Sam Basu

Microsoft MVP

Samidip Basu (@samidip) is a technologist, Apress/Pluralsight author, speaker, Microsoft MVP, believer in software craftsmanship, gadget-lover and Developer Advocate for Telerik. With a long developer background, he now spends much of my time advocating modern web/mobile/cloud development platforms on Microsoft/Telerik stacks. His spare times call for travel and culinary adventures with the wife. Find out more at

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Web Menus for the Modern Touch World

You’re on the road with your smartphone/tablet and pull up a website in your browser, not while you are driving, of course!

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on September 02, 2014

Windows Notifications Demystified

Badges often convey summary or status information specific to your app. They appear on top of the live tiles and may often be confused as a part of the tile itself.

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on September 03, 2014

2014 Buyer's Guide: Select the Best Testing Tool for Your Project

Choosing the right test automation tool for your project can be a gruesome process. There’s a vast array of tools available in the market, from small single-purpose executable applications to complex systems that require their own significant infrastructure.

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on September 03, 2014

March '15

Web Forms, MVC, Web API, SignalR. How can I choose just ONE?

Every day there are new inventions and new techniques, quickly pushing aside the older generation in favor of the new and shiny. ASP.NET is no different, with the addition of MVC, WebPages, WebAPI, SignalR, and SPA frameworks. Each one of these frameworks added something new to the ASP.NET landscape and made software developers ask themselves: Do I re-write my website to use “technology x”?

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