Santa was an Azure early adopter, but his Web and Worker roles don't utilize the resources he is paying for as well as he'd like. The elves went to work and proposed a solution leveraging Azure Service Fabric. All the North Pole denizens want to make sure those on Santa's nice list get their wishes fulfilled this year.
That Conference 2016 is just around the corner, and Early Bird ticket sales end May 1st, 2016. Buy tickets now and you can save $100 on this fantastic family-friendly conference, so bring yourself, your family and your co-workers to this amazing experience. Did I mention there was bacon?
I was recently afforded the opportunity to play a prototype of Tiny Epic Galaxies by Scott Almes [published by Gamelyn Games], read on to find out about the game and why you might want to back the Kickstarter in January 2015!
In this post I walk through the basics of the Task Parallel Library's Dataflow [TDF] components. My 2012 Fox Valley Day of .NET talk was based on using these components to build a simple lemmings-style 'game'.
In this post I walk through the process for putting the goods from that shiny new USB stick you got from the inaugural //BUILD 2011 conference onto a bootable VHD so you can run it on your laptop / desktop / etc.
WPF has Drag & Drop support, but leveraging it effectively can sometimes be a bit tricky. Here I walk through a relatively straightforward approach to getting it all working in an Model-View-ViewModel application.
Extending WCF RIA services can be challenging at times, and out-of-box functionality isn't always what we'd like to see. In this post I talk about extending the database generated model with some POCO entities that are utilized by the Silverlight client.
Regenerating the WCF RIA Services artifacts in a Silverlight / Web project can be hair-raising at times. In this post I walk through what our team uses to help alleviate these headaches, and suggest that the out-of-box process really needs to be improved to support these scenarios and allow for rapid iteration.