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    Test Driven Development using NUnit natively in Visual Studio 2012

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    One of the most criticized features of Visual Studio ever since it came out has been the ability, or lack and inadequacy thereof, of the IDE to integrate third-party unit testing libraries into it. There are many views on which is the best time to...
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    Parsing JSON in Windows Phone Apps

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    This blog is intended to show you how you can easily parse JSON strings in Windows Phone applications. If you are intending to reuse your parsed JSON across the project then go for the 1st Method, Otherwise if it is a one time usage, you can parse the...
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    Creating a Facebook app using ASP.NET MVC Facebook Templates and hosting them for free on Windows Azure Websites

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    Introduction If you haven’t checked out the ASP.net and Web Tools 2012.12 release, you should! It is a tooling refresh of Visual Studio 2012 and Visual Studio 2012 Express for Web, that extends the existing ASP.net runtime with a lot of exciting...
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    Connecting Visual Studio 2010 Project to TFS on the Cloud

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    Today, I was trying to connect legacy VS2010 Project onto Team Foundation Server on cloud. This was on an old laptop that I have which hasn’t been upgraded to VS2012. The following are the prerequisites that are required to accomplish this task...
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    WP8 Emulator Possible Issues and Hyper-V

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    The Windows Phone 8 Emulator operates as a Hyper-V virtual machine on top of windows, and as a result requires Windows 8 Pro with at least 4 GB of RAM and a SLAT enabled CPU. If you have a machine which does not support SLAT, you can still use the SDK...
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    Uganda here we come …

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    After the successful event in Kenya, we continue in our mission to help African developers build the best apps. This time we are coming to Uganda. In the next week, you will have a chance to meet our team, learn about the latest stuff Microsoft has...
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    Parsing JSON in Windows 8 store applications

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    Since you reached here I don’t think you’ll be interested why JSON is better than XML you are already using it, but if you are interested in why? Here is a great web page speaking about that ( JSON: The Fat-Free Alternative to XML ) but I...
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    How can Kinect help Your Business ?

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    First question that pops up in my mind is why should a business use Kinect , where is the added value to the company and How can Kinect Help your Business or startup to excel in the market and be the provider of the latest technology ? So I thought...
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    The Best Place to learn .NET for Free in Kenya

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    When and Where Every last Saturday of each month, the iHub is going to host the Kenya .NET User Group where developers meet to exchange ideas and listen to presentations by local and international industry experts. Why - 3 Great reasons to Attend...
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    Kinect “Where to start?”

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    Let’s get directly Into the Core of this Blog post, 1 st Get a Kinect For windows unit. 2 nd Download the SDK and the Toolkit which you will find here . 3 rd Play Around with the toolkit where you will find a lot of helpful resources and...
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    Getting started with the Bing Maps AJAX Control

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    The Bing Maps AJAX Control (currently on version 7.0), is ideally a JavaScript control containing the objects, methods and events that allow you to incorporate Bing Maps into your application. In this blog post, we look at how to add a basic map onto...
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    Running Ruby on Rails on Windows Azure using a VM Depot image

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    Introduction Have you heard of VM Depot ? VM Depot is part of the Microsoft Open Technologies initiative, which is only one way of how Microsoft is opening up to open source technologies. VM Depot is basically a repository of virtual machine images...
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    Windows 8 free Design assets Part 2

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    So after my last post about windows 8 free design assets , I discovered some more resources that I wanted to share with you. So the first thing that I should have started with is the Modern UI icons that Microsoft has provided you with. So there are...
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    Bing Maps APIs features

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    Bing Maps exposes a host of APIs for developers that we can integrate into our applications to get richly detailed maps. But there are situations when we are looking to add a particular mapping feature into our application and we’ve no idea which...
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