Visual Studio 2013 has many new features; which ones are the most important? Here are the first six that promise to improve your productivity the greatest (more coming next month!)
- By Deborah Kurata
A new version of the extension adds support to Visual Studio 2012; it originally supported only Visual Studio 2013.
Sometimes you can improve your application's response time by shunting some activities to offline processing -- sending an e-mail response, for instance. Here's how to use Microsoft Message Queue (available on both your development and production computers) to simplify the process.
The developer service has had a number of outages since its introduction last November.
Microsoft needs fixing. Here's a list of the first things the new CEO should consider taking on.
- By Andrew J. Brust
It allows devs to debug JSON without leaving Visual Studio.
The add-in checks a Windows Store app's performance and health.
The update is supposed to be out this spring.
ASP.NET MVC filters can be defined once and used in multiple places. Because ASP.NET MVC also provides the ability to create custom filters, it's good practice to learn how to make them and use them in your own projects.
Former head of the .NET platform is promoted in the wake of Satya Nadella's ascension to CEO.
Like riding a bike, knowledge of regular expressions will stay with you forever, allowing you to manipulate text quickly and easily. In this part of the series, Ondrej focuses in on groups, positioning and tools.
- By Ondrej Balas
The update comes close on the heels of Update 1, which came out just over two weeks ago.
The update, available through NuGet, supports older versions of the .NET Framework.
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.
That dinosaur of an office appliance -- the fax machine -- plays an unexpected role in Jason's Web site registration puzzle.
Version 5.0 of the app certification requirements is also out.
Wally walks you through the two controls you can use to easily navigate your iOS apps.
- By Wallace McClure
The Visual Studio Online site is also experiencing growing pains.
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.
Update 2 is not far behind, either.