C++/Cx: Getting around the very limited DateTime object

You know, I have been writing a LOT of C++/Cx recently and I have hit a bunch of issues. This particular one is about the DateTime object in C++/Cx. If you look at the C# version of the DateTime object,…

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WinRT in C++/Cx and registering and unregistering event handlers

Having to work in C++/Cx, every day I have new appreciation for C#. Things that I take for granted in C#, well, they are not straightforward C++. Take the example of event handlers. In C#, the usual way of registering…

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Lesson 11: Scope in JavaScript

In this lesson, I focus on the nitty gritty of Scope and Lifetime of variables in JavaScript Language. JavaScript has similar scoping model as most other C like languages with a minor difference in that it does not have block…

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Lesson 10: Prototypes in JavaScript

Sorry for the long delay between the last lesson and this one. Lots of travel and work got in the way of this post. Without further ado, here is the lesson on Prototypes. Prototype is much misused keyword in JavaScript….

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Lesson 9: Constructor Functions

Constructor functions in JavaScript are special functions that allow you to create a factory function that can create many objects of the same type through code reuse. For Object Oriented programmers, constructor functions are a familiar concepts. The code for…

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Lesson 8: JavaScript Functions

JavaScript functions are what gives Javascript its power. With JavaScript functions, you can break down your code into small modules which, helps with readability, debuggability and reusability of code. JavaScript functions double up as objects as well. Here is the…

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Lesson 7: Assignment 1 – Etch-a-Sketch and CScript

Hello and Happy New Year! I am back in the new year with the first blog entry that will exercise your mind and give you some hands on experience as you progress through it. Reading input using node.js is not…

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