Tuesday, 24 April 2012

[TechRepublic] My first Windows 8 application

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TechRepublic Member | April 24, 2012

My first Windows 8 application

Justin James replaces the sample data sources in his Windows 8 Metro/WinRT application with connections to the Microsoft Research OData source. He says writing the code to use the data is a horrid experience. Read more

Resource of the day

Introduction to Virtualization

Everyone is talking about virtualization, but what exactly is it? If you find yourself feeling a bit behind the times, allow this webcast to get you up to speed.

Developer news: Go 1, FileMaker 12, IE10 Compact Inspector

Read about Appcelerator Titanium 2.0, MAVIS, whether to make a "full" site vs. a mobile site, RubyTeach 2012, Eclipse Spring Training, and more. Read more

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10 classic mistakes that plague software development projects

When you combine project management pitfalls with software development challenges, you have a recipe for some big (but often preventable) problems. Read more

How to create animations with jQuery

Ryan Boudreaux illustrates a simple animation effect in jQuery. Read more

Review: Firefox's unofficial 64-bit variant Waterfox

The Waterfox project attempts to take advantage of 64-bit processing power for web browsing. Matt Nawrocki uncovers a problem with that premise. Read more

How IT can alienate the very people they serve

Patrick Gray talks about an instance when a company's "geeks gone wild" alienated him from the product they offered. Read more

Poll: Who calls the shots in your dot com?

Who in your company is in charge of the functionality of your web site? Take the poll and let us know. Read more

The top 10 geek rock artists

From nerdcore rappers to dork-folk acoustic acts, we run down the top 10 geek-rock artists recording today. Read more

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Five online tools for generating polls and surveys

Gathering feedback and gauging public interest or sentiment has never been easier. Here are several good tools designed for the task. View on site

Scenes from PAX East 2012

PAX East was held in Boston, MA, on April 6 - 8, 2012. Take a look at some of the costumes from this year's event. View on site

Today's recommended downloads

Security Management: Staying Out Of Your Way (EMC Corporation)

Visibility, Alignment, & Optimization, Part III: Workforce Optimization (Workday)

ESG Security Management Maturity Model (EMC Corporation)

Does Your Cloud Storage Strategy Measure Up? (Oracle)

Compliance Through RSA Security Management (EMC Corporation)

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