Security and Configuration Wizards for ASP.NET Projects

Web sites and applications can often benefit from integration with existing identity providers, allowing users to authenticate without creating new credentials. This video reviews a new wizard in Visual Studio 2013 for configuring security around ASP.NET sites in this fashion. You’ll see how easy it is to integrate your application with Windows Azure Active Directory, […]

Concurrent Applications with F# Agents

To build today’s responsive and scalable applications, developers need to start leveraging asynchronous programming methods. During this talk, we’ll explore how developers can easily use the F# agent-based programming model, which is based upon the actor concurrency model first made popular in Erlang, to simply and quickly build concurrent applications.

C# Cross Platform Mobile with Xamarin

Cross platform mobile development is the holy grail of development right now. In this talk we’ll examine strategies and patterns for maximizing code re-use when building native cross-platform mobile applications in C# with Xamarin that reuse back end code while still using platform-specific UX and taking advantage of platform-specific features.

Refactoring T-SQL with Windowing Functions

You’ve been querying comparative numbers like Year To Date and Same Period Last Year by using tedious CTEs and subqueries. Beginning with SQL Server 2012, getting these numbers is easier than ever! Watch a 30-minute T-SQL tune-up using window functions that will cut down dramatically on the amount of code you need to write.