Introduction to MonoTouch Library sqlite-net

Mark Fricke Mobile, Technology Snapshot, Tutorial Leave a Comment

In my previous article, I gave a tutorial on how we can use Xamarin.iOS (formally known as Monotouch) to build iOS mobile applications using C#. In this blog post, I will introduce a third party library that can aid your mobile application development: sqlite-net. Introducing sqlite-net (ORM) The sqlite-net library provides simple, easy-to-use object relation mapping for the SQLite database. …

Don’t Fear The Rewrite

Keith Shakib Programming, Tutorial 1 Comment

Over the past dozen years, I’ve been involved in half a dozen engagements where my role was to lead an effort to rewrite a particular application. The applications were each very different, but there were quite a few similarities. This article gives my top ten tips for how to successfully rewrite an application. Before jumping in, you should ask yourself …

Tutorial: RabbitMQ with Spring Framework

Zhihua Douglas Dong Java, Spring, Tutorial 13 Comments

In this quick tutorial, we will create a RabbitMQ Template to send messages to an exchange. The exchange we are working to send a message to is named “TUTORIAL-EXCHANGE” with a routing key of “my.routingkey.1”. We will then create an AMQP listener in order to listen for messages in the same exchange using the pattern of the sender’s routing key. …

Android, iOS and Windows Mobile…Oh My: An Introduction to PhoneGap

Jinal Patel Mobile, Tutorial, Xamarin 2 Comments

With the growing adoption and reliance on smartphones and tablets in the competitive handheld industry, mobile applications need to be built across all major mobile operating platforms to reach the demanding customer base. These expectations leave mobile developers with the daunting task of building expertise in Android, iOS, and Windows Mobile. I will be the first to admit from first-hand …

Modularization in TypeScript

Brett Jones .NET, JavaScript, Technology Snapshot, Tutorial, TypeScript 7 Comments

UPDATE: Check out the new GitHub project that accompanies this post: TypeScript Modularization Demo.  In my last post, I introduced TypeScript, Microsoft’s new offering which layers static typing on top of JavaScript. Today I’d like to go further and discuss modularization and code organization. TypeScript has the ability to take advantage of a pair of JavaScript modularization standards – CommonJS …