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  1. Maintain Your User Interface Responsive with Task-await

  2. Glyphfriend 2.1 Released! Now with Library Filtering

    It hasn't been too long since the latest 2.0 release of Glyphfriend, but with the release of Visual Studio 2017 coming around the corner, there were a few things that could use some improvement and polishing off before then.Message received, loud and clear.All of the changes that were made to make the extension more flexible actually resulted in it being more noisy. Glyphfriend would just serve everything it knew about. This has generally been regarded as a bad move, and thus library filtering is...
  3. Push Notification with SignalR

    Qu'est ce que SignalR?SignalR, est une librairie de composants qui facilite le développement d'application web temps réel basée sur la communication bidirectionnelle,tel que les chat room dans les sites web, mais aussi le traitement des notifications ou push notification.SignalR utilise des WebSockets lorsqu'il est possible de se connecter. Ce qui signifie qu'elle supporte tout navigateur compatible avec HTML5.Un des principaux avantages d'utiliser SignalR est qu'elle supporte des procédures distances...
  4. What is the actor model?

    The Actor model is an approach to software design that has undergone a resurgence recently and I have being spending some time the last few months learning about this area and associated frameworks.The Actor model is probably better known on platforms such as Scala & Erlang but the .net platform also offers a number of implementations such as Akka.net & Microsoft’s Project Orleans (these are by no means the only options but probably the better known).But what is the Actor model anyway and...
  5. The Vital Guide to Web Design Interviewing

    The goal of this guide is to help you find the perfect web designer for your team or project. This can be achieved by better understanding the different roles a web designer fills, and by having a good idea of the sort of strategic questions you can ask during the hiring process.Hiring web designers can be difficult. There are many disciplines under the common term ‘designer,’ and experts in one field may be novices in another, while others are a “Jack of all trades, master of none.” To make things...
  6. Programming languages - salaries and demand (March 2015)

    We've released a few of these reports before, and here is the first for 2015. With our database now analysing ~500,000 tech jobs every single month, we have a unique dataset which can tell us what skills organisations are hiring for and what salaries they're advertising.This year we have seen quite a lot of change in the popularity of various programming languages. Whether this is a feature of different industry's hiring cycles is still to be determined.Battling for 1st position are Java and C# with...
  7. Press Release: The average tech salary in Australia fell by 6% between January and March 2015

    Tech career marketplace, Gooroo, has released it’s tech career and salary trends for Q1 2015.These trends have indicated that 2015 so far has not followed the rising salaries seen towards the end of 2014. The average tech salary in Australia has indeed fallen by 6% between January and March 2015. This varies by technology and industry, although the general trend is represented in most areas examined.The downturn is most noticeable in advertised salaries for Mobile Developers and jobs asking for skills...
  8. Visual Studio 2015 IDE Changes

    Visual Studio 2015 benefits from new & refined refactoring and code analysis tools many of which have been rewritten to utilize the Roslyn platform.In this release we get a taste of just what Roslyn will make possible with exciting features such as live code analysis.Let's dive in & take a look at what in my opinion is one of the best (and a long awaited!) feature in VS 2015 ...I bet like many developers you have wanted to use LINQ & lambda expressions in the watch & immediate windows...
  9. Visual Studio 2015 and Roslyn Compiler

    This is the first in a series of articles covering upcoming changes in Visual Studio 2015.In the future I hope to explore the following areas which have undergone significant changes & enhancements:Before we get started its worth noting that if you want to play with the new features in Visual Studio 2015 yourself you have two choices:Install the CTP 5 preview (Microsoft recommend that you may not want to do this on a production machine given this is a preview release).Using an Azure machine...
  10. Another Top 10 Languages list for 2014

    Everyone seems to publish their Top 10 list at the end of the year. Some rely on stats from surveys, others look at how many GitHub projects use a certain language, whilst others are purely anecdotally based. They're all good ways to investigate the trends (except maybe the anecdotal version).Using our data which consists now of over 4,000,000 job ads in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia, we look at how often a particular skill is mentioned in ads.Immediately we notice that SQL has...
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