TechEd is officially over and Telerik was there covering the entire event. Now that we are all back home, it is time to catch up all of the sessions that we missed online. I’ve went through the entire list of developer sessions and hand picked my favorite sessions to share with you.
Executing that in the immediate window will spawn you out a list of the attached event handlers to your event at runtime.
This past Thursday I had the pleasure of presenting for the Linked In .NET Users Group. The topic was TypeScript. My goal was to show how well TypeScript works to solve common problems in the enterprise to tackle it from the perspective of Return on Investment and how it scales teams, improves productivity, increases quality and reduces overhead.
Today, we’re releasing an update to Productivity Power Tools 2013 on the Visual Studio Gallery. In this release, we fixed a number of customer-reported bugs and issues, and introduced a new feature called syntactic line compression.
Lately I was involved in a few projects and was consulting to a few more. Most of the web developers I met are very confused with what is going today in the web platform.
Visual Basic Tools for Visual Studio is a language service extension for Visual Studio 2012 and 2013 allowing to work on classic Visual Basic projects within Visual Studio.
The Windows Phone 8.1 emulator has a beautiful new option: if you want to simulate a route you don’t have to put in a gazillion points anymore, you just input two (or some more if you want specific waypoint), the emulator automatically calculates a route and off you go.
I previously blogged about how to enable logging of INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE statements with SQL Server Compact and Entity Framework 4.
By releasing periodic updates, we can enhance and expand Visual Studio to support the latest software development innovations for building and managing modern apps. For more information, see Visual Studio Updates and the Visual Studio Update KB Article.
I made introductory presentation about Universal Windows Applications to local Microsoft User Group. In the end of presentation I introduced some of my speculations about the future of Universal Windows Applications. Here’s my thoughts about what happens next.
Simple views in ASP.NET MVC 5 are simple, but once you start getting a lot of conditional content formatting in the view things can get very messy.
I am heavy OneNote user as OneNote is easybut still powerful application to keep important information and organize it the way I like. Not to mention powerful cloud back-end that makes my OneNote notebooks available for me on desktop, tablet and mobile phone.
A quickie this time: when I finally started porting WpWinNl over to Windows Phone 8.1 (sorry, I was busy testing, preparing a talk and the Windows Phone Code Battle, so something had to give) and was getting into the nuts and bolts of some of my code I noticed something peculiar. Somewhere in my code the StorageHelper class, that sports this little method.
The .NET Framework 4.5.2 Developer Pack installs the multi-targeting pack for .NET Framework 4.5.2. Developers can build applications targeting the .NET Framework 4.5.2 using either Visual Studio 2013, Visual Studio 2012 or third party IDEs. You need to download the web installer instead of this package if you intend to redistribute .NET Framework 4.5.2.
I was happily adding Windows Phone 8.1 support to WpWinNl – or actually support for Universal Windows Apps - when I noticed that basically all I was doing was linking files from the Windows 8.1 project – without any changes. Convergence FTW!
You can build apps for many platforms and services by downloading .NET Framework targeting packs and SDKs and using them with Visual Studio. Check out the .NET Framework blog for information on new releases.
In Microsoft Azure, we have two implementations of Queues, Windows Azure Queues and Service Bus Queues. Both the Queues are the internally implemented using Message Queuing service offered on Windows Azure.
The field of software development is somewhat like the stock market. It can feel like you have to anticipate where things are going if you don’t want to end up in the street begging for change.
It’s an interactive history of 11 years of XAML development at Microsoft, from a .Net developer point of view (me!). Remember Avalon ? Longhorn ?
The kit includes all the content presented around the world at the recent Web Camps events; presentations, demos, labs and more.
The sixth and final article in this series completes the walkthrough of the express deployment of Windows Azure Pack.
While working with a small web based project many developers will take advantage of web.config and XML files to read settings for the application.
This post is continuation to my previous post Deploying SharePoint 2013 on Azure using IAAS – Part 2. In this article, we’ll see how to install SQL 2012 RTM.
One of the key factors in determining if a software application is usable is if the users can navigate around it easily, while at the same time finding relevant information and resources through the provision of a search functionality.
Data mining, data analysis, these are the two terms that very often make the impressions of being very hard to understand – complex – and that you’re required to have the highest grade education in order to understand them.