You can't "grow" a fluent API; you need to understand how developers will need (and expect) to use your API. Here's a case study of what the design process for a fluent API looks like.
Once you've delivered server-side objects to your client, you're going to need to manage them. Here's how to integrate a powerful client-side (and server-side) object manager into your application using TypeScript.
Go inside the protocol that's the backbone for today's modern, cloud-based applications.
- By Patrick Steele
Peter continues to look at the value of imposing naming conventions on developers; but this time, he looks at the benefits related to understanding the business problem, as well as why flexibility is crucial.
- By Mark Michaelis
Although mathematically elegant, back-propagation isn't perfect. Instead consider using particle swarm optimization (PSO) to train your neural network; here's how.
- By James McCaffrey
JNBridgePro 7.1 connects Java and .NET Framework-based components.
- By John K. Waters
Apple's latest mobile operating system is chock full of developer goodies. Learn about some of the best ones, and how to build them with C# and Xamarin.
- By Wallace McClure
Next year's developer show is slated for April 2-4.
Mickey looks at the changes to static code analysis since Visual Studio 2010.
- By Mickey Gousset
Learn how to cluster your numeric data using the k-means algorithm in this step-by-step guide.
- By James McCaffrey
Here's how to implement a fluent API for a single class that supports the goals of fluent interfaces.
The update was driven by the need to make VS 2013 compatible with pre-10 versions of Internet Explorer
From Peek Definitions to scroll bar customization, here are eight of the most helpful features you'll want to explore in Visual Studio 2013.
- By Ondrej Balas
Learn how to process CSV files using the Template Method Pattern in a sample C# application.
It's the last version before the release candidate of the full 1.0 version comes out.
Just because you've created an application, it may not need a user manual, guide or help system. And, even when your application does need that kind of support, you should -- at all costs -- avoid writing it.
Last time, Eric Vogel provided an overview of the Oculus Rift VR headset. In Part 2, he starts building a game with it.
Visual Studio 2013 ramps up the expectations of what Microsoft can do when it works as a cohesive team, instead of competing business units.
- By Andrew J. Brust
SignalR is well-known by .NET developers as a way to handle communications. Find out what it can do in your iOS and Android apps, too.
- By Greg Shackles