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.NET Framework: Explore the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 01:00
February 2014

Learn all about the new capabilities of the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1, including features such as improved debugging, ASP.NET App Suspension and async-aware debugging.
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WinJS on Windows 8.1: Build More Efficient Windows Store Apps Using JavaScript: Performance

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 01:00
February 2014

With Windows 8.1, Microsoft introduces to the WinJS library the scheduler and the predictable object lifetime model, allowing developers greater control over app performance. In this article, I describe some best practices for building an efficient app, using the WinJS APIs in both Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.
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Aspect-Oriented Programming: Aspect-Oriented Programming with the RealProxy Class

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 01:00
February 2014

Aspect-oriented programming lets you separate the code that’s not directly related to your layers—such as logging, validation or authentication—in different classes. Here, Bruno Sonnino shows how to use the RealProxy class to apply aspects to your code in an easy and flexible way.
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Async Programming: Intercepting Asynchronous Methods Using Unity Interception

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 01:00
February 2014

Learn several strategies for intercepting asynchronous methods, demonstrated using an example that logs the completion of asynchronous operations.
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Editor's Note: Conference Calling

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 01:00
February 2014

Microsoft will hold its Build conference for developers again in San Francisco, April 2-4. Michael Desmond expects developers will get a lot out of the show--even if they can't manage to get in.
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Cutting Edge: Content Negotiation and Web API for the ASP.NET MVC Developer

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 01:00
February 2014

Dino Esposito discusses Web API from the perspective of the average ASP.NET MVC developer, focusing on the improved content negotiation functionality.
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Windows with C++: Write High-DPI Apps for Windows 8.1

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 01:00
February 2014

Windows 8.1 brings new life to multi-monitor configurations and lets you develop applications that are per-monitor DPI-aware to give users the best possible resolution. However, few applications have achieved this yet, so Kenny Kerr shows you how.
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Data Points: Data, Meet My Friend, F#

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 01:00
February 2014

Julie Lerman explores functional languages and finds that they’re really good at working with sets of data.
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Azure Insider: Microsoft Azure Service Bus and the Internet of Things

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 01:00
February 2014

Learn how the Azure Service Bus can help you meet the challenges of connecting to just about any device that comes along, no matter what hardware and software it relies on.
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DirectX Factor: A 2D Portal into a 3D World

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 01:00
February 2014

Did you know you can get your 3D feet wet in Direct2D, so a later plunge into Direct3D programming won’t be quite so shocking? Charles Petzold shows you some 3D features in Direct 2D that let you get started.
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Don't Get Me Started: Jose, Can You C?

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 01:00
February 2014

David Platt recounts the courageous story of a Cuban immigrant to America, and why the country should be anxiously courting more like him.
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Announcing the Release of ASP.NET MVC 5.1, ASP.NET Web API 2.1 and ASP.NET Web Pages 3.1

ASP.NET News - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 01:00
The NuGet packages for ASP.NET MVC 5.1, ASP.NET Web API 2.1 and ASP.NET Web Pages 3.1 are now live on the NuGet gallery! Find out more in this blog post from the .NET Web Development and Tools grou...
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What Not to Do in ASP.NET, and What to Do Instead

ASP.NET News - Thu, 01/16/2014 - 01:00
This topic describes several common mistakes people make within ASP.NET web projects. It provides recommendations for what you should do to avoid these common mistakes.
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Refreshed Tutorial Series: Getting Started with ASP.NET 4.5 Web Forms and Visual Studio 2013 - Wingtip Toys

ASP.NET News - Mon, 01/13/2014 - 01:00
This tutorial series will teach you the basics of building an ASP.NET Web Forms application using ASP.NET 4.5 and Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web.
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Building Real World Cloud Apps with Windows Azure

ASP.NET News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 01:00
This new 16-part tutorial series walks you through a patterns-based approach to building real-world cloud solutions. The patterns apply to the development process as well as to architecture and cod...
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Unit Testing ASP.NET Web API 2

ASP.NET News - Fri, 01/03/2014 - 01:00
Tom FitzMacken demonstrates how to create simple unit tests for your Web API 2 application. He shows how to include a unit test project in a solution, and write test methods that check the returned...
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WinJS on Windows 8.1: Build More Efficient Windows Store Apps Using JavaScript: Error Handling

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 01:00
January 2014

Eric Schmidt explores fundamental concepts of the Windows Library for JavaScript (WinJS), including promises, asynchronous debugging and error handling. He also demonstrates a new tool in Visual Studio 2013 for tracking down errors in asynchronous promise chains in JavaScript.
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Visual Studio 2013: Introducing Visual Studio Online

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 01:00
January 2014

Whether you’re part of a team or a team of one, with Visual Studio Online you can easily create and monitor seriously demanding applications, from anywhere.
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WPF: Build Fault-Tolerant Composite Applications

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 01:00
January 2014

Learn how to host Windows Presentation Foundation plug-ins in separate processes to improve robustness and increase flexibility.
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Windows 8.1: Create Modern Microfiche with the Chronicling America API

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 01:00
January 2014

Chronicling America provides a straightforward API that enables access to historical newspapers for apps used in research, education and family histories.
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