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Webinar – Introduction to Unit Testing

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Typemock is organising a webinar on the topic “Introduction to Unit Testing” on April 4 , 2012 from 7.30 PM to 8.30 PM ( Indian Standard Time). Software testing isn’t just a task for QA. In order to prevent bugs and release quality code to market, you also need developer testing, including unit testing. Discover [...]

Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 Update

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Few days back , Microsoft has released the Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 Update that lets the developers to target their Windows Phone Apps for Windows Phones with lesser memory as well as run the SDK on the Windows 8 developer / consumer preview . The Earlier Windows Phone specification mentioned [...]

Foresight diving

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When starting a new project it is useful if not mandatory to initialize a technical/business foresight to identify what is the state of art, who are the competitors, who is publishing onto the topic, where you are in the jungle indeed … This note is shared to help you setup an effective foresight environment. Swim [...]

Magnify diagram and multiply it

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As we announced it, we continue to invest on our MinimalDiagrams solution template. Henceforth, the diagram brotherhood grows and welcomes wouah diagram. And, that’s not all, a new feature has been added to the solution: Toolbox filtering. The step-by-step guide to follow have been updated as below. Define a diagram Define a new vintage diagram [...]

Daily WP7 Development News 30 March 2012

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Tango (7.1.1): Detecting Devices With 256MB

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source: Windows Phone update codenamed Tango is coming soon and with it comes devices that have a lower amount of memory in them than the usual 512mb, specifically 256mb. Your app needs to take into account whether it should be able to run on phones with 256mb of RAM and is discussed pretty well on MSDN at So is there a quick way in your app of seeing whether the device your app is running on is 256 or 512mb? Yes, and is touched on in that MSDN link,
I decided to just extend the code they give to give a quick and easy property that you can have in your app/viewmodel. .....Read more ...(Read whole news on source site)

Dominic Zukiewicz's Technical Blog: How to implement best practices with the .NET Framework

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Dominic Zukiewicz's Technical Blog: How to implement best practices with the .NET Framework:
 Pro .NET Best Practices and this was exactly what I was after.
‘Best Practices’ is not a term the author chooses to use. Instead, he chose ‘Ruthlessly Helpful’ – the title of his blog site
The areas I am aiming to improve are:
Developers being forced to use a code analysis tool, instead of ignoring the warningsRun unit tests or integration tests on a regular basis without developer interventionA way to build,
package and deploy them without user intervention – including databasesA report to generate automated processes(Optional) Developers following some kind of coding convention
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Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 3/30/2012+

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A compendium of Windows Azure, Service Bus, EAI & EDI Access Control, Connect, SQL Azure Database, and other cloud-computing articles. Note: This post is updated daily or more frequently, depending on the availability of new articles in the following sections: