Daily Digest: IE11, Chrome hacked, Adobe patches security holes, JQuery Datatables, and more…


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Researchers Hack Internet Explorer 11 and Chrome At Mobile Pwn2own: 
Previously unknown vulnerabilities in the two browsers were exploited to fully compromise Windows 8.1 and Android mobile devices
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Adobe patches critical vulnerabilities in Flash Player, ColdFusion: 
The vulnerabilities could allow unauthorized remote code execution or remote read access
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Working with jQuery DataTables: 
DataTables is a powerful jQuery plugin for creating table listings and adding interactions to them. It provides searching, sorting and pagination without any configuration. In this article we’ll go through the basics of DataTable and how to use some of the advanced features.
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CSS3 Inheritance Tips and Tricks: 
It’s easy to overlook the cascading features of stylesheets. Most developers are aware of the inherit keyword but there are a few new inheritance features in CSS3 you may not be aware of…
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How to Create One-Time Events in JavaScript: 
Sometimes an event need only be called once in your page. For example, clicking a thumbnail which loads and plays a video file or clicking a “more” icon which retrieves and displays extra content via Ajax. However, you’ve probably defined an event handler which is called every time that action occurs.
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Writing a Testable Presentation Layer with MVVM: 
Brent Edwards concludes his series on writing a testable presentation layer for Window 8 and Windows Phone 8 applications using the MVVM pattern with a look at how he approaches the actual testing process.
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rand() Considered Harmful: 
When you need a random number, don’t call rand() and especially don’t say rand() % 100! This presentation will explain why that’s so terrible, and how C++11’s header can make your life so much easier.
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Daily Digest: JQuery Confirmation, IE11 Developer Tools, The Future of C++ and more…


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What’s New in IE11′s Developer Tools:
With the release of IE11 coming up, one of its most anticipated features is better developer tools. View article…

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jQuery confirmation in ASP.NET GridView:
This code is useful when want to use a custom confirmation in an ASP.NET GridView. View article…

Why, Where, and How of .NET Configuration Files:
A very good explanation of configuration files in .NET. View article…

Data Points: Behavior-Driven Design with SpecFlow:
Julie Lerman demonstrates how behavior driven development focuses on building up logic and tests around user stories, helping to ensure that your software actually meets the required specifications. View article…


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The Future of C++ | Build 2013:
This talk will give an update on recent progress and near-future directions for C++, both at Microsoft and across the industry, with some announcements of interest in both areas. The speaker is the lead language architect of Visual C++ and chair of the ISO C++ committee.
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