It’s time for this month’s blog round-up! Check out what our authors have been creating over the past month!
- This month in MSDN, Rachel Appel explores the Hub control in the Hub project template in Visual Studio. If you are new to the Hub project template, which enables you to deliver a large volume of content to the user while using a modern UX, then check out her article entitled A Look at the Hub Project and Control in Windows Store Apps.
Dave Baskin has been busy building the Angular-MVC-Cookbook repository in GitHub where you can find examples of Angular.js and ASP.NET MVC integration. He’s explained his reasoning behind building the repository and explained his examples in the following posts: Cookbook for ASP.NET MVC and Angular.js Web Apps; AngularJS/MVC Cookbook Basic Project; AngularJS/MVC Cookbook Simple Routing; AngularJS/MVC Cookbook Unit Testing; AngularJS/MVC Cookbook Running Unit Tests; AngularJS/MVC Cookbook CRUD Operations; and AngularJS/MVC Cookbook Simple Binding.
Dwight Goins has been busy creating a heart rate detector for Kinect v2. He’s recently posted a sample application as well as instructions in a recent blog post entitled Kinect Heart Rate Detector.
Kevin Griffin has been speaking at and helping produce developer events around the country for years. He’s recently decided to crowd-source a new event in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Check out his motivation for doing so in his blog post “Running a Conference Like a Startup?” and then mosey on over to the 757DevCon interest site to see how he’s progressed.
If you’ve been following Jeremy Likness’ series on the power of Zone, you don’t want to miss his latest installment – Use Zone to Trigger Angular Digest Loop for External Functions. In this post, he examines yet another powerful and useful way to use zones to improve your application.
Wintellect’s own John Robbins has been busy lately. In addition to teaching in China, John penned four recent posts. Get your fill of Debugging tips and tricks with these articles:
A Behavior Change in Visual Studio 2013 .NET Breakpoints
Displaying Multiple .NET Objects with WinDDBG’s Command Language
ProcMonDebugOutput Now on GitHub
ProcDump Post Mortem Switches: Order Matters
Charles Petzold has long been an expert in graphics programming. In his latest post- I Have Cracked the 3D Pedagogical Nut! – he lays the framework and reasoning behind the latest installment in his DirectX Factor column in MSDN. The latest column, entitled A 2D Portal into a 3D World, explores how to use geometries generated from character outlines to create a spinning, animated 3D image.
In his latest blog post, 5 Great Features in ES6 (Harmony), Noel Stieglitz covers – you guessed it – five new features in EcmaScript. He provides a glimpse of the improvements and/or additions including Classes, Arrow Functions, Modules, Block Scoping, and Promises.
Tony Sneed recently released Part 1 of a three part series about Android and iOS development with MVVM. This post deals with iOS development. Part 2 will delve into Android development, and Part 3 will discuss how to create a Simple Mvvm Portable Library with code that can be shared across multiple UI platforms (both Microsoft and non-Microsoft). Check out Android and iOS Development with Simple MVVM Toolkit? Yes You Can!
Rob Tiffany recently produced two video interviews and attended Mobile World Congress in Barcelona! Check out his latest work:
Mobile Expert Interview: Kevin Benedict and Rob Tiffany. Rob and Kevin discuss Microsoft mobility topics from Windows Phone to Windows Intune
Deploying Windows Phone Apps for the Enterprise. Rob and Matthijs Hoekstra discuss the different ways to deploy Windows Phone apps in the enterprise.
Mobile World Congress 2014 in Pictures. Experience Mobile World Congress through Rob’s lens!