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  • Blog Post: Create a Windows 8 tile for your Website!

    Want to create a cool tile for your visitors to have when they pin your website to their Windows 8 Start Screen? Simple go to: http://www.buildmypinnedsite.com/ , enter your website URL, upload a picture and get the code generated for you! Share your website URL in the comment section once you have...
  • Blog Post: MSDN Provides More than 3,500 Code Samples for Developers!

    The Microsoft All-In-One Code Framework is a free, centralized code sample library driven by developers' needs . The goal is to provide typical code samples for all Microsoft development technologies, and reduce developers' efforts in solving typical programming tasks. The team listens to developers’...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure … The Kitchen You Never Had

    Long Post Disclaimer:-): Sorry this post turned out to be a bit longer than I expected but if you can take a minute to read through it, it may be worth your time. I suppose it is weird to associate Windows Azure with a kitchen but I got this flash idea and thought I capitalize on it. I do have lots...
  • Blog Post: IE9: The Future of the Web

    Why should consumers care about browser choice? The browser you use actually greatly affects your overall online experience. Part of what makes for a great online experience is speed – how fast a website loads and how quickly you can access the content you want. Internet Explorer 9 enables some...
  • Blog Post: The Executive Assistant of Windows Azure … the Fabric Controller

    In my previous post, I spoke about how Windows Azure supports the goal of a “Never Down” application. In this post, I will give the credit the specific module that allows for such goal to materialize: Introducing … drum roll … the Fabric Controller! The fabric controller...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure … the Platform for “Never Down” applications!

    The title above might sound like a stretch to some readers but when you dig into the details, you will find that it is actually true. True not so much by applying magic or jazzing up the marketing message but rather by implementing simple logic that is coupled with strong technological and foundational...
  • Blog Post: Hiring for the Future ... Cloud Expertise is a MUST.

    Developing cloud expertise now can mean job security and career growth in the future. No more is what we know alone is our ticket to a great career but how much we know about the future and how capable we are to come up to speed with new technology is a core competency. Emerging skills are evolving as...
  • Blog Post: Hurry to enter the Dev Unplugged Contest for IE9!

    Hello Web Developers! With all the excitement surrounding the launch of Internet Explorer 9, don't forget to that developers have an opportunity to enter the Dev Unplugged Contest! This IE9 competition allows developers to submit amazing web applications and games using HTML5 – a world without...
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