One day after Big Data player Pivotal Software changed its business model by open sourcing core technologies, Microsoft today announced related product updates with a definite open source slant.
It doesn't happen very often but when you have a class that appears in two namespaces, you don't have to prefix the class name with the full namespace.
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Save yourself some code by calling the List's ForEach method.
It takes tenacity, persistence, and maybe a little bit of Tae Kwon Do to tackle the complexity of Web development. It's something Robert Boedigheimer knows well.
The simplest tip ever ... but it has some results that you might not like.
Be triple sure your code works by augmenting your test platform. This nifty open source library will do that.
Our man from Microsoft Research who was instrumental in the development of Internet Explorer and Bing tells us what makes working with Visual Studio such a rewarding experience.
There's no right answer to "What technology should I learn next?" But there is a way to manage your skills to maximize the return you get from them.
Visual Studio Toolbox
It's a little more than one month into the new year, and there's a wave of new Visual Studio extensions available specifically for Visual Studio 2013.
Who knew that the String object had a constructor, let alone that it's useful?
Xamarin's development lead offers insights into the Android 5 Lollipop update and how the speed with which Android releases spin out affects their own releases.
Here's something that you don't need to do when creating your own Exception class -- but if you do make the extra effort you can ensure that your Exception works everywhere you might raise it.
Microsoft Research-developed "high-performance in-memory incremental analytics engine" plugs into .NET natively to give apps ability to churn through gobs of data in nothing flat.