Nick Randolph discussed how Windows Phone applications can be deployed within a company using enterprise distribution.
- By Nick Randolph
The critical part of security isn't your code; it's the people using your applications. Because of that, increasing your security often makes your applications less secure.
Context is king, and your app can easily create hyper-local experiences with iBeacons!
- By Greg Shackles
Peter turns the management of his single-page Backbone application over to Backbone itself by integrating Backbone Routers and Events. Plus: How to simplify your TypeScript code with longer namespaces.
Here's an article about managing transactions that you don't need to read because, with one exception, Entity Framework will do the right thing by default. But, in the .NET Framework 4 and later, you can do more (if you ever need to).
Simple problems are often solved by simple solutions. Other times, simple problems are solved with an end user running a Web site from Visual Studio on their machine.
There are two different techniques for training a neural network: batch and online. Understanding their similarities and differences is important in order to be able to create accurate prediction systems.
- By James McCaffrey
You want the responsiveness that asynchronous programming in the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 provides, but also need your asynchronous methods to work with other code in your application. Here's how the Task object answers all of your problems.
Ondrej Balas continues his series on refactoring code for dependency injection, looking at patterns and strategies for changing application behavior after it has already been compiled.
- By Ondrej Balas
Extension methods provide a great way for extending a class functionality -- but it's interfaces that let you use those methods anywhere you want.
We often take syntax highlighting for granted -- it just makes code so much more readable that it's become hard to live without. I'll take a look at a little history behind it and some new developments that might make code coloring even more useful.
- By Terrence Dorsey
How to define common XAML resources to improve the consistency of your applications.
- By Nick Randolph
Peter creates an AJAX-enabled application using TypeScript with Backbone that talks to a Web API service. He also upgrades to the latest version of Backbone TypeScript support, causing several things to break -- but it does result in better, simpler code.
Microsoft Azure has caught up with AWS in many areas. In a couple of others, it's actually pulled ahead.
- By Andrew J. Brust
How to use Xamarin.Auth, Xamarin.Social, and the Facebook SDK for Android to interact with Facebook within a Xamarin.Android application.
- By Wallace McClure
Weight decay and weight restriction are two closely related, optional techniques that can be used when training a neural network. This article explains exactly what weight decay and weight restriction are, and how to use them with an existing neural network application or implement them in a custom application.
- By James McCaffrey
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.