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UI Design - Adaptive Apps for Windows 10

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 19:30
Adaptive apps change their behavior based on the device type and OS version they run on. This article shows how apps can adapt to available features via API contracts and make best use of available display space and orientation.
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Digital Ink - Ink Interaction in Windows 10

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 19:29
Learn how to use new digital ink capabilities in Windows 10 to promote natural user interactions ranging from simple doodling to more scenario-focused features such as note-taking and collecting signatures.
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Game Development - Write Games for the Universal Windows Platform with Unity

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 19:28
Here’s a hands-on example of optimizing a simple Windows 8.1 game for Windows 10, demonstrating how to take advantage of new features offered by the Universal Windows Platform.
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Last Word - Welcome to Windows 10 App Development

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 19:25
This issue of MSDN Magazine provides an introduction and a practical guide to many of the new and exciting capabilities of the UWP, ranging from design guidance for multiple screens and optimizing communication between apps, to improvements in background processing and multitasking, and more.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Hands On Lab: Build a Single Page Application (SPA) with ASP.NET Web API and Angular.js

ASP.NET News - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 01:00
In traditional web applications, the client (browser) initiates the communication with the server by requesting a page. The server then processes the request and sends the HTML of the page to the c...
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ASP.NET SignalR Hubs API Guide - JavaScript Client

ASP.NET News - Mon, 09/28/2015 - 01:00
This document provides an introduction to using the Hubs API for SignalR version 2 in JavaScript clients, such as browsers and Windows Store (WinJS) applications. The SignalR Hubs API enables you t...
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Two-factor authentication using SMS and email with ASP.NET Identity

ASP.NET News - Tue, 09/15/2015 - 01:00
This tutorial will show you how to set up Two-factor authentication (2FA) using SMS and email. This article was written by Rick Anderson ( @RickAndMSFT ), Pranav Rastogi ( @rustd ), Hao Kung, and S...
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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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