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Kathleen Dollard Delves into ASP.NET MVC 3

This month's Ask Kathleen column answers your questions about the new Razor view engine in Microsoft's Model-View-Controller framework. Part 1 of 2.

Kathleen Dollard Digs Deeper into ASP.NET MVC 3

The second part of this month's Ask Kathleen column on MVC 3 looks at dependency injection and extending parts of the framework. Part 2 of 2.

How to Generate Code from a UML Model in Visual Studio 2010

The UML modeler is a powerful new tool, especially when it's backed with a code-generation system.

Visual Studio 2010 Tips: How to Use jQuery UI Controls in ASP.NET MVC 2

Dive a little deeper into how the jQuery script works and learn how to use the DatePicker control with ASP.NET MVC templates.

Visual Studio 2010 Tips: Debug WCF Services in Silverlight Apps

Learn how to create WCF services that are easier to troubleshoot and take advantage of the lightweight WCF configuration options offered in Visual Studio 2010.

Visual Studio Debug Tips (Part 3): Disabled DataForm

Kathleen Dollard closes up her guidance on debugging code in Visual Studio with some troubleshooting of a disabled DataForm.

Visual Studio Debug Tips and Strategies (Part 1 of 3)

Improvements in the latest Microsoft IDE and underused features in Visual Studio 2008 support common debugging strategies to help you write better code. (Part 1 of 3)

Visual Studio Debug Tips (Part 2): Beat the No Repro Problem

In the second installment of her series of tips and strategies for debugging code in Visual Studio, Kathleen Dollard looks into valuable resources like the TraceSource class.

Tap into the Power of Visual Studio

Daily coding is a lot easier when you know how to use Visual Studio effectively. To optimize your experience with the latest Microsoft IDE, try these practical tips and shortcuts. (Part 1 of 3)

Tap into the Power of Visual Studio

Daily coding is a lot easier when you know how to use Visual Studio effectively. To optimize your experience with the latest Microsoft IDE, try these practical tips and shortcuts. (Part 2 of 3)

Tap into the Power of Visual Studio

Daily coding is a lot easier when you know how to use Visual Studio effectively. To optimize your experience with the latest Microsoft IDE, try these practical tips and shortcuts. (Part 3 of 3)

Calling WCF Services in Silverlight 4

We explore the WCF service boundary after upgrading sample applications to Visual Studio 2010 and Silverlight 4.

How-To Q&A: I have set up my Web service for tracing, but I can’t find my trace logs.

A reader sets up a Web service for tracing, but can't find the trace logs, despite the lack of any error message.

How-To Q&A: How do I decide between an imported field or an importing constructor in MEF?

Kathleen Dollard explains the choices developers face when building applications in MEF.

How-To Q&A: Silverlight Startup and Moving Troubles

Kathleen Dollard tackles a pair of questions relating to cryptic errors produced by Silverlight.

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