15 Lessons Learned while Converting from ASP.NET to .NET Core

At Stackify we have been doing a lot of work with .NET Core over the last few months. We ported StackifyLib and our logging appenders over. We have also made sure that our app performance tools, Prefix and Retrace, can be used to profile .NET Core based apps....
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Drag and Swipe with RecyclerView

There are many tutorials, libraries, and examples for implementing “drag & drop” and “swipe-to-dismiss” in Android, using RecyclerView. Most are still using the old View.OnDragListener, and Roman Nurik’s SwipeToDismiss approach, even though there are newer, and...
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20 Excellent Wireframing Tools for Mobile

Planning and wireframing your mobile website or application is an essential part of a successful design process. It can help save you money (on design and development costs), expand initial ideas, build structure and functionality and effectively gather invaluable...
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New Tool Identifies MySQL as Top Database in Software Stacks

MySQL is the most popular database, according to a new tool that ranks various development tools according to their usage in the technology stacks used by various companies. Three-year-old start-up StackShare Inc. View original...
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The early days of Ethernet

In light of yesterday's post, here's a short look at the early days of Ethernet. Nowadays, we take Ethernet for granted. We plug a cable jack into the wall or a switch and we get the network. What's to think about? View original...
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OutlawCountry revelations from WikiLeaks show the CIA can target Linux

The Vault 7 leaks continue to flow thick and fast from WikiLeaks, shedding more and more light on the hacking and infiltration capabilities of the CIA. The latest batch details the OutlawCountry project which finds the CIA targeting Linux systems. [mgamazon...
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Cross-Platform App Dev Tool Corona Is Now Completely Free

Corona Labs Inc. has made both of the main components of its namesake cross-platform development framework free to use. The framework, leveraging the Lua scripting language, is used to create games and apps for mobile -- including iOS and Android -- desktop and...
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One Keyboard+Mouse, multiple computers, the Microsoft way

From Microsoft Garage, the new "Mouse without Borders" - it supports also keyboard, clipboard and file drag and drop. Its an alternative to Synergy, Input Director and similar solutions. I'll give it a try later. Download it...
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Getting Started with Hybrid App Development

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Web hosting company pays $1 million after Erebus ransomware attack

The cost of a ransomware attack can be pretty substantial. Businesses that are not well prepared are looking at lost revenue from downtime and massive damage to their reputation, not to mention a pretty hefty ransom bill as well. For web hosting company Nayana, that...
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Windows Store Guide

With Windows 8, the good old win32 executable got a new sibling: The Universal Windows Platform. The new .appx format does not only enable a number of new powerful APIs like Cortana or Push Notifications, but through the Windows Store, also simplifies installation and...

A Comprehensive Guide To HTTP/2 Server Push – Smashing Magazine

The landscape for the performance-minded developer has changed significantly in the last year or so, with the emergence of HTTP/2 being perhaps the most significant of all. No longer is HTTP/2 a feature we pine for. It has arrived, and with it comes server push!...

Evolution of Front End Architectures

During this presentation you’ll see the evolution of front end architectures, from a central event emitter or a publisher/subscribe system, currently used in several JavaScript libraries and framework, to Reactive programming and channels communication offered by CSP...

The Top 7 Hybrid Mobile App Frameworks

The time has never been better to learn mobile application development. For many app ideas, you don’t even need any prior native development knowledge. You can get started today with knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. View original...

The Top 7 Hybrid Mobile App Frameworks

The time has never been better to learn mobile application development. For many app ideas, you don’t even need any prior native development knowledge. You can get started today with knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. View original...

JSON document fast lookup with MySQL 5.7

In this blog post, we’ll discuss JSON document fast lookup with MySQL 5.7. Recently I attended Morgan Tocker’s talk on MySQL 5.7 and JSON at FOSDEM, and I found it awesome. View original...

Angular 4.0 released

The Angular development team is announcing a major release to its mobile and desktop development framework. Angular 4.0 follows the team’s announcement of semantic versioning adoption, and features major improvements and functionality from the last three months....

Beyond The Browser: From Web Apps To Desktop Apps

I started out as a web developer, and that’s now one part of what I do as a full-stack developer, but never had I imagined I’d create things for the desktop. I love the web. I love how altruistic our community is, how it embraces open-source, testing and pushing the...

Google has broken SHA-1 encryption

After two years of research, Google has shown that it has successfully broken SHA-1 encryption. The company is yet to release details of how it achieved the first SHA-1 "collision", but has released a proof of concept. View original...

Android’s RecyclerView, item clicks, how to

RecyclerView is a great class what you should consider over ListView for building list interfaces. It offers more flexibility and has built-in hooks that make implementing animations and custom layouts much easier compared to ListView. Unfortunately RecyclerView is...

Project Islandwood: Objective-C for Windows?

Project Islandwood is now open source (MIT license), with all the code residing at github. This project includes and Objective-C compiler (sadly no Swift for us Objective-C haters), Objective-C runtime, iOS headers (this is the "bridge" bit that translates iOS calls...

Publish your own apps to Azure RemoteApp

A small collection of useful bookmarks on how to publish your own apps to Azure RemoteApp (or your own Windows Server 2012 R2). How To Publish an Internal Windows App on Azure Remote App (creating VHD in your PC and uploading it later to azure) Same as above, but...

Free online ebook: iOS 8 App Development Essentials

The index: Start Here For New iOS Developers For iOS 7 Developers Source Code Download Joining the Apple iOS 8 Developer Program Registered Apple Developer Downloading Xcode 6 and the iOS 8 SDK iOS Developer Program When to Enroll in the iOS Developer Program?...

Android: detecting the current caller

@Override public void onReceive(Context context, Intent intent) { TelephonyManager telephony = (TelephonyManager) context.getSystemService(Context.TELEPHONY_SERVICE); PhoneCallStateListener customPhoneListener = new PhoneCallStateListener(context);...

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