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Asynchronous programming for Metro Style Apps

Last week I had the pleasure to work on the Metro version of one of our Android Apps, at the beginning, I was a little worried about a possible lack of documentation or a difficult architecture that would prevent me to get things done quickly, in the end it turned to be a really easy and straightforward experience.

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iPhone style menu for Android Applications

Many times, we want in our android applications, a nice - Iphone style - option menu, unfortunately there is no native widget to do that, but it is fairly easy to emulate it.
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X.Commerce Introduction Part 3: Integrate technologies with X.Commerce

Following the X.Commerce introduction series, in this post I'm going to talk about integration with X.Commerce, a very important aspect of the platform with a real sample that involves Magento Storefront, Java & .Net Capabilities.
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X.Commerce Introduction Part 2: Registering a Capability

In my last post I wrote a brief about X.Commerce concepts and my thought about what is going on with it, in this post I am going to show you how to register capabilities, this post is a simple explanation of how to start the Fabric and register capabilities and authorize Tenants.
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X.Commerce Introduction Part 1 - The Fabric

A couple of weeks ago, we were talking about the future of commerce and some new possibilities when somebody mentioned “XCommerce”, I was a little bit shocked since I never heard any of it, so I started my own research, a few days later I was really excited with what I found so I’m here to tell you what is it all about.
 
X.Commerce (www.x.com) it is not one product, it is a platform that involves many products and participants, what they call Ecosystem. For a very promising start, the drivers of this concept are no others than eBay ™,

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Multilingual sites with Umbraco

Hi everyone, recently I needed to investigate a little bit of Umbraco CMS, pretty nice CMS by the way; I needed to figure out how to create a site with multiple languages, so the first thing i did was to check how can i have my main site in different languages.

 

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Hook style extensions using Mef and Unity

Hi, in my last post I wrote about how making an application maintainable, or at least how to help that principle, the other goal we have in that same application is to make it extensible.
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Dependency Injection

A few weeks ago, we started thinking about a new product, as every new project, at the beginning it’s exciting, everything is new and so forth, nothing can go wrong! Every decision affects the future of the product so, if we don’t take the necessary amount of time to properly design the application, we can produce a brand new future nightmare!

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