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Microsoft's newest CEO seems to understand the challenges Microsoft faces, and is positioning the company to re-assert its preeminent place in the industry.
- By Andrew J. Brust
Gartner also says Azure is still "Microsoft-centric," appealing primarily to .NET developers.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
It's a preview of the next version of the IDE, expected to hit in 2015.
The tool was entirely rebuilt for better monitoring of applications.
Entity Framework 6 gives you a variety of ways to call stored procedures that return data and capture the results those procedures return. Here's a look at all of them.
Tighter integration with Visual Studio among the highlights.
The API is for the HTML Client.
Learn how to leverage the powerful resource system of Android to support a variety of Android devices and languages.
- By Greg Shackles
The Update comes fewer than two weeks after the official release of Update 2 at TechEd North America.
When you implement the Model-View-ViewModel pattern you need to tell your View (in this case, a Windows Form) when the ViewModel has new data. Here's how to do that, along with a warning about how to avoid a potential bug.
It currently only works with new Visual Studio Online accounts, but that will soon change.
One Microsoft employee calls it a "business decision" -- and a bad one at that.
A cornucopia of code editing and collaboration software that lets you use the same familiar tools no matter what computer you're working on.
- By Terrence Dorsey
Take control of your application's behavior and move toward dependency injection by refactoring your existing code.
- By Ondrej Balas
Visual Studio 2013 came with a new version of Web API. The Web API 2.1 update includes a host of new features, including support for Binary JSON. Learn how to leverage BSON by building a Web API 2.1 service.
Many developers are unhappy that future releases won't be supported on Visual Studio 2012 and earlier.
Backbone is a popular library for creating MVC/MVVM-like applications in your client. Here's an introduction to Backbone and some best practices for creating a Single-Page Application with TypeScript.
Data from TFS versions as far back as 2010 can be transferred.
The API integrates many third-party tools and cloud-based services using standard Web technologies.