Posted on 23.07.2012
F# (F-Sharp) is a .NET programming language that is automatically shipped with the latest version of Visual Studio. Ample reason to write a "Technology Letter" in order to show what F# is, what strengths the language possesses and when it makes good sense to employ it.
This Technology Letter is aimed first and foremost at C# and Visual Basic developers. It aims t... read more ›
Posted on 21.07.2012
Performance indicators such as response time, resource utilization, and throughput are important for many software applications. This is particularly true for high-throughput and high-performance computing applications such as those used, for example, in quantitative finance and engineering.
Software performance is a pervasive quality that is difficult to understand. There ar... read more ›
Posted on 19.07.2012
The complexity of the web application has increased. State of the art web applications can compete with the usability of desktop applications while still maintaining the advantages of web applications: Ease of deployment, availability. These kinds of applications are usually referred to as Rich Internet Applications (RIA).
On the other hand, there are many. Net devel... read more ›
Posted on 18.07.2012
This Technology Letter examines what makes up an enterprise application and provides a comparison of the .NET and Java technologies in terms of selected decision criteria. Without delving too deeply into the technical details, the information provided here should serve as a decision-making aid and help you to select the right technology.
This article is writte... read more ›
Posted on 17.07.2012
iPhone applications (“apps”) are a hot topic nowadays and the community of app users is growing daily. Moreover, the number of people thinking of developing their own iPhone apps – whether for business or personal use – is also increasing. Finally, the community of people who have experience with the iPhone platform’s development process is growing significant... read more ›
Posted on 15.07.2012
This Technology Letter gives an overview of the state of the art in unit testing in .NET. The target audience includes developers, architects, test managers and project leaders. We start by looking at plain old unit testing and give a quick comparison of the available frameworks. In the second part, we introduce the concepts behind mocking and give some advice on how to preve... read more ›
Posted on 10.07.2012
Practical Application of AJAX Web Technologies
With the expansion of the internet in the 1990's, web pages and web servers began appearing on enterprise intranets as well. This meant that a lot of business functionality was being implemented through the use of web technologies. However, user interaction through traditional web forms is clumsy and tedious due to the stateless... read more ›