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?
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.
Event Sourcing is a relatively new storage architecture. Itâ€™s not just about auditing and recording business relevant events in a persisted domain. Itâ€™s about using a lower abstraction level for saving your data and using ad hoc tools and patterns to create multiple data projections.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Profile-Guided Optimization (PGO) is an important type of optimization supported by the Visual C++ compiler. Although it requires some effort to use, PGO almost always results in significant reductions in the size of the generated executable and improved performance.
With the rise in security vulnerabilities and data breaches, managing and securing sensitive information has become more critical than ever. The Microsoft Azure Key Vault service helps safeguard your cryptographic keys and other sensitive information in the cloud.
There are many technologies and tools that can help with DevOps. These tools and processes support rapid release cycles and data collection on production applications, and are essential aspects of a successful DevOps strategy.
James McCaffrey discusses artificial spiking neuronsâ€”small software components that model the behavior of biological neurons and just might lead to a fundamentally new approach to computers and programming
The MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, Node.js (MEAN) stack is quickly becoming a key player in the new technology world. Itâ€™s a favored development software stack for the Node.js platform. This installment takes the Node.js aspect a bit further.
Usability is an essential aspect of application development. Keeping in mind a few simple practices and exercising good judgement can go a long way to ensuring your apps are accessible and therefore usable.
Seflies used to be considered harmless fun, until so many citizens started dying taking increasingly bold snapshots that the Russian government launched a campaign to encourage safe photography.
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This tutorial shows you how to build an ASP.NET MVC 5 web app with Two-Factor Authentication. You should complete Create a secure ASP.NET MVC 5 web app with log in, email confirmation and password...
Developers and IT pros should be staunch allies in an era where ALM tooling and integration blur the lines and blend testing and deployment in a single ecosystem.
The MEAN (Mongo, Express, Angular, Node) stack is quickly emerging as one of the favored development software stacks for the NodeJS platform. Ted Neward introduces MEAN in the first of a series.
Clustering is useful for revealing patterns in huge sets of data. One of the most common clustering techniques is the k-means algorithm. This article explains a relatively recent variation called k-means++, which improves the selection of initial means.