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Email Automation Simplified

Let’s face it. Whether your application user base is 5 or 5 million, you will eventually have a need to email one, some or all your users. This stands true for almost all types of apps – web, desktop or mobile. Carefully-crafted, well-timed emails is one of the keys to a happy user base. While […]

Offline Support for Hybrid, Web and NativeScript Apps

If you are building mobile apps today, and you have an alert box somewhere in your code with the following message “Please check your internet connection” that occurs exactly at the moment when a user wants to use your app, please read on. The chances are that your users are already aware when they don’t […]

10 Awesome Features of Visual Studio Code

If you have been following the Microsoft developer space of late, you may have thought to yourself, “It’s a new Microsoft.” These realizations were none the more evident than if you attended the recent //BUILD developer conference. Change is in the air for Microsoft developers and it seems all for the better. Sure you love […]

Free your On-Premises Data with Data Connectors

Lately it seems that it’s all about cloud and mobile. Every technical conference or user group you attend, you hear speakers talking about leveraging the cloud to augment mobile solutions. Each new or exciting piece of technology seems to be squarely aimed at helping you move your application data to the cloud and consuming the […]

Write C# on a Mac like a Champ!

Let’s face it – Apple makes some of most desired notebooks in the industry. The MacBook Pro Retina is loved by many developers for its screen real estate and silent but robust performance. The MacBook Air, on the other hand, offers portability and long battery life for productivity. If you own one of these, you […]

Red Pill or Blue Pill? Choosing Between SQL & NoSQL

Pain is often the stimulus behind innovations. This is particularly true in software development, in what we endearingly call Pain Driven Development (PDD). Starting from the 1980s, we have all known how to handle relational data – simply put it in a Relational DataBase Management System (RDBMS) and use SQL to work with the data. […]

Authentication for Native or Hybrid Mobile Apps with Live Connect

As Satya Nadella likes to put it – we live in a mobile-first, cloud first world. While the web is ubiquitous, our connected lifestyle demands mobile applications that are powered by cloud services for ultimate mobility. Earlier we talked about Live Connect Authentication for Web applications; now let’s bring all that goodness to mobile – […]

Easy Authentication for Web Applications Using Live Connect

Do you have a Microsoft account? Yes, the same consolidated account that powers your Outlook email/contacts/calendars, OneDrive, Xbox, Windows 8 and Windows Phone devices, along with a slew of other Microsoft services. Millions of people do. Chances are, your application’s users probably also have a Microsoft account. This presents a potential opportunity. Live Services is […]