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Enabling Cross-Origin Requests in ASP.NET Web API

ASP.NET News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 05:00
Shows how to support Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) in ASP.NET Web API.
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ASP.NET Identity Recommended Resources

ASP.NET News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 05:00
This topic provides links to documentation resources about how to use ASP.NET Identity. If you know a great blog post, stackoverflow thread, or any other link that would be useful, send us an email...
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Azure Web Sites: Scaling Your Web Application with Azure Web Sites

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 01:00
July 2014

Yochay Kiriaty kicks off our July issue themed on Microsoft Azure Web Sites development, with an article that shows how to modify Web applications to handle millions of HTTP requests across both multiple instances and multiple regions.
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Azure Web Sites: Architect for the Cloud Using Azure Web Sites

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 01:00
July 2014

Sometimes bad things happen to good apps, and when they do you need to react fast. This article explores the tools and patterns you can adopt to make your Web applications even better and more resilient in a sometimes-hostile cloud environment.
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Azure Web Sites: Building a Node.js and MongoDB Web Service

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 01:00
July 2014

Tejaswi Redkar shows you how to develop a RESTful Web service in Node.js that accesses a MongoDB database in the cloud, and how to deploy it to Azure Web Sites.
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Azure Web Sites: Hybrid Connectivity: Connecting Azure Web Sites to LOB Apps Using PortBridge

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 01:00
July 2014

Hybrid apps bring the power of the cloud to existing software services that run on-premises in your datacenter. This article takes a deep look at connecting a Web site to a line-of-business application running on-premises and shows how to enable seamless connectivity.
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Azure Web Sites: Teaching from the Cloud

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 01:00
July 2014

Using Azure Web Sites, MVC 5, SignalR and Azure SQL, this article explores the creation of an e-learning application that provides course modules, lessons and basic user administration. The result is a Web site that allows an instructor to "push" content to the students' browsers, keeping all students in sync with the current lesson.
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Editor's Note: Introducing Azure Web Sites Services

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 01:00
July 2014

Microsoft has been very busy of late improving the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. This issue of MSDN Magazine explores how developers can leverage the improved capabilities of Azure Web Sites.
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Windows with C++: Embracing the Windows Composition Engine

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 01:00
July 2014

Kenny Kerr explores the Windows composition engine and shows how an alpha-blended window from his previous column can be reproduced using a composition surface rather than a swap chain.
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Data Points: Tips for Updating and Refactoring Your Entity Framework Code, Part 2

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 01:00
July 2014

Julie Lerman breaks out a small Entity Data Model and, using that model, works through some of the problems you might encounter when switching from the ObjectContext API to the newer DbContext API.
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Test Run: Distorting the MNIST Image Data Set

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 01:00
July 2014

James McCaffrey presents a demo program that generates deformed images in order to create additional training data for an image recognition system.
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The Working Programmer: Fun with C#

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 01:00
July 2014

Both F# and C# are languages based on the Microsoft .NET Framework, so you can often resolve a programming problem in one language, then transfer the code over to the other. This functional programming approach opens new avenues to problem resolution.
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Modern Apps: Authentication and Identity in Windows Store Apps

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 01:00
July 2014

Since many Web sites and apps require some sort of user sign in, it’s up to us as developers to make it as easy as possible. Here you’ll learn the basics of enabling application authentication on the Windows platform.
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DirectX Factor: Breaking the Z Barrier with Direct2D Effects

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 01:00
July 2014

Using custom effects you can get much closer to authentic 3D programming than otherwise possible with Direct2D, as Charles Petzold explains.
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Don't Get Me Started: Windows XP: An Old Soldier Fades Away

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 01:00
July 2014

Years after it helped change the computing world, Microsoft support for the Windows XP operating system is finally ending. But that doesn't mean we've seen the last of Microsoft's venerable OS.
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What’s New in ASP.NET MVC 5.2

ASP.NET News - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 05:00
This topic describes what's new for ASP.NET MVC 5.2. Software Requirements Download Documentation New Features in ASP.NET MVC 5.2 Attribute routing improvements Known Issues and Breaking Changes Bu...
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What's New in ASP.NET Web API 2.2

ASP.NET News - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 05:00
This topic describes what's new for ASP.NET Web API 2.2. Download Documentation New Features in ASP.NET Web API 2.2 OData v4 Attribute Routing Improvements Web API Client support for Windows Phone...
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What's New in ASP.NET Web Pages 3.2

ASP.NET News - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 05:00
This topic describes what's new for ASP.NET Web Pages 3.2 This release fixes a bug and introduces one new feature. Download The runtime features are released as NuGet packages on the NuGet gallery....
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TypeScript: Enhance Your JavaScript Investment with TypeScript

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 01:00
June 2014

Don't throw away your JavaScript investment. Migrating to TypeScript preserves the work you've put into your JavaScript code and encourages the adoption of new features that support greater productivity on large scale applications.
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ASP.NET MVC: Override the Default Scaffold Templates

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 01:00
June 2014

While repeatedly coding create, retrieve, update and delete operations (CRUD) can be tedious, you can automate the process using scaffolding templates. Doing this typically prevents updates or edits to controllers or views, but there are ways to customize them.
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