Daily Digest: Native Apps are better, Slideshow with AngularJS, Azure Storage, and more…


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Malware hides behind JavaScript, PNGs to bypass browser security: 
A newly discovered cross-site scripting attack uses a sly variant on an existing hack to deliver malware in a way that’s so heavily obfuscated, even experts didn’t notice it at first.
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Forrester: HTML5 apps still not as good as native apps: 
The fact that no two mobile devices have the same screen size is one of mobile’s big advantages — and one of its drawbacks.
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PHP The Right Way: The Book: 
PTRW is a community effort, a website built entirely around spreading best up-to-date PHP practices. It’s far from exhaustive – instead, it tries to bullet-list the things you should pay attention to, and links to quality resources where one can learn more about the various aspects it covers.
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Creating a Slide Show Plugin With AngularJS: 
Gone are the days when you used to write hundreds of lines of jQuery to create a custom image slider! It’s time to go Angular and achieve the same goal with smaller, simpler code. This tutorial will show how to create a slide show plugin with AngularJS.
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What’s New with in Azure Storage incl the Import Export Service CORS JSON Read from Secondary: 
Chris Risner and Nick Harris are joined by Jai Haridas, Principal Development Manager and at Microsoft OpenTech and Aung Oo Principal Program Manager Lead.
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Daily Digest: AWS Sales flat, Cisco’s “Fog Computing”, MS IofT, Agile Proj. Manement, Flat Design, and more…


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AWS Sales Appear to Have Risen Sharply: 
Overall, Amazon made a profit, but didn’t meet analyst expectations.
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Cisco Launches ‘Fog Computing’ Initiative: 
Soon network switches and routers could be running apps.
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Microsoft pushes Windows Embedded for the Internet of things: 
Not to be outdone by Java, Linux, or other high-profile technologies, Microsoft is staking its own claim in the connected-device space that is widely becoming known as
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Project Management Is Not Enough: 4 Crucial Agile Techniques: 
Why you need automated testing, continuous integration, test-driven development and — yes — pair programming for agile to be successful.
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Dynamically loading Assemblies to reduce Runtime Dependencies: 
Using a static language like C# tends to work with hard assembly bindings for everything. But what if you want only want to provide an assembly optionally, if the functionality is actually used by the user?
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What is Flat Design (and how do I do it)?: 
Last year saw the emergence of many new and reinvented trends across the world of design. Some trends outshined others, in particular the appealing trend towards flat and almost flat design that made itself apparent in everything from icon design to mobile interfaces to classic web design.
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Getting Started: Siena 101: 
Build your first Project Siena app in under 10 minutes while learning the basic framework of working with Project Siena
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Daily Digest: Free Books by MS Press, IntelliDebugger for VS, Extreme Late Binding in APIs, and more…


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A Couple of Free eBooks from Microsoft Press: 
Microsoft Press and the Microsoft Virtual Academy offer a few free eBooks that are worth checking out!
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Microsoft Announces the Addition of Entity Framework 6 Support for DynamicData and EntityDataSource: 
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Adding to the Open Source Library, IntelliEgg Releases IntelliDebugger v1.2 for Microsoft Visual Studio : 
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Speeding up Windows Phone Application Development Using App Studio: 
Learn how easy it is to make Windows Phone applications using Windows Phone App Studio.
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Batch Processing and Grid Computing – Commercial and Open Source Options : 
Explore four alternatives for Batch Processing and Grid Computing among the many options available from both Open Source and Commercial space.
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Why We Need Extreme Late Binding: 
Even today’s modern APIs are just as inflexible and static as the fixed, early bound APIs of old.
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No empty nesting here, Mads’ File Nesting Visual Studio Extension: 
File Nesting for Visual Studio makes it easy to nest any file under another file in Solution Explorer. You can both nest and un-nest any file with ease.
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