Peter looks at how rewriting some complex code -- purely to make it easier to read -- eliminates the need for writing comments. He even adds a comment to some code.
Although there's a strong move in the direction of mobile, almost no one is giving up traditional desktop development.
How to manage visual states, and perform navigation and testing of your view models from within a Windows Phone PCL.
A string can be null, empty, zero-length, or consist of nothing but spaces—and sometimes you'll care. Here's an easiest way to check when you do or don't have something in a string—and a faster way in .NET 4.
It will RTM the same day Windows 8.1 hits general availability.
TechNet subscribers will also get early access.
IDC Analyst Al Hilwa talks about Microsoft's efforts in building a Windows 8 ecosystem, and whether .NET developers should be worried about their skillset becoming obsolete.
A look at the improvements and new features of the updated collection of background APIs.
Microsoft may have been late to the cloud party, but its Windows Azure ranks near the top when it comes to popularity for data-related development, according to a new survey from Forrester.
Speculation has already started that Nokia CEO Stephen Elop may be in line to succeed outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer.
In an object oriented world, you shouldn't be worrying about what text goes in what columns: The Windows Forms controls are "object aware" which lets you write a lot less code
Peter Vogel continues to build out a TypeScript project by defining a view model. Along the way he looks at defining interfaces, setting up constructors, creating optional parameters and initializing arrays in TypeScript.
Learn how to use the new Authentication filters in ASP.NET MVC 5, currently in developer preview.
In this video, Microsoft’s Habib Heydarian discusses the upgraded features in the .NET Framework, including improved debugging and .NET support for Windows Runtime.
It isn't about the tests -- it's about the feedback.