It used to be that the big decisions centered on whether to do a web application or a desktop application. Today the decisions have gotten crazy. Not only do you have to consider web, desktop, or mobile, you are still left with a variety of devices and form factors your application should support. Here are ten different things that you should consider when building modern applications today. How many of these do you take into consideration?
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Part one of a two-part article that walks you through the complete process of using Xamarin to create a simple cross-platform app with .NET and C# that runs on both Android and iOS.
This year’s SharePoint conference revealed that Microsoft has developed a greater compassion for customers who know that they’ll still be implementing solutions on-premises for a while.
Learn the basics of migrating PHP applications to Microsoft’s cloud platform, Windows Azure.
Discover the various options available in Windows Azure Storage that can be used to store Windows Phone application data.
Vipul Patel walks you through the basics of Windows Azure Recovery Services, Microsoft’s cloud offering to handle cloud backup and recovery scenarios.
Learn to implement an Inversion of Control (IoC) / Dependency Injection (DI) pattern to create a loosely coupled system in .NET Framework, while keeping the data and business layers abstracted.
AngularJS provides some of the pieces to build rich 'desktop like' applications that are missing from HTML. Dan Rigsby explains how it works.
In this article, Vipul Patel walks you through a few best practices for developing Windows Phone applications.
Hannes du Preez shares his list of top 25 tools that you can use to make your Windows Store App development a lot easier.
Continuing our look at the new controls and updates in Windows 8.1 and Visual Studio 2013, today we delve into the new XAML controls for C#, VB, and C++.
With the release of Windows 8.1 and Visual Studio 2013 just around the corner, here's a small taste of the exciting new controls to expect.
Learn how dates are serialized in the JSON format by ASP.NET MVC action methods and how to deal with them in your client side jQuery code.
Announced in early September 2013, Visual Studio 2013 RC comes with an updated list of new features. Read on to learn more.
Microsoft’s F# is one of the most popular functional programming languages, and it continues to gain new features.
Code coverage is a way to measure what percentage of the source code of a program has been tested. Read on to learn how code coverage can help to improve the overall quality of a program and how to leverage Microsoft VSTS to get code coverage for Windows Azure Service and .Net.
AngularJS, more of a client framework than a simple library, is an open source project created and maintained by Google. Read on to learn how AngularJS will change the way you develop ASP.Net Web APIs.
Microsoft Fakes framework helps you in writing unit test cases that test only the code that it intends to test, plus it helps in reducing the dependencies in the code. Read on to learn more.
If you're looking for a strategy to follow to cloud enlightenment; you're reading the right article. Developers are in a unique position to educate and to capitalize on cloud opportunities.
Two out of three enterprise workers have access to SharePoint. As such, it should be no surprise to hear that Microsoft has a lot to say at the conference happening this week in Las Vegas. Get some of the details from Rob Bogue!
Vipul Patel walks you through building a working Windows 8 application that is powered by the recently announced Windows Azure Mobile Services. This application demonstrates the ease of building a working application for mobile devices in a very short time, using the tools offered by Microsoft.