1st June 2015 |

Xamarin: Implementing and Using Data Binding in Xamarin
Laurent Bugnion discusses data binding in XAML and Xamarin and shows how it can be implemented, using examples based on the MVVM Light Toolkit

 

1st June 2015 |

Big Data: MapReduce Without Hadoop Using the ASP.NET Pipeline
Use the ASP.NET Pipeline as a MapReduce Pipeline to add rich data analytics to existing applications, boost processing power to solve large problems, or transform parts of a single node system into a distributed system. Set up is ridiculously easy and access is through a simple REST API.

 

1st June 2015 |

Web Development: Building Responsive Web Sites with Bootstrap
Learn how Bootstrap--a framework that enables responsive Web design--can help you create Web sites that will please users across all form factors using a single code base.

 

1st June 2015 |

ASP.NET: Create Your Own Visual Studio Templates with SideWaffle
Learn how easy it is to create your own template pack for Visual Studio using the SideWaffle extension and TemplateBuilder.

 

1st June 2015 |

Azure Insider: Event Hubs for Analytics and Visualization, Part 2
Event Hubs can store massive amounts of data, but you have to make informed decisions about how and where to do so in order to effectively consume data stored in Event Hubs data stores.

 

1st June 2015 |

Editor's Note: Defragmenting Windows
Microsoft has unveiled a bold new vision for developers, in the form of the Unified Windows Platform, that presents a common set of APIs for Windows apps running on all manner of devices.

 

1st June 2015 |

Upstart: Job Hunting
Ryder Donahue offers advice for aspiring developers looking for their first job, and current devs contemplating a switch from their old one.

 

1st June 2015 |

Cutting Edge: CQRS for the Common Application
The CQRS approach to software development is essentially a rework of the classic, multi-layered architecture that leaves the door open for more significant changes and evolution.

 

1st June 2015 |

Data Points: An Overview of Microsoft Azure DocumentDB
Julie Lerman takes a first look at the Microsoft entry into the document database field—Azure DocumentDB.

 

1st June 2015 |

Test Run: Firefly Algorithm Optimization
James McCaffrey explains a relatively new numerical optimization technique called firefly algorithm optimization, which loosely models the behavior of a swarm of fireflies.

 

1st June 2015 |

Don't Get Me Started: Natives, Immigrants and Symbionts
The generation now being born will never experience the world without digital enhancement, says David Platt. How will that change the way future generations live, learn and love?