The Many Variations of RAID Storage
A look at current RAID data storage technology, examining issues like RAID groups and the rebuild conundrum.
Making the Case for Modernizing Concept Design
Sponsored by PTC Concept design, the earliest phase of new product development, determines whether your products are innovative and read more
Multi-CAD Data, Unified Design
Sponsored by PTC Today, most companies in your supply chain are likely to be using CAD systems for their product designs. It's also likely that some of them aren''t using the same system that you use read more
The CAD Upgrade Handbook
Sponsored by PTC As innovation progresses in the CAD industry, many engineering and IT managers watch with a mix of read more
Multi-CAD Buyer''s Guide
Sponsored by PTC To be competitive, you must be efficient. Designers can no longer spend time recreating models built in different read more
Toshiba Debuts Read Optimized, 19nm Enterprise SSDs
The flash storage provider debuts new solid-state drives for IT systems that need to fetch data faster for efficient access to "read intensive" workloads.
Don''t Get Me Started: Original Sin?
Computer pioneer Grace Hopper worked on the legendary Harvard Mk 1 computer to help design the first atom bomb. It was an epic achievement, and perhaps our industries first and greatest sin.David PlattMSDN Magazine December 2013
DirectX Factor: Character Outline Geometries Gone Wild
Manipulating character outlines lets you create weird and wonderful text effects. Charles Petzold shows you how to obtain character outline geometries in a Windows 8 application.Charles PetzoldMSDN Magazine December 2013
Modern Apps: Everything You Need to Know About the WinJS ListView Control
The Working Programmer: Getting Started with Oak: A Different Approach
Ted Neward explores developing an application in the Oak Web framework, which provides a dynamic environment similar to Ruby on Rails that's well-suited for rapid application development.Ted NewardMSDN Magazine December 2013
Test Run: Radial Basis Function Network Training
Following on his previous column in which he explained the details of RBF networks, James McCaffrey now provides practical guidance on implementing RBF network training.James McCaffreyMSDN Magazine December 2013
Windows Azure Insider: Meet the Demands of Modern Gaming with Windows Azure
Learn how Windows Azure can help with the common tasks related to building a gaming backend-leaving you to concentrate on developing your game.Bruno Terkaly, Ricardo VillalobosMSDN Magazine December 2013
Editor''s Note: In Praise of Entity Framework 6
Julie Lerman''s feature on Entity Framework 6 reveals that developers have a lot to be excited about with the latest version of Microsoft''s object-relational mapping framework.Michael DesmondMSDN Magazine December 2013
Windows 8.1: Rendering PDF Content in Windows Store Apps
Learn the new ways Windows 8.1 provides to render PDF documents in Windows Store apps, with options for using Windows Runtime or native APIs.Sridhar PoduriMSDN Magazine December 2013
Windows Store Apps: Freedom of Information Act Data at Your Fingertips
Vishwas Lele walks through the building of a custom Windows Store app to help citizens work with data requested through the Freedom of Information Act.Vishwas LeleMSDN Magazine December 2013
Model Based Testing: An Introduction to Model-Based Testing and Spec Explorer
Learn the advantages of model-based testing when formal, systematic testing is warranted, and how Spec Explorer, together with Visual Studio, eases the process.Sergio Mera, Yiming CaoMSDN Magazine December 2013
Visual Studio 2013: Cross-Browser, Coded UI Testing with Visual Studio 2013
Learn how new testing features in Visual Studio 2013 let you not only test your UI against all modern browsers, but also search for specific UI elements. In the past few years web based applications become most wanted solutions in the IT market. New approach for modern web based solutions required m...
ASP.NET Web API: CORS Support in ASP.NET Web API 2
Entity Framework: Entity Framework 6: The Ninja Edition
Entity Framework 6 is no longer part of the .NET Framework-and it's open source, Find out what else is new as Julie Lerman takes you for a tour. Julie Lerman explores Entity Framework 6.0, which introduces key new features of Microsoft object relational mapping solution.Julie LermanMSDN Magazine Dec...