Volume 29 Number 3
March 2014 Code Downloads
|ASP.NET MVC 5 - A .NET Developer Primer for Single-Page Applications
Long Le shows how traditional ASP.NET MVC developers focused on the server side can seamlessly transition to building client-side single-page applications.
|Async Programming - Asynchronous TCP Sockets as an Alternative to WCF
James McCaffrey explains how to use the new asynchronous features of the .NET 4.5 Framework to create low-level, high-performance asynchronous client-server software systems.
|DirectX Factor - Triangles and Tessellation
Though triangles are far less integral to 2D graphics programming than to 3D, Charles Petzold explores some interesting effects created with tessellated triangles in two dimensions.
|Windows 8.1 - Building a Netduino-Based HID Sensor for WinRT
Donn Morse builds a HID-based temperature sensor for the WinRT API that connects to a Windows 8.1 tablet or laptop, and creates an app that can take the sensor data and display the current temperature.
|Windows Azure Insider - The Windows Azure Service Bus and the Internet of Things, Part 2
Walk through a proof-of-concept solution to see how a Service Bus queue provides an elegant way to incorporate resiliency and occasional connectivity for IoT applications.