Microsoft SQL Azure Reporting is a cloud-based reporting platform which can work with SQL Azure. This article walks you through how use SQL Azure Reporting to present your cloud-hosted data.
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Developers targeting Windows Azure often need to access diagnostic data from their Windows Azure application. This article walks the reader through the steps Windows Azure application developers can take to capture diagnostic data in their application.
Developers targeting to use Microsoft's Azure computing platform will have questions around how to migrate their on-premise data to SQL Azure. This article walks through the steps to move data from existing on-premise installations to SQL Azure.
Developers desiring to build cloud applications based on Azure technologies will benefit from understanding how they can leverage SQL Azure for their database needs. In this article, we will show you how to build a cloud application--with data access--using SQL Azure.
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Discover how to start developing for the Android platform with this extensive guide, which provides a reference to the Android platform as well as a look at developing your first Android application. You'll explore the top 10 features for developers as well as learn design and development tips that go beyond the phone and target tablet development as well.
The Viewbox control was introduced in Silverlight initially as a part of the Silverlight toolkit and now has been included with Silverlight 4.0. Read this article to learn about the Silverlight ViewBox control and how to use it in a Silverlight application.
Developers who are building applications for the Windows Azure platform would also be interested in the database offering, SQL Azure. This article provides an overview of the SQL Azure editions, various subscription types and pricing structure.
The cloud computing platform from Microsoft, called Azure, provides data storage and processing capabilities. This article provides an insight to SQL Azure.
AutoComplete text functionality has become a popular part of application development. Read this article to learn about implementation of AutoComplete functionality in Silverlight using an AutoCompleteBox control.
In this article I will explain about the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) and demonstrate the its use in Silverlight. I will also provide the source code of a sample Silverlight application implementing the MEF concept.
Microsoft Silverlight now supports Windows Notification. Read through this article to learn about implementing Silverlight 4.0 Windows notification functionality in an Out-Of-Browser application.
Developers targeting the newly revamped Windows Phone platform will benefit from knowing the minimum hardware capabilities specified. Having knowledge of these capabilities will allow application developers to better target their applications to take advantage of these capabilities. In this article, we will walk through the various hardware specifications outlined for the Windows Phone devices.
Data validation is always an important task while developing an application of any sort. In this article I will explain the concept of data validation in Silverlight 4.0 applications.
Recently Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) has generated a lot of interest in the .net world. This tutorial will show you how to create and consume a WCF service in a Silverlight application.
Usercontrols are very useful in terms of creating project level re-usable controls. Read this tutorial to learn about creating and using a usercontrol in a Silverlight application.
It is commonly assumed that Silverlight applications are strictly meant to run on the browser, which is not true. In this tutorial I will show you how to implement an Out-Of-Browser application in Silverlight.
Microsoft releases toolkits to help Windows Phone, iPhone, and Android developers create apps that work with its Windows Azure cloud services.
Silverlight provides a wide range of multimedia support which includes video files, audio files and photos. In this article we will learn how to handle and implement multimedia in a Silverlight application.
Microsoft recently introduced IIS 7.5 Express to give developers the full feature set of IIS including HTTPS support with the convenience of Cassini. In this article we will discuss Cassini, IIS, and IIS Express and will help you decide which one you should use for a given web project.
To get on the Microsoft Windows Azure cloud computing bandwagon, you need to understand how to develop applications targeting the platform. Discover how to create your first “Hello World” cloud application.
Any day now your pointy-haired boss is going to ask you about this cloud stuff. Do you have a strategy? Can you even define it? Discover how easily it is to explain the cloud to your boss, and begin to start a longer discussion on all aspects of cloud computing.