Streamline Software Integration: An Apache Camel Tutorial

Streamline Software Integration: An Apache Camel Tutorial

Software rarely, if at all, exists in an informational vacuum. At least, that is the assumption we software engineers can make for most of the applications we develop. At any scale, every piece of software – in one way or another – communicates with some other software for various reasons: to get reference data from […]

Now available: Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova Update 3

Now available: Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova Update 3

Three weeks ago, we released Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova Update 2. Last week, we introduced you to a new TACO CLI. Now we’re back with Update 3, which is automatically included when you install Visual Studio 2015. If you’re an existing user of Visual Studio 2015, you’ll receive a notification to download and […]

Update News: Tools for Universal Windows Apps 1.1.1, Visual Studio Emulator for Android, Tools for Apache Cordova Update 3

Update News: Tools for Universal Windows Apps 1.1.1, Visual Studio Emulator for Android, Tools for Apache Cordova Update 3

Tools for Universal Windows Apps 1.1.1: This  update, which is what you’ll get with a new installation, fixes a bug in Tools for Universal Windows Apps 1.1 where Visual Studio failed to create a package for a UWP app that uses a WinRT component. You can find additional information and installation instructions in Generating Store […]

HTTPS Everywhere With Nginx, Varnish And Apache

HTTPS Everywhere With Nginx, Varnish And Apache

   The web is moving toward using HTTPS encryption by default. This move has been encouraged by Google, which announced that HTTPS would be a ranking signal. However, moving your website to HTTPS is good for other reasons, too. Rather than debate those reasons, this article assumes you have already decided to move to HTTPS. […]

Announcing Tools for Apache Cordova (aka TACO) v1.0.0

Announcing Tools for Apache Cordova (aka TACO) v1.0.0

We are excited to announce the first official (aka 1.0.0) release of the TACO CLI today! Tools for Apache Cordova (TACO, for short) provides number of utilities for Mac and Windows users to develop with a set of platforms and plugins validated by our Visual Studio product team. Developers can also install the native Android […]

Survey: Are you using the Tools for Apache Cordova?

Survey: Are you using the Tools for Apache Cordova?

In July, we released the first version of our Tools for Apache Cordova. Since then we’ve been busy improving the tools, focusing on issues reported by our users. We’ve also talked with many, many developers about these tools and Cordova development in general, to see how we can make the mobile development world a little […]