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April 02, 2019 How do I access HTML elements from Javascript?
March 28, 2019 Atom plugins and shortcuts (macOS) you cannot live without
March 17, 2019 Use rxjs in the browser to throttle textbox changes
March 12, 2019 How do I FirstOrDefault in Javascript?
February 27, 2019 How do I calculate the difference between two lists in Javascript?
February 25, 2019 Create object equality in Javascript
February 13, 2019 How do I count items in a list based on a condition in Python
February 11, 2019 Hello World with PyQt and Python
February 09, 2019 Merge multiple Python rx Observables into one Observable without creating an empty Observable
February 07, 2019 Create and activate a Python 3 virtual environment
January 14, 2019 Convert a list of points to a list of lines in Python
November 14, 2018 Strip markup from macOS clipboard and return as plain text with a shortcut key
November 02, 2018 What is the difference between let and var in Javascript and when should I use one or the other?
October 06, 2018 How to do a FirstOrDefault in Python
September 19, 2018 Pattern-matching tagged unions in Rust
September 11, 2018 Using JSON config files in Python
July 08, 2018 Der Ungesunde Apfelkuchen
July 04, 2018 HoloLens, Unity, .NET standard and .NET core. How do they work together?
May 29, 2018 [OSX] Opening a second instance of Visual Studio on the mac
May 17, 2018 Assets file project.assets.json not found. Run a NuGet package restore to generate this file.
May 04, 2018 Using a shader to fade out GameObjects when they come close
May 01, 2018 Using HEX colors in unity
April 30, 2018 Use Unity's LineRenderer to draw a circle on a GameObject
April 28, 2018 Visual Studio hotkeys you cannot live without. Windows and Mac.
April 25, 2018 Finding GameObjects and Transforms in Unity recursively with lambda expressions
April 18, 2018 HoloLens game window size in Unity editor
February 10, 2018 What project type do you need to test a .NET standard project?
January 12, 2018 Interval timer in Unity using UniRx (Reactive Extensions)
December 29, 2017 Parsing text with regular expressions in C#
December 01, 2017 Combine meshes in Unity
November 25, 2017 Reactive programming in Unity with UniRx
November 24, 2017 Create a .NET class library with Unity3D and Visual Studio
October 31, 2017 Seduce more customers by adding emotion to the problem
October 20, 2017 Control HoloLens with voice commands using Unity3D and the mixed reality toolkit (MRTK)
October 20, 2017 Create a Unity Package (.unitypackage) from the Mixed Reality Toolkit github repository
October 20, 2017 Prepare a new Unity3D project to deploy to HoloLens
October 13, 2017 Using AnimationCurve and Vector3.Lerp to animate an object in Unity
October 12, 2017 Using a Unity button to switch between scenes
October 01, 2017 Calculate a random point on a circle edge in Unity3D
September 24, 2017 Create a rotating cube in Unity3D
September 23, 2017 Returning 404 when accessing a non-existing URL on a Jekyll generated website running on IIS
September 20, 2017 [UWP] Playing Wav and Mp3 in a Universal Windows Application
July 26, 2017 [UWP] Styling a ListviewItem without creating a copy of the ItemContainer style
July 06, 2017 First 'App development for everyone' meetup
July 01, 2017 App development for everyone
June 29, 2017 Books to read at least twice
April 08, 2017 [UWP][XAML] How to disable and skip items in a ListView but show them as regular items
February 17, 2017 What is Covariance in C#?
February 03, 2017 [UWP][XAML]How to create a ListView that has a TextBox just below the last ListViewItem
February 03, 2017 [VS]Select the active document in the Visual Studio Solution Explorer
January 29, 2017 [UWP][VS]Using the diagnostic tools in Visual Studio 2017 to check ListView virtualization
January 25, 2017 An historic tour to discover the origins of Berlin
December 13, 2016 [VS] Find and open files from your Visual Studio Solution
December 11, 2016 [VSCODE] Error The terminal process terminated with exit code: 1
December 08, 2016 Turn your surface into a digital flip chart
December 08, 2016 The story of Wunderlist at Technical Summit 2016
October 21, 2016 8 Ringtones
October 21, 2016 5 Startup sounds for your game or app
October 21, 2016 5 Incoming message sounds for your app
October 21, 2016 4 sounds to play if you move a level up
October 14, 2016 The story of Mahjong Solitair for Windows 10
October 08, 2016 10 UWP snippets for visual studio you cannot live without
October 02, 2016 [UWP] Cancel an async method while awaiting it
September 27, 2016 Podcasts with replay value
September 16, 2016 HEAD detached from origin/master
September 08, 2016 German is a beautiful language
September 05, 2016 Disabling the windows 10 lockscreen on redstone (anniversary update)
August 09, 2016 Developing Windows Apps [UWP] on a Macbook
July 12, 2016 Git commands
May 23, 2016 Calculating permutations with C# and LINQ
May 02, 2016 Send email without subject
February 29, 2016 Binding to a Windows Store AppBar button text
February 29, 2016 error APPX1685: Default language 'en-150' is not valid
February 02, 2016 What glyph value to use for font icons in a universal windows app
November 09, 2015 How to set the selection to the next item after deleting a listview-item.
August 27, 2015 Opening a command prompt to a certain folder from the windows 10 taskbar
June 09, 2015 Using the new Audiograph API to play WAV, WMA and MP3 files in a Windows 10 Universal App
June 01, 2015 How to simulate a Terminated PreviousExecutionState in a Windows 10 app
May 20, 2015 Using OTF fonts in a Windows 10 (WinRT) app
April 25, 2015 Playing wave files in Windows 10 with sharpdx, C# and XAML
April 10, 2015 Creating Wunderlist for Windows in a design driven startup
April 08, 2015 Using a Rust DLL from C#
March 29, 2015 Registration of the app failed with error 0x80073CFD
February 18, 2015 Spartakiade Berlin 2015
February 11, 2015 Stretching ListViewItems over full width in Universal Apps
January 31, 2015 Accessing parent ViewModel from DataTemplate in a Universal App
August 06, 2014 Use Reactive Extensions to merge KeyEvents and MouseClicks to close a window
July 14, 2014 Cross platform development with C#
May 08, 2014 Use Reactive Extensions to throttle TextChanged events and subscribe to search results
April 16, 2014 Change XAML designer background color in Visual Studio
March 04, 2014 Cross platform development with C#
December 22, 2013 First aid for detecting memory leaks in a Windows Store App
December 15, 2013 Choosing a specific master page for each Windows Store App page
December 04, 2013 Save XAML as PNG in a Windows Store App
November 30, 2013 We couldn’t get your developer license for Windows 8.1
November 02, 2013 Create and use icon fonts in a Windows Store App
August 21, 2013 One great detail Microsoft forgot to tell about the Windows 8.1 Flyout control
June 29, 2013 How to use guides in Expression Blend to design beautiful Windows Store Apps
June 18, 2013 Dual pane metro style file manager gets first update
June 01, 2013 FileCommander: A Windows 8 Dual Pane File Manager App
May 22, 2013 Close WinRT virtual keyboard programatically
May 16, 2013 Native DirectX Audio for Windows Store Apps
April 18, 2013 Create and deploy Windows Store test packages
April 09, 2013 Mahjong Solitaire for Windows 8
April 04, 2013 Getting custom fonts to work in a Windows Store app
April 02, 2013 Unable to activate Windows Store app
February 12, 2013 Invoking a Templated Control method from a DataTemplate
January 06, 2013 Windows was unable to communicate with the target application
January 05, 2013 Design your Windows 8 app with ads in mind
November 22, 2012 Playing wav files in a XAML/C# Windows Store App using SharpDX
October 29, 2012 Hear me speak about Expression Blend at Windows 8 Designer Camp
October 15, 2012 Using a shortcut to export from Pixelmator
September 13, 2012 Store apache files in a Dropbox folder on OSX Mountain Lion
September 06, 2012 HTML5 Knockout Talk at Sioux
August 15, 2012 My first graphic design
July 31, 2012 Sync folders outside your Dropbox folder on OSX Lion
July 31, 2012 Building a RIA with HTML5, CSS3, JS and KnockoutJS Part 3: MVVM and Databinding
July 27, 2012 Calling DELETE in a RESTful service gets cancelled in IISExpress
July 26, 2012 Replacing default applescript application icon with a custom icns file
July 13, 2012 Building Rich Internet Applications with HTML5, CSS3, JS and KnockoutJS Part 2: History and Deeplinking
July 11, 2012 Building a Rich Internet Application with HTML5, CSS3, Javascript and KnockoutJS
May 21, 2012 Javascript Reflection
May 15, 2012 Extension Methods in Javascript
March 22, 2012 Knockout.js for Silverlight Developers
January 24, 2012 Split Generic.xaml in Silverlight Applications
January 02, 2012 Seven Silverlight snippets you can not live without
December 09, 2011 Open dual side-by-side finder with applescript
November 17, 2011 Open radio streams in iTunes
October 31, 2011 20 goto 10
October 14, 2011 Using Google Dart as an online collaboration calculator
October 11, 2011 Class and property in the Google Dart language
August 24, 2011 Icons or other visuals with XAML instead of bitmaps
August 24, 2011 Find unused resources in Silverlight or WPF with ResourceCounter
August 12, 2011 Always open the finder in column view
June 13, 2011 Using custom fonts with HTML5
June 03, 2011 Positioning items on X and Y within an ItemsControl
April 24, 2011 Disable windows 7 autoplay and scan and fix
March 04, 2011 New Toverstudio corporate design
February 18, 2011 MVC3 update
February 16, 2011 Windows Phone SoundEffect clipping
February 15, 2011 Windows Phone Mahjong Solitaire V2.0
January 28, 2011 No quote until I press space on my keyboard
January 11, 2011 Tips and tricks for building windows phone 7 applications and games
December 30, 2010 Windows Phone 7 Mahjong Solitaire
December 22, 2010 WP7: Add User Controls (graphics) in background thread
October 21, 2010 Export silverlight DataGrid to Excel Action
October 19, 2010 Interview door Microsoft Nederland over Toverstudio
September 08, 2010 Windows Phone 7 at Atos Origin
September 02, 2010 The specified type member Date is not supported in LINQ to Entities
August 14, 2010 How to retrieve many to many (N-N) data from WCF RIA services
August 08, 2010 Silverlight Checkbox Slider Style
August 06, 2010 XamlParseException occurred
August 03, 2010 My Windows Phone tutorial in Webdesigner magazine
June 09, 2010 Expression Blend 4 Features Code and Presentation
June 02, 2010 Community launch Expression Studio 4
May 15, 2010 Silverlight Focus Action
March 22, 2010 Visual Studio setup cannot run in compatibility mode
February 25, 2010 Silverlight Hover Behavior
November 25, 2009 dISABLE cAPS lOCK
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