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Igal Tabachnik
Apr 20, 2014
How to remap calc.exe to scriptcs.exe
Lately I found myself launching ScriptCS more and more to do simple calculations. I half-jokingly said on twitter that I’d better remap calc.exe to scriptcs.exe on my machine. However it seems that my ...
Pavel Yosifovich
Apr 19, 2014
Universal Apps in Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1
Now that the Build 2014 conference is over and the dust begins to settle, it’s time to look at what we’ve got. And there’s plenty to look at. In this post I’d like to take a closer look at Universal a ...
Dror Helper
Apr 18, 2014
3 Windows Phone 8.1 features I’m already using
Two days ago I couldn’t take it anymore…There was a new and shiny (dev) release for my Windows Phone and I just had to install it. With trembling hands and a heavy heart I’ve installed Preview for Dev ...
Shay Friedman
Apr 17, 2014
Using Inline Templates for Directives
When writing angular directives you usually use two kinds of templates - a string that goes into the template property, or a path to a file containing the template which goes into the templateUrl prop ...
Igal Tabachnik
Apr 10, 2014
Roslyn! It’s got Electrolytes!
Disclaimer: these are some random musings (read: rant) on the subjects of Roslyn, ReSharper and the future of development tools. While I’m heavily biased towards one of the R’s, I’ll try to keep an op ...
Eli Arbel
Apr 09, 2014
Processing Raw Input in WPF
One of my clients recently needed to hook up a USB barcode reader to their app. Input from the reader needed to be redirected and handled by a special service, and ignored by the rest of the applicati ...
Eli Arbel
Apr 09, 2014
It turns out the contact form on this blog wasn’t working for who knows how long. If you want to get in touch, simply email me: aelij at this domain. ...
Dror Helper
Apr 07, 2014
Faking a long running asynchronous call
A few days ago I needed to make sure that a specific method would only get called once no matter how many times it’s caller is invoked. The simplified code looked something like this:public async Task ...
Ariel Ben-Horesh
Apr 06, 2014
Build 2014 – My Impressions Part II
On board flight back to Israel, it's time to sum up the Build experience. All in all it was a solid conference, good content, pretty light sessions, not very technical mostly. In the previous post I'v ...
Alon Fliess
Apr 04, 2014
Microsoft is (finally) heading the right direction
It is now almost the end of Build2014 conference, and as opposed to previous years, this year the message is clear, one Microsoft, one (universal) way to target phone and Windows 8.1 modern applicatio ...