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Joseph Lui commented on Douglas Ching's blog post ASP.NET vNext - Some of the Things I Look Forward To
"Good post! Nice refresher."
Sep 5
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ASP.NET vNext - Some of the Things I Look Forward To

I like to try to keep up with new technologies.  Being a developer who has used Microsoft development tools all my career I’m always interested in seeing what is coming next.  Recently Microsoft unveiled ASP.NET vNext and it seems to be their most ambitious version of ASP.NET yet. Here are some of the things I’m looking forward to in ASP.NET vNext Build Not NeededDevelopers will no longer need to manually build and compile ASP.NET applications.  The new .NET compiler will build projects in…See More
Sep 4
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ASP.NET vNext - Some of the Things I Look Forward To

I like to try to keep up with new technologies.  Being a developer who has used Microsoft development tools all my career I’m always interested in seeing what is coming next.  Recently Microsoft unveiled ASP.NET vNext and it seems to be their most ambitious version of ASP.NET yet. Here are some of the things I’m looking forward to in ASP.NET vNext Build Not NeededDevelopers will no longer need to manually build and compile ASP.NET applications.  The new .NET compiler will build projects in…See More
Sep 4
Douglas Ching commented on David Chung's blog post Continuous Delivery Overview
"There are a lot of tools these days to help developers with VCS and CIS.  Microsoft for example has Azure and one of Azure's offerings allows a developer to set up a web site that has a form of basic continuous integration for free. I…"
Aug 25
Douglas Ching commented on Douglas Ching's blog post Observing Tech in Japan
"@Chris & @Mika - That is interesting about clamshells and smartphones.  There were people using flip phones, but at least on the trains and subway there were a lot of iPhones and Android phones.  Perhaps it was the time or place that…"
Jul 11
Cameron Souza commented on Douglas Ching's blog post Observing Tech in Japan
"re: Tablets A large number of restaurants in Tokyo and Osaka have their menus and an ordering system on tethered iPads."
Jul 9
David Chung commented on Douglas Ching's blog post Observing Tech in Japan
"SEGA UFO Catcher is the best! To me, that is the only winnable crane game and that's how I accumulated my Mamehiba plush collection."
Jul 9
Mika Leuck commented on Douglas Ching's blog post Observing Tech in Japan
"@Chris Ota - Thats true. Many people have a clam phone and an iPhone or other iOS device. Three reasons I think the clam is still popular: Japanese clam phones are, and always have been, much more feature rich than clams in other countries.…"
Jul 9

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Software Developer, Web Developer
Software Language Proficiencies / Interests:
ASP, C#, Python, Ruby, SQL

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ASP.NET vNext - Some of the Things I Look Forward To

I like to try to keep up with new technologies.  Being a developer who has used Microsoft development tools all my career I’m always interested in seeing what is coming next.  Recently Microsoft unveiled ASP.NET vNext and it seems to be their most ambitious version of ASP.NET yet.

 

Here are some of the things I’m looking forward to in ASP.NET vNext

 

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Posted on September 4, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Observing Tech in Japan

Recently I visited Japan.  The last time I visited was in 2010.  Japan has always been known for it’s electronics and technology so I was looking forward to seeing how it’s changed in four years and how it differs from the U.S.  These are just my personal observations so they may not be indicative of actual trends or market share figures.

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Posted on July 9, 2014 at 11:00am — 7 Comments

Windows App Studio Review

Create apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 without coding.

The biggest issue facing Windows and Windows Phone is the relative scarcity of apps compared to Android and iOS.  Microsoft faces an uphill battle in attempting to sway companies and mobile developers into building apps for Windows Phone.  

One of the offerings created to help close this gap is called App Studio.  App Studio was first released last…

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Posted on May 16, 2014 at 9:16am — 1 Comment

Adobe Creative Cloud Experience - Alternatives?

About a year ago Adobe announced that it would be ending their Creative Suite offering, rebranding their applications under the Creative Cloud. Customers would no longer be able to pay once for most of the main Adobe software and use it forever.  Instead they now need to pay monthly and will no longer be able to use the software if they stop paying.  I don’t use Adobe software extensively, but there are times when I need to so I decided to try it out for a year using their…

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Posted on March 17, 2014 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Happy Birthday Mac and Are Tablets the Future?

The Mac turned 30 today.  Happy Birthday, Mac!  Apple has been through ups and downs in those 30 years, but now they are one of the most successful companies in the world.  That’s thanks in large part to the success of their iPods, iPhones and iPads, but the Mac remains a mainstay of Apple’s product…

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Posted on January 24, 2014 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

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At 10:39am on December 31, 2008, Bill said…
Hey Douglas. What do you do with Ruby?
At 9:26pm on December 30, 2008, Greg Hester said…
Aloha Douglas! Good to see you on TechHui. Also, thanks for joining the Eclipse user's group.
At 8:33pm on December 30, 2008, Nikolas Yem said…
Aloha Douglas! Welcome to the Tech Hui! The Rat Chicken is here to help! Just ask! :)
At 5:57pm on December 30, 2008, Mika Leuck said…
Welcome Douglas! You have an interesting combination of language skills.

The FAQ is a good place to learn about the site. You may want to join some of the interest groups such as .NET and Ruby Developers.

We hope you find TechHui useful and invite others. Happy Holidays!
 
 
 

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