Leverage Multiple Code Frameworks with One ASP.NET
Jeffrey Fritz demonstrates how you can use all four major ASP.NET code frameworks -- ASP.NET Web Forms, MVC and WebAPI, and SignalR -- together to create a cohesive solution.
Microsoft .NET Framework:
Migrating Legacy .NET Libraries to Target Modern Platforms
.NET libraries that have served you well for years can prove equally useful in today’s new environments—provided you’re willing to expend the migration effort needed. Using the Sterling NoSQL OODB, Josh Lane looks at forward migration patterns and best practices that minimize potential difficulties and maximize opportunities for reuse across platforms.
Windows Phone Video Capture: A Best-of-Breed Approach
Learn how to maintain your Windows Phone 7.5 project while giving a richer experience to your Windows Phone 8 users. The techniques discussed here go beyond video capture to apply to any of the APIs reinvented for Windows Phone 8.
Understanding and Using the SharePoint 2013 REST Interface
The SharePoint 2013 REST interface is extensive and powerful enough to provide most of what Web and mobile app developers will want to do. This article shows you how you can integrate SharePoint into your applications using the REST interface.
Shortest-Path Graph Analysis Using a CLR Stored Procedure
Graph analysis is becoming increasingly important in software applications, and this article shows how to perform shortest-path analysis with techniques that can also be used for many other data-access programming tasks.
Exploring Filters in XAudio2
Charles Petzold explains how you can alter the harmonic composition of sound through the use of filters and he shows how to accomplish this using XAudio2 in Windows 8.
Windows with C++
Introducing Direct2D 1.1
Direct 2D has taken a major step forward, and is now supported on Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Phone 8 and, now, Windows 7. Kenny Kerr explains how D2D 1.1 works and how to get started using it.
Windows Azure Insider
Geo-Protection for Video Blobs Using a Node.js Media Proxy
Windows Azure blobs are useful for storing video assets, but different levels of access can be required based on location or domain. Manage these requirements by creating a reverse proxy server in Windows Azure.
Data Clustering Using Category Utility
James McCaffrey presents a powerful new clustering algorithm that is relatively simple to implement, has worked well in practice, can be applied to both numeric and categorical data, and scales well to huge data sets.