In this article, Imran shows you how to create a component/control/helper that leverages the ASP.NET Optimization framework.
Den Delimarsky shows how to add small modifications to the default WIC sample to support FillOpacityMask in a Windows Store application.
Beside using SCOM (System Center Operation Manager) in ALM to eliminate the boundaries between the development and the operation in the DevOps approach, we can also use it to monitor the TFS Server itself.
Michael Crump tells developers what happens when installed Windows Store applications are used with an expired developer license.
Mohamed Radwan shows how to upgrade an existing Visual SourceSafe instance to Team Foundation Server 2012.
Tuple is a new class type added in C#4.0. Tuple type allows to create data structures which consist of a specific type and specific number of elements.
Gil Fink explains the methods that can be used in a Windows Store application to launch external links.
There is a new version of each of the available F# PowerPack NuGet packages. These packages include the original F# PowerPack functionality recompiled for F# 3.0, .NET 4.x, and Silverlight 5 that were provided today on the F# PowerPack CodePlex site.
Toni Petrina talks about detecting a TFS connection and leveraging the MVVM pattern to facilitate modular connectivity.
In this blog post Erik will describe the few steps required to integrate SmartAssembly with the Visual Studio VISX build process and in code.
Scheduler scripts are a very recent addition to Windows Azure Mobile Services. This is a very nice feature that supports periodic background processing in your mobile service.
Dror Helper describes a way to serialize classes that contain hooked events, that by default can cause exceptions at runtime.
Michael Crump recently delivered a webinar for SilverlightShow titled, “An Overview of the New Windows Phone 8 SDK.” The recording of the webinar is now available on-demand.
When developing complex .NET applications sometimes you need to find out the details about the caller of a method. .NET Framework 4.5 introduces what is known as Caller Info Attributes, a set of attributes that give you the details about a method caller.
Both EventToCommandBehavior and EventToBoundCommandBehavior now sport an extra property - PassEventArgsToCommand. Find out why and how it was implemented.
In this series Mohamed will start introducing what’s new in Visual Studio 11 and Team Foundation Server 11 (TFS 11) or as we expect to be Visual Studio 2012 and Team Foundation Server 2012 (TFS 2012)
After 50000 downloads and the recent final release of Visual Studio 2012 / C# 5.0 it was about time to do a thorough update of the C# Coding Guidelines.
Greg Duncan highlights a series exploring a variety of ways to build back-end data storage and services for Windows 8 apps.
Imran found an isssue/bug in ASP.NET MVC 4 and ASP.NET Web API. The issue is present in the PrefixContainer class which is used by both ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET Web API assemblies.
Using WCF, you can send data as asynchronous messages from one service endpoint to another.
In his last post, Daniel Mohl showed an example of an ASP.NET MVC 4 application built in MonoDevelop. Since that time, an ASP.NET MVC 4 project template has been created for MonoDevelop that makes it very easy to create a similar app.
WebRequest, or rather HttpWebRequest has the annoying behaviour or throwing a WebException when the server returns 404 ‘not found’ status, or in fact any unexpected status number.
Learn more about the importance of creating wireframes before designing your applications, courtesy of Telerik.
I’ve always heard that it was difficult to move from QA into development (game design/programming/art/production). I thought this was smart- QA people should be there to be QA people, not doing a job only because they hope it would lead to something else.