Whether you call it a defect or bug or change request or issue or enhancement you need an application to record and track the life-cycle of these problems. For brevity, let's call it the Bug Tracker.
This was a very informative trip with a large amount of information to take in. I will be digging deeper into the information learned for weeks to come :)
Microsoft has released yet another CTP version of Roslyn and this doesn’t come as a big surprise. Since the previous CTP (CTP2) does not work very well with Visul Studio 2012.
GitHub is constantly growing in popularity as a source control and project management system. If you are running a Windows system, you will be happy to find out that you can use GitHub natively on the box.
LINQPad can be used to test LINQ queries against lots of data sources, but it cannot provide fast code prototyping. The obvious solution is to go and build a custom tool. Open source to the rescue.
The SimpleIoc addition in the most recent version of MVVMLight is a great add and really simplified the ViewModelLocator across all of the platforms supported in this framework.
The big news coming out of GarageGames today is that Torque 3D will be going open source under the MIT license.
Xbox Live Marketplace features a wide variety of game and media content. Den shows how to leverage the stock query service to get title information.
This project will give you crash course on WPF MVVM that you can do in your lunch break! Everything you need to know about binding, INotifyPropertyChanged, Dependency Objects & Properites, POCO objects, Business Objects, Attached Properties and much more.
If you annotate a class with the DataContract attribute, then you must also ensure that the members you want to have serialized are also annotated with the DataMember / EnumMember attribute as well.
The distinction between an empty collection and a non-existent collection is rarely required. However, a null collection might cause more problems than you think.
TFS Team Project Manager automates various tasks across Team Projects in Team Foundation Server. If you find yourself managing multiple Team Projects for an organization and have recurring tasks and questions that repeat themselves over and over again, Team Project Manager probably has some answers for you.
Casablanca is a Microsoft incubation effort to support cloud-based client-server communication in native code using a modern asynchronous C++ API design.
Nowadays blogs and other web resources have largely overtaken books as the main source of information. Did that solve the problem? Do people read more? In my experience: Unfortunately not. The basic pattern persists: Most developers don’t care.
Not a minor release.. great support for Windows 8, Async, and performance improvements. Let's dive into this very succinct guide to what's new in .NET 4.5
To write professional code, you need to make it easy to look under the hood.
In the past few years, Nick started working more and more with SQL, and found that it is such a huge product that no one can know the whole thing (SSAS, SSIS, SSRS included), and because of that, he found several ways to get help if I need it.
No matter what permissions you set or what permissions you have you get a “TF30063: You are not authorized to access /Services/v3.0/LocationService.asmx” in SharePoint 2010. Here is how to fix it.
In a move to bolster its software testing capabilities, Telerik, a maker of software development tools, has announced its acquisition of the Fiddler Web Debugger, a popular tool created to inspect Web traffic and “fiddle” with incoming or outgoing data.
I am going to compare LightSwitch against Dynamics CRM, SharePoint & ASP.NET MVC Scaffolding in thier ability to rapidly build business applications. If you are not aware of these different products see my older post for a brief overview of them.
Need free SQL Server development tools? There are a couple of resources that might help you with this. Read this article to find out how to make the DBA life easier.
Developing NUI applications with Kinect SDK? You might find it a bit easier to create those applications if you install the Visual Studio templates, that provide the basic skeleton for them.
Creating a dependency container is very simple. You can either choose a default implementation of Container, or you can implement the interface IContainer and write your own definition of a container.
In case you are having problems with your remote debugging session in Visual Studio, make sure that you are using compatible toolset versions on both the client and the server machines.
The purpose of this guidance is to provide insightful and practical guidance around branching and merging with Team Foundation Server by the Visual Studio ALM Rangers, a special group with members from the Visual Studio Product group, Microsoft Services, Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVP) and Visual Studio Community Leads.