What will your tech career be like a decade from now? Plan for the future and pick the right programming languages to learn. Dan Appleman gives advice on how to apply long-term planning to your career even though you can’t predict the future.
Sphero is a robot that you can control straight from your smartphone. Here’s how it works and why you’re probably going to want one.
In this video tutorial, developer Jason Nash goes through the roles and functions of NSX Controllers, including as one of the main components of NSX, providing as a control plane to administer network info to hosts.
< Back to: AngularJS Step-by-Step: Controllers This is the third in a series of blog posts intended to give you a taste of AngularJS without a lot of reading. If you haven’t read the first two, you might want to start with this post. And if you have been following along, and like what you […]
In the following clip form “Fixing Common jQuery Bugs,” Elijah Manor gives you a look at a common jQuery bug that can easily creep into your web application. Have you ever written code that worked fine one day, but then for some reason stopped working after some markup was changed? The bug that Elijah addresses […]
There’s much more to caching in .NET than using a static dictionary of strings and objects. In this excerpt from Caching in the .NET Stack: Inside Out, Elton Stoneman walks you through in-process and out-of-process caches, and structuring your solution to seamlessly swap between caches. In the full course, Elton covers caching with AOP, local […]
Do you work on a team where not everyone is enthusiastic about good design and writing automated tests? Would you like to get better at Test Driven Development? Playing some collaborative training games could be just what you need, and be fun too! In this video excerpt from Emily Bache’s new course “Coding Dojo: Test […]
Playing with Facebook Graph API can literally be child’s play when you understand the tools. In this course excerpt from Introduction to Facebook Graph API, Jesse Stay shows you how to use Facebook’s Graph API Explorer to play with the various objects and connections available to you through Facebook. With this tool you can authorize […]
In SharePoint 2013 workflows you can no longer include custom code to implement your business logic within the workflow. Instead, your workflow will call external web services that contain this business logic and process their responses. In this course excerpt from SharePoint 2013 Workflow Fundamentals, Andrew Connell demonstrates how to create a workflow that calls […]
SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflows are very powerful. In this course excerpt Spike Xavier goes through the entire process of creating the workflow that will drive the entire No Code Trouble Ticketing System that you’ll build in the full course, Build A Customized SharePoint Team Site Without Writing Any Code. Also in the full course, Spike […]
The RadRichTextBox is one of Telerik’s most powerful controls, and in its basic form it is one of the easiest to use. In this excerpt from Programming Telerik WPF Controls, Jesse Liberty walks you through creating a RichTextBox and then adding additional functionality. In the full course, Jesse also covers Telerik Editors, data entry controls, […]
If you’re encountering transactional replication topology performance issues and you want to understand why a particular replication agent is under-performing, you can gather this information that will help you troubleshoot the true root cause. In this video excerpt from SQL Server Transactional Replication Fundamentals, Joe Sack shows you how to gather wait statistics using Extended […]
The RadBulletGraph packs a great deal of information into a small, easy to understand space. In this video from Programming Telerik Windows 8 Controls, Jesse Liberty walks you through creating a RadBulletGraph and styling it to meet your needs. In the full course, Jesse also covers an extensive array of charts, gauges, the DataGrid and […]
Are you one of those developers who really wants to understand what happens behind the scenes? If not, you really should become one! Understanding what happens when you compile your C# applications doesn’t just give you great insight, it also makes you a better developer. In this course excerpt from MSIL For C# Applications, Filip […]
Blocks are a powerful and very widely used feature of the Ruby language. In this video excerpt from Ruby Fundamentals, Alex Korban shows you how blocks work, and teaches you some of the programming techniques they enable. You’ll also see how to get more mileage out of blocks by converting them into objects. In the […]
Troubleshooting performance problems with virtual machines requires more than just looking at PerfMon data available within the VM guest, which can be misleading when the root of the problem exists at the hypervisor host level. In this course excerpt Jonathan Kehayias demonstrates a common problem for VM guest performance under VMware host oversubscription, that can […]
When Agile is rolled out in larger organizations and products, a need for something just as good but for higher levels is created. This is where the Epics and Adventures/Themes come into play. They are an excellent way of ensuring that everyone works towards the same goals and priorities. In this clip, Jan-Erik Sandberg teaches […]
Designing a Web API starts with what the developer sees. In this course excerpt from Web API Design, Shawn Wildermuth shows you how to design the URI, which is important, and a great place to start when designing web APIs. In the full course, Shawn goes over how REST, JSON and HTTP work together, and […]
What could go wrong? Actually, just about anything, and with time, everything. In this video excerpt from Disaster Recovery for Developers, Patrick Hynds goes over some of the tips and tricks of being fault tolerant while traveling. In the full course Patrick covers the range of things you need to protect as a developer including […]