September 2009

Volume 24 Number 09

September 2009 Code Downloads

September 2009

Charting with DataTemplates

For WPF programmers, one major revelation about the power of the DataTemplate comes with a demonstration of how XAML can turn business objects into bar charts. This column explores how to use DataTemplates to create different types of charts.
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Code Coverage for Concurrency

As more and more multi-threaded software applications get developed, software development professionals need to adopt new tools, techniques and metrics that can deal with multi-threaded software. Synchronization coverage is a simple, practical way to do this and this article covers a prototype synchronization coverage tool for .NET, called Sync Cover.
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Search Engine Optimization with ASP.NET 4.0, Visual Studio 2010 and IIS7

In this article, the author takes a look at SEO practices that the reader can apply when using the latest Microsoft Web technologies.

Shake and Skip to Interact with Your Music

This article describes an approach to using accelerometers with Windows Mobile to control Windows Media Player Mobile.
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