Web Development


Live from Visual Studio Live!: Microsoft Opens Development of ASP.NET Projects

Scott Hanselman, senior program manager in Microsoft's Developer Division, said that the decision wasn't really about open source: "This is about open development."

5-Minute Tour of CSS3 Background Gradients

Major browsers support CSS3 gradients (including Internet Explorer 10), but with different rendering engines, it's still good to have fallbacks.

The Survival of Microsoft's Fittest

A certain Darwinian evolution is taking place at Microsoft. Some product species are more fit, with better chances for survival. You can understand and work with Microsoft's changes, rather than being passively impacted by them.

Creating JavaScript UIs with the New Telerik HTML5 Framework

The Telerik Kendo UI framework for HTML5 apps is an excellent product. But even if you like it, should you buy a set of jQuery plug-ins that you can assemble together for free?

An Epic FAIL for this Web Service

The office where Peter L. works was abuzz with excitement one morning a few months ago when the familiar, bland corporate art was missing from the wall opposite the elevators.

MIX: a Missed Opportunity for Microsoft?

Was there confusion at Microsoft's Web-focused show? Sure. But from Papa's Perspective, that wasn't a bad thing.

Building a Windows 8 Metro App, Part 3: Putting it Together

Eric Vogel covers how to use the Windows 8 local data storage APIs to cache application data.

DevExpress Unleashes New Controls for ASP.NET

The latest edition of the control suite for ASP.NET offers almost every kind of control that a developer would need -- with one-third of the controls supporting ASP.NET MVC.

Mix is Nixed

Microsoft axes its Web-focused developer conference, at which major announcements used to be made.

UriMapper in Windows Phone

Nick Randolph looks at how you can use a UriMapper to help structure your Windows Phone application.

Extending XAML Applications with Custom Commands

In WPF and Silverlight,you can separate your UI logic into a set of Command classes that facilitate loose coupling, testable designs, and reusability.

Easy Web Development with jsFiddle

jsFiddle is a free code-sharing tool that allows you to edit, share, execute and debug Web code within a browser.

Building a Windows 8 RSS Reader

Eric Vogel walks through a soup-to-nuts demo for building a Metro-style RSS reader.

Web Forms with HTML5

Your forms can be built entirely in HTML5, with no JavaScript necessary. Here's how.

Integrating Ajax Code into the ASP.NET Validation Infrastructure

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.

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