Volume 30 Number 8
Modern drag and drop offers new possibilities, such as various options to customize visual feedback. Learn how to implement drag and drop in XAML applications and leverage the new features to offer a rich user experience without impacting application responsiveness.
There are now three ways for developers to create iOS apps on the Microsoft platform: Visual Studio 2015 Tools for Apache Cordova, the cross-platform agent in Visual Studio Online, and the new Visual Studio Code cross-platform editor.
In the first part of a two-part article, the authors explore some of the issues involved in creating a cloud back end that aggregates and processes data and serves it to mobile clients.
If you want to use AngularJS on your front end, you don’t have to abandon the Microsoft stack on the back end. Azure Mobile Services integrates with AngularJS seamlessly, as Jonathan Miller explains.
Any action is a command or a query—but never both. A command alters the system state. A query reports on the state of the system. This is sometimes referred to as the Command-Query Responsibility Segregation, a potentially groundbreaking architecture.
In the first of a three-part series on 3D Web game development, Michael Oneppo starts building a simple game using the popular and powerful THREE.js library.
The Microsoft Interface Definition Language (MIDL) defines interfaces between client and server programs. Kenny Kerr continues his exploration of the Windows Runtime with a look at the MIDL compiler.
Clustering is useful for revealing patterns in huge sets of data. One of the most common clustering techniques is the k-means algorithm. This article explains a relatively recent variation called k-means++, which improves the selection of initial means.
The MEAN (Mongo, Express, Angular, Node) stack is quickly emerging as one of the favored development software stacks for the NodeJS platform. Ted Neward introduces MEAN in the first of a series.