WebJobs are awesome and they give you some really neat options around the composition of your app. Stuff like this makes it dead easy to, say, immediately return a response to the user in the browser and tell them “Hey, it’s underway” while the WebJob goes off and processes the order you just put in the queue or does other magic. Of course queues themselves are nothing new, but this does make things particularly easy.
Most of these techniques involve common sense once you have understood the underlying problem.
Angular is a great tool for enriching an ASP.NET MVC application, but you must bridge the gap between your client-side code and your server-side code in order to use it effectively. In this post, I’ll show you a couple of ways that you can pass data from your Razor views to your AngularJS components.
Sometimes in software development, we take giant leaps.
You see, the world of forgotten passwords is actually a little murky. There are plenty of different perfectly legitimate angles and a bunch of pretty bad ones as well. Chances are you’ve experienced each many times as an end user so let me try and draw on some of these examples to see who’s doing it well, who’s not and what you need to focus on to get it right in your app.
Fallacies: The network is reliable. Latency is zero. Bandwidth is infinite. The network is secure. Topology doesn't change. There is one administrator. Transport cost is zero. The network is homogeneous.
This article discusses 5 best practices for game development that can help you avoid common mistakes.
Gems are mini-pieces of code used to perform specific duties without interfering with or becoming a direct part of your code. The code required for a gem is still part of your project’s ecosystem, but you’ve removed some overhead (and duplication) by using the gem instead of coding it up yourself.
Consumers increasingly rely on the mobile web to research and make purchases, which makes it more important than ever for companies to have an effective mobile presence. But what makes a good mobile site? To answer this question, Google partnered with AnswerLab to research how a range of users interacted with a diverse group of mobile sites. From this research, Google established 25 principles of mobile site design to help companies build mobile sites that delight customers and drive conversions.