Normally, I use this space to talk about tech issues. In a way, I will use this post to do that yet more than anything else, I am going to use this space to talk about the reality of continuing to learn in a professional setting. More specifically, I am going to use this space to talk about the importance of continued education in a professional/personal setting and some of the interactive tech tools – Learning Labs – InformIT offers to help you to continue to learn. I promise you, you’ll love Learning Labs.
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Maybe you love video games. Maybe you were raised on a steady diet of Doom, Quake, Duke Nukem, Duck Hunt and Sim City. Or maybe you have always dabbled in C++, HTML5, OpenGL, C# and DirectX and have wondered how and why you should apply your programming skills to game development. Well, for you, the coder who loves kicking butt in Eve Online, we present to you the top five reasons to learn game dev.
Traenk is tired of everyone else diagnosing Windows 8 problems and remedies. It's time to envision a new Windows strategy and feature set that embraces everything Windows has been and what it can be. Because this lofty a thesis takes so many words, stayed tuned to this Blog channel for follow-on pieces. Extra points will be given to the best comments and retorts offered by you, the Readers...
Windows 8 seems an exercise in frustration. Traenk wonders if there is more coming...
Get ready for a month full of giveaways. From July 9 through the end of the month, InformIT will be having 17 days of giveaways. Each week has a theme to make sure that there’s something YOU will be excited to win!
After the discussion on client configurations betraying your infrastructure choices, my talk with Sim Pul Simon (my corrected spelling) turned to other server examples.
I recently applied my first update to my iPhone app – “The Day Was…”. As with many things in the technology world, an update is easier than getting the app into the store – the blank slate problem! Just a little bit of wrestling with the app binary is required and you use the same distribution profile as for the first submission.
Traenk relates his past experience with Operating Systems that goes back 25 years, ok, more than that but he ain't tellin'
There's a lot of new technology to learn. What's Microsoft doing for you, the technology innovator who's got lots of learning but way too little time???