Eric Vogel covers how to use the new Web API 2 routing attributes to create a Web service in Part 1 of this series.
Visual Studio Live! speaker Miguel Castro explains why dependency injection has become more important than ever with the rise of unit testing in development.
Neural Network Lab
James McCaffrey explains the common neural network training technique known as the back-propagation algorithm.
Wally McClure guides you through using the XCode design surface integration with Xamarin Studio, and programmatically creating controls.
The update appears to be bug fixes only.
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.