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Authentication Tools Previewed in Visual Studio 2015

Upcoming release will include some developer-requested features integrated into ADAL .NET and .NET Core to streamline use of OpenID and OAuth app protocols.

Python Tools 2.2 Beta Updated

Python Tools for Visual Studio adds a number of user-requested features, including a centralized comments window, and the ability to launch and configure multiple Python environments.

Creating SharePoint 2013 Workflow Apps with Visual Studio

SharePoint 2013 workflows for automating common business processes can be deployed as SharePoint apps built using Visual Studio.  

Inside Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova CTP 3.1

Testing Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6? You've got the latest tools for debugging Apache Cordova apps on Windows Phone 8.1.

Add Real-Time Diagnostics to Your Windows Phone 8.1 App with SignalR

Adding real-time diagnostics and communication to a Windows Phone 8.1 application is no challenge for SignalR.

How To Use Resilient Back Propagation To Train Neural Networks

It's more complex than back propagation, but Rprop has advantages in training speed and efficiency.

How To Simplify the Dreaded Task of Documentation Publishing with GitHub Pages

You don't have to reinvent the Web site to publish some documentation for your project. Take advantage of GitHub Pages to build almost point-and-click doc sites.

Creating a Simple Collection Class

Here's the simplest possible code for creating a custom collection class in the Microsoft .NET Framework that includes support for For…Each loops, an indexer method and initializing collections with {…}.

Write Automated UI Tests for iOS and Android Apps

Writing automated UI tests for your iOS and Android apps might not be as difficult as you think. Learn how to set up tests for your apps with Xamarin.UITest.

5 Questions on Web Development with Robert Boedigheimer

It takes tenacity, persistence, and maybe a little bit of Tae Kwon Do to tackle the complexity of Web development. It's something Robert Boedigheimer knows well.

DataTyping in TypeScript

The TypeScript approach to data typing is different than what you're used to with server-side languages. This allows the language to integrate with other JavaScript libraries, but the results can surprise you.

Beyond Unit Tests with ConventionTests

Be triple sure your code works by augmenting your test platform. This nifty open source library will do that.

5 Visual Studio Questions with Dr. James McCaffrey

Our man from Microsoft Research who was instrumental in the development of Internet Explorer and Bing tells us what makes working with Visual Studio such a rewarding experience.

Managing Your Skills Portfolio

There's no right answer to "What technology should I learn next?" But there is a way to manage your skills to maximize the return you get from them.

Q&A: Xamarin's Jonathan Pryor on Android 5 Lollipop

Xamarin's development lead offers insights into the Android 5 Lollipop update and how the speed with which Android releases spin out affects their own releases.

Using Multi-Swarm Training on Your Neural Networks

Now that you know how to work with multi-swarm optimization, it's time to take it up a level and see how to train your network to use it.

Dynamic Data Access with Plain Old SQL and SqlQuery

You don't have to give up using dynamic SQL just because you're using Entity Framework. The Entity Framework SqlQuery method will give you back the flexibility of dynamic SQL and still let you work with your data in an object-oriented way.

Shine Up Those Older Web Forms Applications with ServiceStack

Forget post backs! Easily add REST services to enhance your legacy Web Forms applications.

Microsoft Open Sources .NET CoreCLR

The ongoing effort to open source .NET Core gets clearer, as the team adds the "execution engine" that drives .NET apps to the Github repository.

Working New Android 5 Lollipop Features into Your Apps

Android 5 Lollipop has a few new features -- including some UI and performance improvements -- that can now be incorporated into your apps. Here's how to work with the update.

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