I am writing a whole new feature series about Visual Studio 2012 new features. The series will describe what’s new in Visual Studio 2012; this post will summarize what I have covered so far.
PostSharp is claiming to be the most comprehensive AOP library in the .NET world. I gave it a try and I must to say that their claim is very well founded.
Initially, I got into the habit of opening up a second instance of Visual Studio, making the necessary changes and using the NuGet web interface to re-upload the package. I quickly realized that manually uploading the package was too time consuming.
atlastHere is the first post of a series about the new features of WPF 4.5. Validation of data is often if not always necessary in modern applications. From a long time, WPF provided the IDataErrorInfo interfaces which permitted the automatic validation of your properties.
Code generation can be a blessing for getting something up and running quickly, but also a curse when maintaining code.
Did you already try GitHub for Windows? It's created in a modern Win8 looking style. Initially it actually feels a little bit odd, but the more I use it, the more I like it...I even start to slowly abandon the so much loved Git Shell again.
NAppUpdate is being used quite widely, but has nearly no documentation because the software is pretty simple. So I will discuss some of the key principles behind the design of the library.
Learn about the upcoming release of Windows 8 Server and the revamped Hyper-V role.
For those of you on the East Coast of the United States, venue locations where you can learn more about Windows 8, as well as dates, and registration links are shown in this article.
Just as airbags are the last line of defense in a car, a debugger should be the last line of defense for a programmer.
In this blog post we explore how we can get rid of “Http Simulator” to unit test the controllers which involve Session objects using custom model binder.
In this post Pranay Rana discusses about the development of a WCF callback service which replies back to its consumer i.e service client.
Robert Maclean discusses the myth that arrays should be chosen over other collections because only arrays can be serialized (or put differently, no other collection can be serialized).
C++ has typical idioms and conventions that are expressed differently in C# or Java, if at all. Sometimes it's a matter of syntax, other times it's a conceptual consideration related to the absence of a managing runtime in native languages.
Vance Morrison, Performance Architect on the Common Language Runtime (CLR) team writes and maintains a very powerful tool called PerfView that harnesses the power of Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) data produced by the CLR. Here are some details.
This post is a mile high overview of the history of ASP.NET MVC, the features it brought with the various versions and the extensibility points introduced.
Greg Duncan shares a post that explains how SQL Server Scheduling works, through a flowchart.
Many popular web applications/sits are already capable of updating their content dynamically, yet they do not rely on web sockets. How is this possible?
Tackling .NET memory management is very much like wrestling smoke; you can see the shape of the thing, you know it's got an underlying cause but, no matter how hard you try, it's always just slipping through your fingers. This books helps you get better at it.
A simple visual studio tool to allow rapid navigation and finding of files within a Solution via a number of search patterns.
Nick Haslam shares his experiences of being a consultant from the start of his day, to his data warehousing project, to the solving of a problem.
Dennis Doomen explains how developers who write about TDD should make sure that the information they share is correct.
This post is actually more aimed at an audience of 'myself', and my ability to have an easy bit of source code to call upon when I’m on the go looking for a quick solution to cut and paste – as most of my blog posts are. But you, dear reader, you get to share in this benefit with me by pulling from the awesomeness within this post as well.
Anders Able reviews "Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software" written by the Gang of Four: Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson & John Vlissides.