1Gig Tech (#4) - VS2015, .NET 4.6, ASP.NET, HTML5, AMQP, NCover, IoT

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Welcome to 1Gig Tech for 25 Jul, 2015!

In today's edition, there are 23 articles on technology, news, open source, community on the fantastic and ever evolving technology world.

  • The History of Windows Timeline (cmclellan)
    After April 8 2014, Microsoft will no longer deliver new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options and online technical content updates for Windows XP.
  • A Custom Elements-Based HTML5 UI Framework
    Onsen UI is designed and implemented to deliver unprecedented user experience for your apps. Frustrated with the lack of native-like performance? Try Onsen UI and you’ll feel the difference right away. Onsen UI is responsive.
  • AMQP protocol : the builtin type system by examples (ppatierno)
    One of the most interesting features of AMQP protocol is the built in type system that provides a way to represent the AMQP values inside a frame starting from primitive types to custom types (based on our application domain) and composite types (containing fields).
  • VexFlow
    The score below was rendered in your browser. If you're a programmer interested in rendering music notation in your own applications, take a look at The VexFlow Tutorial.
  • Edit this webpage with your voice
    Commands you can speak Element selection Select the (element) Ex: "select the header" Ex: "select the footer" Select the largest image Select the text (text) Ex: "select the text GET INFORMATION" Ex: "select the text WITH YOUR VOICE" Select its parent Select its first child Select its last child
  • WebAssembly: a binary format for the web (Google)
    WebAssembly (short: wasm) is a new binary format for the web, created by Google, Microsoft, Mozilla and others. It will be used for performance critical code and to compile languages other than JavaScript (especially C/C++) to the web platform. It can be seen as a next step for asm.js [3].
  • Announcing .NET Framework 4.6 (Heath Stewart)
    We're excited to announce the RTM releases of .NET Framework 4.6 and Visual Studio 2015 today. You can read about the new features or leave that for later and try them out now. The quickest way to get started is to install the free Visual Studio 2015 Community version. With the .NET Framework 4.
  • Same Day Xamarin Support for Visual Studio 2015 (Miguel de Icaza)
    Today, Microsoft is unveiling the final release of Visual Studio 2015 in a global webcast, and we are joining the celebration! Now Released to Market (RTM) for full use in production, Visual Studio 2015 includes many new features and improvements that make it easier to build apps quickly, includin
  • The anatomy of a credit card form (Gabriel Tomescu)
    Paying for something online with a credit card is simple, right? Yes and no. Yes, because we’ve been doing it since the early days of the Internet (e.g. Amazon), and no, because no two credit card forms are alike.
  • Dropdowns Should be the UI of Last Resort (Luke Wroblewski)
    All too often mobile forms make use of dropdown menus for input when simpler or more appropriate controls would work better. Here's several alternatives to dropdowns to consider in your designs and why. No one likes filling in forms.
  • NCover 5.1 Beta Program
    When we originally released NCover 5 last year, we were excited to share a lot of great new features including Condition Coverage and even more ways to share coverage results across the organization.
  • Merging Dynamic and Static Sites (Raymond Camden)
    Over the past year or so I’ve been fascinated by static site generators. I have a long history of working with dynamic web sites, and static sites were an intriguing change of perspective for me.

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