If your database updates are timing out the first thing you should do is speed them up. But, when that isn't possible, you can give yourself some more time…if you pick the right property.
Visual Studio Toolbox
It's been a great year for new development tools and technologies. We look back at seven releases that didn't get all the attention they deserve.
Microsoft skips to naming the next version of Visual Basic, and commits to new language developments that are planned for release at the same time as the release of Visual Studio 15.
The developers building new applications are very nice people, of course. But the real heroes of the programming world are the developers maintaining and extending existing applications.
So far, so good on the work Microsoft has done, but it still has lots of work to do to get more of its proprietary offerings into the open source development pipeline. The other challenge is being able to monetize it where it makes sense.
Recent acquisition to bolster performance and monitoring of applications through Application Insights service that will be included in forthcoming Visual Studio releases.
Microsoft has updated several components of its data platform to deliver more Big Data technologies to customers.
How can one class communicate with each another, yet know nothing about that other class? That's where the mediator pattern comes in, and Eric shows how to employ it in a .NET chat application.
You suddenly realize that you've lost the item you wanted to paste. Don't Panic! It's easier than you think to access Visual Studio's clipboard ring when.
Peter learns something by listening to readers: Visual Studio database projects provide a great environment for making changes to your databases. Here's a brief introduction about how they'll make life easier for you and all the steps for setting one up.
Nick looks at the preview release of Blend for Visual Studio 2015 and demonstrates some tips and tricks that will save you time and help you build better looking Windows Phone applications.
If you're putting together a coding convention or already following one there's really only one thing that matters.
To accommodate an influx of year-end work, Guillaume's employer does what many stores do -- hire on temporary help. However, when you're desperate, beggars can't always be choosers.
New identity controls are among the sprint 74 updates being made to the service. Plus, Brian Harry explains the outage from last week.
Microsoft Open Technologies has been hard at work making sure its code works with the new Docker Orchestration APIs for spinning up containers.