Today I saw a demonstration by ITR Mobility
of their line of business application support for having one code base, written in C# that can be deployed to practically any platform you like. Does that should like it would be of use to you? Coz it sure as hell sounds like I could use [...]-Do you want to move to Visual Studio 11 Team Foundation Service NOW? Microsoft is providing a Go-Live licence (that means that it is supported in production) and you can use it today! For help moving forward contact
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)
No I am not leaving Northwest Cadence. No I am not going to work at Microsoft… well I am, kind of. I have just started an engagement that will see me working as a Technical Product Manager as part of the Visual Studio Industry Partner Program. Visual Studio Industry Partner Directory
[...]-Do you want to move to Visual Studio 11 Team Foundation Service NOW? Microsoft is providing a Go-Live licence (that means that it is supported in production) and you can use it today! For help moving forward contact
Why is Microsoft allegedly telling those inside and outside the company to stop playing up 'Metro' going forward when talking about the new wave of Microsoft products?
There have been a flood of Windows 8 announcements in the past few days… The RTM of Windows 8 has been announced and we know that from August 15th the RTM code will start to drop into the hands of developers and IT professionals who have MSDN and TechNet subscriptions...(read more
Winning the $30 trillion decathlon - McKinsey Quarterly - Strategy - Globalization
1. Surgically target urban growth clusters.
2. Anticipate moments of explosive growth.
3. Devise segmentation strategies for local relevance and global scale.
6. Build brands that resonate and inspire trust.
7. Control the route to market.
8. Organize today for the markets of tomorrow.
9. Turbocharge the drive for emerging-market talent.
China has 56 different ethnic groups, who speak 292 distinct languages; India embraces about 20 official languages, hundreds of dialects, and four major religious traditions; Brazil’s citizens are among the
world’s most ethnically and culturally diverse; the residents of Africa’s 53 countries speak an estimated 2,000 different languages and dialects. Even geographically proximate tier-one cities can be radically different. Consider Guangzhou and Shenzhen, two southern Chinese metropolitan centers of comparable size, separated by a distance of just 100 kilometers. In the former, the majority of consumers are locally born Cantonese speakers. In the latter, more than 80 percent are migrants who communicate in Mandarin and, reflecting their disparate regional origins, have far more diverse tastes in consumer electronics, fashion, and food.
A series of posts providing proven
guidance for developing ASP.NET MVC applications from idea to well-designed
So you’ve landed your first project! Just days ago your client came to you and said “I’ve got a great idea and I want you to build it!” With unwavering confidence, you quickly retorted “And I’ll build it, and it’ll be friggin’ awesome!” You agree to a price, you put all the business paperwork in place, and you’re ready to get coding…you sit down at the computer, raring to go, and think to yourself “Now where the hell do I start?”
To begin with, you’ve already
gotten ahead of yourself. Before a single key stroke of code is developed, it’s time to do some planning. And once the planning is done - and only after that - it’ll be time to turn those plans into maintainable, tested code.
While there are plenty of coding samples of design patterns and "best practices," it’s sometimes difficult to figure out how the developer got from an empty directory in Windows Explorer to an implemented piece of architectural and functional beauty. This series of posts will walk you through the basics of the project life cycle, from project inception to project...(Read whole news on source site)
This is part of a series of posts about NHibernate Pitfalls. See the entire collection here
. If you use inheritance and lazy loading, you may end up with the following situation: You want to access a lazy loaded property of a base class type, of which you don’t know the exact type; You want to do different operations depending on the actual type. That is usually expressed by this mapping:
If you fit into any one (or more) of these three categories…
You like tabletop RPGs
You build Xaml applications
You build Html/JS applications
For some time I’ve been cranking away building my company’s first real product. I’m very excited to officially announce to you today that RPGWithMe
is live! RPGWithMe
is a web-based platform centered around tabletop RPGs. If you play these games…you are going to like this a lot. RPGWithMe provides four main feature areas in its initial launch:
The industry’s most beautiful character sheets, fully interactive and free: Use them at the gametable on your tablet
or laptop. They’re also fully integrated into our play-by-post and virtual tabletop experience. It's as simple as uploading DDI or Hero Lab ® files. Custom character creation is coming soon…
We provide gorgeous home pages for your campaigns. Use our live-previewing editor to write wiki articles and pin them to your home page. Chronicle your adventure and automatically have your content indexed for later. Plus, access our enormous, high quality art library for use in your wiki or upload your own art.
We’ve built our system from the ground up to support PbP. It fully integrates your player’s character sheets and...(Read whole news on source site)