Join Microsoft Technical Evangelists for upcoming app mashup webcasts designed to walk you through start to finish for your Windows 8 app in one hour.
Going to conferences is a great way to keep up with the industry and recharge the batteries. As of the writing of this post there are less than two weeks until the start of BUILD 2012.
Should be enough to get you started doing about any kind of app? If not, keep watching as looks like more are added all the time.
Now that the end of support for Windows XP and Office 2003 is approaching (April 2014), companies should accelerate their plans to migrate to a new version of Windows (7 or 8) and Office (2010 or 2013).
I was asked this the other day and I gave a pretty lame answer. Now I can actually sound like I know something! I know, imagine that!
Last week, we introduced WintellectNOW, a new on-demand learning service designed to make the same training content that we provide to Microsoft and other large customers available anywhere, any time.
If you've written a game for the Windows Store or for Windows Phone, you may have noticed that some markets require the use of game rating certificates
Developers who are writing Windows Store apps using C# and XAML might find some of the support for Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) lacking. Both WPF and Silverlight provided specific interfaces that enabled you to store validation context about fields on a context and even supported asynchronous validation.
Data templating is a powerful visualization mechanism used primarily for displaying a large number of objects. Controls such as LongListSelector or ListBox display each item from the bound collection using the appropriate DataTemplate.
In one of his previous articles, Simon talked about how MonoGame could be used with portable libraries, this was off the back of some work hs was doing with the MonoGame team to help with some of the more tedious clean up tasks that needed doing.
Traditionally, esoteric knowledge on how to tear down, troubleshoot and debug applications has been difficult to surface, discover and reuse among teams: MarraLAB solves this problem.
In the previous posts we explored data and authentication on the backend and client-side. This post explains how the Rent a Home application uses push notifications on all four platforms to let users know immediately when a new apartment listing is added.
John's first Pluralsight course, Introduction to Android Development, was released on April 12th, 2011. That is just over two years ago. Here are some insights.
Visual Studio database projects support database post-deployment scripts you can use to make additional modifications to database or to insert some test data.
Teams using Continuous Deployment know that the cost savings, safety and reliability that comes with deploying many times before going into production are priceless. Awesomeness aside those of us lucky enough to be putting it into action daily all found out quite early on that unless you’ve done it many times before, starting out with continuous integration can appear to add overhead to your timelines that you may simply not have time for.
The White House marked the one-year anniversary of its digital government strategy Thursday with a slate of new releases, including a catalog of government APIs, a toolkit for developing government mobile apps and a new framework for ensuring the security of government mobile devices.
Den Delimarsky describes a common pitfall that developers might encounter when sending large files from a Windows Phone 8 or Windows Store application, as well as how to solve it.
ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 are officially out and although it brings a lot of new stuff to us, Gunnar wanted to stop on new Single Page Application templates available by community.
New or experienced with implementing Dynamics AX you will find this book to be a helpful resource.
Finding out reason of bug in code is not always easy thing to do. But it can be extremely hard if you have no idea what do with information that exceptions provide you
With ASP.NET MVC 4 release, one of the interesting features added was that of Web API. If you had to create a Web API – you had to select a ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Application and then you could select Web API template.
This is a guest post by Johan Svärd. He is not only a gifted developer who gets things done, but also think of a development processes and projects as a whole.
If you’ve peeked at the StackOverflow answer linked, you might already know that using the attribute Flags doesn’t do anything at all. Except it’s handy if Reflection is used.
There are cases when you have to send a complex object to server side using GET requests. In order to achieve that you would use the URI binding by decorating the controller method parameter with [FromURI] attribute. So if you have an object called "Criteria" which is composed from "CriteriaA" and" CriteriaB" properties, your GET request would look like this: