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Working with Promises in Windows Store Apps

To deal with the complexity involved in asynchronous programming, Windows Store apps make use of what is known as a Promise. At code level a promise is an object that represents the result of an asynchronous operation and returns a value at some future point in time. This article discusses what Promises are and also shows how to use them in a Windows Store app.

Using SimpleMembership in ASP.NET MVC 4

SimpleMembership extends the ASP.NET core membership and role providers in such a way that you can use a custom database table to store user information. Bipin Joshi gives you step by step instructions to configure and use the SimpleMembership in ASP.NET MVC projects.

Making HTTP Requests in Windows Store Apps

Cross-domain requests in Windows store apps can be done using the WinJS.xhr() function. Bipin Joshi introduces you to the xhr() function and many of its configuration options, and illustrates how the xhr() function can be used to call ASP.NET Web API.

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MFC Integration with the Windows Transactional File System (TxF)

The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.

Portable Databases

In today's world of mobile apps, it's not an unreasonable expectation to want a database that's small, lightweight, and travels with the app from device to device. Take a quick look at what's available out there, and a few of the pros and cons of each.

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