Emerging Technologies I Didn’t Think Local Gov Was Looking At

I just came across an interesting article from Public CIO at GovTech.com, it covers six technologies that I didn’t think local government could be taking an early look at: Robotics – The idea of robots working at DMV is well… maybe a welcome innovation for many citizens but to be fair my local DMV has…

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WinRT WebView and Zoom Level

Earlier this week I was asking myself “How can I change the Zoom level of a WinRT WebView”? When the WebView control has the focus you can zoom in/out just like you do in IE10: by using keyboard CTRL+ , CTRL-. But can this be one from code? Not directly in managed code, but you…

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A new SQLite wrapper for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 – The basics

Came across this goodie… these are the basic operations Opening a database (wraps the sqlite3_open_v2 function) Executing a single SQL statement (wraps the sqlite3_exec function) Creating a complex SQL statement (wraps the sqlite3_prepare16_v2 function) Binding parameters to a statement (wraps the sqlite3_bind_xyz functions) Iterating over statement results (wraps the sqlite3_step and sqlite3_column_xyz functions) you can…

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Special Offer to All Mobile Developers: Windows Phone 7, iPhone, Android, BB

Re-introducing the Device Loan Program for GOVERNMENT, HEALTHCARE AND EDUCATION Apps! This is a perfect time to port your Windows Phone 7, iPhone, or/and Android, BB apps  to Windows Phone 8. If you are already immersed in porting your app, then you are ahead of the game!  Let us help you start the testing process…

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TECHED NEWS: Scott Guthrie’s goodies post

SUMMARY Dev/Test in the Cloud: MSDN Use Rights, Unbeatable MSDN Discount Rates, MSDN Monetary Credits BizTalk Services: Great new service for Windows Azure that enables EDI and EAI integration in the cloud Per-Minute Billing and No Charge for Stopped VMs: Now only get charged for the exact minutes of compute you use, no compute charges…

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