Volume 26 Number 01
January 2011 Code Downloads
|Parallel Computing - Data Processing: Parallelism and Performance
How can you use parallel coding techniques to squeeze the utmost performance out of multi-core systems when processing data? There are many different approaches, but we show you the absolute best.
|Silverlight Exposed - Using MEF to Expose Interfaces in Your Silverlight MVVM Apps
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) lets you expose interfaces and classes in your Silverlight apps without having to expose the real implementation. We'll show you how it works.
|UI Frontiers - A Color Scroll for XNA
Charles this month serves up an introduction to XNA programming for Windows Presentation Foundation and Silverlight coders as he shows you how to build a color scroll control for Windows Phone 7.
|Visual Studio - Use Multiple Visual Studio Project Types for Cloud Success
Patrick Foley explains how he took advantage of the strengths of several different Visual Studio project types to solve a real-world problem with a cloud-based, data-centric Web site.
|Workflow Services - Scalable, Long-Running Workflows with Windows Server AppFabric
Windows Server AppFabric provides tools that make it easy to deploy, configure and run highly scalable web applications. We’ll show you how to use AppFabric to build highly scalable, long-running workflows with built-in persistence.