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What's Your Backup Plan? - New Toronto Group

What's Your Backup Plan?

| February 29th, 2012 by Oliver Merk

As developers, people assume that we've got some bullet-proof backup system for all of our code, documents and media. In most cases, nothing could be farther from the truth.Ask yourself these questions: If your computer blew up right now, how long would it take to restore, recreate or re-download all the files that it currently contains? How long would it take until you're productive again?If your…

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Posted in backup, FTP, GIT, SVN | 0 Comments

Fast Line Rendering in WPF - New Toronto Group

Fast Line Rendering in WPF

| February 14th, 2012 by Sean Hopen

Fast Rendering in WPF using GDI using a Background Thread The ProblemRendering tens of thousands of lines was taking several seconds to render in WPF.I was trying to draw a graph with a dozen series or so in real-time (the data comes in at 10Hz, but we'd settle for 1 or 2 frames per second as a worst case). Each series had over 1,000 data points which I represented as a line graph, and implemented…

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Posted in .NET, Silverlight, WPF | 12 Comments

NTG becomes an Appcelerator Partner - New Toronto Group

NTG becomes an Appcelerator Partner

| February 03th, 2012 by Glenn James

NTG is pleased to announce a partnership with Appcelerator!While the market for mobile applications is larger than ever before, developing and supporting multiple platforms can be complicated and expensive.  Appcelerator is a new software company that is enabling businesses to employ Web developers to build intuitive, content-rich native applications for multiple devices using a common cross-platform…

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Posted in Appcelerator, Native, News | 0 Comments