August 2012

Volume 27 Number 08

August 2012 Code Downloads

August 2012

ALM Rangers - Using the Team Foundation Server Client Object Model

The Visual Studio ALM Rangers introduce the Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) client object model and create the foundation for a new series of articles focused on practical guidance and common coding scenarios with TFS.
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Building HTML5 Applications - A History (API) Lesson

Don’t know much about history? Clark Sell shows you how to access and manage session state using the new HTML5 History API.

C++ - Functional-Style Programming in C++

The new C++ 11 standard greatly improves the language's suitability for functional-style programming, particularly with its support for lambdas. Learn how you can use functional-style programming in your C++ code.

Forecast: Cloudy - Decoupling the Cloud with MEF

Learn how to use the Microsoft Extensibility Framework to make a cloud deployment a little more manageable and flexible.

Touch and Go - Viewing a Virtual World from Your Windows Phone

Although we no longer believe that celestial spheres surround the Earth, that’s still a handy concept for programs that let you use a smartphone to view a virtual world. Such a program needs to determine its orientation in 3D space, and Charles Petzold explains how to accomplish this using the horizontal coordinate system.
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Windows Azure - CyberNanny: Remote Access via Distributed Components

What do you do when you’re a new dad and want to keep track of your baby at home? You use the Kinect sensor, C++, Windows Azure, and local and cloud-based components to get e-mailed photos upon request, wherever you are.

Windows Azure - Windows Azure Comes to the Rescue

What do you do when marketing comes to you needing a fully functional conference registration system for a show just a month away? You leverage Windows Azure, Silverlight and Windows Phone to build an app with all the social media trimmings, as Microsoft's Mark Kromer details here. Part 2
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Windows PowerShell - Build User-Friendly XML Interfaces with Windows PowerShell

Joe Leibowitz explores a way to make reading and editing XML files easier and more convenient, even for nontechnical users, using algorithms that can parse the structure of any given file.