Jonas Stawski

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Animate the KnockoutJS visible binding

KnockoutJS allows you to “simplify dynamic JavaScript UIs by applying the Model-View-View Model (MVVM) pattern.” If you haven’t heard of KnockoutJS or don’t know how to use it, I highly recommend you go learn it now. KnockoutJS has many built in bin... [More]

South Florida Code Camp 2013

If you haven’t heard, one of the biggest Code Camps in the country will start in about 7 hours! Last I heard we broke the record of 1200 registered! So if you haven’t registered, it’s ok, just show up tomorrow at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) -... [More]

Getting Started With SignalR – .NET Miami User Group

Today, October 18th, I will be presenting my Getting Started With SignalR talk at the .NET Miami User Group. Please join me to learn about the new revolutionary open source project from Microsoft: Have you ever wished that you had a persistent co... [More]

Getting Started with SignalR

Join me as I present Getting Started with SignalR at the West Palm Beach .NET user group September 25th, 2012. SignalR is a groundbreaking open-source project in the .NET community. It offers real-time communication to a variety of platforms, is ... [More]

Seemingly Integrate SkyDrive or DropBox With Your Windows Libraries

The world of computers has dramatically changed; what once was an utopia, it is now a reality. Bill Gate’s vision of one computer on every home seemed like an impossibility, but now it is very common to see an average person own a computer, tablet, a... [More]

Scaling Out/In with the Azure Management API

The Windows Azure Service Management REST API docs are very well written and informative, but they do lack in examples. In this post I will write a guide on how to use the Rest API to programmatically Scale Out/In (increase/decrease the number of ins... [More]

Deleting the Windows.old directory after upgrading to Windows 8 Release Preview

With the release of Windows 8 Release Preview comes the necessity to upgrade. If you are running Windows 8 Developer/Consumer Preview it is as easy as running the Setup and upgrading. The setup was pretty fast and very easy to follow, they even cut t... [More]

AspNetHost deprecated in SignalR 0.5

Now that SignalR 0.5 is out you can scale out using Windows Azure Web Roles and the Service Bus. So if you want to do so you can follow the steps laid out by Clemens Vasters. The problem I had is that I couldn’t find AspNetHost anywhere. After an hou... [More]

Using Windows 8 Tablet as a Hotspot

If you were lucky like me and were at the Microsoft BUILD conference last September then you probably have a Samsung Series 7 Tablet repurposed for the Windows 8 preview. The good thing about that tablet is that it also came with a free 1 year of AT&... [More]

Join me at the 2012 Orlando Code Camp

Today I will be presenting “An inside look into a successful Windows Phone app” at the Orlando Code Camp. We will take a look at the source code of the famous Champions League Tracker application for Windows Phone 7. We will look into the architectur... [More]