Release Candidate 2 of Visual Studio 2013 also announced.
Developers today were still weighing in on a recent Microsoft decision to switch directions on OData support to focus on ASP.NET Web API instead of WCF Data Services, angering many who had invested much work into the latter
Memory support is expanded in the Standard edition, responding to feedback.
The latest version of the technology works fine with the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and Visual Studio 2010. Here's some of what's new (along with how to move your applications to EF6).
A new version of the .NET Compact Framework was also released.
Nick Randolph demonstrates two techniques for using Visual States to change the layout of a Windows Phone User Control.
A wider vertical scroll bar in Visual Studio 2013 just might convert the scroll bar from being a necessary evil into a really useful tool.
They may not be sexy, but package managers are an integral part of every developer's work -- using the right ones can make you more productive. Read on to find out what -- and where -- they are.
Fresh on the heels of SQL Server 2014 being released to manufacturing, the SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) team yesterday announced support for the new version, along with numerous other enhancements.
A 99.5 percent service level agreement is promised.
Neural Network Lab
Evolutionary optimization can be used to train a neural network. A virtual chromosome holds the neural network's weights and bias values, and the error term is the average of all errors between the network's computed outputs and the training data target outputs. Learn how to code the solution.
A must have tool for code-first Entity Framework developers…but still in beta.
Microsoft released a minor version update of its popular Object Relational Mapping (ORM) tool with numerous bug fixes and new features, including the ability to reverse engineer an existing database to create a Code First model.
Peter wraps up his look at offloading processing from the mainline of your application in order to improve response time by looking at processing message queues asynchronously.
OData version 4.0 has been approved as an OASIS standard, with many requisite libraries online and more coming.