SharePoint provides a rich development platform to extend its capabilities. Historically, this has been accomplished through code running on the server-side through ASP.NET. With the release of SharePoint 2013, Microsoft evolved this model to allow developers to build solutions through self-contained extensions called SharePoint Add-ins. Instead of being based on ASP.NET, add-ins are built using […]
John Bristowe takes the chance to chat with Richard Campbell at this year’s Microsoft Build conference.
Michelangelo said that “every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.” The same can be said for data – every bit of data has a story inside it and it is the task of developers building apps to reveal it. We do this […]
If you’ve been too busy to keep up on the latest happenings involving Silverlight, there are two recent developments that will affect the Silverlight apps you have in production. As the old saying goes, I have bad news and I have worse news. Silverlight on Windows 10 Windows 10 is now available and the uptake […]
Hybrid mobile apps are like any other apps you’ll find on your phone. They install on your device. You can find them in app stores. With them, you can play games, engage your friends through social media, take photos, track your health, and much more. Like the websites on the internet, hybrid mobile apps are […]
Building apps is hard; building real-time apps (that also scale) is much harder. There are many reasons why this is the case. Suffice to say, it’s a pretty gnarly problem. Even the concept of “real-time” in software can be difficult to understand at times: Over the past year, I’ve been playing around with Firebase, a […]
As a developer, in our rush to build and deploy our apps, it can be easy to overlook the importance of integrating analytics into our mobile applications. However, this short-sightedness can lead to problems down the road. Analytics can not only help us find places where things may be going wrong in our application, but […]
In this recording of my talk from the Sydney .NET User Group, I walk through all the goodness in Visual Studio 2013 and the Telerik Platform for building mobile applications.
See that spider in the photo above? I caught this “little guy” in my home office. I found him underneath my desk, checking out the various power cords I have. This was just one of many spiders I’ve caught around the house. Truth be told, I’ve been fascinated by the Australian wildlife I’ve encountered since […]
I sat down with Adam Cogan of SSW to discuss Telerik Analytics at Microsoft TechEd New Zealand 2013.