How Visual Studio gives Halfbrick ninja powers

How Visual Studio gives Halfbrick ninja powers

For this post we welcome Nicholas Cornelius and Miguel Pastor from Halfbrick as guest authors on the Visual Studio Blog. Halfbrick games, including Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride, are released on multi platforms. To minimize per-platform overhead, our games are written primarily in C++ with only small portions of platform-specific code written in Java or […]

Takeaways From Mobile Web Behavior

Takeaways From Mobile Web Behavior

   According to Ian Carrington, Google’s mobile and social advertising sales director, speaking at Mobile Marketing Live back in 2012, more people in the world have access to a smartphone than a toothbrush. With that in mind, it’s perhaps not very surprising that there’s no shortage of information about how people interact with websites on […]

Automating Azure Resource Group deployment using a Service Principal in Visual Studio Online: Build/Release Management

Automating Azure Resource Group deployment using a Service Principal in Visual Studio Online: Build/Release Management

Scenario: Setup a CI/CD of deploying Azure Resource Group App via Visual Studio Online Build/Release Management. Azure Resource Group deployment in VSO Build/Release relies on ARM (Azure Resource Manager) APIs. ARM supports Resource Groups, Deployment templates and RBAC (Role Based Access Control). Using Azure Resource Manager, you can grant access to a service principal and […]

WP Super Cache 1.4.5 Patches XSS Vulnerability

If you use WP Super Cache, you should immediately update to version 1.4.5 as it patches a XSS vulnerability in the settings page. This version also prevents PHP object injections. In addition to security patches, 1.4.5 contains a number of bug fixes. Make sure to update your sites as soon as possible to patch the […]

Announcing Visual Studio Debug Engine Extensibility Samples

In Visual Studio 2012, the we introduced a new debug engine code-named “Concord”. In Visual Studio 2012, Concord was used only for native debugging. Starting with Visual Studio 2013, Concord is used for managed debugging as well. Concord is designed to be a collection of many components working together to form the debug engine. This means […]

WP101 Founded by Shawn Hesketh Turns 7 Years Old

Earlier this week, WordPress video training site WP101, founded by Shawn Hesketh, turned seven years old. Since launching in 2008, Hesketh’s videos have been viewed more than a million times by over 500k people. He’s also re-recorded the videos that make up the WP101 series 17 times. With seven years of experience under his belt, […]

Introducing ASP.NET WebHooks Receivers – WebHooks made easy.

Introducing ASP.NET WebHooks Receivers – WebHooks made easy.

There’s been a lot of enthusiasm lately about the direction that ASP.NET is going lately, and rightfully so. Support for running ASP.NET on Mac, Linux, and Windows, all happening on GitHub at http://github.com/aspnet/home Our weekly community standup where you talk to us, every week at http://live.asp.net Open Source Documentation supported by ReadTheDocs and up at […]