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closer to her family. Elina has coded more code, designed more designs, squashed
more bugs and swore more swear words than anyone else I've brought on to our
team and she will be sorely missed. We wish you all the best in your new, calmer
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Most popular new articles
12 Nov 2012 - 18 Nov 2012
110 articles overall. 44 new, 66 updated.
New articles added
- Working Surface - tecgoblin
Actually creating stuff with Surface RT (and Windows RT in general)
- A Coder Interview With Cary Bran - The Code Project, Cary Bran
Welcome to our continuing series of Code Project interviews in which we talk to developers about their backgrounds, projects, interests and pet peeves. In this installment we talk to Cary Bran, Senior Director of Advanced Software and Architecture at Plantronics.
- Team Foundation Server 2012 RC – Install & Configure - kishore Gaddam
In this post, we will walk through the process of Installing & Configuring Team Foundation Server (TFS)2012 on a Windows 8 machine that has Visual Studio 2012. If you are using TFS 2010 for the Scrum Process , see the blog post @ http://kishore1021.wordpress.com/2010/08/02/scrum-process-for-software
- HTML5 Imaging with LEADTOOLS - LEADTOOLS Support
- WPF Touch Enabled Brick Ball Game - @AmitGajjar
This is not a simple brick ball game but we need to concentrate on two balls at a time.
- Book tracker App - Maneesh Sharma
Book tracker App keeps track of shared books with QR code/NFC tags
- World Clock - Vj_in
World Clock is simple app to configure and view your world clocks in your ultrabook. Its designed so cool and elegant.
- Dashboard Ultra - michael belshaw
This app, which harnesses the exciting sensor interface of the Ultrabook, will enable car driver to log and display in real-time there driving/racing activities
- WPF: Webcam Control - Meshack Musundi
A WPF UserControl for displaying and recording video from a webcam
- Take MVC to the Next Level in .Net - Xomega Team
How to quickly build reusable and flexible WPF, Silverlight or ASP.NET applications with the powerful Xomega Framework using the best MVVM principles.
- XML Visualizer v.2 - Lars Hove Christiansen
XML Visualizer v.2 improves the standard XML Visualizer in Visual Studio 2005, 2008, and 2010.
New Tips and Tricks added
Tips and Tricks updated
New Technical Blogs added
A basic setup for box2d based simulations and the next one will cover the integration with KineticJS library.
- NHibernate HiLo Identity Generator - Pete Sutcliffe
Primary key generation is important and you should give thought to how it happens. HiLo is one of several useful strategies available, which should be evaluated to see which one best suits your requirements.
- Reflections in Scrum's Silver Mirror - Zac Gery
Scrum is a popular incarnation of the Agile principles.
- Windows Phone Theme Colors - marcofranssen
The Color object doesn’t contain a color called Emerald. So I created a small class to help me out with this issue.
- Read Xml with Descendants Method (XName) - Pranay Rana
This post is about understanding Descendants and avoid misconception with this method.Recently I read one question on StackOverFlow about reading xml using Linq To Xml to get node values. In that developer made use of Descendants Method to get the child node values.Let see the actual problem here
Technical Blogs updated
- A synchronous observer of asynchronous events - Orjan Westin
In this article, we will write a simple multi-threaded example implementation of the Observer pattern, and show how to re-synchronise a past event to look current. Then we’ll demonstrate a technique to treat future events like they’re current, too.
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