How to Avoid a Docker Database Disaster

Containers are cool – and everyone and their mother is trying to get on board with them. While many applications are natural fit for containers in many cases, it feels like some applications are forced into containers so vendors can say, “Hey look at me! I do containers too!” This is particularly true of database…

Migrating Legacy ASP.NET apps to Docker

Many organizations, not wanting to rewrite applications, are figuring out how to take apps and containerize them for the cloud. Older operating systems are either end-of-life or approaching the end-of-life. Likewise, applications are increasingly being migrated to cloud hosts. The need to do this is as pressing as ever and containers offer a simple, viable…

Building JavaScript Applications with Angular and Redux

Introduction The web application world has been disrupted by the plethora of JavaScript technologies which has transformed the development of web applications from being a primarily server-side effort, to primarily a client-side one. Ever since jQuery made cross-browser web applications easy for everyone to create, a steady stream of JavaScript libraries and frameworks have been…

Answers to Your Burning Xbox Dev Questions

How do I protect my Xbox in dev mode? Can I publish my non-game app to Xbox One? Now that Microsoft is further opening up the Xbox platform to developers, you might have questions about either bringing an existing UWP app to Xbox, or developing directly for the gaming console. Microsoft’s recent live video training…

Programming the Windows Runtime by Example, by Jeremy Likness and John Garland

The most thorough hands-on guide the building Windows Store apps using C# and XAML. Written by Microsoft MVPs and Windows 8.1 experts Jeremy Likness and John Garland, this book provides over 80 sample projects that illustrate every aspect of the Windows Runtime (WinRT) from data, networking, and encryption to cloud services, globalization, packaging, and deployment.…

Windows Runtime via C#, by Jeffrey Richter and Maarten van de Bospoort

Get a thorough grounding in the Windows Runtime—and apply your C# skills to building innovative apps for the Windows Store. Guided by Jeff Richter, a recognized master of Windows programming, along with principal Windows consultant Maarten van de Bospoort, this book provides pragmatic guidance on the non-UI side of Windows development, and features a wealth…

Windows Store Apps Succinctly by John Garland – Get Your Free E-Book from Syncfusion

Windows Store apps present a radical shift in Windows development. They place content and interaction above all else to provide users with immersive, intuitive application experiences. With Windows Store Apps Succinctly by John Garland, you’ll be guided through obtaining a developer license, to managing your application’s life cycle and storage, all the way to submitting…

Building Windows 8 Apps with C# And XAML by Jeremy Likness

This is the first practical guide to building breakthrough applications for Windows 8 from project templates through publication to the new Windows Store. Microsoft “MVP of the Year” Jeremy Likness helps you combine your existing developer skills with new Visual Studio 2012 tools and best practices to create apps that are intuitive and innovative. His…

CLR Via C# by Jeffrey Richter

Dig deep and master the intricacies of the common language runtime, C#, and .NET development. Learn from Jeffrey Richter, a longtime consultant to the Microsoft .NET team—and gain pragmatic insights for building robust, reliable, and responsive apps and components. BuyErrataSource Code

Power Threading Library

Wintellect’s own Jeffrey Richter has produced the Power Threading library (DLL) containing many classes to help with threading and asynchronous programming. There are versions of the library for the .NET Framework, Silverlight, and the .NET Compact Framework. Jeffrey has described many of the classes contained in the library by way of his MSDN Magazine Concurrent…

Windows via C/C++ by Jeffrey Richter and Christopher Nasarre

Get the preeminent guide to programming application for Windows with C or C++. Programming Applications for Microsoft Windows is a classic book (formerly titled Advanced Windows, Third Edition) and is now fully updated for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. Buy Source Code
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