Monthly Archives: September 2012

Links of the week

Another week is gone and it is time for the links of the week. This week I have some articles about Windows 8 and Windows Azure Mobile Services.

Windows Azure

Windows 8

Students

– Jan (@Horizon_Net)

Windows Azure Learning Resources for App Developers

Today I was once again asked: Jan, do you have any tutorials, topics or sites which you can recommend for me as an app developer to get started with Windows Azure? Yes, I have some and because I get this question very often I like to bundle the best sites in a single blog post.

Here are my top 10 resources to learn Windows Azure as an app developer:

  1. The official site of Windows Azure
  2. Windows Azure Mobile Services
  3. Data Services
  4. Windows Azure Training Kit
  5. Learn Windows Azure
  6. Windows Azure Events on Channel 9
  7. Blog of Scott Guthrie
  8. Windows Azure Team Blog
  9. Blog of Brian H. Prince
  10. Blog of Steve Marx

– Jan (@Horizon_Net)

Links of the week

Welcome to the links of the week! Because I’m currently writing some how-tos for the German Windows Azure site there were no new articles on my blog this week, but some other people were really busy so I would like to share their post and articles with you (with a lot of announcement for Windows Azure).

ASP.NET

Windows Azure

Windows 8

– Jan (@Horizon_Net)

Links der Woche

Herzlich willkommen zu den Links der Woche! Mit diesem Post möchte ich eine neue Serie von Artikeln auf diesem Blog starten.

Was ist der Grund für diese neue Kategorie?

Es gibt wirklich viele gute Blogs dort draußen. Viele Sachen, die ich weiß, habe ich von diesen Blogs gelernt. Aus diesem Grund möchte ich einmal pro Woche den Fokus auf Neuerscheinungen in diesen Blogs lenken.

Da diese der erste Post in dieser Kategorie ist, werden die folgenden Links nicht exklusiv aus der letzen Woche sein, sondern alle die sich zurzeit in meiner Favoritenliste befinden.

Spieleentwicklung

Windows Azure

Windows 8

– Jan (@Horizon_Net)

Links of the week

Welcome to the links of the week! With this post I like to introduce a new series of posts at this blog.

What is the purpose of this new category?

There are a many of great blogs out there. Most of the things I have learned are from blogs. That is the reason why I would like to highlight these blogs and the authors behind them.

Because this is the first post in this category the following resources are not from the last week. Today I would like to present the sites which are the favorites in my link list.

Windows 8

Libraries

  • ClosedXML – A great library to work with Excel 2007/2010

Team Foundation Server

ASP.NET

  • ASP.NET – The best site for ASP.NET ever

JavaScript

  • toastr – A great library for notifications – See also John Papas post.
  • Metro JS – Bring the “Metro” style to the web

Windows Azure

Windows Phone 7

– Jan (@Horizon_Net)

Data Binding explained

Data binding is a great way to display your data. This step-by-step tutorial will teach you the basics of data binding. If you are already familiar with data binding you can skip this tutorial.

What is data binding

Data binding provides a simple and consistent way for applications to present and interact with data. Elements can be bound to data from a variety of data sources in the form of common language runtime (CLR) objects and XML. ContentControls such as Button and ItemsControls such as ListBox and ListView have built-in functionality to enable flexible styling of single data items or collections of data items. Sort, filter, and group views can be generated on top of the data. Continue reading

Data Binding leicht gemacht

Datenbindung ist ein großartiger Weg um Daten anzuzeigen. Diese Schritt für Schritt Anleitung wird dir die Grundlagen der Datenbindung zeigen. Wenn du bereits Erfahrung mit Datenbindung hast, kannst du dieses Tutorial beruhigt übergehen.

Was ist Datenbindung

Datenbindung bietet einen konsistenten Weg für Applikationen um Daten anzuzeigen und mit ihnen zu interagieren. Elemente können an Daten gebunden werden, die aus verschiedenen Quellen in der Form von Common Language Runtime (CLR)-Objekten oder XML kommen. ContentControls wie ein Button oder ItemsControls wie eine ListBox oder ein ListView habe integrierte Funktionalität um eine flexible Darstellung von einzelnen Daten oder Listen von Daten zu ermöglichen. Das Sortieren, Filtern und Gruppieren kann auf diesen Daten generiert werden. Continue reading