In the middle of 2012, Microsoft announced a major shift in its guidelines for securing ASP.NET web applications regarding partial trust. But now, well over a year later, has the shift gone largely unnoticed? Don Kiely looks into the change and theorizes why so little has been made of it....More
Dino Esposito explains how to build an Android app, including working with the IDE, building a simple UI, defining object references, adding event handlers, using the manifest file, and launching an activity....More
Microsoft debuted Visual Studio Online, a set of Windows Azure-based development tools that lets development teams create, deliver, and manage their applications in the cloud. The announcement was made alongside the Visual Studio 2013 and .NET 4.5.1 launch event....More
Seemingly launched in tandem with Microsoft's release of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7, Microsoft recently released a new ad featuring Inori Aizawa, a cutesy and spunky anime girl who battles robots and malware in an outfit donning the Windows logo on her skirt....More
Today Microsoft is making Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) available to download worldwide, now making the browser available to millions of users in 95 different languages. Although you can download IE 11 today, Microsoft noted that it will be rolling out automatic updates for Windows 7 users to upgrade to IE 11 in the weeks ahead, starting today with users who are currently running the IE 11 Developer and Release Previews....More
Mobile development is a hot item. Customers are buying iPhones, iPads, Android devices, and many other mobile computing devices at an ever increasing record pace. Devices based on iOS and Android are nearly 80 percent of the marketplace. RIM continues to be dominant in the business area across the world. Nokia's growth with Windows Phone will grow on a worldwide basis.