7
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6answers
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How to develop line-of-business tablet apps as a .NET developer?

My company has a lot of experience in .NET development, and one of our products in an ERP system. Recently, a customer asked us if we could provide a tablet interface to that system, i.e., a software ...
9
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3answers
790 views

Why don't mobile platforms support generational garbage collection?

Both Windows Phone/Xbox and Android lack support for generational garbage collection. This is frustrating for a lot of programmers. There seems to be a legitimate engineering reason to it, but I can't ...
4
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2answers
561 views

Two factor authentication using time base key generator on smartphones

I recently enabled two factor authentication for my Google account. One of the ways of getting the second factor (the key that I have) is to install an Android app on my phone that displays a key for ...
9
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3answers
1k views

How can/should a microsoft dev approach an android project?

I am a dev who mostly uses the Microsoft stack (C#/Silverlight/WPF/ASP MVC/.net framework) Although I am adding HTML5/CSS3/shivs/jQuery when using ASP.net MVC. I have the opportunity to do some ...
7
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2answers
794 views

As a C# developer, how much “advanced” Java do I need for Android development? [closed]

I'm a professional .NET -C#- developer who's interested in doing development for Android. I'd like to know if it's really necessary for me to first read a book or two on Java (like Java For ...