Virtual, augmented and mixed (VAMR) reality development is taking off, as capable devices and platforms mature. Tim Kulp introduces the basics to building a VR application in Unity, showing how to work with connected services, build a UI with dimensionality and interaction, and organize code components for troubleshooting.
Expressing the logic of a business domain can be a real challenge. An emerging solution is to use business events to express the logic of the domain in a more natural and user-friendly way, as Dino Esposito explains.
Free your mind. Source control provides automation that empowers DevOps and liberates developers from a raft of tedious activities. Learn more about source control repositories and the foundational role they play in an automated release pipeline.
In machine learning, it's often necessary to come up with an approach for stopping training in a way to optimize the probability of selecting the best prediction model, and solutions to best choice problems can help. To illustrate, James McCaffrey shows how to tackle the Secretary Problem.
The new Feature Slices functionality gives developers a way to organize their ASP.NET Core MVC projects by Feature, rather than by Models, Views, and Controllers.
Mark Michaelis details how to configure the CommandLineApplication, and discusses how to trigger command-line parsing and what happens immediately after the parse invocation.
Leveraging Reactive Extensions and the RxJS-DOM plug-in gives you a flexible, high-level way of integrating client-side DOM events and AJAX requests in a loosely coupled way that enables you to make significant changes to your application without having to restructure all of your code.
In his July column, Frank La Vigne showed how to build an IoT device to capture Wi-Fi signals. This month, he shows how to connect it to the cloud to realize its full potential.
Learn how using a powerful and efficient cross-platform technology like Xamarin is the key to an effective and consistent development strategy—and greater productivity.
Giovanni Dicanio presents C++ techniques for converting Unicode text between UTF-8 and UTF-16, using the Win32 APIs MultiByteToWideChar and WideCharToMultiByte. These Win32 C-interface APIs are wrapped in modern C++ code, using STL string classes to store Unicode text, and exceptions to signal error conditions.