.NET Framework


Microsoft Releases New Event Tracing Packages

The update, available through NuGet, supports older versions of the .NET Framework.

Strategies and Code for Creating Fluent APIs

There are numerous ways to implement a fluent API, depending on the degree of control you want to maintain over the API, how many classes you want to be able to use it with, and how you want to extend your API. Here are your options.

A Matter of Fax

That dinosaur of an office appliance -- the fax machine -- plays an unexpected role in Jason's Web site registration puzzle.

Microsoft Streamlines Windows Store App Certification, Management

Version 5.0 of the app certification requirements is also out.

Xamarin How-To: Controls for Navigating Between Screens in iOS

Wally walks you through the two controls you can use to easily navigate your iOS apps.

New 'Sprint' of Visual Studio Online Adds Functionality

The Visual Studio Online site is also experiencing growing pains.

Integrating the Client and the Server with TypeScript

Peter walks through a simple Web page that retrieves and updates data on the server to summarize his best practices for creating the client-side portion of an ASP.NET application.

Visual Studio 2013 Update 1 Now Available

Update 2 is not far behind, either.

Visual Studio Online: What It Is, and Why You Should Care

The introduction of Visual Studio Online doesn't mean the end of Team Foundation Server, but it does change the way Microsoft does application lifecycle management.

Build Conference 2014 Sold Out

"Windows 9" preview is expected to be the highlight of the show.

Book Review: .NET 4.5 Parallel Extensions Cookbook

Bryan Freeman's book on creating asynchronous applications does a great job of explaining the technology the .NET Framework provides for creating asynchronous applications.

How To Standardize Data for Neural Networks

Understanding data encoding and normalization is an absolutely essential skill when working with neural networks. James McCaffrey walks you through what you need to know to get started.

New Visual Studio Tool Allows Easier Snippet Creation

The free extension currently works only with Visual Studio 2013.

Picking and Choosing Features in Your Language

Just because your language can do it, it doesn't mean that you should.

Microsoft Opens Build 2014 Registration

Information expected on the next version of Windows, rumored to be called "Windows 9".

The Story of a Survivor

It started with user group pizza. It still hasn't ended. How Rocky Lhotka's life changed -- forever -- in an instant.

Tracking Your Windows Phone App Analytics with VSO's Application Insights

Nick Randolph walks through adding analytics to your Windows Phone application using Application Insights for Visual Studio Online.

January Toolbox Picks: 40+ JavaScript Tools and Resources

Toolbox is a collection of handy tools, libraries, frameworks and information that helps you code. In this installment I've collected some new and popular JavaScript frameworks and testing tools.

Regular Expressions: Not as Tricky as They May Seem

Regular expressions are like power tools: They may look scary, but are easy to use once you understand their basic building blocks.

Testing Platform Update Includes Rewritten C# Engine

Coverity 7.0 also focuses sharply on Web application security.

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