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For the longest time, if you wanted to sync settings across Visual Studio Code instances, you’d need to use Shan Khan’s extension Settings Sync. That was essentially your only option. In fact, that extension has had nearly 2 million installs to date! There’s still a great benefit to using the extension. For one, you could backup the settings to GitHub and compare versions of the settings. However, if you’re looking for a native implementation, the Visual Studio Code team now has one.Read More
Amazon is hosting their AWS Summit online this year starting on September 29, 2020 at noon Eastern (9am Pacific). You can register for the event by visiting https://jasong.us/3lOMGO0. The event will feature a keynote followed with over 50 on-demand sessions featuring AI, big data, containers, serverless, and more!Read More
The Azure team has finally released architecture icons of the products on Azure in SVG format for use in PowerPoint, Visio or other architecture diagrams. You can grab these icons by visiting https://jasong.us/3gVE3xD. Keep in mind that there are some restrictions on usage, which should go without saying.Read More
Starting September 9th and lasting through September 15th, Microsoft will be conducting a daily, 2 hour brownout test for Azure DevOps. This will be the first test. The reason for the brownout is for new IP address ranges to be implemented to allow customers to use Azure Service Tags to manage the traffic flow between Azure Services and on-prem systems. For a complete explanation on what is changing, when it will be implemented, and the details behind the rollout plan, be sure to visit the post at jasong.us/3jwTuOu.Read More
As developers are continuing to work remotely, its critical that you manage your team and organization effectively and collaborate when it makes sense. Learn from members of GitHub, Microsoft, and other DevOps partners as they share how to:Read More
Beginning on September 27, 2020, Zoom will require that all meetings have either a Passcode (password to enter a meeting) or have Waiting Room enabled for all paid accounts. Meeting passcodes were already enforced for all free accounts enabled back on May 9th. Meeting passcodes or Waiting Rooms will be required for Zoom Government customers beginning on October 18.Read More