bound to a specific local port.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Socket.MulticastLoopback Property (System.Net.Sockets)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.sockets.socket.multicastloopback Gets or sets a value that specifies whether outgoing multicast packets are delivered to the sending application.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

UInt64 Struct (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.uint64 Represents a 64-bit unsigned integer.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

UInt32.TryParse Method (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.uint32.tryparse Tries to convert the string representation of a number to its 32-bit unsigned integer equivalent. A return value indicates whether the conversion succeeded or failed.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Int16.TryParse Method (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.int16.tryparse Converts the string representation of a number to its 16-bit signed integer equivalent. A return value indicates whether the conversion succeeded or failed.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

TimeSpan Constructor (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.timespan.-ctor Initializes a new instance of the TimeSpan structure.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

SByte Struct (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.sbyte Represents an 8-bit signed integer.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

BlockingCollection<T> Class (System.Collections.Concurrent)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.collections.concurrent.blockingcollection-1 Provides blocking and bounding capabilities for thread-safe collections that implement IProducerConsumerCollection&lt;T&gt;.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

DateTime.ToLongTimeString Method (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.datetime.tolongtimestring Converts the value of the current DateTime object to its equivalent long time string representation.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Mutex.TryOpenExisting Method (System.Threading)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.threading.mutex.tryopenexisting Opens a specified named mutex, if it already exists, and returns a value that indicates whether the operation succeeded.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

DateTime.ToShortDateString Method (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.datetime.toshortdatestring Converts the value of the current DateTime object to its equivalent short date string representation.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Byte.ToString Method (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.byte.tostring Converts the value of the current Byte object to its equivalent string representation.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Socket.SendFile Method (System.Net.Sockets)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.sockets.socket.sendfile Sends a file and optional data synchronously to a connected Socket.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Socket.OSSupportsIPv4 Property (System.Net.Sockets)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.sockets.socket.ossupportsipv4 Indicates whether the underlying operating system and network adaptors support Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4).
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Socket.OSSupportsIPv6 Property (System.Net.Sockets)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.sockets.socket.ossupportsipv6 Indicates whether the underlying operating system and network adaptors support Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6).
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Socket.DontFragment Property (System.Net.Sockets)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.sockets.socket.dontfragment Gets or sets a value that specifies whether the Socket allows Internet Protocol (IP) datagrams to be fragmented.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Socket.EnableBroadcast Property (System.Net.Sockets)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.sockets.socket.enablebroadcast Gets or sets a Boolean value that specifies whether the Socket can send or receive broadcast packets.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

DateTime.ToBinary Method (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.datetime.tobinary Serializes the current DateTime object to a 64-bit binary value that subsequently can be used to recreate the DateTime object.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Socket.BeginAccept Method (System.Net.Sockets)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.sockets.socket.beginaccept Begins an asynchronous operation to accept an incoming connection attempt.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Socket.Ttl Property (System.Net.Sockets)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.sockets.socket.ttl Gets or sets a value that specifies the Time To Live (TTL) value of Internet Protocol (IP) packets sent by the Socket.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Graphics.Transform Property (System.Drawing)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.drawing.graphics.transform Gets or sets a copy of the geometric world transformation for this Graphics.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

IntPtr Struct (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.intptr A platform-specific type that is used to represent a pointer or a handle.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Guid Struct (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.guid Represents a globally unique identifier (GUID).
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Mutex Constructor (System.Threading)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.threading.mutex.-ctor Initializes a new instance of the Mutex class.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

TimeSpan Struct (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.timespan Represents a time interval.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Double.Parse Method (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.double.parse Converts the string representation of a number to its double-precision floating-point number equivalent.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Double.ToString Method (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.double.tostring Converts the numeric value of this instance to its equivalent string representation.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

Socket.SendAsync Method (System.Net.Sockets)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.sockets.socket.sendasync Sends data asynchronously to a connected Socket object.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018