One of products I’m working on is using Telerik’s Kendo UI. It is nice, but sometimes not so intuitive and not very well documented, product suite.
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I’m not sure if this have something to do with the Windows 8.1 Update but the reality is that I wasn’t able to install SQL Server 2014 on my machine after the Windows 8.1 Update.
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Some things I’m excited about, some things I’m less excited about. This sentence, which perfecty represents what I’m feeling is an allusion to Joes Belfiore’s short statement to the question about possibility of Nokia using Android. In the beginning were rumors and at the end is the bitter reality.
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Ok, don’t be cross with me, I know the comments aren’t clean code. But sometimes we need them. ReSharper templates is excellent possibility to write your comments quicker and personalized so you can ask the next time: “hey guy what did you meant with this?”.
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Before I show you the cooperation between the Autofac and Microsoft Extensibility Framework (MEF) I want bring you in short my opinion why is there the place for both of them. If you are try to search around, you will find lot of posts which describes the differences between the MEF or Autofac, also, you will find lot of posts which advocates to use MEF as IoC Container, or, on other side, to use Autofac as replacement of the MEF.
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Maybe you are surprised, maybe not, but fact is that you can increase the performance of reading and writing data with the explicit database connections.
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There are many approaches how we can join the data in the memory with the data in database. But you should know the advantages and disadvantages for each one.
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The performance measurement is one of the most important things in the software development. Performance should be addressed throughout the whole development process and not only when the risks become problems. Major motivation for running something in the cloud is the fault-tolerance and scalability. Notice: without performance, scalability doesn’t exists.
“Performance and scalability are inseparable from each other. It doesn’t make sense to talk about scalability if a software system doesn’t perform. However, a software system may perform but not scale.”
This article shows you an approach how to dynamically measure performance of your code at runtime. With the help of PostSharp I created the aspect which is applicable to the all members in the solution. This aspect is using the performance counter of type AverageTimer32 to the measure average execution time.
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Some companies use all of their power to destroy themselves instead of beating their competitors and bringing excellent product to the market and customers. Here are the five steps how to destroy your company on your own:
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It is some time ago that is possible to use Virtual Machine(VM) in Windows Azure. A good example when you could use VM is build your own FTP Server hosted in Azure. The problem is that most products are using hard disk to store the data. The question is how you could access the data from your Web or Worker Role instances.
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