Welcome to OnMSFT 2021


As it turns out, we've been hosting OnMSFT.com on Azure for a little more than two years, running on an Ubuntu 18.04 VM. Since it has been past time to update Ubuntu (and MySQL and PHP etc), it seemed like ... Read more

Microsoft Build - coming May 25-27?

Microsoft logo and name at conference

During the Microsoft Ignite livestream, CVP Jeff Sandquist revealed that "Build is coming in May." Not a huge revelation, as the conference has traditionally been in April or May, but so far Microsoft hasn't said much about this year's virtual ... Read more

Microsoft introduces LAMBDA functions for Excel

Microsoft introduces LAMBDA functions for Excel OnMSFT.com December 3, 2020

Microsoft's Excel is one of the stalwarts of the company's business tools, used by millions around the world for everything from creating shopping lists to running multi-million dollar businesses. First introduced way back in 1985 (and preceded by another spreadsheet ... Read more

Happy holidays from OnMSFT.com

Microsoft logo and name at conference

Tomorrow, November 26th 2020, is the Thanksgiving US holiday. As such, and throughout this week, news coming out of Microsoft has and will slow down, as the company pauses to celebrate and gather (hopefully mostly virtually) with their families. We're ... Read more