An interaction script bridges the gap between designing concepts and actually adding controls to forms. The interaction script will tell you what your application needs to do, leading you (finally) to what controls you need on which forms.
After Wayne's employer decided to bring some outsourced code back in house, he discovered that developers in Kerbleckistan were doing some serious innovating in the science of passing parameters.
Kenny Kerr continues his series about compiler fundamentals by introducing the syntax analysis, grammars, and the act of parsing or interpreting source code.
The principles of great UI design start from a different place than the principles that lead to great application design. They both end up in exactly the same place, though.
Ondrej Balas continues his series on refactoring code for dependency injection, focusing on techniques that make it easier to refactor complex applications.
- By Ondrej Balas
The best thing you can do in order to create a great UI is to stop thinking about UI design.
When you need a specialty development tool like an HTTP debugger, you have a few options. I'll take a look at the popular current offerings and talk to some of their developers about the experience of building these apps.
- By Terrence Dorsey
If you're used to ListBox or LongListSelector, find out how the GridView and ListView controls for Windows Phone 8.1 can do it better.
- By Nick Randolph
Navigation in mobile devices is an important consideration. If a user isn't able to navigate an app, he might quickly abandon it. Learn the navigation principles of Android to keep this from happening to you.
- By Wallace McClure
You can completely disconnect your test code from your database with Entity Framework 6 in .NET and Visual Studio. You just need a little bit of custom code for your application, along with some boilerplate code.
A critical auditing app was as down as the floor of the Grand Canyon. And each day it was down was a six-figure fine.
Are you tired of manually configuring IIS sites (adding Web sites, application pools, virtual directories and so on)? Use C# and the Microsoft.Web.Administration Namespace to simplify your life (or at least IIS configuration).
- By Patrick Steele
Kenny Kerr continues his series about compiler fundamentals by considering how the original source code may be converted into a stream of tokens.
Backbone provides an elegant way to encapsulate the code necessary to get your data and HTML onto the page. Peter shows how to make it work in TypeScript.
Ondrej Balas continues his discussion on refactoring your code for dependency injection, this time focusing on the composition root pattern.
- By Ondrej Balas
Deep Neural Networks are the more computationally powerful cousins to regular neural networks. Learn exactly what DNNs are and why they are the hottest topic in machine learning research.
- By James McCaffrey
Thinking in terms of layers or tiers really isn't much help to you. Stop doing it: The single responsibility principle and design patterns are all you really need.
Prune your Entity Framework with the help of asynchronous methods.
Go deeper into the Oculus Rift SDK.
Microsoft's newest CEO seems to understand the challenges Microsoft faces, and is positioning the company to re-assert its preeminent place in the industry.
- By Andrew J. Brust