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Xamarin - Working with Local Databases in Xamarin.Forms Using SQLite

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 19:38
Learn how to store and query local data in your Android, iOS, and Universal Windows apps with SQLite databases using Xamarin Forms and Visual Studio 2015.
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CQRS - Leverage CQRS to Create Highly Responsive Systems

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 19:38
Peter Vogel reviews how Domain-Driven Design (DDD) integrates with CQRS in a real-world sales system that requires fast response times.
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C# - Applying AI to a Multi-Agent 'Mini-Basketball' Game

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 19:37
In this article you'll learn the basics of AI in a mini-basketball game. Explore intelligent agents and their various architectures (reactive, pro-active) as you learn the basics of multi-agent systems and the traditional approach for game AI behavior modeling through finite state machines.
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Test Run - Matrix Inversion Using C#

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 19:36
Matrix inversion is a fundamental technique in machine learning, but the .NET Framework doesn't seem to have a matrix inversion method. James McCaffrey remedies this with a method that uses an algorithm called Crout's LU decomposition.
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The Working Programmer - How To Be MEAN: Let's Be DEAN

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 19:36
Ted Neward examines the work required to replace the M in MEAN (MongoDB) with another non-relational database--DocumentDB running in Microsoft Azure. This flexibility lets developers take advantage of DocumentDB's enterprise-friendly capabilities, including server-side code execution and SQL-like query language.
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Essential .NET - Visual Studio 2015 with .NET Core Tooling

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 19:35
Mark Michaelis discusses the various .NET Core project types, explains the details of the new files types and their function, and delves into how the new project structure supports side-by-side debugging of open source NuGet packages.
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Modern Apps - Build a Wi-Fi Scanner in the UWP

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 19:34
In this month’s Modern Apps column, Frank La Vigne explores the basics of scanning Wi-Fi networks using the APIs built into the Universal Windows Platform.
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Don't Get Me Started - Missing the Target

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 19:30
From the failed effort by retail giant Target to break into the Canadian market, to mounting frustration among health care professionals with computerized processes, columnist David Platt finds rotten UX at the core of some troubling challenges.
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Purpose hierarchy and multi-tenancy

ASP.NET News - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 08:00
Since an IDataProtector is also implicitly an IDataProtectionProvider, purposes can be chained together. In this sense provider.CreateProtector([ “purpose1”, “purpose2” ]) is...
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Deploy an ASP.NET Core web app to Azure using Visual Studio

ASP.NET News - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 08:00
Sections: Set up the development environment Create a web app Test the app locally Deploy the app to Azure Set up the development environment ¶ Install the latest...
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Safe storage of app secrets during development

ASP.NET News - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 08:00
This document shows how you can use the Secret Manager tool to keep secrets out of your code. The most important point is you should never store passwords or other sensitive data in source code, an...
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Views Overview

ASP.NET News - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 08:00
ASP.NET MVC Core controllers can return formatted results using views . Sections What are Views? Benefits of Using Views Creating a View How do Controllers Specify Views? ...
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Open Web Interface for .NET (OWIN)

ASP.NET News - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 08:00
ASP.NET Core supports the Open Web Interface for .NET (OWIN). OWIN allows web apps to be decoupled from web servers. It defines a standard way for middleware to be used in a pipeline to handle requ...
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Building Your First Web API with ASP.NET Core MVC and Visual Studio

ASP.NET News - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 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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Integration Testing

ASP.NET News - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 08:00
Integration testing ensures that an application’s components function correctly when assembled together. ASP.NET Core supports integration testing using unit test frameworks and a built-in te...
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Resource Based Authorization

ASP.NET News - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 08:00
Often authorization depends upon the resource being accessed. For example a document may have an author property. Only the document author would be allowed to update it, so the resource must be load...
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Servicing

ASP.NET News - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 08:00
.NET Core supports servicing of runtime components and packages to patch any vulnerabilities when they are discovered. For information on how to enable servicing for applications in a hosted envi...
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Areas

ASP.NET News - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 08:00
Areas provide a way to separate a large MVC application into semantically-related groups of models, views, and controllers. Let’s take a look at an example to illustrate how Areas are created...
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Account Confirmation and Password Recovery

ASP.NET News - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 08:00
This tutorial shows you how to build an ASP.NET Core app with email confirmation and password reset support. Sections: Create a New ASP.NET Core Project Require SSL Require email c...
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Introduction to ASP.NET Core

ASP.NET News - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 08:00
ASP.NET Core is a significant redesign of ASP.NET. This topic introduces the new concepts in ASP.NET Core and explains how they help you develop modern web apps. Sections: What is ASP.NET ...
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