.NET Zone is brought to you in partnership with:
  • submit to reddit
Mikael Krief10/30/14
0 replies

Configure TFS Proxy

When a development team is working on a remote site, using the TFS source controller may require bandwidth. To overcome this problem, we can use the TFS proxy.

Eli Bendersky10/29/14
0 replies

SFINAE and enable_if

There's an interesting issue one has to consider when mixing function overloading with templates in C++. The problem with templates is that they are usually overly inclusive, and when mixed with overloading, the result may be surprising:

Gunnar Peipman10/28/14
0 replies

ASP.NET MVC 6: What are KRE, KVM, KPM?

ASP.NET vNext comes with a new runtime environment called KRE. Besides KRE that runs ASP.NET vNext applications there are also tools for managing KRE versions and NuGet packages that application uses. This post gives you a quick overview about K-world components and explains shortly how to use them.

John Sonmez10/26/14
0 replies

4 Biggest Reasons Why Software Developers Suck at Estimation

For example, when my wife asks me how much longer it will take me to fix some issue I’m working on or to head home, I almost always invariably reply “five minutes.” I almost always honestly believe it will only take five minutes, but it never does. Most of the time my five minutes ends up being half an hour or more.

Erik Ejlskov Jensen10/26/14
0 replies

Entity Framework 6 and SQL Server Compact 4.0 – “Proper” private desktop deployment

About a year after I published the blog post Entity Framework 6 & SQL Server Compact 4 (2)–Easy Private Desktop Deployment it has occurred to me that the solution proposed in that blog post is far from perfect – my apologies! The suggestions for location of the database file etc. are still valid points, however.

Michael Crump10/26/14
0 replies

My appearance on Technology and Friends Episode 340

Sam Basu and I was recently interviewed by David Giard for his podcast called Technology and Friends. We talked for about 30 minutes on the new features of Telerik AppBuilder. As always, I had a blast and really enjoy being part of his podcast.

Joost Van Schaik10/25/14
0 replies

Making the Application Bar display on of top of the UI in Windows Phone 8.1 Store Apps

In Windows Phone 7, 8 and 8.1 Silverlight apps this is very easy: you just set the Opacity of the Application bar to any value less than 1 as described here, and the app does not reserve space for the app bar – it just displays the bar on top of the main UI.

Jonas Gauffin10/25/14
0 replies

Griffin data mapper and SQLite

I’ve created a small example project that uses the data mapper in Griffin.Framework to work with SQLite.

Marco Siccardi10/25/14
0 replies

How to create a folder in Windows Phone 8.1 Pictures Library (and save/read files into/from it)

Some of you might have noticed that UniShare has its own folder in your devices picture library. Also some other apps like WhatsApp or Tweetium have it.

Jeremy Likness10/25/14
0 replies

A Different Angle: What is AngularJS?

This post covers my presentation, AngularJS from a Different Angle, that I presented to the Atlanta JavaScript Meetup group on October 20th, 2014. This was just over a week after the Atlanta Code Camp, when I presented Let’s Build an Angular App!

Alec Noller10/20/14
0 replies

Refcard Expansion Pack: 13 Things Every C# Developer Should Know

This week, DZone released its latest Refcard: 13 Things Every C# Developer Should Know. If you're interested in learning more about C# or sharpening your skills, we decided to dig into the DZone archives and find some of the most popular posts we've had on the topic.

Bill Jones10/18/14
0 replies

.NET with AngularJS = <3

Clear, concise, and informative with detailed structure and visual aids.

Ovais Mehboob A...10/17/14
0 replies

Developing and Self-Hosting Simple ASP.Net vNext Application without Visual Studio

In this post I will walk you through the latest version of ASP.Net i.e. ASP.Net vNext and talk about some core characteristics as well as some command line tooling options that allows developers to build, run and manage ASP.NET Applications.

Greg Duncan10/06/14
0 replies

Microsoft MVP Award Unboxing

Sorry guys, I hate to do this to you, but since this is the first time I've gotten this award, I just have to share the unboxing...

Imran Baloch10/06/14
0 replies

Custom ActionResult in ASP.NET vNext

ActionResult in ASP.NET vNext has been improved because it can be now asynchronous. Means action result now have ActionResult.ExecuteResultAsync in addition to ActionResult.ExecuteResult. Infect IActionResult only have ExecuteResultAsync.

Ovais Mehboob A...10/03/14
0 replies

Writing Diagnostic with Code Fix using Roslyn (.NET Compiler Platform)

In the article i will show how developers can use Roslyn compiler as a services APIs that provides an object model to develop tools to extend the development of “Visual studio” using code analysis, refactoring and writing custom diagnostics. In this post I will walk you through the steps of developing an extension of Visual Studio using Roslyn Diagnostic with Code Fix project template.

Joost Van Schaik10/02/14
0 replies

Visualizing geofences as circles on the map in Universal Apps

If you tried to work with geofences, you may have encountered this problem. You want to have an easy way to show where the darn things are on the map, so you can test the application. This is actually pretty simple, building upon stuff to draw circles on Windows Phone 8 I wrote earlier.

Rob Sanders10/02/14
0 replies

Windows 10 Technical Preview

Well, it’s been a week of big announcements. Hot on the heels of finding out the next version of Windows will beWindows 10, Microsoft has today released a new “Technical Preview” of Windows 10, Windows Server and System Center.

Marco Siccardi10/01/14
0 replies

Prevent accidentally exit of your Windows Phone SL app (with Telerik RadMessageBox or Toolkit CustomMessageBox)

After finally being able to use my dev center account again after three long weeks, I am back into UniSharedevelopment. One of the most requested fixes was to not exit the app when users are not at the compose pivot.

Gunnar Peipman10/01/14
0 replies

Speaking at Sinergija14

I’m glad to announce that I will be speaker at Sinergija14 conference at Belgrade, Serbia this year.

Anders Abel10/01/14
0 replies

Kentor.AuthServices 0.7.2 SAML2 for ASP.NET Released

Last week we released version 0.7.2 of the Kentor.AuthServices SAML2 Service Provider for ASP.NET. With this release and the 0.6.0 the week before (that I never blogged about) we’ve introduced some new features to better support SAML2 in federation setups.

Ovais Mehboob A...08/28/14
0 replies

Creating Custom Formatter in ASP.NET Web API for specific formatted response

This articles shows the way of creating Custom Formatter in ASP.NET Web API to handle specific formatted response

Sasha Goldshtein08/27/14
0 replies

C++ Sink Parameter Passing

C++ is the most complex language I know, and its parameter passing rules are only getting more arcane now that we have rvalue references in C++ 11. In this post I’d like to examine the specific scenario of passing parameters to a sink method, which consumes its parameters.

Joost Van Schaik08/27/14
0 replies

Simple workaround for “Design view is unavailable for x64 and ARM target platforms”

When you are developing for Windows Phone or Windows and you are faced with using a native component (for instance the Bing Maps control on Windows, or the SensorCore api on Windows Phone) you will loose your designers when you are testing, both in Visual Studio and in Blend, as they will only work for “AnyCPU” or “x86” configurations.

Erik Ejlskov Jensen08/26/14
0 replies

SQLite Toolbox 4.0 – Visual Guide of Features

After more than 300.000 downloads, version 4.0 of my SQL Server Compact & SQLite Toolbox extension for Visual Studio “14”, 2013, 2012 and 2010 is now available for download and can be install from the Tools/Extensions and Updates dialog in Visual Studio.