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Random Link Roundup–10/31/2014

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Happy Halloween, everyone!  In addition to providing you with a bunch of random links, I’m going to be dressing for the job I want today: Google revealed some details about Angular 2.0 this week.  They didn’t just move the cheese, they took it outside, shot it, then set it on fire.  InfoQ has a concise write-up.  Firepole Marketing lists 16 common website design mistakes and how to fix them.  Let’s not count how many this very site violates.  MOVE ALONG! Have you ever had to make nice-looking HTML
E-mails?  It’s not fun.  BeeFree looks like it might help alleviate some of that pain. Here’s a web-based iOS simulator!  Just upload your .app file, and you'll get a link to your simulator! AppFigures looks like a good way to track useful metrics about your mobile apps.  Jon Skeet is always a good read.  His latest post is no exception. Chocolatey continues to grow up!  It FINALLY has package moderation!  And the Kickstarter is approaching the half-way mark with 18 days...(Read whole news on source site)

#1,192 – Calling Arrange on Child Elements

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When you author a custom control that contains child elements, you should call the Arrange method of each child object within your ArrangeOverride method. Below is an example, from a custom element with one child.  The parent control has a dependency property, ChildProperty, representing the single child element. Below is a second example, from a custom panel that renders […]

The Morning Brew #1727

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Software Azure: Announcing New Real-time Data Streaming and Data Factory Services – Scott Guthrie Information Graph traversal, part one – Eric Lippert ChessTDD 20: Refactoring in Earnest – Erik Dietrich ASP.NET MVC 6: New structure of solutions and projects – Gunnar Peipman Getting the Client’s IP Address in ASP.NET vNext Web Applications – Tugberk Ugurlu […]

Numbers in ORDER BY Clause

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You can use numbers in ORDER BY Clause so that it will sort the result set based on the ordinal position of the column. But when numbers are used in a CASE Expression, they do not refer the ordinal position of the columns but they behave like ordering based on derived column with as expression.

Let us consider the following data

create table #test(mobile_no int, model_name varchar(100)) truncate table #test insert into #test(mobile_no,model_name) select 1,'Samsung Galaxy' union all select 2,'Nokia Lumia' union all select 3,'Apple 5s' union all select 4,'Micromax Canvas' union all select 5,'Moto X' 1 Numbers in ORDER BY Clause

select * from #test order by 2 The result
is mobile_no model_name ----------- -------------------- 3 iPhone 5s 4 Micromax Canvas 5 Moto X 2 Nokia Lumia 1 Samsung Galaxy As you see the results are ordered by Name because it is a second column
   
2 Expression in ORDER BY Clause

select * from #test order by case when model_name='Nokia Lumia' then 1 else 2 end The result...(Read whole news on source site)

ASP.NET MVC 6: New structure of solutions and projects

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ASP.NET MVC 6 solutions have a little bit different solution and project structure. Changes are needed because of new minimalistic tooling and cross-platform requirements. This posting gives you overview of new solution structure and explains how solutions will be organized in future. The post ASP.NET MVC 6: New structure of solutions and projects appeared first on Gunnar Peipman - Programming Blog.

Azure: Announcing New Real-time Data Streaming and Data Factory Services

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The last three weeks have been busy ones for Azure.  Two weeks ago we announced a partnership with Docker to enable great container-based development experiences on Linux, Windows Server and Microsoft Azure. Last week we held our Cloud Day event and announced our new G-Series of Virtual Machines as well as Premium Storage offering.  The G-Series VMs provide the largest VM sizes available in the public cloud today (nearly 2x more memory than the largest AWS offering, and 4x more memory than the largest Google offering).  The new Premium Storage offering (which will
work with both our D-series and G-series of VMs) will support up to 32TB of storage per VM, >50,000 IOPS of disk IO per VM, and enable sub-1ms read latency.  Combined they provide an enormous amount of power that enables you to run even bigger and better solutions in the cloud. Earlier this week, we officially opened our new Azure Australia regions – which are our 18th and 19th Azure regions open for business around the world.  Then at TechEd Europe we announced another round of new features – including the launch of the new...(Read whole news on source site)

Parsing Nokia Composer Ringtones With FParsec

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The classic Nokia 3310, and similar Nokia phones featured a capability to define custom ringtones using a tool called ‘Composer’. Parser uses a text based format to define the sequence of tones that makes up the ringtone. A tone is typically specified in the form: 8e2 Where the 8 indicates that the tone should last for eighth of a bar (half of a beat), the e is the musical note describing the pitch of the tone and the 2 indicates the octave that note comes from (valid options are 1, 2 and 3). I want to be able to read the string
that defines a composer tune and interpret it in a precise way that can be used for computations (like playing the tune). The full syntax, as a regular expression, is something like: (\d+\.?#?[abcdefg][123])|(\d+\.?\-) A tune is specified by a sequence of tokens, separated by spaces. Each token is either a tone or a rest. A rest is specified by a duration and an optional extension followed by a hyphen (e.g. 4.-). A tone is specified by a duration and an optional extension followed by a note (which may be preceded by a # to indicate sharp), followed by an octave (e.g....(Read whole news on source site)

TypeScript Demos from My TechEd Europe Session

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I had the pleasure of delivering a TypeScript session today in TechEd Europe.In the session, I introduced the TypeScript language and talked about language features and how to use them.Later on, I wrote a simple end-to-end web application using TypeScript in the server (with Node.js and Express) and in the front-end (mainly with jQuery).I want […]

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