C#


The Facade Pattern in .NET

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.

Microsoft Releases TypeScript 0.9

The big update in the latest version is the introduction of generics.

Creating LINQ-Enabled Frameworks

Harness the power of query expressions to develop powerful frameworks.

Neural Network Activation Functions in C#

James McCaffrey explains what neural network activation functions are and why they're necessary, and explores three common activation functions.

Best Practices for Transitioning from ASP.NET to Windows 8 Development

One key change that will smooth your transition from ASP.NET to Windows 8 is to think like a designer from the outset.

Create Object Clones Through the Prototype Pattern in .NET

The Prototype Pattern involves cloning objects. Learn how to create both deep and shallow clones for instances in your program where creating a new object won't work.

The Decorator Pattern in .NET

The decorator pattern is a good way to add extensibility to an application, as it follows SOLID design principles. Learn how to use it by adding validation logic to a form.

Moving from Partial Views to AJAX Calls

Use AJAX and some JavaScript libraries to decouple your data and presentation logic.

Accelerate Code Builds with IncrediBuild

Xoreax Software releases version 4.6 of its code-build-acceleration product.

The Neural Network Input-Process-Output Mechanism

Understanding the feed-forward mechanism is required in order to create a neural network that solves difficult practical problems such as predicting the result of a football game or the movement of a stock price.

Mobile, Cloud Top List of Most In-Demand Dev Skills

C#, Azure and JavaScript skills also make the Top-10 Most Wanted list.

Background Tasks in Windows Store Apps

A new feature of Windows Store apps, utilizing background tasks will not only help circumvent some challenges from the Windows Store app lifecycle, but they can keep your app responsive to what's going on with the user's device.

Understanding .NET Using Read-Only Collections

Even if you're not working in the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, .NET provides you with a way to create a read-only collection or to convert an existing List into a read-only collection.

Recording Media in a Windows Store App Part 3: Video Capture

Eric Vogel covers how to capture video in a Windows Store app by using the MediaCapture API.

Classification Using Perceptrons

Learn how to create a perceptron that can categorize inputs consisting of two numeric values.

Recording Media in a Windows Store App Part 2: Photo Capture

Eric Vogel covers how to capture a photo in a Windows Store App by using the MediaCapture API.

The Windows Runtime Media API

Learn how to play multimedia files with the Windows Runtime media API.

Build Simple Web UIs with the Nancy Framework

Use the open source Nancy Web framework to expose a Web-based configuration UI for a Windows service.

Modeling Neuron Behavior in C#

James McCaffrey presents one of the basic building blocks of a neural network.

Build a Windows Store App Using SQLite

No database for your Windows Store app? No problem -- SQLite to the rescue!

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