.NET Framework


Microsoft Makes 'Roslyn' Compiler Open Source

Also announced was a new interop organization called The .NET Foundation.

Microsoft Promises C++ Power, C# Dev Efficiency With .NET Native

The developer preview was released yesterday.

Microsoft Takes Cross-Platform Development to Another Level

Release Candidate 2 of Visual Studio 2013 also announced.

What's New in Entity Framework 6 (Plus How To Upgrade!)

The latest version of the technology works fine with the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and Visual Studio 2010. Here's some of what's new (along with how to move your applications to EF6).

Windows Embedded Compact Now Supports Visual Studio 2013

A new version of the .NET Compact Framework was also released.

6 Top .NET Package- and Dependency-Management Tools

They may not be sexy, but package managers are an integral part of every developer's work -- using the right ones can make you more productive. Read on to find out what -- and where -- they are.

Neural Network How-To: Code an Evolutionary Optimization Solution

Evolutionary optimization can be used to train a neural network. A virtual chromosome holds the neural network's weights and bias values, and the error term is the average of all errors between the network's computed outputs and the training data target outputs. Learn how to code the solution.

Asynchronous MSMQ Processing

Peter wraps up his look at offloading processing from the mainline of your application in order to improve response time by looking at processing message queues asynchronously.

Client APIs for .NET Framework Released by Google

The library is available via NuGet, and includes AdSense, Blogger and YouTube functionality.

Developing the Developer Community

Community involvement is an often overlooked -- but increasingly important -- part of what it means to be a developer.

Creating a Client-Side Master-Detail Page in an AJAX App with TypeScript

Using Breeze and Knockout, you just need a few lines of TypeScript code to create a master/detail page that retrieves records from the server when it has to, but skips the trip to the server when it isn't necessary.

ASP.NET MVC Extensibility with MEF

How to use MEF to add validation rule components to an ASP.NET MVC Web application.

A Constant Issue

Defining constants in your application is a good thing. But if you understand constants you can also decide when you don't need to use them, how to name them, when to set up exceptions to your names and -- the best thing -- when to replace them with parameters.

Microsoft Releases SignalR SDK for Android, Java

SignalR provides real-time communications between servers and clients.

7 More Top Tips for Visual Studio 2013

Part 1 presented six top tips for Visual Studio 2013. Part 2 wraps up the series with seven more tips that every developer needs to know about the latest version of the Visual Studio IDE.

Visual Studio Online Early Adopter Period Extended

The deadline was moved back from March 14 to May 7, at which time early adopters will be automatically enrolled as regular users.

.NET Development Available on Red Hat Open Source Platform

The technology was developed by a company founded by two ex-Microsoft executives.

No New Exchange, SharePoint Releases This Year

Microsoft didn't address a possible release for Office in 2014.

Implementing CRUD Activities in a TypeScript ViewModel

Peter adds client-side update, delete and insert support to an ASP.NET application using TypeScript. Along the way he shows how TypeScript interface support allows you to integrate your objects with JavaScript libraries in TypeScript 0.9.5.

New NuGet .NET Framework Packages Prepped

Developers are encouraged to vote on which releases will come first.

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