Introducing Cadru

What is Cadru? Cadru is (hopefully) a helpful utility framework containing new APIs and extensions to the core .NET Framework to help complete your developer toolbox. Cadru is designed to be portable first, which means that the majority of the library is available as a Portable Class Library... [Read More]

HTML input types

As web developers and consumers, we’re all familiar with the HTML <input> tag. This is the tag that renders on the screen as an input text box. However, as developers you may not be familiar with all of the “new” HTML 5 values for the type attribute.... [Read More]

appRequests in the 2013 MVP Summit Showcase

For those of you who may not know, appRequests is the umbrella brand for WP Requests and WinStore Requests. These sites are designed to allow you to add or vote for your favorite non-Microsoft app to come to either the Windows Phone or Windows Store platforms. It’s... [Read More]

Windows 8 Hackathon

Windows reimagined. Extraordinary apps. Combining the broad reach of Windows, best-in-class developer tools, a re-imagined user experience, and a built-in store, Windows 8 is the largest developer opportunity — ever. *Are you ready? *Then join us for this free, full-day event filled with coding, sharing, plenty of food, and... [Read More]

Strings in .NET are Enumerable

It seems like there is always some confusion concerning strings in .NET. This is both from developers who are new to the Framework and those that have been working with it for quite some time. Strings in the .NET Framework are represented by the System.String class, which encapsulates the... [Read More]