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OutSystems Connects Low-Code Platform to AWS Services

OutSystems today added a set of components and resources to its portfolio to make it easier to invoke and configure cloud services by Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Cloud Accelerators for AWS promise to reduce the time and effort developers that employ the company's namesake low-code platform need to spend on configuring cloud services such as identity verification workflows that compares a photo or selfie...

Zoom Gives Developers More Video Control

Zoom has released an updated version of its video software development kit (SDK) that gives developers more control over how video is rendered within their applications when invoking the cloud service. Previously, developers could only render video as it surfaced within a Zoom video conference. The Video SDK provided by Zoom now gives developers the ability to render video any way they best see fit, says Zoom...

Microsoft Mesh: Adding VR to Presentations and Videoconferencing

In a year where remote working and teleconferencing have dominated business around the world, it is not surprising that Microsoft is focused on improving its collaborative software and working to make communication and interaction even more effective. Microsoft Mesh is a new push from Microsoft that focuses on Virtual Reality, with ties to Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Teams. In the past, Microsoft has talked highly...

Embedding Interactive Code onto a Web Page

Have you ever created an online training manual for your new developers or end users? Have those manuals ever included sample code listings or snippets for the developer or end user to see? Have you ever written an article that you wanted to share with the world on a site like Developer.com or a tip for DevX.com that included a self-contained code listing you...

Build & Deploy an ASP.NET Core App to Azure App Service

Microsoft Azure has multiple services for hosting HTTP-based web applications. Visual Studio developers can directly publish web applications to the cloud. Azure supports a wide range of programming languages like .NET Core, .NET, Java, Ruby, Node.js, PHP, Python, and more. Applications hosted on Azure App Service can run and scale seamlessly in both Windows and Linux-based environments. In this article, I will create a...

Repl.it: Top Online IDE & Editor for Coding and Learning

If you're planning a development project, you'll need the appropriate tools. This often starts with an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) or editor. These are often downloaded to your computer and used locally. With the internet and cloud computing becoming more refined, editors and IDEs have now been developed that can be used completely online; we recently profiled five online IDEs. These online editors give...

The Top 5 Online IDEs for In-Browser Development

Many of us have our favorite integrated development environments (IDEs). Over the decades such environments have continued to evolve to the point where they can do everything from prototyping ideas to analyzing the efficiency of the final code. Most desktop IDEs have become a form of Swiss army knives for code developers. With this increase in functionality, it is not surprising to find that...

Creating a Network Speed Monitor in C#

It's always handy to know exactly how much download and upload speed your current network has. This article will show you how to create a Class library project that will host the Uploading and Downloading logic, and a normal Console application making use of the external library to display the results. So, let’s get straight into it. Creating the Class library Make use of the following steps...

Doing Tech Presentations and Team Meetings in VR

Development, like many tech processes, can generally be done remotely, so the impact of a pandemic and social distancing can be minimal. Even so, developers must interact with others on a project to ensure success. Oftentimes, this includes meetings as well as presentations. Why Use VR for a Tech Presentation or Meeting? Many meetings are being done using tools such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams. These...

Creating an Azure Cognitive Search Service Tutorial

Azure Cognitive Search is a cloud-based search service provided by Microsoft within Azure cloud services. It includes AI capabilities as well as the Microsoft natural languages features that are in Bing and Office. With this search, you can apply search as a service to your web sites and applications. You can add features such as auto-complete, filtering, geospatial searching, and more. You can also...

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