Dev Pro http://devproconnections.com/rss.xml en There Ain't No Azure without Developers http://devproconnections.com/windows-azure-development/there-aint-no-azure-without-developers <div class="field-byline"> Tim Huckaby (TimHuck@InterKnowlogy.com) </div> <div class="field-deck"> Microsoft's coming changes might help win over frustrated developers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has made it very clear that its future lies in Azure. Azure is now so robust and has so many moving parts that you can call it a stack or even a platform. But Azure isn't a vertical product and it never will be; it needs developers for implementation, adoption, and overall success. There just ain't no Azure without developers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-azure-development/there-aint-no-azure-without-developers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-azure-development/there-aint-no-azure-without-developers#comments Windows Azure Development Azure Developer keynote speech layoffs memo Microsoft open letter Satya Nadella Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:35:00 +0000 12971 at http://devproconnections.com Annoyances with Windows Server 2012 R2 http://devproconnections.com/windows-server-2012-r2/annoyances-windows-server-2012-r2 <div class="field-deck"> It's always the small things. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There’s an old saying that you shouldn’t argue with fools because observers might not be able to spot the difference between you and the fool. So, at the risk of sounding like a complete raving fool, I’m going to complain about a few things with Windows Server 2012 R2 that drive me absolutely batty and make me question the sanity of some of the folks at Microsoft.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-server-2012-r2/annoyances-windows-server-2012-r2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-server-2012-r2/annoyances-windows-server-2012-r2#comments Windows Server 2012 R2 folders music pictures remove Windows Server 2012 R2 Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 12961 at http://devproconnections.com How Secure is Your Web Programming Language? http://devproconnections.com/security/how-secure-your-web-programming-language <div class="node-body article-body">If I were a betting kind of guy, I’d bet that most developers—myself included—don’t consider the inherent security of their chosen programming language(s) when beginning a new project. However, because of a new report out from WhiteHat Security, "2014 Website Security Statistics Report," I’m thinking more about language security.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/security/how-secure-your-web-programming-language" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/security/how-secure-your-web-programming-language#comments Web Development Security Programming languages security Web development Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 12931 at http://devproconnections.com How to Apply Changes to Your DB2 Database with Minimal Risk http://devproconnections.com/dell/how-apply-changes-your-db2-database-minimal-risk <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Dell </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Big data got you down? Watch this new webcast with Oracle Ace Bert Scalzo to better understand why data modeling is a critical component of every successful data warehousing and business intelligence initiative. Learn now to organize current data stores into meaningful &ldquo;sources&rdquo; for ETL processing, collection, summarization and aggregation; use tools to create and maintain successful data warehousing and business intelligence solutions; transform existing OLTP models into star schema designs; answer critical business questions; and plan for the future.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/dell/how-apply-changes-your-db2-database-minimal-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dell Resources Sponsored data modeling Dell webcast Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:15:00 +0000 12951 at http://devproconnections.com Data Modeling for Effective Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence http://devproconnections.com/dell/data-modeling-effective-data-warehousing-and-business-intelligence <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Dell </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Big data got you down? Watch this new webcast with Oracle Ace Bert Scalzo to better understand why data modeling is a critical component of every successful data warehousing and business intelligence initiative. Learn now to organize current data stores into meaningful &ldquo;sources&rdquo; for ETL processing, collection, summarization and aggregation; use tools to create and maintain successful data warehousing and business intelligence solutions; transform existing OLTP models into star schema designs; answer critical business questions; and plan for the future.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/dell/data-modeling-effective-data-warehousing-and-business-intelligence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dell Resources Sponsored data modeling Dell webcast Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:15:00 +0000 12941 at http://devproconnections.com Two Great Solutions for Object Mapping http://devproconnections.com/development/two-great-solutions-object-mapping <div class="node-body article-body">In modern applications, it's all too common to need to map data or properties from one object to another. Writing code to tackle this manually is not only tedious, but prone to simple yet costly mistakes. Happily, though, there are a number of open-source libraries that developers can easily leverage to help take the sting out of mapping.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/two-great-solutions-object-mapping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/two-great-solutions-object-mapping#comments Development AutoMapper automated mapping direct mapping mapping libraries Object Mapping solutions ValueInjecter Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:45:00 +0000 12921 at http://devproconnections.com Azure Applications: Cost-Effective Architecting http://devproconnections.com/windows-azure-development/azure-applications-cost-effective-architecting <div class="node-body article-body">You need a software architect to adequately estimate the costs of an Azure solution. That means the architectural decisions made when building a Cloud application in Azure can dramatically affect the cost of running that application. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-azure-development/azure-applications-cost-effective-architecting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-azure-development/azure-applications-cost-effective-architecting#comments Windows Azure Development Azure Azure architecture Cloud Architecture cloud internet connectivity cost effective cost predictions Visual Studio Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:00:00 +0000 12861 at http://devproconnections.com Toad Oracle: Tips to Simplify Database Administration and Development http://devproconnections.com/dell/toad-oracle-tips-simplify-database-administration-and-development <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Dell </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Are you leveraging all of Toad&rsquo;s powerful features? In this on-demand webcast, Oracle ACE and Toad Product Architect Bert Scalzo discusses Toad&rsquo;s hidden functionality, and how it can make your job easier. Watch it today.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/dell/toad-oracle-tips-simplify-database-administration-and-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dell Development Resources Sponsored Dell tips tips to simplyfy webcast Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:38:00 +0000 12911 at http://devproconnections.com Toad Oracle: Discover the Top 10 Most Useful Toad Features http://devproconnections.com/dell/toad-oracle-discover-top-10-most-useful-toad-features <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Dell </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In this on-demand webcast, Oracle ACE and Toad Product Architect Bert Scalzo discusses 10 powerful and hidden features in Toad&reg; that help increase your productivity and DB performance. Watch this webcast today.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/dell/toad-oracle-discover-top-10-most-useful-toad-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dell Development Resources Sponsored Dell development oracle toad top 10 webcast Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:24:00 +0000 12901 at http://devproconnections.com Disturbing Problems with SQL Server 2014 http://devproconnections.com/sql-server-2014/disturbing-problems-sql-server-2014 <div class="field-deck"> Developers are getting the cold shoulder </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server 2014 has recently released, and it comes with some exciting new benefits and improvements. From the developer’s point of view, however, SQL Server 2014 and Microsoft are giving customers the cold shoulder. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/sql-server-2014/disturbing-problems-sql-server-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/sql-server-2014/disturbing-problems-sql-server-2014#comments SQL Server 2014 Database Development Development developers JSON licensing new features software assurance SQL Server SQL Server 2014 Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:55:00 +0000 12841 at http://devproconnections.com Draconian ASP.NET 4.5.2 Security Change: It Was the Right Thing to Do http://devproconnections.com/aspnet/draconian-aspnet-452-security-change-it-was-right-thing-do <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft recently made a breaking change to ASP.NET 4.5.2, in the interest of security. Don Kiely explores the change and admits some annoyance at Microsof'ts blunt boldness, but ultimately admits that it was the right thing to do.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/aspnet/draconian-aspnet-452-security-change-it-was-right-thing-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/aspnet/draconian-aspnet-452-security-change-it-was-right-thing-do#comments ASP.NET Web Development ASP.NET breaking change EnableViewStateMac Message authentication code security Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 12831 at http://devproconnections.com IT/Dev Connections: Speakers and Sessions http://devproconnections.com/development/itdev-connections-speakers-and-sessions <div class="field-byline"> Kelsey Levitt </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Take a look at some of our featured Development speakers and their sessions for IT/Dev Connections!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/itdev-connections-speakers-and-sessions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/itdev-connections-speakers-and-sessions#comments Development Connections Online Mon, 02 Jun 2014 17:45:00 +0000 12771 at http://devproconnections.com ASP.NET vNext: Big Things Ahead for Developers http://devproconnections.com/web-development/aspnet-vnext-big-things-ahead-developers <div class="node-body article-body">Michael K. Campbell discusses why the newly-announced ASP.NET vNext is great for developers that currently experiencing pain points associated with the Global Assembly Cache (GAC).</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/web-development/aspnet-vnext-big-things-ahead-developers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/web-development/aspnet-vnext-big-things-ahead-developers#comments ASP.NET Web Development ASP.NET GAC Global Assembly Cache open source Visual Studio vNext Thu, 22 May 2014 17:30:00 +0000 12731 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Pulls the Kinect from Xbox One http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-pulls-xbox-one-kinect <div class="node-body article-body">Tim Huckaby reflects on Microsoft's recent decision to pull the Kinect from the Xbox One from a development perspective.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-pulls-xbox-one-kinect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-pulls-xbox-one-kinect#comments Windows Development gesture technology Kinect Kinect for Windows Microsoft Touchscreens Xbox One Fri, 16 May 2014 18:45:00 +0000 12711 at http://devproconnections.com Speakers http://devproconnections.com/itdev-connections-online/speakers <div class="node-body page-body">We invite you to join us for the 11th year of the RPG & Beyond Web Conference. This interactive, online event is essential for programmers, developers, managers, CEOs, CTOs, and anyone interested in RPG or where it's headed</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/itdev-connections-online/speakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Connections Online Thu, 15 May 2014 17:22:41 +0000 12701 at http://devproconnections.com Windows http://devproconnections.com/itdev-connections-online/windows <div class="node-body page-body">IT/Dev Connections Online is a two-day virtual training event that will provide you with the information you need to get started testing and implementing the latest platforms and technologies. Find out how the latest releases and trends in the technology industry will affect your environment and career, and why you need to care about them.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/itdev-connections-online/windows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Connections Online Thu, 15 May 2014 17:21:30 +0000 12691 at http://devproconnections.com SQL Server http://devproconnections.com/itdev-connections-online/sql-server <div class="node-body page-body">IT/Dev Connections Online is a two-day virtual training event that will provide you with the information you need to get started testing and implementing the latest platforms and technologies. Find out how the latest releases and trends in the technology industry will affect your environment and career, and why you need to care about them.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/itdev-connections-online/sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Connections Online Thu, 15 May 2014 17:18:36 +0000 12681 at http://devproconnections.com SharePoint http://devproconnections.com/itdev-connections-online/sharepoint <div class="node-body page-body">IT/Dev Connections Online is a two-day virtual training event that will provide you with the information you need to get started testing and implementing the latest platforms and technologies. Find out how the latest releases and trends in the technology industry will affect your environment and career, and why you need to care about them.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/itdev-connections-online/sharepoint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Connections Online Thu, 15 May 2014 17:16:57 +0000 12671 at http://devproconnections.com Exchange http://devproconnections.com/itdev-connections-online/exchange <div class="node-body page-body">IT/Dev Connections Online is a two-day virtual training event that will provide you with the information you need to get started testing and implementing the latest platforms and technologies. Find out how the latest releases and trends in the technology industry will affect your environment and career, and why you need to care about them.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/itdev-connections-online/exchange" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Connections Online Thu, 15 May 2014 17:14:32 +0000 12661 at http://devproconnections.com Development http://devproconnections.com/itdev-connections-online/dev <div class="node-body page-body">IT/Dev Connections Online is a two-day virtual training event that will provide you with the information you need to get started testing and implementing the latest platforms and technologies. Find out how the latest releases and trends in the technology industry will affect your environment and career, and why you need to care about them.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/itdev-connections-online/dev" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Connections Online Thu, 15 May 2014 17:13:30 +0000 12651 at http://devproconnections.com Connections Online http://devproconnections.com/itdev-connections-online <div class="node-body page-body">IT/Dev Connections Online is a two-day virtual training event that will provide you with the information you need to get started testing and implementing the latest platforms and technologies. Find out how the latest releases and trends in the technology industry will affect your environment and career, and why you need to care about them.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/itdev-connections-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Connections Online Thu, 15 May 2014 17:11:44 +0000 12641 at http://devproconnections.com Announcing Our Best of TechEd 2014 Software Development Winner! http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/announcing-our-best-teched-2014-software-development-winner <div class="node-body article-body">Today we're honoring this year's Best of TechEd Award winners in Houston for our software development category.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/announcing-our-best-teched-2014-software-development-winner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/announcing-our-best-teched-2014-software-development-winner#comments Mobile Development Best of TechEd 2014 Best of TechEd 2014 winners Best of TechEd software development DevExpress Microsoft TechEd 2014 TechEd 2014 software development Wed, 14 May 2014 20:40:00 +0000 12631 at http://devproconnections.com Unsung Problems with Microsoft Accounts http://devproconnections.com/development/unsung-problems-microsoft-accounts <div class="node-body article-body">Although Michael K. Campbell is a full-fledged fan of Windows 8.1 Update, there's still some consistent problems with Microsoft accounts across all devices and services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/unsung-problems-microsoft-accounts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/unsung-problems-microsoft-accounts#comments Development Microsoft Accounts Visual Studio 2013 Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Update Windows Store Windows Store Developers Tue, 06 May 2014 17:55:00 +0000 12621 at http://devproconnections.com Image Credit: Michael K. Campbell Make Your Web Pages More Dynamic with AngularJS http://devproconnections.com/javascript/web-pages-more-dynamic-angularjs <div class="field-deck"> Get to know AngularJS by walking through these code examples </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn why AngularJS provides web developers the best of both worlds: a JavaScript library that lends itself to both user interface design and programming the logic behind the UI.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/javascript/web-pages-more-dynamic-angularjs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/javascript/web-pages-more-dynamic-angularjs#comments JavaScript AngularJS dynamic web pages interface design JavaScript library programmic logic UI Web development Tue, 06 May 2014 17:17:00 +0000 12611 at http://devproconnections.com Open Source Web Technologies Gone Wild! http://devproconnections.com/web-development/open-source-web-technologies-gone-wild <div class="field-deck"> Is there a JavaScript framework that fits all your needs? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the explosion of newfound love for JavaScript, there are a mind numbing array of frameworks and libraries that solve many of the most common infrastructure problems developers face today. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/web-development/open-source-web-technologies-gone-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/web-development/open-source-web-technologies-gone-wild#comments Web Development JavaScript JavaScript JQuery KnockoutJS libraries open source web technologies Web frameworks Thu, 01 May 2014 17:40:00 +0000 12601 at http://devproconnections.com Domain Modeling and Persistence in Entity Framework 6 http://devproconnections.com/entity-framework/domain-modeling-and-persistence-entity-framework-6 <div class="field-deck"> Make your code easier to read and write </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Code-first makes domain-driven design a true possibility if you also use Entity Framework as a plain database wrapper.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/entity-framework/domain-modeling-and-persistence-entity-framework-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/entity-framework/domain-modeling-and-persistence-entity-framework-6#comments Entity Framework code-first database database-first DDD domain-driven design Entity Framework model-first modeling persistence Fri, 25 Apr 2014 23:04:00 +0000 12591 at http://devproconnections.com The Loss of Net Neutrality http://devproconnections.com/development/loss-net-neutrality <div class="node-body article-body">Comcast is threatening the safety of Net Neutrality, and the Courts and Congress are doing nothing to stop them, claiming that consumers can just switch ISPs, but we all know that's a difficult task. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/loss-net-neutrality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/loss-net-neutrality#comments Security Development Amazon broadband Comcast ISP Net Neutrality Netflix Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:45:00 +0000 12581 at http://devproconnections.com Modernize Your .NET Software Development Environment, Part 2 http://devproconnections.com/net-framework/modernize-your-net-software-development-environment-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> Achieve an enterprise-grade architecture that will stand the test of time </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Transition to standards-based technologies such as HTTP REST and HTML, while still keeping .NET.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/net-framework/modernize-your-net-software-development-environment-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/net-framework/modernize-your-net-software-development-environment-part-2#comments .NET Framework .NET Framework application development BizTalk HTML5 HTTP REST Microsoft modernization software development Web API Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000 12571 at http://devproconnections.com An Introduction to ASP.NET SignalR http://devproconnections.com/aspnet/introduction-aspnet-signalr <div class="field-deck"> Learn about this framework's communication protocols </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ASP.NET SignalR uses four communication protocols: WebSockets, server sent events, forever frames, and long polling.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/aspnet/introduction-aspnet-signalr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/aspnet/introduction-aspnet-signalr#comments ASP.NET ASP.NET comet communication protocols forever frames long polling server sent events SignalR WebSockets Fri, 11 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000 12561 at http://devproconnections.com ASP.NET MVC Paging Done Perfectly http://devproconnections.com/aspnet-mvc/aspnet-mvc-paging-done-perfectly <div class="node-body article-body">I once wrote about a paging solution that I had created for my ASP.NET MVC 1.0 applications. Over the years, that solution has become outdated and clumsy, but here, I can show you how to install and use an updated paging solution for your MVC apps. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/aspnet-mvc/aspnet-mvc-paging-done-perfectly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/aspnet-mvc/aspnet-mvc-paging-done-perfectly#comments ASP.NET MVC ASP.NET MVC ASP.NET MVC 1.0 Developer IEnumerable MVC apps PagedList paging paging solution Troy Goode Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 12551 at http://devproconnections.com