I was doing some work on a Flask app today and built up some chart data in Python that had a list of two-item tuples like [(, ), ...].
As you've probably noticed, there has been a lot of recent activity around the F# templates that have been created by various members of the F# community (here are some recent posts on some of this activity:MVC 5 Templates and F# Web Item Templates). I wanted to point out a few other new or updated templates that may be of interest to you.
Microsoft introduced custom uri schemes or uri associations in Windows Phone 8 along with the ability to launch apps based on a file type.
This sample demonstrates updating a Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) application to be per-monitor DPI-aware.
The changes from the previous 8.0 versions are mostly to do with the removal of snapped and filled modes in Windows 8.1 Store apps; there are new versions for the new default minimum width of 500px and also for the optional minimum width of 320px.
The network APIs have tremendous depth and enable your app to work in many ways. But it can be hard to figure out how and when to use the different APIs.
I know what you’re thinking right now. Breakpoints? Seriously? What’s there to master about breakpoints? You hit F9 and then you stop at the line of code. If that’s what you’re thinking, this post is for you: read on
This virtual machine replaces the previous Visual Studio 2013 ALM virtual machine which was based on Preview bits. This is a publicly downloadable set of content, so you may feel free to share this with your customers, partners, etc.
The HDInsight service supports both HDFS and Windows Azure Storage (BLOB Service) for storing data. Using BLOB Storage with HDInsight gives you low-cost, redundant storage, and allows you to scale your storage needs independently of your compute needs.
This morning, I gave a talk on Windows Azure Media Services at Visual Studio Live! Orlando. This is my fourth Visual Studio Live! conference this year, but the first time this session was selected for the conference agenda. It’s based on my experiences from the last year or so, that I spent understanding customers’ needs and tailoring custom solutions and POC applications that use Windows Azure Media Services.
As part of its faster release cadence, Microsoft just released a CTP of the Visual C++ compiler that incorporates more features from the official C++11 standard, the almost-official C++14 standard, and a couple of Microsoft-specific language extensions.
This afternoon I presented an introductory session on RavenDB at Visual Studio Live! Orlando. In case you haven’t seen it before, RavenDB is a NoSQL, document-oriented database, with a first-class .NET SDK including LINQ query support and super-powerful indexing capabilities.
SQL Server learning materials seem to live at two extremes. Blog posts are short and to the point, but they don’t cover material in depth. Books are long and detailed, but to quote a famous philosopher, ain’t nobody got time for that.
The Red Gate SSMS Ecosystem is a framework that makes it easy to develop, share and manage SSMS add-ins.
One of the key features added to ASP.NET core with the release of Visual Studio 2013 is the new Identity System. If you create a new ASP.NET project, may it be a Web Forms or an MVC project, you will find the default authentication type selected as "Individual User Accounts".
A few months ago Mark Seemann put together a great post on how to create a pure F# ASP.NET Web API project. One of the biggest disadvantages mentioned in that post is that once the necessary changes are made to the ProjectTypeGuids element in the fsproj file, the Add New Item wizard no longer displays items. After much trial and error, I've found a fix for this issue.
I'm writing this blog post after the jQuery Bulgaria event which took place today in Sofia. The event was organized primarily by Infragistics guys, but supported by many known companies. The event had few hundred attendees and was quite nice place to share, network and learn.
A common feature request for EasyNetQ has been to have some way of implementing a command pipeline pattern.
Since it’s very first version, EasyNetQ has allowed you to subscribe to a message simply by providing a handler for a given message type (and a subscription id, but that’s another discussion).
My last infrastructure related post was about an experience of using AppFog and switching to Nodejitsu eventually. But that was not the end. In short: for Likeastore we needed SSL support, it happed that SSL is only available for Nodejitsu business plan, which price is 120 USD. That was simply to much for our small venture.
When configuring an Azure Virtual Network one of the most common things you'll want to do is setup a Point-to-Site VPN so that you can actually get to your servers to manage and maintain them.
It is common for a project leader to see his or herself as the captain of a ship. The project is seen as the ship, and the developers are the crew.
The default behavior of the Windows Phone Slides control doens’t allow a user to click on the slider where the value should be set to. Instead, tapping anywhere on the slider will simply result in the slider incrementing by it’s default or given incrementsetting.
Patterns of Enterprise Applications Architecture by Martin Fowler defines Transaction Script pattern that is one of domain logic patterns. In his book Martin Fowler also gives a hint how to use Command Pattern by Gang of Four with Transaction Script. In this posting I will show you some real-life code that makes use of both patterns.
ASP.NET 4.5 include a hidden gem called Page Instrumentation, very few people aware of this gem. You can use page instrumentation in ASP.NET 4.5 WebForm and MVC 5 or 4(assuming it targets 4.5).