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JavaScript / jQuery some advanced topics by nmarun

In this session, we will talk about some of the advanced topics of JavaScript and jQuery. Agenda: How CSS selectors work? Function declaration and function operators Profile function data method Linting / Hinting JavaScript / jQuery advanced topics PS...

Testing JavaScript with QUnit by nmarun

In this session, we will take a look at how to use QUnit to write unit tests for your JavaScript code. High-level agenda: Introduction to QUnit Code Coverage using BlanketJS Mocking AJAX using MockJax Automating unit tests using GruntJS JavaScript Unit...

Getting to know AngularJS by nmarun

I did a session to my colleagues and wanted to share with all of you. Some parts have been edited out as per company policy.   Getting to know AngularJS Hope this helps.

Find feature in Standard Toolbar Visual Studio 2010, 2012 by nmarun

There is a button ‘Find’ in the Standard toolbar which remains hidden (absolutely no clue why), but adding it can help do some wonders. In my machine the shortcut for this is Ctrl+D, but I have also seen Ctrl+/ on other machines. As the name suggests...

Analytics for Windows 8 apps using Markedup by nmarun

The Windows 8 store does provide some analytics information to you in terms of downloads by market or by age group, ratings, in-app purchases. I find that a little too limiting. What if I want to know what page my users are spending most of their time...

Implementing Ads on any page in your Windows 8 XAML app–part 2 by nmarun

In my previous article , you saw how you can start implementing ads on some of the page templates. In this one, we’ll see how we can add something called ‘interstitial ads’ – ads that appear as part of the content in your app. I have added a Grouped Items...

Implementing Ads on any page in your Windows 8 XAML app–part 1 by nmarun

Let’s look at how you can implements ads on any page in your win 8 app. Before you get to your application, you need to create Ad Units in the MS Pubcenter site. Once you have set up your account with payout and tax details, go to the Setup tab and you...

8 tips for your Windows Store apps by nmarun

1. Use Basic page than a blank template For a good number of your tasks, you probably need a Basic page. For starters, this page gives you the bare-bones required – a ‘Go back’ button and a placeholder for the applcation name. This page also contains...

Grouping GridView on Windows 8 by nmarun

It took me a few minutes to get the grouping working on the GridView on my Windows 8 app. I’m sharing what I did just so others can get it working sooner and go by the rest of their work. In VS 2012, I added a Grouped Items Page to my Windows 8 application...

Portable Class Library even better in .NET 4.5 by nmarun

Visual Studio 2012 makes Cross-Platform development even easier. It comes with a feature called Portable Class Library (PCL). This feature was available in Visual Studio 2010 as well, but it required an additional install as against being out-of-the-box...
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