Visual Studio 2013:
Introducing Visual Studio Online
Whether you’re part of a team or a team of one, with Visual Studio Online you can easily create and monitor seriously demanding applications, from anywhere.
Create Modern Microfiche with the Chronicling America API
Chronicling America provides a straightforward API that enables access to historical newspapers for apps used in research, education and family histories.
Windows with C++
Using Regular Expressions with Modern C++
Regular expression grammar can humble the most seasoned developer. Kenny Kerr shows how modern C++ lets you produce elegant and efficient abstractions to make the job easier.
Frequent Item-Sets for Association Rule Learning
Extracting frequently occurring item-sets from a list of transactions is a surprisingly tricky but useful task. This article explains the Apriori algorithm and presents a complete demo program.
The Working Programmer
Getting Started with Oak: Database Interaction
Digging deeper into the workings of the Oak dynamic Web development framework, Ted Neward shows how to wire up a SQL Server instance, build a database, add a related type and more.
Don't Get Me Started
The Steam Drill
The folk tale of John Henry describes a man who hammered steel drill rods into rock to make holes for blasting railroad tunnels. He died working to best a steam-powered drill. Does a similar fate await old developers unwilling to embrace increasing abstraction?