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Load Testing: Load Testing Made Easy with Microsoft Azure and Visual Studio Online

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 01:00
November 2014

Visual Studio Online includes Cloud Load Test, which enables automatic provisioning and hosting of load testing infrastructure. With Visual Studio 2013 Learn how developers can use Cloud Load Test to gain invaluable insight into application behavior under load.
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MVVM: WPF Commanding with the State Machine Pattern

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 01:00
November 2014

You can use the state machine pattern to simplify commanding in Windows Presentation Foundation apps. This can help you encapsulate the complex logic that determines whether a command can execute within the state machine pattern.
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Editor's Note: Putting Async to the Test

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 01:00
November 2014

Unit testing asynchronous code poses a variety of challenges, which may trip up unsuspecting developers. This month’s issue can get you up to speed.
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Cutting Edge: Store User Data in ASP.NET Identity

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 01:00
November 2014

You can use ASP.NET Identity in Visual Studio 2013 to simplify standard tasks such as managing and controlling access to user data.
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Data Points: A Code First Migrations Mystery: Solved

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 01:00
November 2014

Julie Lerman solves the mystery of why a friend’s Microsoft Azure database migrated automatically.
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Test Run: Consensus Classification Using C#

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 01:00
November 2014

James McCaffrey presents a custom machine learning technique that uses a rule set to create a prediction model.
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The Working Programmer: Rise of Roslyn

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 01:00
November 2014

When Microsoft open-sourced the Roslyn compiler project, it gave developers free access to both the compiler and its inner workings. Ted Neward dives into this intriguing technology.
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Modern Apps: Mobile Web Sites vs. Native Apps vs. Hybrid Apps

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 01:00
November 2014

There are pros and cons to developing any of the three primary types of apps—mobile Web, native and hybrid. Examine the intended audience and the intended platform and that will guide your decisions.
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Don't Get Me Started: Next Flight Out

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 01:00
November 2014

Disaster relief is a hard business that demands a lot more than brave souls and deep pockets. As David Platt observes, no recovery effort is complete without cutting edge IT.
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Secure a Web API with Individual Accounts and Local Login in ASP.NET Web API 2.2

ASP.NET News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 06:00
This topic shows how to secure a web API using OAuth2 to authenticate against a membership database. Software versions used in the tutorial Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 Web API 2.2 ASP.NET Identity...
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Create an ASP.NET Web Forms app with SMS Two-Factor Authentication

ASP.NET News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 06:00
This tutorial shows you how to build an ASP.NET Web Forms app with Two-Factor Authentication. This tutorial was designed to complement the tutorial titled Create a secure ASP.NET Web Forms app with...
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Getting Started with ASP.NET MVC 6

ASP.NET News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 06:00
The next version of ASP.NET (“ASP.NET vNext”) has been re-designed from the ground up. The goal is to create a lean and composable .NET stack for building modern cloud-based apps. This tutorial des...
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Getting Started with ASP.NET vNext and Visual Studio "14"

ASP.NET News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 06:00
The next version of ASP.NET (“ASP.NET vNext”) has been redesigned from the ground up. The goal is to create a lean and composable .NET stack for building modern cloud-based apps. You don't have to...
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Best practices for deploying passwords and other sensitive data to ASP.NET and Azure Websites

ASP.NET News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 06:00
This tutorial shows how your code can securely access passwords and other secure information. The most important point is you should never store passwords or other sensitive data in source code, an...
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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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