Thursday, April 17, 2014
Adam Jones's company - LHP Telematics - writes software to track the location and performance of heavy equipment through an onboard device. Recently, LHP switched to Windows Azure to host and aggregate data collected from this equipment. Adam explains the advantages Azure gave to his business and how they architected their solution.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Ben Hoelting, Eric Boyd, and Phil Japikse discuss their experience building cross-platform mobile apps using tools based on the Cordova engine, such as Telerik AppBuilder.
Sunday, April 06, 2014
Miguel Castro describes the differences between MVC and Web API and suggests some guidelines when you should choose each one. (Hint: It depends)
Sunday, March 09, 2014
Brent Schooley discusses design principles for those building Windows 8 applications.
Nik Molnar created Glimpse to help developers analyze their ASP.NET applications. Here, Nik describes the features of Glimpse, how to use it, and what Red-Gate's acquisition means to the open source project.
Tim Huckaby discusses the impact that a Natural User Interface (NUI), such as touch, gestures, and facial recognition has on user experience. He describes some of the ways he has built NUI into his company's products.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Experience Windows Phone developer Nick Landry describes how to use the Microsoft Speech SDK.
Felix Reiseberg discusses the Unity game engine and how he used it to create his hit game Awesome Zombie Sniper.
David Chappell discusses the reasons customers resist moving their data and applications to a public cloud.
Rich Dudley describes the challenge of cleaning customer data in order to maintain accuracy and consistency.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Eric Lawrence created Fiddler while on the Microsoft Office team to help test and debug Clip Art downloads. In this interview, he describes the evolution of his project and how people use it today.
In this interview, Jon Skeet shares his experience developing an API for his Tetris clone - "Skeetrix" - and consuming that API from multiple UI clients.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
In this interview, Gary Short describes data science, why it's important, and how we can use it to better understand the data we collect.
In this interview, Azure MVP Magnus Martensson describes the Global Windows Azure Boot Camp, which took place in nearly 100 cities around the world last year and his plans to make this year's event even bigger.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Today, we celebrate 300 episodes with guests and friends from episodes 201-299.
Monday, December 23, 2013
Francis Cheung describes the work being done by his Patterns and Practices team, focusing on the latest version of Prism.
Javier Lozano describes his GeekShare project, which hosts online conferences, so attendees and speakers can exchange ideas without leaving home.
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Monday, November 04, 2013
Facebook engineer Alex Madjar has some strong ideas about education in the U.S. In this interview, he describes ways we could improve the system.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Entrepreneur Dave Bernard has found success outsourcing programming tasks overseas. In this interview, he describes some of the challenges and what it takes to make outsourcing work.
Saturday, October 26, 2013
In this interview, author and trainer Dino Esposito discusses ways that software projects go bad, how we can identify projects on the wrong track, and what we can do about it
Friday, October 25, 2013
In this interview, Ido Flatow describes Fiddler and how he uses to improve his web applications.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
In this interview, author and trainer Dino Esposito describes the limitations of responsive web design and some alternative approaches that will work well on both mobile and desktop clients.