Eric Vogel covers shows how to use the Facade pattern to create a simple unified interface for a collection of interfaces in a .NET application.
MongoDB is a popular choice for apps that use a Windows Azure back end.
The upcoming Build conference spurred the action.
Knowing where you are -- and where you want to go -- are the keys to using the matrix.
It's a centralized hub for partners (including Microsoft) that extend apps.
Big Data was just entered into "The definitive record of the English language" and people are turning on it with criticism instead of hype. It's arrived.
Learn how Team Foundation Server 2012 and Kanban go together.
Described as a "missing ASP.NET MVC extension", this tool lets you generate a list of checkboxes for a Boolean field -- and it's very configurable.
In this month's column, Peter Vogel takes a single -- and common -- problem and looks at all the technologies you can use to solve it, from getting the data design correct through handling updates and finishing with a UI built in ASP.NET MVC.
The big update in the latest version is the introduction of generics.
Microsoft reportedly thought the purchase price was too high.
Microsoft provides a solution for compatibility issues with the NuGet package restore feature.
Set up a TDD environment for test applications by choosing and integrating a toolset that works with Visual Studio. It's not a completely satisfying solution, but it's enough to start building an application.
Harness the power of query expressions to develop powerful frameworks.
David Starr traces the evolution of the agile movement from inception to today's "post-agile" practices.