Daily Digest: Jelly Bean, Microsoft Office Store, ASP.NET Web API and more…


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Jelly Bean Overtakes Gingerbread as Top Android Version:
The latest major version of Android, known as Jelly Bean, is now the most widely used variant of the platform, according to new statistics from Google. View article…
Microsoft brings the Office Store to 22 new markets and adds intelligence tool Power BI to Office 365:
Fresh off of the Build developer moot with its Windows and Azure focus, Microsoft today announced at its Worldwide Partner Conference that it will bring the Office Store and SharePoint to 22 new markets, and add a new business intelligence tool to its Office 365 service. View article…

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Which Responsive Framework is Right for You?:
It’s pretty much impossible to find a mobile website discussion today that doesn’t include Responsive Design. Responsive Design ensures the pages of a website adapt to the size of any device that a person might use to browse that site. Instead of displaying a specific web page based on the device, the web page adapts and optimizes itself based on the devices capabilities.
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Using Custom Action Names in ASP.NET Web API:
By default Web API action methods use the same HTTP method name that they are serving. There are several ways in which you can customize these action method names. Read on to learn more. View article…

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Asynchronous Debugging in Visual Studio 2013:
In this episode, Robert is joined by Brad Sullivan, who shows us asynchronous debugging in Visual Studio 2013. This enhances your debugging experience in both .NET and Windows Store apps. Previously, it could be very difficult for a developer stopped at a breakpoint to know the asynchronous sequence of calls that brought them to the current location. Now in Visual Studio 2013, the Call Stack window surfaces this information, factoring in new diagnostics information provided by the runtime. View article…

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