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In-App purchasing helps you make money after the initial sale. Learn how to use the new API to set it up.
- By Michael Crump
Chain of Responsibility decouples the sender of a request from the receiver by allowing one or many handler objects to handle the request.
Eric Vogel covers the recent changes to the SignalR persistent connection API.
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.
Knowing where you are -- and where you want to go -- are the keys to using the matrix.
Doing better takes time and is an incremental process.
- By Mark J. Balbes, Ph.D.
James McCaffrey explains what neural network activation functions are and why they're necessary, and explores three common activation functions.
- By James McCaffrey
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 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.
Use the Apple iOS 6 social framework to deliver a compelling experience to your users.
- By Greg Shackles
- By Patrick Steele
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.
- By James McCaffrey
An overview of the Microsoft .NET Framework application security utilities SN.exe, Dotfuscator and SignTool.exe.
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.
- By Tony Champion
Eric Vogel covers how to capture video in a Windows Store app by using the MediaCapture API.