Today's $10 deal from APress at http://www.apress.com/9781430239543 is Oracle Core: Essential Internals for DBAs and Developers
"Oracle Core: Essential Internals for DBAs and Developers by Jonathan Lewis provides just the essential information about Oracle Database internals that every database administrator needs for troubleshooting—no more, no less."
The InfoPath 2013 Preview doesn't really have many new features. But this one little one made me smile. In InfoPath 2013, the Clip Art ribbon is replaced with Online Pictures. For those of you wondering what was there before, in InfoPath 2010 it looked like this. Yes it's that little button that we never used. This dialog appears when you click it. Searching for a victim's face...
A few things would make this even more awesome: Add my commonly used Clip Arts to my skydrive, and link it up. This probably works already, except my Office 2013 Preview isn't hooked up to my normal Microsoft Account. Allow additional websites, I find iconfinder.com to be extremely good. Or allow URL to be used directly in the dialog. ...(Read whole news on source site)
I like demo apps that show how to deal with real scenarios like navigation, animation, client storage, and event messaging. A SPA generally has multiple views of related data and uses navigation so it only makes sense that my new Pluralsight course “Single Page Apps with HTML5, ASP.NET Web API, Knockout, and jQuery” demonstrates navigation. And frankly, the rest of the topics like animations and storage were just too cool to leave out. 48 Hours Only: Today my latest course Single Page Apps with HTML5, ASP.NET Web API, Knockout and jQuery became available at
SimpleMembership, Membership Providers, Universal Providers and the new ASP.NET 4.5 Web Forms and ASP.NET MVC 4 templates
The ASP.NET MVC 4 Internet template adds some new, very useful features which are built on top of SimpleMembership. These changes add some great features, like a much simpler and extensible membership API and support for OAuth. However, the new account management features require SimpleMembership and won't work against existing ASP.NET Membership Providers. I'll start with a summary of top things you need to know, then dig into a lot more detail. Summary: SimpleMembership has been designed as a replacement for traditional the previous ASP.NET Role and Membership provider system SimpleMembership
solves common problems people ran into with the Membership provider system and was designed for modern user / membership / storage needs SimpleMembership integrates with the previous membership system, but you can't use a MembershipProvider with SimpleMembership The new ASP.NET MVC 4 Internet application template AccountController requires SimpleMembership and is not compatible with previous MembershipProviders You can continue to use existing ASP.NET Role and Membership providers in ASP.NET 4.5 and ASP.NET MVC 4 - just not with the ASP.NET MVC 4 AccountController The existing...(Read whole news on source site)
Developing for mobile in the cloud has just gotten easier, with Azure-fied data tools.
Today my latest course Single Page Apps with HTML5, ASP.NET Web API, Knockout and jQuery became available at Pluralsight! This also happens to be the 300th course released by Pluralsight! To celebrate, they are offering my course for free for 48 hours (see web site for exact terms and details). Follow @pluralsight and @john_papa on Twitter to find out about other great offers like this, and feel free to Tweet this offer to everyone you know.
Expect September to be a month of Windows Phone 8 handset reveals, and late October to be the official launch of the coming devices.
Node.js Framework: 18 Reasons Developers Are Using It for Cloud, Mobile - Application Development - News & Reviews - eWeek.com
Node.js Framework: 18 Reasons Developers Are Using It for Cloud, Mobile - Application Development - News & Reviews - eWeek.com:
Node Package Manager or NPM is a package manager and distribution system for Node.js. NPM has 12,000 modules and 3,800 active package authors.
Node.js is more watched than Ruby on Rails on GitHub. Bootstrap is first, Node.js second, jQuery third and Rails fourth.
LinkedIn is a prominent user of Node.js. On the server side, LinkedIn’s entire mobile software stack is completely built in Node.js. The company went from running 15 servers
with 15 instances on each physical machine to just four instances that can handle two times the traffic. ...(Read whole news on source site)
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: Windows
Azure Blob, Drive, Table, Queue and Hadoop Services SQL Azure Database, Federations and Reporting Marketplace DataMarket, Cloud Numerics, Big Data and OData Windows Azure Service Bus, Access Control, Caching, Active Directory, and Workflow Windows Azure Virtual Machines, Virtual Networks, Web Sites, Connect, RDP and CDN Live Windows Azure Apps, APIs, Tools and Test Harnesses Visual Studio LightSwitch and Entity Framework v4+ Windows Azure Infrastructure and...(Read whole news on source site)