It is imperative that mobile developers understand how to leverage the benefits of cloud computing for their mobile applications. Read on to learn how to get started using Windows Azure Mobile Services in Android applications.
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Microsoft offers media services as part of its PAAS offerings under the Windows Azure banner. Vipul Patel explores the media service offerings and how developers can use them for their media tasks.
Do you believe that very few people are really doing cloud development or mobile development? The reality is, if you're not doing cloud or mobile, you're falling behind!
If you are already developing web and mobile applications, it is a common next step to start using data in and from the cloud. In this two part series, you will learn how to setup data in the cloud and use it within an application.
While .NET includes encryption classes there are no instructions for bringing encryption to bear on Azure Messaging services like Service Bus and Azure Queuing. A Pipeline and Envelope architecture is one approach that leads to more reusable code across all Azure Messaging infrastructures.
A developer building messaging solutions with Azure Queuing and Azure Service Bus should follow a Pipeline pattern when processing a significant number of different messages. One approach to building a Pipeline is to layer a message following an Envelope pattern.
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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.
The original release of the .NET Framework included collections as .NET was introduced to the Microsoft programming world. The .NET Framework 2.0 introduced generics to complement the System.Collections namespace and provide a more efficient and well performing option. Read on to learn more...
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