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Issue 22
Date:   January 13, 2016
Telerik Developer Digest
Welcome to the latest collection of the best articles from the Telerik Developer Network and around the web, curated by a group of Telerik developers just like you. We hope you enjoyed the holiday break; we're now back to our regular bi-weekly schedule.
From the Telerik Developer Network
Our Best of 2015
The top posts from 2015 on the Telerik Developer Network.
Telerik Developer Network
Native Code Is Bad For You
Burke Holland argues that building applications for specific platforms with native code doesn’t scale, and the solution is to use JavaScript.
Telerik Developer Network
Three D's of Web Development #1: Declarative vs. Imperative
Jeremy Likness explains declarative versus imperative code and how it can impact your ability to refactor and maintain a project.
Telerik Developer Network
Flip that App! Taking a Hybrid Mobile App to JavaScript Native with NativeScript
Jen Looper explains the process of converting a existing hybrid mobile app to a JavaScript native app built with NativeScript.
Telerik Developer Network
.NET Developers - Love Thy Command Line
Sam Basu creates a useful reference for the various command line tools available that support the new .NET framework.
Telerik Developer Network
The Era of Portable .NET
Sam Basu shows how, using the latest .NET framework, you can build applications on any platform and run them on any platform, even across operating systems.
Telerik Developer Network
A Review of JavaScript Error Monitoring Services
Raymond Camden looks at two different services that monitor your site for JavaScript errors on the client and allow advanced reporting.
Telerik Developer Network
5 Star Wars Resources for Developers
Ed Charbeneau discusses the impact of Bootstrap 4 moving to Sass over Less on the choice of CSS preprocessors.
Telerik Developer Network
Why Bootstrap 4 Means Sass Has Won
Ed Charbeneau discusses the impact of Bootstrap 4 moving to Sass over Less on the choice of CSS preprocessors.
Telerik Developer Network
What Progressive Web Apps Mean for the Web
TJ VanToll looks at the pros and cons of progressive web apps, which allow mobile web sites to be added to a home screen and function offline.
Telerik Developer Network
Around the Web
AngularJS: Angular 2 Beta
Angular 2 has officially been released as beta - this post includes resources for getting started and migrating from 1.0.
Angular Blog
Support Ending for the .NET Framework 4, 4.5 and 4.5.1
As of January 12, 2016, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates, technical support or hotfixes for .NET 4, 4.5, and 4.5.1 frameworks
.​NET Blog
A Simple Case for Hybrid Mobile App Development
Abhishek Narain of Microsoft makes the case for why hybrid apps using Cordova still offer a number of advantages, and how to build them in Visual Studio.
Building Mobile Apps with Angular 2 and NativeScript
How to build native mobile apps with JavaScript using Angular 2’s integration with NativeScript by TJ VanToll.
Angular Blog
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