Who needs the hassle of SQL Server Database integration? Not you anymore, now you can put your SQL Server data into Azure SQL Services even for on-premise applications. In this video excerpt from Richard Seroter’s new course Patterns of Cloud Integration you’ll see how to do just that. In the full course Richard also covers Cloud-to-Cloud integration, new considerations for cloud deployments, and patterns for file transfer.
Scott Allen recently published a new course called Introduction to Bootstrap. While the course itself is only two hours long, he realized that for some that was just not fast enough and so he created this whirlwind introduction. Look closely and you can see him make a typo in the second hour.
A tombstoned app is not necessarily a dead app. This video excerpt from Yacine Khammal’s new course Introduction to Windows Phone 8 will show you how to build an app that can be resurrected more quickly as well as the pitfalls to avoid in that process. In the full course Yacine covers everything from setting up your development environment, working with the user interface, accessing files and managing navigation, to putting on the finishing touches with Live Tiles and Lock Screen background images.
Writing data to a file in Windows 8 isn’t quite as simple as it used to be. In this video excerpt from Jesse Liberty’s new course Windows 8 – From Design to Delivery with C# and XAML you’ll see how to write data in JSON format into a KnownLocation in Windows 8. In the full course Jesse also covers Layout, Databinding, Navigation, and Special Views.
When you need to create complex visualization of mathematical calculations, and who doesn’t from time to time, you no longer need your weathered TI graphing calculator. In this video excerpt from Dmitri Neteruk’s new course MATLAB Fundamentals you’ll see how to use the MATLAB environment and language to create 2D and 3D plots from mathematical calculations. In the full course Dmitri also covers Addressing, Manipulation, and Slicing, transposition and inversion, as well as using LaTeX.
Arduino is an open source prototyping platform for hardware and software enthusiasts to build gadgets of various complexities. In this video excerpt from Jon Flanders’ new course Introduction to Arduino you’ll see how easy it can be to combine an Arduino system with a breadboard, a few sensors, and some easy C code to create a fully functioning electronic device. In the full course Jon also covers the Arduino programming language, accessing Arduino digital and analog pins, and how to use Shields.
Applications that work with only one piece of data at a time are pretty rare and so as a developer you’re going to have to learn quickly how to work with Lists of objects. In this video excerpt from John Sonmez’ new course Android Beginner Series: Just Enough Java, you’ll learn how to tie together both the Android and Java concepts of lists into an interactive Android app. In the full course John also covers classes, objects, and interfaces, working with Intents, and object oriented concepts in Java.
SQL Server Extended Events can provide a lot of very useful information, but what happens when you have too much of a good thing? In this video excerpt from Jonathan Keyahias’ new course SQL Server: Advanced Extended Events you’ll learn how to configure your memory buffers to hold the events that your server will produce and also what happens when there’s just too much data to view live. In the full course Jonathan also covers tracking long statement executions, advanced UI features, and reading live data with QueryableXEventData.
In the right hands a digital artist can make creating beautiful pictures look like magic, but there’s actually quite a bit of math going on. In this video excerpt from Dan Sullivan’s new course Photoshop for Technical Drawings you’ll get a look at the math involved with Layer Blending and how you can control the way Photoshop renders your images. In the full course Dan also covers color pallets, layer masks, and custom shapes and vectors.
Working with really huge data sets can be a bit daunting and require custom tools and algorithms, but it doesn’t have to. In this video excerpt from Lynn Langit’s new course Using Google’s Cloud For Developers – Google BigQuery you’ll see how familiar SQL like language constructs can be used to query large data sets. In the full course Lynn also covers how to get started with BigQuery, using third party tools like Excel, and using BigQuery via Java APIs.