How to use MEF to add validation rule components to an ASP.NET MVC Web application.
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.
SignalR provides real-time communications between servers and clients.
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.
- By Deborah Kurata
The deadline was moved back from March 14 to May 7, at which time early adopters will be automatically enrolled as regular users.
The technology was developed by a company founded by two ex-Microsoft executives.
Microsoft didn't address a possible release for Office in 2014.
Developers are encouraged to vote on which releases will come first.
A new Android SDK for Office 365 is also revealed.
Windows Azure is Microsoft's stack of cloud computing resources that lets you build Web apps and services based on the Windows, Microsoft .NET Framework, Visual Studio and SQL Server tools with which you're already familiar. Here's a collection of tools and information that will get you writing apps for Windows Azure today.
- By Terrence Dorsey
It will eventually replace the JIT64 compiler, allowing for faster program starts.
Developers can search for incompatibilities between their own code and .NET more easily than ever.
If you're using MSMQ to offload work from your Web site, you have a number of ways to pick up those messages, including processing those messages as soon as they turn up.
TypeScript 1.0 is nearing reality.
Nick Randolph takes MvvmCross for a spin and shows how quickly you can build an application for Windows Phone and other mobile platforms.
- By Nick Randolph
Portable Class Libraries create a single DLL that can be used across platforms, making code sharing easier. Learn how to use them by building a weather app with a portable core.
- By Greg Shackles
The enhancements include integration with the ASP.NET Web API.
Visual Studio 2013, with the latest version of TypeScript, gives you the same kind of support you've come to expect when writing code in C# and Visual Basic.
Why user requests shouldn't always be granted.