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Editor's Note - Chain of Disaster

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:25
Fraught with high stakes and increasing complexity over time, the discipline of computer security has more than a little in common with airline flight safety.
Categories: .NET

Upstart - The Yoga of Rookie Success

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:24
Sometimes, the best way to get ahead is to stop focusing so hard on getting ahead. Krishnan Rangachari explains how letting go can help motivated professionals achieve their goals.
Categories: .NET

Windows with C++ - Coroutines in Visual C++ 2015

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:23
Learn how concurrency has been updated in Visual Studio 2015 with an experimental compiler option called /await that unlocks an implementation of coroutines directly supported by the compiler.
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Microsoft Azure - Microsoft Azure--the Big Picture

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:22
Get a big-picture view of Microsoft Azure, and see how giving up some control over your environment can yield benefits in terms of resilience, scalability, and manageability.
Categories: .NET

ASP.NET - ASP.NET 5 Anywhere with OmniSharp and Yeoman

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:21
ASP.NET 5 no longer requires that developers work only with Visual Studio in Windows. Learn how to create cross-platform Web applications with tools such as OmniSharp and Yeoman.
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Visual Studio - Bower: Modern Tools for Web Development

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:20
Front-end Web development typically involves a variety of libraries, frameworks, tools and more. Learn how Visual Studio extensions let you use Bower, a JavaScript-based tool, to manage them.
Categories: .NET

Code Analysis - Build and Deploy Libraries with Integrated Roslyn Code Analysis to NuGet

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:19
Learn how to package and deploy your APIs with integrated live code analysis powered by the .NET Compiler Platform.
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C# - A Split-and-Merge Expression Parser in C#

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:19
Vassili Kaplan presents a C# implementation of the split-and-merge algorithm for parsing a string containing a mathematical expression. This algorithm represents an alternative to Dijkstra's algorithm, published more than half a century ago.
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Microsoft Band - Develop a Windows 10 App with the Microsoft Band SDK

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:18
Microsoft Band provides powerful SDKs and community support for multiple platforms—Windows, Android and iOS. In this article, Kevin Ashley shows you how to build an app using the Microsoft Band SDK for Windows 10.
Categories: .NET

Test Run - Linear Discriminate Analysis Using C#

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:17
James McCaffrey examines linear discriminate analysis--one of the oldest approaches to solving binary classification problems--and concludes that while the math is elegant, other algorithms may be more practical.
Categories: .NET

The Working Programmer - How To Be MEAN: Express Install

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:16
The MEAN (Mongo, Express, Angular, Node) stack is an alternative "Web stack" to the ASP.NET stack. In this installment, you'll read about the ExpressJS library, which handles HTTP processing on the server.
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Don't Get Me Started - Anachronisms

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:14
More and more users have not even seen a floppy disk, much less used one to save and transfer files. So why is the floppy disk image still the universal icon for "save?" David Platt explores this and other anachronisms.
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Editor's Note - The Internet of Car Wrecks

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:45
A pair of hackers recently demonstrated how they could remotely hijack--via cellular links--the controls of a new Jeep Cherokee using Chrysler's UConnect infotainment system. How is stuff like this even happening?
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Upstart - Radio Free Internet

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:41
Internet streaming radio got its start in 1994 at a tiny college radio station at Western Washington University. MSDN Magazine Director Keith Boyd describes how he helped a media revolution get its humble start.
Categories: .NET

Cutting Edge - Event Sourcing for the Common Application

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:40
Event Sourcing is a relatively new storage architecture. It’s not just about auditing and recording business relevant events in a persisted domain. It’s about using a lower abstraction level for saving your data and using ad hoc tools and patterns to create multiple data projections.
Categories: .NET

Windows with C++ - Classy Types in the Windows Runtime

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:39
COM is all about interfaces, and while the Windows Runtime is built on COM, it's able to present a classy type system. How is this possible? Kenny Kerr explains.
Categories: .NET

Data Points - Revisiting JavaScript Data Binding -- Now with Aurelia

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:38
Julie Lerman has long been a fan of the Knockout JavaScript framework and its data binding talents. Here she explores the new Aurelia framework, which is quickly gaining momentum with Web developers, and finds that it offers a lot to like for data-oriented programmers.
Categories: .NET

Cloud-Connected Mobile Apps - Build a Xamarin App with Authentication and Offline Support

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:37
In the second article in their series, the authors discuss how they use Xamarin to target multiple mobile client platforms, and show how to implement authentication and maintain a synchronized client-side cache of the data.
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Microsoft Azure - Fault Tolerance Pitfalls and Resolutions in the Cloud

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:36
Microsoft Azure offers several instruments to help achieve high availability. Understanding fundamental concepts like fault domains is critical to establishing an effective architecture for those instruments. This article explores the working of these fundamental concepts and helps developers adjust the internals to enable true, highly-available applications.
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Azure Insider - Creating Unified, Heroku-Style Workflows Across Cloud Platforms

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:35
With this installment of Azure Insider, the series moves on to examine real-world projects and deployments. This month, Bruno Terkaly explores how a number of related technologies came together to help Gabriel Monroy produce Heroku-style developer workflows on multiple cloud platforms.
Categories: .NET