Getting Started local development with Azure Cosmos DB services – Part 2

In my previous article we discussed about setting local development environment using Cosmos DB Emulator for Windows. With this part 2 of the article, we will cover developing, debugging and integration related aspects of using Cosmos DB Emulator. Developing with Cosmos DB Emulator Once you have Cosmos DB emulator installed and running on your machine, …

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HTML5 – Introduction to HTML5Shiv for Internet Explorer 6/7/8

HTML5Shiv is a JavaScript workaround, discovered by Sjoerd Visscher, to enable support styling of HTML5 elements in versions of Internet Explorer prior to version 9.0, which do not allow unknown elements to be styled without JavaScript. Means your CSS classes and attributes will not be applied to the particular HTML5 specific display element, until and …

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Free eBooks from Microsoft Press on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

Introducing Windows 8: An Overview for IT Professionals (Final Edition) You can download the eBook in: Introducing Windows 8- An Overview for IT Professionals – PDF ebook Introducing Windows 8-An Overview for IT Professionals – Mobi format for Kindle Introducing Windows 8-An Overview for IT Professionals – ePub format If you prefer a hard copy …

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Zip(Archive) API’s in .NET Framework 4.5 – Part 2 – ZipFile Class

In my previous post I shared some information on API’s/Classes included as part of System.IO.Compression namespace in .NET Framework 4.5, and given on overview of ZipArchive class. Once such class I would be sharing some insight with post today would be ‘ZipFile‘ class. The ZipFile class provides convenient static methods for working with zip archives: …

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Zip(Archive) API’s in .NET Framework 4.5 – ZipArchive Class

With release of .NET Framework 4.5, Microsoft has introduced new classes in to System.IO.Compression namespace. These classes will add the necessary programming support for Zipping(Achiving), and Extracting support for Zip Files in your .NET Source Code. Below are the newly introduced classes as part of .NET Framework 4.5: ZipArchive – Represents a package of compressed …

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Lazy Request Validation in ASPDotNET 4.5 and AntiXSS

Lazy Request Validation is an interesting feature included as part of .NET Framework 4.5 and ASP.NET 4.5. By default all request data is subject to request validation. However, you can configure the application to defer request validation until you actually access request data. You can configure the application to use deferred validation in the Web.config …

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