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RoboBiz NERVE Center Reception - Mass Technology Leadership Council

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RoboBiz NERVE Center Reception - Mass Technology Leadership Council

35 robotics focused research and
development programs across ten institutions in the state. Another eight
institutions across New England have programs in nearby states. 150+
robotics companies with land, air, sea, mobile, stationary, autonomous,
health, marine, agriculture, logistics, and more, the Massachusetts
cluster is pushing the boundaries of intelligent automation in many

   •  Help us celebrate the Massachusetts and New England Robotics EcoSystem
   •  See live robotic demonstrations from companies in the area
   •  Learn about
the regions robotics test facilities
   •  Meet international attendees from Boston's RoboBusiness conference...(Read whole news on source site)

Mobile Apps for Web Developers

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The path of a mobile app developer often begins with a choice: develop for iOS, Android or Windows? It’s a choice that instantly diminishes the size of your potential audience, but developers often hold their nose and reluctantly make a decision. Those who need to reach all three app stores, choose to rewrite the application for each platform. Visual Studio enables you to have maximum reach while achieving significant code re-use. With Xamarin, C# developers can share business logic across iOS, Android, and Windows applications. With Apache Cordova, web developers can achieve maximal code re-use by building cross-platform mobile applications using
HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. In this post, we’ll take a close look at how you can use Visual Studio’s extension for Multi-Device Hybrid App Development to build a cross platform app using HTML, JS, and CSS. To follow along in the IDE: Download and install the extension on Visual Studio 2013 Pro Update 3, or… Try one of the trial VMs available on Azure. Once you’ve installed the tools, create a project for “Multi-Device Hybrid Apps.” Access Device Capabilities on any Platform Using the Same JS API Before we explore the tools, let’s take a moment to look at the architecture of a...(Read whole news on source site)

Move an Azure storage blob to another store

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Move an Azure storage blob to another store took a little bit longer than I thought that it would. All I wanted to do was move a VHD from one storage account to another. However this is a little more complicated than it seems on the surface. The post Move an Azure storage blob to another store appeared first on naked ALM - Experts in ALM, TFS & lean-agile with Scrum.

How I Answer Course Questions

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I am delighted to be creating courses for Pluralsight. It’s fun and it’s something I can do while I am travelling on the I hope the students are getting a lot out of the courses and am happy to answer questions when they get stuck. But it seems that many of the questions end up as messages directly here on my blog or even directly to my email address. The only problem with this is that if I answer questions directly, the other students can’t benefit from them. This is why I invariably reply asking them to
ask on the discussion tab. I point this out because it seems that some students missed this part of the course page entirely: Funny thing is that I get a lot of duplicate questions so that going to the discussion tab and searching would solve many questions. I try to be active there and answer questions as fast as I can. In some cases, other students have answered the questions better than I could. Great to see the power of a mini-community in action! Thanks again for watching my courses!

Jekyll Pagination and Infinite Scroll

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Recently I updated the Scott Logic blog to implement infinite scrolling using a combination of Jekyll pagination and jScroll. Both of these components are quite fussy about their respective configuration, meaning that integrating them took longer than expected. I thought I'd share my solution in this blog post, hopefully saving others from the hours I spent digging into jScroll code or cursing Jekyll!

O’Reilly Deal of the Day 14/Oct/2014–Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day.

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Originally posted on: 05:00 PT 15/October/2014, to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, O’Reily are offering 50% off e-books and videos authored by women! See the long list at Programming Windows Store Apps with C# “If you’re a .NET developer looking to build tablet apps, this practical book takes you step-by-step through the process of developing apps for the Windows Store. You’ll learn how to use Microsoft’s Modern UI design language with Windows 8.1 and WinRT 8.1.1 by building a line-of-business mobile app with C# through the course of the book.”
Programming Entity Framework: Code First “Take advantage of the Code First data modeling approach in ADO.NET Entity Framework, and learn how to build and configure a model based on existing classes in your business domain. With this concise book, you’ll work hands-on with examples to learn how Code First can create an in-memory model and database by default, and how you can exert more control over the model through further configuration.” Head First HTML5 Programming “HTML has been on a wild ride. Sure, HTML started as a mere markup...(Read whole news on source site)

Creating Radio Buttons using Bootstrap and MVC

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As I previously published, the normal HTML radio buttons and radio buttons just do not look good. Yes, bootstrap has a CSS class that will attempt to at least let render a radio button consistently across browsers, but it still is just the default HTML look. In addition, trying to hit a radio button on a mobile phone can sometimes be a little challenging. In an MVC project we are doing for a client, they wanted the radio buttons to look more like buttons. Since we were already using bootstrap for this project we were able to create our own radio
buttons using the “btn-group” class from bootstrap. Let’s walk through how we created these. Normal Radio Buttons As most of you know, creating normal radio buttons in MVC is easy to do with the Radio Button HTML helper class. The code below is what you write for creating standard HTML radio buttons in MVC:
@using (Html.BeginForm()) {  
    @Html.RadioButton("gender", "Male",          new { }) Male     @Html.RadioButton("gender", "Female",          new { id = "IsFemale" }) Female  
NOTE: You must add the new { Bootstrap Radio Buttons Using bootstrap, add a
with a class of either “radio” or “radio-inline” around your radio buttons. You may optionally also...(Read whole news on source site)