WPF has supported validation since the first release in .NET 3.0. That support is built into the binding object and allows you to indicate validation errors through exceptions, an implementation of the IDataErrorInfo interface, or by using WPF ValidationRules. Additional support was added in .NET 4.5 for INotifyDataErrorInfo, an async variant of IDataErrorInfo that was first introduced in Silverlight 4.
Whether you've been thinking about adding C# to your repertoire or waiting for a great way to get introduced to Oracle PL/SQL, you're in luck. This week has a great variety of new course releases, and there's something for everyone. Check them out.
Whether you're new to developing with Unity or are well-versed in using the tool, we all can appreciate tips that will improve our workflow. With the help of veteran developers who either are or have been part of the official Unity Support Team, I've put together a list of great tips that every Unity developer should know and use.
In this free clip from Introduction to the Junos OS, Robert Juric shows you some helpful pipe commands to filter command output in Junos.
You’ve been in your field a long, long time. You’re still on top of your game, but trends show a shift to a younger crowd. You've been applying to jobs, and you know you can keep up with, if not surpass your younger counterparts in both time worked and skill, but getting that first foot in the door seems to have become an issue, and you can't figure out why.
Hackathons are more popular than ever. Whether you're thinking about going to your first hackathon, or you're a veteran participant, here are a few important tips you can use to ensure you get the most out of your day or weekend.
The final day of our annual Author Summit in Salt Lake City, Utah was spent exploring ideas using Open Space Technology. There were so many great ideas to talk about that many of us wished we could clone ourselves and attend every session!
Day two of our annual Author Summit was a knowledge and fun-filled day. We kicked things off with a keynote from CEO Aaron Skonnard, followed by great sessions led by some of our top authors. We rounded out the afternoon with a series of lightning talks and closed out the evening with several rounds of hysterical presentation karaoke.
Our authors are our most important asset, and without them, Pluralsight wouldn't exist. This weekend, nearly 100 of our authors from all around the world are gathering in Salt Lake City for our second annual Author Summit.
Microsoft recently released a new add-in for Visual Studio 2013 that allows you to run a Bing search that returns code snippets directly in the source code editor. The add-in claims to use contextual elements including the project type, semantic context via C# compiler services (Roslyn) and "a few other sprinkles of Microsoft Research magic" to search partner websites to return code snippets that are suitable for direct embedding into your code.
We hope you've had a great week so far! We're busy in Salt Lake City preparing to kick off our annual Author Summit, so be sure to stay tuned to the blog and social media for exciting updates from the event! In the meantime, you should definitely check out the great courses we've released this past week, including the XenDesktop series from Elias Khnaser.
One of my favorite topics in SQL Server is wait statistics analysis. Why? Because there is so much misinformation out there about what the various wait types mean and what you should do about them. They’re an incredibly useful way to diagnose SQL Server performance problems, giving you insight into both the current state of resource bottlenecks on your SQL Server and the historical resource bottleneck trends over time.
We’re using the best tools. We have great programmers. We’re doing test driven development. We have continuous integration servers. We have 100% code coverage. We’re doing pair programming. We are following the best software engineering practices. We are building our software correctly, it’s awesome. But... We’re building the wrong thing.
Last month a federal appeals court ruled that the FCC did not have the authority to enforce rules created in 2010 that ensure service providers can't discriminate against any legal web site or online content. The flip side of this rule is that they also can't play favorites in returns for buckets of money from content and web providers. These rules, referred to as the "Open Internet" rules were intended to be an effort to keep the Internet a level playing ground for innovation but internet service providers like Verizon felt these rules unfairly kept them from making money from their own products.
Ever wonder what Pluralsight is all about? Quite simply, we exist to democratize professional technology training, and we are here to help you become the best tech pro you can be.
If there was ever any doubt that developers are taking over the world, this year's 100 Best Jobs from US News settles it. For the first time in the history of US News' annual top 100, a technology job sits in the number one spot: software developer.