I was Microsoft Azure Technical Guru – March 2015

The The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (March 2015) is out! And for the third time in this year, my article was selected! Really thanks for the words about my work, it is really motivating.

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I was “Microsoft Azure Technical Guru – February 2015”

The TechNet Wiki Awards is out!

One more time my articles were selected and in February 2015 I was Microsoft Azure Technical Guru 🙂

TechNet Technical Guru

See the related article: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (February 2015)

Slides from my presentation “Integrating Cortana in a Windows Phone application “

Yesterday I spoke  @ TNWikiSummit15  (online event) and I want to share the slides I used

Which source code is available on GitHub: https://github.com/AppStudioSamples/Menu

TechNet Wiki International Summit 2015 – Starts today!

technet wiiki summit
TechNet Wiki International Summit  is an online event provided by TechNet Wiki Community with the goal to promote all knowledge provided by contributors. See more in this blog posts:

This event will start today until 19th March.

You can register by filling out the TNWiki Summit15  and choosing your favorite Presentations. REGISTER NOW  !!!

Here’s the schedule:

 DAY 1 – March, 17th
Time / GMT  DEV track WIKI track  INFRA track
GMT “-8”  :  01h00PM
GMT “-2”  :  07h00PM
GMT “0”   :  09h00PM
GMT “+2” :  11h00PM
“TechNet Wiki
Social Synergy”
by Ed Price
GMT “-8”  :  01h45PM
GMT “-2”  :  07h45PM
GMT “0”   :  09h45PM
GMT “+2” :  11h45PM
Adding client-side
controls to an AngularJS
app in Office 365”
by Matthew Yarlett
“Wiki Life (Turkish):
Best Practices”
by Hasan Dimdik,
and Ugur Demir
“SQL Server:
SQL Server Memory”
by Shashank Singh
aka Shanky
GMT “-8”  :  02h30PM
GMT “-2”  :  08h30PM
GMT “0”   :  10h30PM
GMT “+2” :  12h30AM
“Wiki Life (Portuguese):
Best Practices”
by Alan Carlos,
Durval Ramos
and Luciano Lima
“Exchange Server
Kurulum SenaryolariKSEL”
by Recep YUKSEL
(only Turkish Language)
GMT “-8”  :  03h15PM
GMT “-2”  :  09h15PM
GMT “0”   :  11h15PM
GMT “+2” :  01h15AM
“Small Basic”
by Ed Price
“Writing a Good Wiki Article”
by Matthew Yarlett
“Segurança em Profundidade
em Ambientes Microsoft”
by Luciano Lima
(only Portuguese Language)
 DAY 2 – March, 18th
Time / GMT  DEV track WIKI track  INFRA track
GMT “-8”  :  09h00AM
GMT “-2”  :  03h00PM
GMT “0”   :  05h00PM
GMT “+2” :  07h00PM
“Creating and Querying
Microsoft Azure
by Chervine Bhiwoo
“Visio with Office 365
SharePoint Online”
by Daniel Christian
aka Dan Christian
GMT “-8”  :  09h45AM
GMT “-2”  :  03h45PM
GMT “0”   :  05h45PM
GMT “+2” :  07h45PM
“Visual C#:
Working with
WCF Data Services”
by Jaliya Udagedara
“Cross-Linking and Making
our Articles Discoverable”
by Richard Mueller
The power of
INSTEAD OF Triggers”
by Ronen Ariely aka Pituach
GMT “-8”  :  10h30AM
GMT “-2”  :  04h30PM
GMT “0”   :  06h30PM
GMT “+2” :  08h30PM
“Building a Business
Intelligence Solution with
Power BI Components”
by Paul Turley
“Wiki Ninjas
Social Media”
by Ronen Ariely aka Pituach,
Peter Geelen
and Sandro Pereira
“Windows Server:
Leading Spaces in
Active Directory Names”
by Richard Mueller
GMT “-8”  :  11h15AM
GMT “-2”  :  05h15PM
GMT “0”   :  07h15PM
GMT “+2” :  09h15PM
“Small Basic and TechNet”
by Nonki Takahashi
“Exchange Server”
by Ugur Demir
(only Turkish Language)
GMT “-8”  :  01h45PM
GMT “-2”  :  07h45PM
GMT “0”   :  09h45PM
GMT “+2” :  11h45PM
“How to Integrate Cortana
in a Windows Phone
by Sara M.G.Silva
“TechNet Guru”
by Peter Laker
aka XAML guy
“BizTalk Server 2013 R2
JSON support and
integration with Cloud API’s”
by Steef-Jan Wiggers
GMT “-8”  :  02h30PM
GMT “-2”  :  08h30PM
GMT “0”   :  10h30PM
GMT “+2” :  12h30AM
“Wiki Ninja Belts”
by Margriet Bruggeman,
Peter Laker
aka XAML guy
and Ed Price
“DevOps Desenvolvimento
e Operações Juntos!”
by Alan Carlos
(only Portuguese Language)
 DAY 3 – March, 19th
Time / GMT  DEV track WIKI track  INFRA track
GMT “-8”  :  11h15AM
GMT “-2”  :  05h15PM
GMT “0”   :  07h15PM
GMT “+2” :  09h15PM
“Implementing audio
media stream sources in
windows phone 8.1”
by Mihai Cosmin
aka MCosmin
GMT “-8”  :  12h00PM
GMT “-2”  :  06h00PM
GMT “0”   :  08h00PM
GMT “+2” :  10h00PM
“Office 365
SharePoint Uygulamalari”
by Erdem SELÇUK
(only Turkish Language)
“Présentation de la recherche
dans SharePoint 2013”
by Benoit Jester
(only French Language)
GMT “-8”  :  01h00PM
GMT “-2”  :  07h00PM
GMT “0”   :  09h00PM
GMT “+2” :  11h00PM
“Wiki Life (French):
Best Practices”
by Benoit Jester
and Gokan Ozcifci
“Windows Server:
Active Directory Migration”
by Hasan Dimdik
GMT “-8”  :  01h45PM
GMT “-2”  :  07h45PM
GMT “0”   :  09h45PM
GMT “+2” :  11h45PM
“Structured Error
Handling Mechanism
in SQL Server 2012 & 2014”
by Saeid Hasani
“Wiki Life: Technet Wiki
Best Practices
(from administrators view)”
by Peter Geelen
“The good,the bad and ugly
part for Office365
for large sized enterprises”
by Gokan Ozcifci
(only French Language)
GMT “-8”  :  02h30PM
GMT “-2”  :  08h30PM
GMT “0”   :  10h30PM
GMT “+2” :  12h30AM
“Getting Started with
MongoDB on Azure”
by Jan Hentschel
aka Horizon_Net
“TechNet Wiki:
User Groups”
by Craig Lussier
GMT “-8”  :  03h15PM
GMT “-2”  :  09h15PM
GMT “0”   :  11h15PM
GMT “+2” :  01h15AM
“From Forums to Wiki:
by Sandro Pereira
“FIM 2010
Best Practices & Technet Wiki”
by Peter Geelen
GMT “-8”  :  04h00PM
GMT “-2”  :  10h00PM
GMT “0”   :  12h00AM
GMT “+2” :  02h00AM
“Evitando que minha
coluna IDENTITY quebre
a sequencia numérica”
by Durval Ramos
(only Portuguese Language)
“TechNet Wiki
International Communities”
by Ed Price
“The difference between
SharePoint On-Prem’ platforms
and Cloud/Hybrid”
by Gokan Ozcifci

If you can’t make a session, we’ll have the videos available to watch! A special thank you goes out to all our presenters!

I was Technical Guru in 3 categories in December 2014

The The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (December 2014) is out! And I could not be more happy! 🙂

Here are my 3 gold medals:

Technical Guru
Technical Guru
Technical Guru

[TechNet Wiki] The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (September 2014) …. is out!

Yesterday was published the The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (September 2014) and one more time I participated in TechNet Wiki. This time I published some articles about Azure Mobile Service and Windows AppStudio, which articles are related with Menu App, see all about it in Menu App Sample.

The results are good and I won

  • Microsoft Azure Technical Guru – September 2014 
  • Windows Phone and Windows Store Apps Technical Guru – September 2014 

Here are the boards

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I won the Longest Article Award in TechNet Wiki

Today  was published the  Top Contributors Awards! Lost in translation (the saga continues…) App Studio – The Beta! And… Stored Procedures from T-SQL. WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT!, from TechNet Wiki and I won the Longest Article Award 🙂

the article contains a short description about my work/medals in TechNet Wiki.

Longest Article Award Winner
The author is the winner, as it is their article that is so long!


saramgsilva has TechNet Guru medals, for the following articles:

saramgsilva has won 2 previous Top Contributor Awards:

saramgsilva has not yet had any featured articles or interviews (see below)

saramgsilva’s profile page


But there is a mistake, I have an interview in Wiki Ninja, here is

Interview with a Visual C# MVP Wiki Ninja – Sara

[TechNet Wiki] I won in 3 categories the Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (August 2014)

Yesterday was published the Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (August 2014), for the 5th month I was selected as Technical Guru, this time in three categories:

  • Miscellaneous Technical Guru – August 2014
  • Visual C# Technical Guru – August 2014
  • Windows Phone and Windows Store Apps Technical Guru – August 2014

Here are the comments for each one

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[technet wiki] Top Contributor Awards… from last week

All weeks is done an analyze to the TechnNet Wiki contributions. And in the last week, I am on the TOP 10, for the second time 🙂
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Top Contributors Awards! SCSM, SharePoint 2010, Avengers, Visual Studio Plugin, Runbook, and lots of name drops! Is it you?

[TechNet Wiki] Top Contributor Awards! …from last week

All weeks is done an analyze to the TechnNet Wiki contributions. And in this week, I am on the TOP 10! My first time in TechNet 🙂



Top Contributor Awards! Compatibility! Security! Tutoring! Customisation! Duplication! WE GOT IT ALL! And it’s yours! And it’s free! Happy Days!