Guarding Against Disposable Design

About The Author Frederick O’Brien is a freelance journalist who conforms to most British stereotypes. His interests include American literature, graphic design, sustainable … More about Frederick ↬ Quick, constant change is a given on the web. It is often one of its greatest strengths. As ever, though, there is a balance to find. Although […]

Meet Utopia: Designing And Building With Fluid Type And Space Scales

About The Authors Trys Mudford (@trysmudford) is a front-end developer who sits at the intersection between design and engineering, helping translate between the two functions … More about James & Trys ↬ By systemizing the fundamentals of typography and space, and leaning into the inherent fluidity of the web, a free new CSS tool called […]

New solutions for Oracle WebLogic on Azure Virtual Machines

We are announcing a major release for Oracle WebLogic Server (WLS) on Azure Virtual Machines. The release is jointly developed with the WebLogic team as part of a broad-ranging partnership between Microsoft and Oracle. Software available under the partnership includes Oracle WebLogic, Oracle Linux, and Oracle Database, as well as interoperability between Oracle Cloud Infrastructure […]

Whiteboard.Chat adds the Immersive Reader as well as OneNote interactive embed support

By Mike Tholfsen Posted on March 31, 2021 at 9:19 am Educators around the world love using Whiteboard.Chat to draw, share and collaborate.  They also love the ability to watch student learning and progress in real-time. Over the past few months, we have heard many requests to integrate Whiteboard.Chat with both the Immersive Reader, as […]

The Small Joys Of April (2021 Wallpapers Edition)

Let’s welcome the new month with some fresh wallpapers. Designed with love by artists and designers from across the globe, they are available with and without a calendar for April 2021. Starting off the new month with a little inspiration boost — that’s the motivation behind our monthly wallpapers series which has been going on […]

What’s New in Microsoft Teams for Education | March 2021

First and foremost, THANK YOU for being amazing. We know that this school year has had its ups and downs, and we are so grateful to you for all your hard work and dedication to not only helping students learn but supporting their wellbeing. If there is something you’d like to see more of, please […]

Deploy key design principles with enterprise-scale architecture

Tailwind Traders1 is a retail company that is looking to adopt Azure as part of its IT strategy. The IT team is familiar with deploying infrastructure on premises and is now researching what they need to do in order to run their workloads within Azure. They’ve been doing some research and have found the Microsoft […]

Immersive Reader comes to PowerPoint for the web, OneDrive, SharePoint and MakeCode

By Mike Tholfsen Posted on March 30, 2021 at 9:07 am We are thrilled to announce that the Immersive Reader is rolling out to four additional Microsoft apps and services, including PowerPoint for the web, OneDrive, SharePoint and MakeCode.  This set up updates that bring this powerful literacy tool to even more places! PowerPoint gets […]

Choosing A New Serverless Database Technology At An Agency (Case Study)

About The Author Michael is a full stack engineer who is passionate about solving real business problems with code. He is a Lead Software Engineer at The Knot Worldwide as well … More about Michael ↬ Choosing to use a new technology can often bring much desired productivity, security, and efficiency to a project. It […]

SVG Generators

About The Author Juggling between three languages on a daily basis, Iris is known for her love of linguistics, arts, web design and typography, as well as her goldmine of … More about Iris ↬ In a new series of posts, we highlight some of the useful tools and techniques for developers and designers. Last […]