Nick Randolph looks at how you can use a UriMapper to help structure your Windows Phone application.
- By Nick Randolph
In WPF and Silverlight,you can separate your UI logic into a set of Command classes that facilitate loose coupling, testable designs, and reusability.
jsFiddle is a free code-sharing tool that allows you to edit, share, execute and debug Web code within a browser.
Eric Vogel walks through a soup-to-nuts demo for building a Metro-style RSS reader.
- By Mark Michaelis
Here's how to integrate the ASP.NET CustomValidator control with client-side code to create a page that uses Ajax and server-side code to validate data at the browser.
In addition to adding a new paradigm with Windows 8/Metro, Microsoft has upgraded its core development products; this comprehensive overview takes it all in.
Get started with this quick but informative guide (and sample code) from John Papa.
ASP.NET 4 upgrades the support for detecting browser capabilities with profiles for the latest mobile browsers. The good news is that you can use that new information with older versions of ASP.NET.
Adobe's about-face appears motivated by the explosion of mobile computing.
Windows 8 is an early preview, but has enough of its shape to show XAML developers that their skills are applicable.
If you want to call a service you can—but the service can't call you back. WebSockets offers the potential for real, two way communications -- and it's as simple as calling a Web Service.
Rather than try to ensure that he's getting the right config file for his production and test systems, Peter Vogel lets the application configure itself, using the Managed Extensibility Framework to enable automatic selection of the right connection string
Learn MVVM fundamentals by building this simple Twitter app.
Visual Studio readers sound off on HTML5; some love it, others, well...
- By Readers of Visual Studio Magazine