CloudDays™ – Quick Start to Azure Redis Cache

Azure Redis Cache helps your application become more responsive even as user load increases and leverages the low latency, high-throughput capabilities of the Redis engine. This separate distributed cache layer allows your data tier to scale independently for more efficient use of compute resources in your application layer. Redis is an open source, BSD licensed,... Continue Reading →

CloudDays™ Quick Start – Introduction to Design Methodology, Patterns for REST

In his talk on Some REST Design Patterns (and Anti-Patterns), Cesare Pautasso explains, “REST architectural style is simple to define, but understanding how to apply it to design concrete REST services in support of SOA can be more complex.” Several SOA Design Patterns: Uniform Contract Endpoint Redirection Content Negotiation Idempotent Capability In this post,  you... Continue Reading →

CSS Tutorial – Font Sizing

You can use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is to modify the font or typography of the page. There are several ways to describe font sizes. In the font-size property, you'll know that there are many different measurements to use when defining the size of the font. Relative lengths xx-small through xx-large - relative to the... Continue Reading →

Snippet – What to Do About Old Browsers

Web sites reflect the company's professional image. If your site renders improperly or not at all, your company's reputation can be tarnished. If your site has browser display problems, visitors and potential customers will leave your site and not look back. In the post Using Modernizr, Polyfills, YepNope, you learned how you can support browsers... Continue Reading →

Object JavaScript – Using the ‘this’ Keyword

this is a special word in JavaScript that is important whenever you are thinking in object-oriented terms. The value of this inside a function, effectively depends on the object which called it. The ECMAScript Language Specification says, “The this keyword evaluates to the value of the ThisBinding of the current execution context.” The use of... Continue Reading →

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