- By Michael Crump
The Silverlight 5 PivotViewer allows you to create unique and interactive data visualizations for your users. Find out how to effectively use this technology and incorporate semantic zoom into your data collections.
- By Tony Champion
In a recent blog post, "Is Agile Really a 'Developer Rebellion Against Unwanted Tasks'?", Data Driver blogger David Ramel wrote about the mixed reaction from developers to his article about a controversial report on Agile software development from analyst firm Voke Inc.
- By Readers of Visual Studio Magazine
Learn what's going on -- everywhere -- in your Silverlight app.
Windows Communication Foundation routing lets you decouple your service consumers and providers to give you the flexibility to modify and extend your services without disrupting your clients.
Aspect-oriented programming has the potential to help every developer write higher-quality code in less time. Here's how to declaratively apply custom methods implementing common functionality to your code.
The Task Parallel Dataflow (TDF) library helps developers tackle complex parallel use cases.
Test Studio brings together the tools to fully test your applications -- provided your team is willing to make the commitment to using it.
- By Andrew J. Brust
Adding visual states and animation to your Listboxes can juice up your Windows Phone app.
- By Nick Randolph
Part 1 in a series for learning how to use Microsoft's cloud-based version of Team Foundation Server.
- By Mickey Gousset
As you navigate between one View and another using Prism's Navigation API, you'll need to pass data between your Views. Here are the tools you need.
Visual Basic and C# developers can eliminate repetition by customizing the project and item templates in Visual Studio.
Microsoft is making the Visual Studio 2012 tooling available to all developers on August 15. MSDN subscribers can also access Windows 8 for testing purposes, starting today.
- By Kathleen Richards
The Android SDK provides the ability to use the built-in camera within your applications. Whether applying photo filters and creating the next Instagram, scanning QR codes, or simply allowing the user to share what they're seeing with friends, Android's camera API takes care of the hard work for you.
- By Greg Shackles
From a purely object-oriented perspective, "copy semantics" is the right way to preserve control over object ownership. But in those scenarios where ownership becomes irrelevant, C++11 "move semantics" is an efficient complement.
In addition, kanban support has been added for workflow control.
Microsoft launched a developer contest on Wednesday with a top prize of $10,000 for the winning Office or SharePoint 2013 app.
- By Kathleen Richards
MEC returns, and Build tickets go like hotcakes.
Eric Vogel covers some practical uses for the long awaited interfaces, IReadOnlyList and IReadOnlyDictionary in .NET Framework 4.5.