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Create a secure ASP.NET Web Forms app with user registration, email confirmation and password reset

ASP.NET News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 06:00
This tutorial shows you how to build an ASP.NET Web Forms app with user registration, email confirmation and password reset using the ASP.NET Identity membership system. This tutorial was based on...
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Publish MVC Database First site to Azure

ASP.NET News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 06:00
Using MVC, Entity Framework, and ASP.NET Scaffolding, you can create a web application that provides an interface to an existing database. This tutorial series shows you how to automatically genera...
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C#: The New and Improved C# 6.0

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
October 2014

The new C# 6.0 is now in CTP3. There have been myriad enhancements and improvements, as well as some features that have dropped. Here’s a full rundown on what to expect and what to look for in the new language.
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Async Programming: Introduction to Async/Await on ASP.NET

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
October 2014

Stephen Cleary provides a conceptual overview of asynchronous requests on ASP.NET, as well as references to the best online resources.
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Azure Insider: Connect Your IoT Device to the Cloud

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
October 2014

In this next installment of the Internet of Things (IoT) project, we take the connected SmartDoor and Raspberry Pi, and develop policies to manage the message and photo traffic with service bus and message bus queueing.
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Unity: Developing Your First Game with Unity and C#, Part 3

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
October 2014

In the third part of his series on Unity game development, Adam Tuliper delves into 3D games, including creating characters, animations and terrains.
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SQL Server: Use Updatable Tables for Responsive Real-Time Reporting

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
October 2014

Managing massive data stores in a single table can slow down queries and, therefore, business activities. Using a combination of partitioning and columnstore indexes solves the problem.
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Universal Windows Apps: Reuse Code Assets with Universal Windows Apps

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
October 2014

Joel Reyes explores the universal app capabilities built into Visual Studio 2013, including templates, language, API and compiler support, and considers strategies for sharing code across apps, as well as best approaches for updating disparate apps into a universal Windows version.
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SQL Server: Implement Large, Fast, Updatable Tables for Responsive Real-Time Reporting

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
October 2014

This article builds on the October MSDN Magazine print article, “Use Updatable Tables for Responsive Real-Time Reporting,” that describes a combination of table partitioning and columnstore indexing to support a large table you can query rapidly for reporting and update concurrently.
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Editor's Note: Arrivals and Departures

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
October 2014

Charles Petzold is stepping down as a columnist at MSDN Magazine to work at Xamarin.
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Cutting Edge: Source Code Readability Tips

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
October 2014

Readability must be an essential attribute of your coding practices. Follow the three C’s—comments, consistency and clarity—to create code that’s easier to read.
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Data Points: A Pattern for Sharing Data Across Domain-Driven Design Bounded Contexts

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
October 2014

Julie Lerman explores a way to mirror data as one scenario for sharing data across DDD bounded contexts.
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Test Run: Probit Classification Using C#

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
October 2014

James McCaffrey explores probit classification, a machine learning technique for making predictions in situations where the dependent variable to predict can take one of just two possible values.
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Modern Apps: Use SignalR to Build Modern Apps

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
October 2014

SignalR is a set of server and client libraries that lets you develop apps with dynamic, real-time, two-way communication.
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DirectX Factor: Pixel Shaders and the Reflection of Light

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
October 2014

Charles Petzold brings his series on DirectX to a close with an exploration of the classic Gouraud and Phong 3D light shading models.
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Don't Get Me Started: Raising Higher Education

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
October 2014

David Platt's Harvard University Extension School class on UX engineering and management aims to create a cadre of UX first responders, who leverage awareness of basic concepts in UX design to enable a more robust and functional design process.
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ASP.NET MVC Facebook Birthday App

ASP.NET News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 06:00
This tutorial will teach you how to build a Facebook app by using an MVC 5 NuGet package and Visual Studio 2013.
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Authentication Filters in ASP.NET Web API 2

ASP.NET News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:00
An authentication filter is a component that authenticates an HTTP request. Web API 2 and MVC 5 both support authentication filters, but they differ slightly, mostly in the naming conventions for t...
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Complex Type Inheritance in OData v4 with ASP.NET Web API

ASP.NET News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 06:33
According to the OData v4 specification , a complex type can inherit from another complex type. (A complex type is a structured type without a key.) Web API OData 5.3 supports complex type inherita...
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What's New in ASP.NET Web API OData 5.3

ASP.NET News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 06:00
This topic describes what's new for ASP.NET Web API OData 5.3. Download Documentation OData Core Libraries New Features Known Issues and Breaking Changes Bug Fixes ASP.NET Web API OData 5.3.1 Downl...
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