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Iron Networks Announces Development of Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Network Virtualization Gateway
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - June 14, 2013) - Iron Networks announced last week at the Microsoft TechEd North America 2013 conference in New Orleans, the development of the MNV Network
This week we released some great updates to Windows Azure that make it significantly easier to develop...
When developing WPF applications, the most commonly used and the most suitable architecture pattern is...
Body: ?Earlier today, the SharePoint team blog moved to a new home on the Microsoft Office Blogs site:http://blogs.office.com/b/sharepoint/ Going forward, all new SharePoint posts will be published at this location, please make sure to update your RSS readers to the new site. We’re in the process of moving existing posts...
One of the side projects I’ve been working on lately is helping to shepherd the Semantic Versioning specification (SemVer) along to its 2.0.0 release. I want to thank everyone who sent pull requests and engaged in thoughtful, critical, spirited feedback about the spec. Your involvement has made it better! I also want...
We’ve just completed and launched a new version of the Microsoft forums. We’ve worked really hard to substantially improve the experience both for people looking for answers and those providing them. We started by making it easier to find what you are looking for. Instead of navigating categories to...
Product analysis by Joel Oleson for SharePointJoel.com requested by Scinaptic Overview Users love their email. Despite the inefficiencies of mailing documents back and forth, the center of employee productivity is in one of two places, in email or in the browser. For those where Outlook is the center of the universe,...
For OEMs who use Windows 7 and don’t use the standard windows desktop and shell, does Windows 8 have advantages that go beyond the multitouch Metro desktop, or is Windows 8’s beauty
CloudVelocity's Greg Ness explains why the hardware-bound silos of IT will be significantly eroded by the increasing agility, protection, and control delivered by the hybrid cloud.
CloudVelocity's Greg Ness laments Amazon's public cloud myopia, warning that the company's future success may depend more upon its ability to lead the cloud market vs. being a former first mover.
CloudVelocity's Greg Ness explains why VMware's recent hybrid cloud announcement, while expected, will prove a successful moves into virtualization security and networking.
CloudVelocity's Greg Ness illustrates the power of synergy and why the idea of a hybrid cloud so compelling and revolutionary.
Vantage Data Center's Greg Ness is adamant that cloud migration without integration is simply a dead end.
Vantage Data Center's Greg Ness explains why software-defined IT is only a stepping stone to a much larger, service-defined IT era, enabled by the rise of hybrid cloud automation.
Vantage Data Center's Greg Ness looks into the new year with his top five "hybrid" predictions on what we can expect in the coming year in the cloud marketplace.
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This year’s Microsoft Roadmap 2013 points to an emphasis on private cloud solutions and powerful development environments for today’s fast-paced application marketplace. Welcome
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Developers can use Melissa Data’s WebSmart Web Services to ensure contact data, including addresses, names, telephone numbers, and emails, are valid, and to enrich existing data. WebSmart
Build data quality into your application the way you want it using Melissa Data’s multiplatform, 32/64-bit APIs and Web services. Our Data Quality Suite is a collection of 4 core
dotTrace Performance is a .NET performance profiler - that is, a tool that helps you find out exactly what causes a .NET application to run slower than expected. Locating performance
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With ASP.NET MVC, you can build standards-compliant, 100% native applications for mobile devices. This recorded webinar, presented by Syncfusion VP of Product Development Daniel Jebaraj, details the concepts behind using MVC for mobile apps and delves into an end-to-end sample, taking you though every step.
Davis Jebaraj, director of development for Syncfusion, explains why ASP.NET MVC is an excellent choice for mobile development if you are looking to target different devices with different views.
Daniel Jebaraj, VP of Product Development at Syncfusion, discusses Metro Studio 1: a suite of over 600 free Metro icons. Additionally, he looks at how Metro theming in Windows 8 will change how applications are developed.
Syncfusion Metro Studio is a collection of over 600 metro style icon templates that can be easily customized to create thousands of unique metro icons using an intuitive customization tool. It is the only icon collection that you will ever need for building metro style applications.
Azure SQL Reporting Services allows you to create highly scalable, standards-based RDL reports in a cloud environment; Syncfusion Essential Studio Reporting Editions' RDL compatibility allows you to render those reports in your own application on the client side. Learn how to build scalable reports in 30 minutes.
Entity Framework technical obstacles should be irrelevant. The desire for large models is misplaced and, even if technically feasible, you should avoid them. The best approach is to design large applications in modular fashion with several moderately sized models, one for each module "domain".
Want to build your application in an EF Code-First style but already have an existing database and don't want to write 300+ entities by hand DevForce can help.
Featured White Papers
Poor data quality can lead to lost revenue, lost opportunities, and unnecessary costs. This is true regardless of the size of the company – in fact, data quality is probably even more important to SMBs. Businesses of any size can benefit from a flexible data quality initiative that scales to changing business needs.
This eBook explores the challenge of determining when data values are or are not valid and correct, how data values can be made correct, and how data cleansing services can be integrated into the environment. Highlights include postal standards and address quality, techniques for address standardization, data enhancement techniques, and deriving customer intelligence through matching and record linkage.
It’s no surprise that organizations still struggle with some level of bad data. Many haven’t yet initiated a data quality or data stewardship plan. Some may not even know where to start; who’s responsible for it; or how to sustain a data quality program over the long haul. Some may not even realize they have burning issues with their data – until it’s almost too late to fix the problem. In our latest e-book, Data Quality 101: The Ultimate Guide for Data Stewards, leading industry analyst Elliot King answers these questions and offers insight into the complex role of a data steward.
Arxan’s GuardIT is an award-winning software protection solution that defends against today’s most prevalent software attacks such as reverse-engineering, tampering and cloning of license servers. Our solution includes, and goes beyond obfuscation and encryption to actively protect Windows-based applications.
New Android™ mobile devices are coming to market at a very rapid pace. The emergence of this new class of hardware creates an opportunity for doctors and medical professionals to access patient data wherever they are. By downloading this whitepaper, you will learn how to access patient data and view medical images on Android devices.
Scan Directly to Google Docs Enterprises use cloud services like Google Docs to save money on storage, desktop software and facilitate collaboration with coworkers. Provide your applications with the ability to capture images locally from a scanner and then upload them to the Cloud in just a few lines of code.
Traditional forms processing solutions have run on desktops or local servers. This whitepaper suggests an alternative approach: doing forms processing via a web service. This allows for processing forms through a browser, mobile forms processing, and access to forms processing from environments beyond .NET, such as Java or PHP.