- By Mark Michaelis
When it comes to Windows Phone 7, Microsoft is making headway. But it still has a ways to go, especially in the area of apps.
Even with a terrible economy, Microsoft-focused developers are doing well, according to our salary survey.
In this first part of a Team Foundation Server 11 overview, learn what's new with the Team Explorer UI.
- By Mickey Gousset
Learn how to leverage the C# code analysis and compilation features in the Roslyn CTP.
Peter Vogel solves a reader's problem by integrating data from multiple dropdown lists, the FormView and some Ajax magic that calls code in a method in an ASPX page.
Aaron Bjork talks about why remaining work is the most important measurement on your Agile projects.
Here's how to integrate the ASP.NET CustomValidator control with client-side code to create a page that uses Ajax and server-side code to validate data at the browser.
Using SSDT means we don't just shout orders at the database; instead, we plan what we're going to say.
- By Andrew J. Brust
Get started with this quick but informative guide (and sample code) from John Papa.
Dig deeper into the Castle Windsor IoC container by learning how to control dependencies.
- By Patrick Steele
Crafting a caching strategy is critical to building effective Web apps. It's only possible when you know what options are available and how to integrate them.
Andrew Brust's November Redmond Review column, "Windows 8: Times Are Changing for Developers," got reactions from readers, many of whom are still troubled about what lies ahead.
- By Readers of Visual Studio Magazine
Microsoft offers a number of good tools for teaching kids the fundamentals of programming.
Usually, when a multi-megabyte e-mail lands in Jerry's inbox, it means that someone tried to be fancy by including some silly photos or graphic images in intra-office correspondence.
Why you should update your apps to target the "Mango" software development kit.
- By Nick Randolph
How to integrate your Windows Phone 7 application into the search experience.
- By Nick Randolph
NSpec is a no-nonsense BDD framework for the .NET Framework, influenced by RSpec and leveraging NUnit assertions.
A new book on Code First Entity Framework is a concise, readable guide to the technology.
Using lambda expressions is a more compact way of wiring up events in both C# and Visual Basic. It also provides a way of passing parameters to an event without having to redefine the event's parameters.