C#


Using the Disassembly Window When Debugging C# Applications

Squashing this bug required out-of-the-box thinking, and some Disassembly magic.

Building Web Apps with SignalR, Part 1

In the first installment of app-building with SignalR, learn how to build a real-time chat application.

Microsoft's C# Programming Language Chosen Most Popular

The contest was based on the growth in the number of searches from the previous year.

.NET Framework 4.5 Multi-Threaded Globalization

Eric Vogel shows you how to use the CultureInfo API in .NET Framework 4.5 to simplify localization in a multi-threaded application.

.NET Developers Still Doing Well, Survey Says

Developers continue to show gains in salary and have better job security than most others, according to Visual Studio Magazine's second-annual salary survey.

Product Review: Generating Documents with DynamicPDF for .NET

A useful set of tools for creating PDF documents dynamically from code.

Using MEF in a Windows Store App

Eric Vogel covers how to use the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) to extend a Windows Store application.

Generating .NET POCO Classes for SQL Query Results

A free tool to reduce coding for developers who like to surface T-SQL database recordsets in a simple collection of customized POCO objects.

Dev Disasters -- Why They Happen, How to Overcome Them

Learn lessons about your own code through the errors committed by other developers.

Microsoft Loses Top C # Developer

Eric Lippert was a key part of the Roslyn compiler-as-a-service project.

Reader Feedback: The C# Priority Queue

Readers share opinions about Priority Queues and the Surface tablet.

.NET 4.5 TypeInfo Reflection

The .NET 4.5 Framework includes some changes to the typical reflection use cases. Most importantly, the Type object has been split into two separate classes: Type and TypeInfo. Find out how and when to use each.

Infragistics' Windows 8 UI Tools Get a Running Start

NetAdvantage for Windows UI offers XAML and HTML/jQuery controls to Windows 8 developers.

Faking the Rest: Detouring Properties, Shimming Parameters and More

Peter finishes up his discussion of using the Fakes Framework with TDD in Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate by looking at mocking properties and why you'd want to pass a shim as parameters.

Azure Mobile Services, Part 3

In Part 3 of this series, Eric Vogel covers how to implement user-level authorization and push notifications using an Azure Mobile Service.

Priority Queues with C#

A priority queue assigns a priority to each element. Knowing how to build them is important in solving many coding problems.

C# 5.0: More Than Just Async

Much emphasis has been placed on the new async capabilities in C# 5.0. However, there are smaller smaller -- but still useful -- features of which you may not be aware.

With TypeScript, Microsoft Embraces and Augments

TypeScript is designed to make JavaScript development scalable, something Microsoft clearly needs if it's to use JavaScript in its own work.

New Version of .NET Framework, SDK for Windows Phone 8 Released

Upgrades to the development suite include CoreCLR and async programming.

Build 2012: Windows 8 Opportunity Mobilizes Developers

Microsoft released the Windows Phone 8 developer tools on Tuesday as the company welcomed developers to its Redmond campus to dive deeper into its Windows 8 development platforms.

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