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Writing Cross Platform Mobile Apps with Cordova

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SharePoint, WCF and Azure Trainings: more information
My TDC talk is now online. Learn how you can code and debug cross-platform mobile apps using web technologies like HTML, CSS and JavaScript. We will understand and compare the experience of writing cordova apps using both Visual Studio 2015, and working purely on a Mac. We will also take a peek at debugging your app, and the process of extending it to native technologies using plugins. Watch video here. Sahil...(Read whole news on source site)

Awaiting RX

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Awaiting RX this post discuss the meaning of awaiting RX stream. many languages including .NET embrace the concept of async / await. async / await on .NET is usually refer to Task, but Task in not the only await-able type in .net, in matter of fact there is a few type which can be awaited, […]

Early Performance Testing

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Over the last decade, software development and deployment methods have changed considerably with the rising prevalence of Agile approaches. Ensuring application performance has become increasingly important, however, performance testing has had difficulty keeping up with modern testing principles and continuous deployment processes.It’s true, many organizations still view performance testing as a single experiment, run against a completely assembled, code-frozen environment. But what happens when testers need to validate application performance and reliability before the software is complete, while it’s still being assembled, or when the software will need to be deployed in
more than one environment? Check out this video in which Eric Proegler suggests strategies and techniques for testing early and often, while also deconstructing “realism” in performance simulation....(Read whole news on source site)

#Windows 10 November update: Start Screen enhancements

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The giant company brought a set of new features in Windows 10 November update. It’s the first big update after Windows 10 gone RTM. Along with other features and enhancements, it brought Start Screen/Menu enhancements. This includes more tiles and occasionally showing suggestions. Today in this small blog post, we will discuss about these enhancements along with it’s settings to enable/disable the same. Continue reading to know more about it.   The Windows 10 November Update features two new enhancements to the Start. One is to allow you to show more tiles in the Start and
another is to show suggestions of apps occasionally in Start. To turn them ON/OFF, you have to navigate to the Personalization settings page. Open the settings app and click the “Personalization” as shown in the below screenshot.  In the personalization page, click on “Start” navigation item available in the left pane. This will open the respective settings page. Scroll it down and you will see few toggle button on that. One of them is “Show more tiles”, when ON will allow you to add more tiles in the start  by providing additional tiles holding column in each group. Another option that you...(Read whole news on source site)

Next Stop Microsoft

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Next Stop: Microsoft Over the past four years, I’ve had the opportunity to work at an innovative company with some of the coolest, smartest people around. Telerik gave me a shot to grow and to be involved in great projects that many would only dream of. Telerik helped put me on the map and I am forever grateful to them for giving me the oppurtunity. Leaving is tough, but another adventure awaits. With that being said, I’m excited to announce that I’ll be joining Microsoft at the end of November, working on the Objective-C Bridge for UWP apps. With
this new oppurtunity comes challenges, but I’m ready for my next undertaking. I look forward to pushing myself to be better in all aspects of my new position. If you’re an iOS developer, then stay tuned because we have exciting annoucements coming! Thanks again to all my co-workers, friends and customers that I’ve met while working at Telerik. Continue to be awesome! This isn’t goodbye - it’s see you later. Next Stop Microsoft was originally published by Michael Crump at Michael Crump on November 17, 2015. ...(Read whole news on source site)

ASP.NET 5 Webinar

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I had a great time today talking about ASP.NET 5 on a Pluralsight webinar. Over 1,000 people were able to attend. Thank you all for tuning in! The webinar showed the very basics of what ASP.NET 5 is and why it exists. I had fun answering all the questions and wish we had time to answer more. Here is the source code for the project we created so you can play with the basics. This version using ASP.NET 5 RC1 so if you’re viewing this later on, the bits may not work quite right. Source Code
If you missed the webinar, here is the recording of it: Thanks again to everyone involved. It was a ton of fun! If you liked this taste of ASP.NET 5, be sure to check out my nine hour course where I cover MVC6, Entity Framework 7, AngularJS and Bootstrap:

SpecsFor Updates!

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New versions of both SpecsFor.Web.Helpers and SpecsFor.Mvc rolled out this week, thanks to the contributions of two users from the community. First, Dan Patterson was kind enough to improve the Fake* objects, making it possible to simulate AJAX requests.  He added two new interfaces that can be used for configuring the behavior of the fake objects: IHeaderParamsProvider, and IServerParamsProvider.  You can find these improvements in the 1.6.0 release.public class when_posting_to_index_through_ajax : SpecsFor { private ActionResult _result; protected override void Given() {
this.FakeAjaxRequest(); } protected override void When() { _result = SUT.Index(It.IsAny()); } [Test] public void then_result_is_JsonResult() { _result.ShouldBeType(typeof(JsonResult)); } } Next, Markus Neuhoff made a big contribution to SpecsFor.Mvc: you can now enable and test with SSL!  You still have to configure the port you want to use for SSL first, but after that, all you have to do is use the fluent API...(Read whole news on source site)