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Articles by Jeffrey T. Fritz (Articles: 12, Technical Blogs: 13, Tip/Trick: 1)

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Posted: 2 Aug 2012   Updated: 2 Aug 2012   Views: 16,161   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.74
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Welcome to our continuing series of Code Project interviews in which we talk to developers about their backgrounds, projects, interests and pet peeves. In this installment we talk to Jeffrey Fritz, a software-as-a-service developer in the education market.
Artificial Intelligence
Tensorflow
Posted: 5 Mar 2020   Updated: 5 Mar 2020   Views: 19,313   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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In this video, Jeff shows you a quick example using the TensorFlow quickstart and how the Intel Advisor can recommend some improvements to it.
Containers
Docker
Posted: 28 Feb 2019   Updated: 28 Feb 2019   Views: 6,740   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Jeff checks out Jupyter Notebooks with Python and Docker, and starts using the Intel distribution to get improved performance from the Python interpreter.
Posted: 5 Mar 2019   Updated: 5 Mar 2019   Views: 5,660   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Jeff pulls together what he's learned about Python and Jupyter notebooks to do some analysis on the viewership of his Twitch channel. What factors can he alter to increase viewership?
Desktop Programming
Universal Windows Platform
Posted: 5 Jul 2016   Updated: 5 Jul 2016   Views: 30,457   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Introducing the dtSearch Engine for UWP. Also available from this author (see article for links): the dtSearch Engine for Android and advanced faceted searching using the dtSearch Engine.
General Programming
Optimization
Posted: 30 Aug 2019   Updated: 30 Aug 2019   Views: 9,372   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Traditioanlly, Roofline charts have been built by hand, but Intel Advisor will build these charts for you. Roofline charts show you where your bottlenecks are, and why those bottlenecks are happening.
Performance
Posted: 5 Mar 2020   Updated: 5 Mar 2020   Views: 19,071   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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In this video, he shows how you can use the Flow Graph Analyzer to model C++ code and measure its performance.
High Performance Computing
Vectorization
Posted: 9 Sep 2019   Updated: 9 Sep 2019   Views: 8,830   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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In this video, Jeff analyzes a simple set of loops and arrays with Intel's Advisor. We generate a roofline analysis chart and examine the recommendations to improve the CPU and memory usage patterns in our code.
Hosted Services
Azure
Posted: 20 Apr 2015   Updated: 20 Apr 2015   Views: 23,621   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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How IT operations can engage more with a customer’s experience and assist software development in isolating problems in a production environment with no code changes needed from the development engineers.
Posted: 7 Aug 2019   Updated: 7 Aug 2019   Views: 14,301   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Azure functions are an extremely versatile platform to operate on. The dtSearch tools allow us to build and manage a search index anywhere that we need intelligent search capabilities.
WordPress
Posted: 17 Nov 2015   Updated: 17 Nov 2015   Views: 20,392   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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With just a 10 minute investment up front to configure Raygun Pulse for my Wordpress blog, I was able to monitor my site for a few days free of charge to see how it performs.
Intel
Posted: 8 Jul 2019   Updated: 8 Jul 2019   Views: 13,230   Rating: 1.97/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 1.66
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In this video, Jeff shows you two samples that demonstrate how you can work with images using these libraries.
Internet of Things
Raspberry-Pi
Posted: 28 Aug 2017   Updated: 28 Aug 2017   Views: 8,020   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
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The simple API of the LEADTOOLS OCR libraries made it easy for me to add their technology into this hobby project of mine.
Kernel
Posted: 9 Jul 2019   Updated: 9 Jul 2019   Views: 12,010   Rating: 1.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 0.48
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In this video, Jeff shows some samples measuring the performance of matrix multiplication operations.
Mobile Apps
Android
Posted: 29 Sep 2014   Updated: 29 Sep 2014   Views: 36,882   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Looking for full text search on Android and finding with dtSearch. Also, .NET developers, please see Faceted Search with dtSearch by this author (available from article link).
Product Showcase
Posted: 3 Jul 2013   Updated: 3 Jul 2013   Views: 19,814   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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This article offers a brief overview of Visa’s data network called VisaNet. It discusses the gargantuan amount of data that flows through Visa and how they deal with it.
Programming Languages
C#
Posted: 17 Sep 2013   Updated: 17 Sep 2013   Views: 18,281   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Why you don’t need a cell phone to send text messages
C++
Posted: 10 Jul 2019   Updated: 10 Jul 2019   Views: 19,311   Rating: 3.80/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 2.96
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In this video, Jeff shows a pair of examples that use the Threading Building Blocks to make code execute faster on a multi-core processor
Javascript
Posted: 17 Jan 2014   Updated: 17 Jan 2014   Views: 18,471   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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In this article, I will show you how to combine Bing Speech Recognition, a Plantronics Voyager Legend UC Bluetooth headset and Twilio to bring text messaging capabilities to a Windows Store application.
Python
Posted: 27 Feb 2019   Updated: 27 Feb 2019   Views: 6,012   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Jeff shows you how to configure and start using Intel's Python distribution with Visual Studio Code. He also shows you some of the speed improvements included in the distribution.
Posted: 27 Feb 2019   Updated: 27 Feb 2019   Views: 5,350   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Jeff looks at the performance of random number generation using the Intel Python distribution
Posted: 28 Feb 2019   Updated: 28 Feb 2019   Views: 12,580   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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In this video, Jeff shows how to get started with Visual Studio 2019 and Python. He even installs and uses the Intel Python distribution as well, to show how you can use multiple Python distributions and easily change between them in Visual Studio
Security
Posted: 11 Jul 2014   Updated: 11 Jul 2014   Views: 14,062   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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I’ve been reviewing Novalys Visual Guard for the last 2 weeks, and found some really interesting nuggets in this package that would make my network administrators stand up and take notice.
Web Development
ASP.NET
Posted: 17 Feb 2013   Updated: 14 Jan 2018   Views: 24,690   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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In this article, I'll introduce the concept of FriendlyUrls in ASP.NET webforms. We'll see how to retrieve data from a formatted URL string so that it can be consumed. We'll also take a brief look at ValueProviders in ASP.NET 4.5 to present some data.
Posted: 28 Feb 2013   Updated: 28 Feb 2013   Views: 27,513   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Plantronics Legend UC Headset – A Call Center Example
Posted: 8 May 2014   Updated: 8 May 2014   Views: 32,814   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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In this article, I’m going to add the Telerik UI for ASP.NET to my previous Faceted Search with dtSearch article and do some refactoring to make my search page look better and easier to use.
HTML
Posted: 7 May 2013   Updated: 7 May 2013   Views: 16,001   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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In this article, I am going to show you a proof-of-concept code segment that demonstrates of how you can use the serial number of a Bluetooth headset adapter to assist in providing an authentication mechanism to a web application.
Posted: 8 Apr 2014   Updated: 8 Apr 2014   Views: 41,965   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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In this article, I’m going to show you how to set up dtSearch with an Entity Framework dataset and then use faceted search navigation to add multiple filters to the result set.
Posted: 29 Apr 2015   Updated: 29 Apr 2015   Views: 24,363   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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In this article, we’ll introduce the TagHelper, learn about its advantages and disadvantages, explore some sample TagHelpers, and review the deployment experience to a cloud-based hosting provider.
Node.js
Posted: 23 Feb 2017   Updated: 23 Feb 2017   Views: 13,411   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Writing your own segments for Nigel with the Future Lab Program

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Posted: 21 Nov 2017   Updated: 21 Nov 2017   Views: 4,680   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.20
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Muggles don’t understand your release notes
Posted: 29 Jun 2014   Updated: 29 Jun 2014   Views: 6,430   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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In this post, Jeff discusses his multitasking tips and some pitfalls that he has found from multitasking too much.
DevOps
Git
Posted: 14 Mar 2013   Updated: 14 Mar 2013   Views: 15,560   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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In this article, I will show you how to configure the "GitHub for Windows" application to interact with a BitBucket repository.
jQuery
Posted: 26 Sep 2014   Updated: 26 Sep 2014   Views: 8,300   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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I did some pair-programming with my friend Julie Lerman where we looked into what we thought was a simple jQuery AJAX request problem. What we found was something a bit more interesting in the connection between jQuery and ASP.NET WebAPI.
Programming Languages
Javascript
Posted: 2 Oct 2014   Updated: 2 Oct 2014   Views: 8,160   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Are you building ASP.NET web applications? Do you Gulp? In this article, I introduce how to use Gulp with Visual Studio. The sample walks through automating static file packaging for custom ASP.NET controls.
Twitter
Posted: 28 Mar 2013   Updated: 28 Mar 2013   Views: 20,371   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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I have publications scattered across three blog services, two twitter accounts, Facebook, LinkedIn, and now App.Net. In this post, I'll show you how I coordinate all of these services with a third party tool called IFTTT.
Web Development
ASP.NET
Posted: 21 Nov 2017   Updated: 21 Nov 2017   Views: 13,834   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.20
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Modern configuration for ASP.NET 4.7.1 with ConfigurationBuilders
Posted: 2 Feb 2013   Updated: 3 Feb 2013   Views: 44,325   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.16
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HttpHandlers had their place, but going forward, I'm going to use WebAPI whenever I need to transmit data over HTTP to browsers or any other connected client.
Posted: 2 Feb 2013   Updated: 3 Feb 2013   Views: 14,810   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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As a follow-up to my previous article about WebAPI, I received an interesting question from a friend on LinkedIn: Is there a way to emit data in Protobuf format?
Posted: 6 Oct 2014   Updated: 6 Oct 2014   Views: 21,110   Rating: 4.33/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.07
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With the introduction of OWIN-based security and Identity management in ASP.NET 4.5, the configuration of authentication and authorization have changed a bit for web forms developers.  In this article, I review where configuration has been turned off and where they have relocated to.
Posted: 12 Jan 2013   Updated: 22 May 2013   Views: 73,852   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.18
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How to add real-time interactivity to a website that is written with ASP.NET WebForms
HTML
Posted: 9 Jun 2014   Updated: 9 Jun 2014   Views: 8,320   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Arrgh!  I've got an annoying issue in ASP.NET postback: it's not entering the event handler for my button click at all. Read on to learn how I solved this annoying issue.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012   Updated: 27 Dec 2012   Views: 21,750   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.23
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I've been spending a bit of time over the past month looking into ALL of ASP.NET, not just MVC or SignalR or WebAPI.

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Programming Languages
C#
Posted: 3 Sep 2012   Updated: 26 Feb 2013   Views: 33,291   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.88
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A throw-back to a .NET 1.1 feature to use instead of writing an extension method.

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Jeffrey T. Fritz
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Jeff Fritz is a senior program manager in Microsoft’s Developer Division working on the .NET Community Team. As a long time web developer and application architect with experience in large and small applications across a variety of verticals, he knows how to build for performance and practicality. Four days a week, you can catch Jeff hosting a live video stream called 'Fritz and Friends' at twitch.tv/csharpfritz. You can also learn from Jeff on WintellectNow and Pluralsight, follow him on twitter @csharpfritz, and read his blog at jeffreyfritz.com