The odds of beating cancer for pediatric patients are good, but these strong, young survivors often have life-long healthcare concerns that must be monitored and addressed. After watching patients attempt to cope with this challenge, Pediatric Endocrinologists and other Healthcare professionals thought there ought to be a way they could offer their patients easy, secure access to all the information they would need to get optimal care for the remainder of their lives. HIMformatics, a software development company, was able to use a platform created by DevExpress, based on Microsoft® development technologies, to make this far-sighted medical dream a reality—complete with a user-friendly, secure web-portal that can be used to both store and share a patient's complete medical history. This makes the ongoing fight for a long, healthy life easier for patients, families, and providers.
Cloud hosting and geo-distribution take the problems that cause the "it works on my machine" phenomenon to a whole new level. In this video, we'll show you how to set up Visual Studio Online Application Insights to tell you whether your application is available, and if it's performing well, in the four corners of the earth, so that you can resolve issues before your customers even know they exist.
Most mobile apps require the ability to store data locally on a device to deal with the realities of a disconnected world where a ubiquitous wireless data network is non-existent. While many consumer apps can save light amounts of data as small files, the data requirements of mobile line-of-business apps is much greater. With Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1, and using MSOpenTech’s new portable wrapper for the embedded database, SQLite, C# and Visual Basic developers can build structured data storage into their apps. Join Rob as he walks you through creating local databases and tables and shows you how to work with offline data. We also take a quick look at the new local data sync capability in Microsoft Azure Mobile Services which uses SQLite for local data storage.