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Editor's Note - Going Solid

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:11
Old habits die hard, and old training even harder. Hidden among the lessons of the Three Mile Island nuclear accident was the role that received wisdom from another domain had in the meltdown of the reactor.
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Cutting Edge - Building an Historical CRUD

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:10
Create, Read, Update, Delete operations (CRUD) that were modeled on top of plain relational tables are now evolving into what we can generically refer to as historical CRUD, which is a CRUD codebase where the implementation manages to track down the entire list of changes.
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Data Points - Dapper, Entity Framework and Hybrid Apps

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:09
A popular micro-ORM called Dapper can help solve performance issues, and you don’t have to give up Entity Framework to take advantage of it. Julie Lerman explains how hybrid apps may be just what you need.
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ASP.NET - Writing Clean Code in ASP.NET Core with Dependency Injection

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:08
Dependency Injection (DI) is a technique that allows applications to be constructed from loosely coupled modules. ASP.NET Core has built-in support for DI and uses it to provide services to applications built on it. Learn how to use DI to access ASP.NET services as well as your own application services.
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Universal Windows Platform Apps - Hosted Web Applications for the Enterprise

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:08
Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps are well within reach for any enterprise with an intranet. This article explores how to take an existing intranet Web app and convert it to a UWP app through a hosted Web application while leveraging the Windows API.
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.NET Compiler Platform - Maximize your Model-View-ViewModel Experience with Roslyn

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:07
Learn how to simplify the implementation of the Model-View-ViewModel pattern with custom Roslyn refactorings. Del Sole shows you how to take advantage of the Roslyn APIs to automate the generation of common objects in MVVM, starting with plain text analysis and moving on to creating new syntax nodes.
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Windows PowerShell - Writing Windows Services in PowerShell

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:06
This article presents a novel and easy way to create Windows services, by writing them in the PowerShell scripting language rather than C# or C++. No more compilation, just a quick edit/test cycle that can be done on any system.
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Visual Studio - Nurturing Lean UX Practices

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:05
When Microsoft developed the new debugging and diagnostic features in Visual Studio 2015, it employed an iterative, "Lean UX" approach to inform the design. This article goes behind the scenes to explore the making of the PerfTips feature in Visual Studio 2015.
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Microsoft Azure - Enterprise Application Integration Using Azure Logic Apps

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:04
With Azure Logic Apps, developers can visually compose integration flow and easily handle scenarios that involve long-running transactions, handling condition-based routing of workflows, retry logic to handle transient failures, and more. The suite of Standard and Enterprise Connectors provided by Azure Logic Apps can be leveraged to implement an end-to-end enterprise application integration scenario.
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Test Run - The Multi-Armed Bandit Problem

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:04
James McCaffrey provides an implementation of the multi-armed bandit problem, which is not only interesting in its own right, it also serves as a good introduction to an active area of economics and machine learning research.
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The Working Programmer - How To Be MEAN: Getting the Edge(.js)

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:02
Certain kinds of applications are much easier to write using the various packages available in the npm repository that EdgeJS now opens up to the traditional .NET developer.
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Don't Get Me Started - Left Brains for the Right Stuff

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:01
“We didn’t know what we couldn’t do. So we just went ahead and did it.” Those are the words David Platt heard repeated during a recent gathering of engineers who worked on the Apollo moon missions.
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Working with Static Files

ASP.NET News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 08:00
Static files, which include HTML files, CSS files, image files, and JavaScript files, are assets that the app will serve directly to clients. In this article, we’ll cover the following topics...
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Testing Controller Logic

ASP.NET News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 08:00
Controllers in ASP.NET MVC apps should be small and focused on user-interface concerns. Large controllers that deal with non-UI concerns are more difficult to test and maintain. Sections W...
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Model Validation

ASP.NET News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 08:00
In this article: Sections Introduction to model validation Validation Attributes Model State Manual validation Custom validation Client side validation IClientModel...
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Middleware

ASP.NET News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 08:00
Middleware is defined in the OWIN specification as pass through components that form a pipeline between a server and application to inspect, route, or modify request and response messages for a s...
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How Web Publishing In Visual Studio Works

ASP.NET News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:00
The web publish experience for ASP.NET 5 projects has significantly changed from ASP.NET 4. This doc will provide an overview of the changes and instructions on how to customize the publish process...
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Working with DNX Projects

ASP.NET News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:00
DNX projects are used to build and run .NET applications for Windows, Mac and Linux. This article describes how you can create, build, run and manage DNX projects In this article: Creatin...
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Role based Authorization

ASP.NET News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:00
When an identity is created it may belong to one or more roles, for example Tracy may belong to the Administrator and User roles whilst Scott may only belong to the user role. How these roles are cr...
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Building Your First Web API with MVC 6

ASP.NET News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 08:00
HTTP is not just for serving up web pages. It’s also a powerful platform for building APIs that expose services and data. HTTP is simple, flexible, and ubiquitous. Almost any platform that you can ...
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