If you really want to take full control of the exceptions you pass to your clients, you can write your own Exception class. Here's how to do that, complete with support for additional properties.
Microsoft today said it will bolster its extensive Big Data portfolio with the acquisition of Revolution Analytics, a company that specializes in products and services based on the R programming language.
Sure, you've got classes inheriting from classes, but did you know that you can do that with interfaces also? It may even be useful.
Nick Randolph dissects a Windows Phone 8.1 application package in order to inject analytics tracking code into a pre-build application.
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Microsoft made .NET Core and other .NET Foundation projects open to community collaboration. Want to make a contribution? Read these tips first.
.NET developers can now use MuleSoft's Anypoint data connetivity middleware solutions to extend its services out to enterprise mobile apps.
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Multi-swarm optimization (MSO) is a powerful variation of particle swarm optimization. Understanding how MSO works and how to implement it can be a valuable addition to your developer toolkit.
The company touts this release as the biggest yet for mobile developers, but those using it with ASP.NET will find lots to love in the number of new controls that span several tools across the Microsoft suite.
A complex ASP.NET MVC form can drive you to a big, ugly action method that handles all the functionality the page offers. The ActionMethodSelector provides a clean way to separate that logic over multiple methods, provided you understand a key distinction of which many ASP.NET MVC developers aren't aware.
A more elegant solution that doesn't waste any time making sure things are all nicely nested and indented in an XML document.
ReSharper is a Visual Studio plug-in from JetBrains that brings an incredible amount of features designed to increase developer productivity.
More quick-start templates, enhanced push notifications, and new Telerik Device Cloud service, currently in beta, will allow testing on hundreds of physical devices.
Not just once, but repeated in various lucrative apps -- a humongous chunk of code that should've been reduced to a mere line.
Here's another way to reduce trips to the database: Put multiple Select statements in your ADO.NET commands or stored procedures.
Make Visual Studio do the hard work to simplify the creation of external lists that can be used to connect outside data to your SharePoint projects.