vs magazine

A 3-post collection

Learn About External Templates with KnockoutJS

Templating is a killer feature of many technologies that helps reduce code and make it more manageable and adaptable. Knockout.js has a native template engine (or you can tie in a custom templating engine), but often I like to go a bit further and load my templates from external files. In this month’s Papa’s Perspective column in Visual Studio Magazine I cover the Knockout.js External Template Engine and how it makes using external templates with Knockout.js a breeze. Check it out. Jim Cowart wrote this library, pushed it to github, and created a NuGet package for it, so there’s no reason not to use it . Just search for “Knockout”...


Microsoft's Impact on Kinect, Silverlight and Community in 2011

A lot changed in 2011 … in fact you could say it was the beginning of what I think is a massive shift in technology on multiple levels. This week in Visual Studio Magazine I open a mini series of some of the changes that made a big impact in 2011. Check it out. http://visualstudiomagazine.com/articles/2012/01/20/3-impacts-from-2011-and-what-they-mean-moving-forward-part-1.aspx...


Papa's Perspective Debuts

I loved writing my Data Points column in MSDN Magazine … sometimes I find it hard to believe I wrote for them for over 11 years! Since I love writing, and specifically I love writing columns, I recently started writing a column for Visual Studio Magazine called Papa’s Perspective. I’ll be writing a short column each month about cutting edge technologies and I invite you to please check them out. This column will give me a great outlet to share my perspective on the latest technology trends. Along with the print and online editions of the magazine, I will also be penning some online posts for them. The first post can now be seen here where...