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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.
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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

Compiler Optimizations - Streamline Code with Native Profile-Guided Optimization

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:35
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.
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Cloud Security - Protect Sensitive Information with Azure Key Vault

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:34
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.
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DevOps - Enabling DevOps on the Microsoft Stack

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:33
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.
Categories: .NET

Test Run - Computing with Artificial Spiking Neurons

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:32
James McCaffrey discusses artificial spiking neurons—small software components that model the behavior of biological neurons and just might lead to a fundamentally new approach to computers and programming
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The Working Programmer - How To Be MEAN: Node.js

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:31
The MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, Node.js (MEAN) stack is quickly becoming a key player in the new technology world. It’s a favored development software stack for the Node.js platform. This installment takes the Node.js aspect a bit further.
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Modern Apps - Usability Practices for Modern Apps

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:30
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.
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Don't Get Me Started - Darwin's Camera

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:28
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.
Categories: .NET

Create a Web API in MVC 6

ASP.NET News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 06:00
Note : An updated version of this article is located here .
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ASP.NET MVC 5 app with SMS and email Two-Factor Authentication

ASP.NET News - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 01:00
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...
Categories: .NET

SignalR Blueprints

ASP.NET News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 18:50
Build real-time ASP.NET web applications with SignalR and create various interesting projects to improve your user experience.
Categories: .NET

Develop and deploy a web app with Microsoft WebMatrix

ASP.NET News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 10:58
This guide describes how to use Microsoft WebMatrix to create and deploy a .NET website to Azure App Service Web Apps. You will use a sample application from a WebMatrix site template.
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