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#1,121 – Localization II – Assigning UIDs to All Localizable Elements

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After adding a UICulture tag, the next step in localizing a WPF is to assign a UID (unique identifier) to each element in each of your XAML files.  These UIDs will later be used to localize/translate the XAML. To start, press the Windows key, type Visual Studio, and click on the Visual Studio Tools icon. Double-click the Developer Command Prompt for […]

RavenDB Replication Topology Visualizer

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Even more goodies are coming in RavenDB 3.0. Below you can see how to visualize the replication topology in a RavenDB Cluster. You can also see that the t5 database is down (marked as red). This is important, since this gives us the ability to check the status of the topology from the point of view of the actual nodes. So a node might be up for one server, but not for the other, and this will show up here. Beside, it is a cool graphic that you can use in your system documentation and it is much
easier to explain ....(Read whole news on source site)

The Morning Brew #1658

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Software Node.js Tools for Visual Studio 1.0 Beta 2 Available – Shahrokh Mortazavi announces the release of the second beta of the Node.js Tools for Visual Studio 1.0, providing a rich experience for developing Node.js applications, incuding intellisense, debugging. This release brings a new analysis and IntelliSense engine, better UI for NPM, improved testing support […]

Node.js Tools for Visual Studio 1.0 Beta 2 Available

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Today we released the Node.js Tools for Visual Studio 1.0 Beta 2 which is now available for download. NTVS is Microsoft’s free Visual Studio add-on that enables a rich experience for working with Node.js apps, giving developers the power of the Visual Studio code editor including support for IntelliSense, the Visual Studio debugger, and for running Node.js apps on Microsoft Azure Web Sites or Cloud Services. Here are the highlights in today’s release: New analysis and IntelliSense engine. We created a new IntelliSense engine which is capable of analyzing much larger code bases. Once processed the results of the analysis
are cached and reused in subsequent sessions which leads to much better performance compared to our previous release. The new engine is also configurable so you can change how aggressively it works or completely turn it off using the Tools option menu (Tools > Options > Text Editor > Node.js >IntelliSense). Improved NPM UI. We updated the NPM management UI so it is easier to use. We’ve also added integrated support for invoking NPM inside of the REPL window with a new .npm command. Mocha unit test support. We expanded unit test support to include using tests written with Mocha...(Read whole news on source site)

Big Data Classes | Big Data TechCon | October 27-29, 2014 | San Francisco Bay Area

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Big Data Classes | Big Data TechCon | October 27-29, 2014 | San Francisco Bay Area

Hadoop is the foundation of enterprise big data solutions. However,
it’s one component.  It’s not the complete solution. A complete solution
requires databases, message brokers, stream processors and more. The
flow of data starts at the client and it ends with Apache Hadoop.
However, data flows through multiple systems before it ends with Apache
Hadoop. The key to a real-time big data solution is architecture. It has
fill the big data/fast data gap. It has to meet both operational and
analytical requirements.  This requires integrating multiple systems to
enable a flow of data.

In this class, we will discuss real-time big data architecture by
evaluating the architecture of enterprise production deployments. These
industry solutions range from messaging to finance to advertising. In
addition, we will highlight several components of real-time big data
solutions, including Apache Hadoop, Apache Storm, Apache Sqoop, Apache
Kafka and Couchbase Server.

Finally, we will examine the requirements for...(Read whole news on source site)

Interview with Mr. Vipin Tuteja, Executive Director, Technology, Channels & International Business, Xerox India

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Read the interview with Mr. Vipin Tuteja, who is the Executive Director, Technology, Channels & International Business, Xerox India. Mr. Vipin Tuteja shares some interesting information about Xerox India and their recent launch of cartridges in India. Why did you launch cartridges for non-Xerox A4 laser printers in India? Xerox has always prided itself on providing innovative and quality products/ value to its customers, which are in line with their current business needs. We have launched this new, unique business line in India that enables us to offer high quality cartridges for multi-brand printers at great value, thereby benefitting customers
who maybe using printers of other brands. It will also help in creating a new base of customers for Xerox. Xerox has been running this business successfully in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are confident that with the great value proposition that we offer, it would do extremely well in India. In the initial phase we are offering cartridges for popular A4 laser devices of Canon and HP. The range will be expanded to cover more devices in coming months. Has this been done by Xerox in other countries? How has the response been so far? / How is...(Read whole news on source site)

Visual Studio Toolbox: Load Testing

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Continuing with our exploration of testing, Chuck Sterling joins me this episode to discuss load testing. Load testing provides you with the ability to see how well your software responds to various levels of usage. Chuck shows how to create load tests for a Web site and evaluate the data it returns. He shows how to use Application Insights to monitor the Web site's performance. He then shows how to use load testing with unit tests.