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How to Set Up In-App Purchasing for Your Windows Phone App

In-App purchasing helps you make money after the initial sale. Learn how to use the new API to set it up.

The Chain of Responsibility Pattern in .NET

Chain of Responsibility decouples the sender of a request from the receiver by allowing one or many handler objects to handle the request.

SignalR Revisited

Eric Vogel covers the recent changes to the SignalR persistent connection API.

The Facade Pattern in .NET

Eric Vogel covers shows how to use the Facade pattern to create a simple unified interface for a collection of interfaces in a .NET application.

Give Your Career a Boost with the Developer Capability Matrix

Knowing where you are -- and where you want to go -- are the keys to using the matrix.

Continuous Improvement and the Agile Retrospective

Doing better takes time and is an incremental process.

Neural Network Activation Functions in C#

James McCaffrey explains what neural network activation functions are and why they're necessary, and explores three common activation functions.

Create Object Clones Through the Prototype Pattern in .NET

The Prototype Pattern involves cloning objects. Learn how to create both deep and shallow clones for instances in your program where creating a new object won't work.

The Decorator Pattern in .NET

The decorator pattern is a good way to add extensibility to an application, as it follows SOLID design principles. Learn how to use it by adding validation logic to a form.

Integrating iOS Apps with Twitter and Facebook

Use the Apple iOS 6 social framework to deliver a compelling experience to your users.

Moving from Partial Views to AJAX Calls

Use AJAX and some JavaScript libraries to decouple your data and presentation logic.

The Neural Network Input-Process-Output Mechanism

Understanding the feed-forward mechanism is required in order to create a neural network that solves difficult practical problems such as predicting the result of a football game or the movement of a stock price.

Creating Secure .NET Applications

An overview of the Microsoft .NET Framework application security utilities SN.exe, Dotfuscator and SignTool.exe.

Background Tasks in Windows Store Apps

A new feature of Windows Store apps, utilizing background tasks will not only help circumvent some challenges from the Windows Store app lifecycle, but they can keep your app responsive to what's going on with the user's device.

Recording Media in a Windows Store App Part 3: Video Capture

Eric Vogel covers how to capture video in a Windows Store app by using the MediaCapture API.

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