Building Cross-Platform Mobile Apps with Telerik AppBuilder

I'm pleased to announce that my latest Pluralsight course has been released: Building Cross-Platform Mobile Apps with Telerik AppBuilder. Telerik AppBuilder enables developers to easily build native-like Cordova-based (aka PhoneGap) apps with HTML/JavaScript. Mobile app development does not have to be as painstaking as it has been in previous years. Building hybrid mobile applications with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS enables you to deploy your app on multiple platforms without having to learn a new programming language for each platform. Hybrid apps enable you to re-use your existing JavaScript and HTML skills to quickly build compelling apps. Telerik AppBuilder is one of the best tools available today for building cross-platform applications. AppBuilder represents a giant leap forward for development tools...


CapArea - Durandal vs. Angular Code Samples

Thanks to everyone for attending my presentation last week on DurandalJS vs. AngularJS at CapArea. The code samples and PowerPoint from my presentation can be found here....


CMAP - DurandalJS Code Samples

Thanks to everyone for attending my presentation on DurandalJS. The code samples and PowerPoint from my presentation can be found here....


TriNug – Web API Code Samples

Thanks to everyone who attended my ASP.NET Web API presentation last week at the TriNug user group. Over 100 people at the presentation with standing room only, TriNug has truly built an amazing user group with enthusiastic members who asked engaging questions during the entire presentation. I really enjoyed my time there and look forward to returning in the future. Code samples and PowerPoint can be found here....


New Pluralsight Course: .NET Micro ORMs

I'm pleased to announce that my latest Pluralsight course has been released: .NET Micro ORMs. If you're looking for an ORM that is simple, lightweight, and still lightening fast, then this course if for you. I start the course with a discussion of what a Micro ORM is and why you might want to use one. I also layout some of the common counter-arguments you hear against using a Micro ORM and examine the validity of each one. There are many great open source Micro ORMs available today and it was not easy deciding which ones to include in the course. Ultimately, I included the following (each with its own module) based on their features and popularity: Several of the...