Strongly typed views are very useful in MVC for rendering model data on page and binding the properties with the input fields. Moreover, strongly typed views gives intellisense support, so that we can chose the right property name for the control. No doubt, statically typed languages are of big advantages. But with .NET 4.0, supports have been provided to dynamically define the types. One of the features is ExpandoObject. Through ExpandoObject, we can create an instance at runtime by adding properties to it.
Playing sound on web app is a cool engagement tool, in one of the recent projects we used same. We tried sound testing to see if the speakers on the system on which our web-app is being accessed can work.So I used different jquery plugins(like ion-sound etc) to achieve this but it was not working because of various browser incompatibilities, not all plugins work on all browsers. In the end, we took a call to go back to flash to solving this problem.
Just a hypothesis, what if we are just a computer simulation, just like some huge GTA? What if the so called ‘real world’ is a hoax, a set up? Who would be the creator then? God? God is a programmer? Let’s explore this.
I know you can smell “Matrix” all over the above theory (some influence of Interstellar) but you can start visualizing the world around you in the same way when you read “Zion” and “Shire” as meeting room (background – I work with Quovantis and I have not smoked or listening to EDM while writing this). I am a 22 year simple developer, straight out of college and using my notion of being in this world I am exploring my hypothesis (can you see all the signs around).
In between excels, websites, SEO, asking people to fill spreadsheet and ear blasting music; my playlist changed to Rihanna’s ‘Shine bright like a diamond’ (yeah, rock dude don’t make that face, I know u did jiggy with your gal pal when it was playing) and (taaa tada) I had an epiphany (alas, it should have been alignment then I would have found a cult), here is the sequence of visions which got my thought bulb on:
MongoDB is an open-source document database, and the leading NoSQL database. Using the Azure Management Portal, we can create a virtual machine running CentOS Linux from the image library, than we can install and configure a database MongoDB data on the virtual machine.
We will learn the following:
Select and install 3 CentOS Linux virtual machine from the library using the management portal making two vms as the replica vms.
Connect to the virtual machines using SSH or PuTTY;
Social responsibility is no longer a phenomena that is preserved for times when a company is making huge profits or only when government regulations come to play. Its not just today that the corporates have understood their role in bringing about desirable changes in the society. The concept of companies being socially responsible has been surfacing for quite some time and Quovantis now being at a place where it can have a positive impact on the society, recently ventured into this realm.
If you think I am talking about the formula for making a successful film, then this is not your post. However, if you are looking for those elusive answers to bring some predictability to avoid boiler-plate bugs, then read on.
Boiler plate bugs? What’s that you say! You must have heard of routine code which developers need to write – the necessary evil – for all the configurations, the setup and bindings. Basically repeatable, no-brainer, energy-draining-code that most developers run from and shun from doing (hence the popularity of framework driven development).
As a User Experience Designer, I always try to figure out how to be creative? What is creativity? Is it science or something else? From my perspective, creativity is not just a talent, degree or an art limited to artists. It’s a kind of a skill to solve any kind of problem with design. It’s also not a science.
It’s a tool to solve problems in different styles. So what do you need to solve this problem? In my opinion, it needs only your passion and a little bit inspiration, that’s it. Since it’s a skill that helps to solve a problem, that means that you don’t have to be a creative genius or a designer to solve those problems.
Colors are most important factor of a website or product. This will ensure that there is maximum readability and clarity of text and branding of your website. Use the right color to get the attention audience to select the elements.
Avoid mixing of more colors on your website. Using 2-3 colors on a website is easier to remember than a website that uses many colors. It doesn’t mean that you should always limit yourself to one color, try to use two or four colors for best user experience and for branding as well. Like, if you see the facebook website, they have used a single color blue, which is easy to remember.
These days, everyone wants to see information or content with as little ‘clicks’ as possible. So, we should design websites in a way so that users can scroll down to see the content without having to click too often.
The use of pagination has many limitations –
It takes more time to download content
It introduces navigation because user moves from one page to another.
The biggest disadvantage is that user is not be able to see the previous content without clicking back. So they don’t have a single snapshot of their content.
Related to this is that the user is actually penalized in terms of data download as going back to a page they had already viewed is a new request.
By loading more content on the same page, we are able to solve the above problems and give great user experience with minimum clicks.