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Angular Style Guide

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I just published the first draft of my opinionated style guide for syntax, conventions, and structuring AngularJS applications. You’ll find many of these and more explained in deeper detail in my Pluralsight course AngularJS: Clean Code (coming in August 2014). The styles contained here are based on on my experience with AngularJS, presentations, Pluralsight training courses and working in teams. I will keep this guide updated on github. Usage and Purpose I get asked a lot for style guides, how to get started once you learn the AngularJS basics, and what I recommend. This guide helps point in that direction

#1,124 – Localization V – Extracting Localizable Content Using LocBaml

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Once you’ve generated UIDs for user interface elements and obtained the LocBaml tool, the next step in the localization process is to extract localizable content from the BAML data in your compiled DLL. The steps are as follows: Copy the locbaml.exe into the same directory as your application’s .exe file Open a Visual Studio 2013 […]

How to Launch Excel File from a Windows Phone 8 App ?

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If you have a excel file within your application , you can launch the file and open it in Microsoft excel from a Windows Phone App using the Launcher.LaunchFileAsync method. How to Launch Excel File from a Windows Phone 8 App ? Below is a code snippet demonstrating how to launch the excel file from a Windows Phone 8 App. var excelfile = await Windows.ApplicationModel.Package.Current.InstalledLocation.GetFileAsync("Ginktage.xls"); Windows.System.Launcher.LaunchFileAsync(excelfile);

Using FiddlerCore to capture HTTP Requests with .NET

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Over the last few weeks I’ve been working on my Web load testing utility West Wind WebSurge. One of the key components of a load testing tool is the ability to capture URLs effectively so that you can play them back later under load. One of the options in WebSurge for capturing URLs is to use its built-in capture tool which acts as an HTTP proxy to capture any HTTP and HTTPS traffic from most Windows HTTP clients, including Web Browsers as well as standalone Windows applications and services. To make this happen, I used Eric Lawrence’s
awesome FiddlerCore library, which provides most of the functionality of his desktop Fiddler application, all rolled into an easy to use library that you can plug into your own applications. FiddlerCore makes it almost too easy to capture HTTP content! For WebSurge I needed to capture all HTTP traffic in order to capture the full HTTP request – URL, headers and any content posted by the client. The result of what I ended up creating is this semi-generic capture form: In this post I’m going to demonstrate how easy it is to...(Read whole news on source site)

Metrics hunt in RavenDB

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You might have noticed that we are paying a lot of options for operational concerns in RavenDB 3.0. This is especially true because we moved away from performance counters to, which means that is is much easier and light weight to add metrics to RavenDB. As a result of that, we are adding a lot of stuff that will be very useful for ops team. From monitoring the duration of queries to the bandwidth available for replication to a host of other stuff. What I wanted to ask is what kind of things do you want

The Morning Brew #1661

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Software Announcing the beta release of Web Pages 3.2.1 – Yishai G highlights the latest beta release of ASP.NET Web Pages available via the NuGet Gallery. This update includes substantial performance work performed in conjunction with the MSN team to improve the memory allocation during render or larger pages Brighter – Ian Cooper is looking […]

GameMaker Tips: Resources

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A significant aspect to making games with GameMaker is the management of graphics, sounds, and other game related resources.  Inside GameMaker, resources are managed in the Resource Tree, which provides a file-explorer type view to all the gaming assets.    The Resources menu option also provides a quick way to add resources to a game project.  Each respective resource menu-item has a corresponding keyboard shortcut.