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Microsoft Azure: The Rise of Event Stream-Oriented Systems

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
February 2015

With the rise in prominence of event data streams, managing and processing those streams becomes more essential. The new Azure Event Hubs helps you predict and parse data streams.
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Visual Studio 2015: Build Better Software with Smart Unit Tests

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
February 2015

Smart Unit Tests lets you specify the intended behavior of software in terms of its source code, and uses automated white-box code analysis in conjunction with a constraint solver to generate and maintain a compact suite of relevant tests with high coverage for your .NET code.
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Compilers: What Every Programmer Should Know About Compiler Optimizations

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
February 2015

Hadi Brais introduces the sophisticated optimization capabilities of the Visual C++ compiler, which enable programmers to write understandable, maintainable code without compromising performance.
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.NET Framework: Building an Enterprise Search for .NET

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
February 2015

Big data warehouses allow companies to store huge amounts of information, but the challenge is how to retrieve just a small and specific piece of it. With Elasticsearch, things get easier.
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Editor's Note: Analyze This

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
February 2015

The new .NET Compiler Platform (aka "Roslyn") technology that is part of the Visual Studio 2015 Preview is already doing some pretty cool things. This month, we dive into Live Code Analyzers.
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Cutting Edge: Lightweight Client-Side Device Detection

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
February 2015

WURFL.js is a lightweight device description repository that can improve the user experience in client-side intensive Web applications running on mobile and desktop browsers.
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Windows with C++: COM Smart Pointers Revisited

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
February 2015

it’s time to apply some of the modern C++ offered by Visual C++ 2015 to the design of a new smart pointer for COM interfaces, as Kenny Kerr explains.
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Test Run: L1 and L2 Regularization for Machine Learning

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
February 2015

James McCaffrey looks at how regularization can help to reduce overfitting, a common result of machine learning that undermines the predictive accuracy of the model.
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The Working Programmer: Rise of Roslyn, Part 2: Writing Diagnostics

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
February 2015

Dig into writing diagnostics as Ted Neward and Joe Hummel show how to use the open source .NET Compiler Platform (formerly known as "Roslyn") to write language tools when developing for the platform.
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Modern Apps: Implement Search in Windows Store and Windows Phone Store Apps

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
February 2015

Search is arguably the most important feature in any app these days. If you want to make your app popular and easy to use, you had better add a search function.
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Don't Get Me Started: 5 Years Down the Road

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
February 2015

Has it been five years already? David Platt looks back at half a decade as the back page columnist at MSDN Magazine.
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