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Power Query for Azure tables and Updating Column Names

Power Query for Azure Tables and Updating Column Names I recently did some PowerBI work using Azure Table Storage. In the query editor, it seemed that each table I pulled in from Azure Tables had a very similar process.: Get the list of tables available for the storage account. Select a table Select the Content of the table (excluding the RowKey, PartitionKey, and timestamp columns) Expand the columns in the Content Rename the columns Azure...

Step-by-Step Tutorial: IIS Redirect/Rewrites for SharePoint

Step-by-Step Tutorial: IIS Redirect/Rewrites for SharePoint NOTE: THIS IS NOT SUPPORTED BY MICROSOFT, PROCEED WITH CAUTION AND AT YOUR OWN RISK. Perform the following steps on the Web Front End servers only. When working with websites it is imperative to the users, customers and possibly potential customers to be able to locate information when accessing them. Change is inevitable within life just as much as it is in the companies and organizations that employ us....

Scaling Azure SQL Databases Up and Down

Scaling Azure SQL databases up and down   I've recently been working on a project where we push data from an on-premise database to a set of Azure SQL databases daily, and use that Azure SQL database as the source for a Power BI dataset. The dataset gets refreshed once a day. Our Azure SQL data marts are pretty small - all but one of them are under 2 GB, and the largest one is...

How to Ensure Project Success with Telerik (Step-by-Step Tutorial)

How to Ensure Project Success with Telerik Step-by-Step Tutorial Using Imaginet’s Telerik Mastery By: Evan Bosscher At Imaginet, we love being the best at software innovation. While we traditionally have been one of the best in the world on the Microsoft platform for over 19 years, we are never shy about going deep and being world-class experts in other state-of-the-art tools and technologies – especially Telerik technologies. As a Telerik Gold Partner, our Imaginet team…

How to Create Lists in SharePoint Using Visual Studio 2015 (Step-by-Step Tutorial)

How to Create Lists in SharePoint Using Visual Studio 2015 (Step-by-Step Tutorial) At Imaginet, we’re always looking for better and faster ways to accomplish technology goals.  In this article, we’ll explore how to create lists in SharePoint using Visual Studio 2015 in a few simple steps, making your list creation more efficient than ever. Before we being, be sure your development environment meets the requirements for developing SharePoint solutions. You can check those requirements for…

Tech Corner: A Focus On Release Management

As a leading provider of ALM services, Imaginet always turns to the Visual Studio ALM toolset when helping our customers. In this Tech Corner video, we will take a deeper look at Visual Studio Release Management and how it can help deliver continuous value in your organization. — Imaginet is your trusted technology partner who turns your business innovation ideas into reality. 18+ years | 1100+ satisfied customers | 2500+ successful engagements. Located in Dallas…

The Trappings of Not Using View Models (Part 2)

The Trappings of Not Using View Models (Part 2) In the first part of this article, we looked at how using an enumerable as our strongly-typed model on a view can end up causing us some headaches. The example, a list of Person, further compounded the problem because the Person is likely an entity that is part of our database. At first glance, it doesn’t seem too bad, and again in many online samples and…

Deploying a Provider Hosted SharePoint App to Azure and SharePoint Online

In this post, we are going to walk you through the process of deploying a provider hosted SharePoint app to Microsoft Azure and Microsoft SharePoint Online. We assume that the app has been created, and the app permissions are configured correctly for what the app is supposed to do. I should note that this article will only be about apps that are being deployed to a local app catalog. Also, I’m assuming that you have…

Cash In on the Data Dividend with Imaginet and Microsoft Power BI

In this demo-packed presentation on Business Intelligence, Imaginet will show you Microsoft Power BI and how it can quickly provide insights into your data so that you can realize the ‘Data Dividend’ in your organization. Find out how Imaginet can help you cash in on the untapped value of the data you already have using Microsoft Power BI. — Imaginet is your trusted technology partner who turns your business innovation ideas into reality. 18+ years…

Imaginet MiniCast: Grand Tour of Microsoft Release Management

Watch this short Imaginet MiniCast to take a grand tour of Microsoft Release Management for Visual Studio and learn how to deliver continuous value in your organization. Imaginet is the global leader in Microsoft Application Lifecycle Management Visual Studio services and recently recognized as Microsoft Partner of the Year for our outstanding solutions in ALM. With over 650 successful ALM customers and over 1800 successful ALM engagements, we have a proven track record and a reputation…

Imaginet MiniCast: How to Add Pre and Post Build Scripts

Watch this short Imaginet MiniCast to learn how to add pre and post build scripts to your automated build definition in Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) in order to improve build quality and optimize your overall application lifecycle. Imaginet is the global leader in Microsoft Application Lifecycle Management Visual Studio services and recently recognized as Microsoft Partner of the Year for our outstanding solutions in ALM. With over 650 successful ALM customers and over 1800 successful…

Imaginet MiniCast: How to Create Builds with Team Build

Watch this short Imaginet MiniCast to learn how to create an automated build with Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) & Team Build in order to gain efficiencies and optimize your application lifecycle. Imaginet is the global leader in Microsoft Application Lifecycle Management Visual Studio services and recently recognized as Microsoft Partner of the Year for our outstanding solutions in ALM. With over 650 successful ALM customers and over 1800 successful ALM engagements, we have a proven…

The Trappings of Not Using View Models (Part 1)

The Trappings of Not Using View Models (Part 1) While there will forever be a debate over the fruitfulness of using view models in MVC applications, chances are that an application of a reasonable size will end up requiring them. I don’t like to state this as a solid requirement, but I will present two good cases as to why you should almost always start with them.   Enumerable Models in Your Views If you…

Imaginet MiniCast: Gain Better Understanding of Your Code with Microsoft Visual Studio CodeLens

Watch this short Imaginet MiniCast to learn how to better understand your code by leveraging CodeLens in Microsoft Visual Studio (VS). Imaginet is the global leader in Microsoft Application Lifecycle Management Visual Studio services and recently recognized as Microsoft Partner of the Year for our outstanding solutions in ALM. With over 650 successful ALM customers and over 1800 successful ALM engagements, we have a proven track record and a reputation for delivering results. ===== Imaginet is…

Imaginet MiniCast: Minimize Downtime and Reduce MTTR by Leveraging Visual Studio IntelliTrace

Imaginet MiniCast: Minimize Downtime and Reduce MTTR by Leveraging Visual Studio IntelliTrace

Watch this short Imaginet MiniCast to learn how to minimize downtime and reduce the Mean Time To Repair (MTTR) by leveraging IntelliTrace in Microsoft Visual Studio (VS). Imaginet is the global leader in Microsoft Application Lifecycle Management Visual Studio services and recently recognized as Microsoft Partner of the Year for our outstanding solutions in ALM. With over 650 successful ALM customers and over 1800 successful ALM engagements, we have a proven track record and a reputation…

Imaginet MiniCast: Delivering Continuous Value with Microsoft Release Management

Imaginet MiniCast: Delivering Continuous Value with Microsoft Release Management

Watch this short Imaginet MiniCast to learn how to deliver continuous value with Microsoft Release Management. Imaginet is the global leader in Microsoft Application Lifecycle Management Visual Studio services and recently recognized as Microsoft Partner of the Year for our outstanding solutions in ALM. With over 650 successful ALM customers and over 1800 successful ALM engagements, we have a proven track record and a reputation for delivering results. ===== Imaginet is your trusted technology partner who…

Imaginet Timesheet Overview Video

To download Imaginet Timesheet or for more information, click here. Imaginet Timesheet is the first timesheet product to support BOTH Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) and Visual Studio Online (VSO). This new version of Imaginet Timesheet is a simple, lightweight and very affordable timesheet product that is perfect for organizations already using TFS or Visual Studio Online who want to: Easily track and report time for each day of the week against TFS work items Easily view…