January 2018

Volume 33 Number 1

January 2018 Code Downloads

Data Points - Creating Azure Functions to Interact with Cosmos DB

Julie Lerman begins a two-part series in which she updates her CookieBinge app in order to demonstrate that EF Core can now work directly on a device because it now relies on .NET Standard, not the full .NET Framework, and the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) supports .NET Standard. Now you can store your UWP app data on a device or in the cloud.

Universal Windows Platform - Creating a Line-of-Business App with the UWP

Time was developers were wary about building new line-of-business (LoB) applications for the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), due in part to challenges like lack of direct access to the database and its sandbox. Bruno Sonnino shows how these problems have been solved, making UWP a rich, robust platform for developing LoB applications.