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Use OData Containment To Make the Easy Connections in an ASP.NET Web App

The Open Data Protocol allows for creation and consumption of REST APIs. Sam Nasr demonstrates OData 4 in a sample app that demonstrates containment, a new feature for facilitating data access.

Create Modern Android Apps with the Design Support Library

It's now easier than ever to create polished Android experiences. Greg Shackles shows how using Google's new Material Design style.

Neural Network Binary Classification

The differences between neural network binary classification and multinomial classification are surprisingly tricky. McCaffrey looks at two approaches to implement neural network binary classification.

Accessing Office 365 Services via Visual Studio

Office 365 platforms keep getting better with every update, and now the Office 365 API for Visual Studio provides a great way to interact with Office 365 resources.

ASP.NET MVC 6, Part 1: Tag Helpers

Clean up your Razor views with the new tag helpers in ASP.NET MVC 6.

Variation on Back-Propagation: Mini-Batch Neural Network Training

Let's explore mini-batch training, the third among a variety of back-propagation algorithms you can use for training a neural network.

Rosyln Update: The State of the .NET Compiler Platform

Now that Visual Studio 2015 is upon us, here's a brief overview of the capabilities of the .NET Compiler Platform.

TDD for ASP.NET MVC, Part 5: Client-Side JavaScript

Let's wrap up this series on TDD for ASP.NET MVC and talk about the view layer via JavaScript.

A Sharper, More Powerful C# 6.0

The newest version of C# 6.0 that you'll see in Visual Studio 2015 improves and streamlines the way you'll code for a "mobile first, cloud first" world.

Navigation with Xamarin Forms

Xamarin Forms makes the hard work of navigation in apps from device to device a much simpler developer proposition. Here's what I've learned so far.

TDD for ASP.NET MVC Part 4: Unit Testing View Model Validation

How to unit test view model validation, focusing on the controller when the model is bound to a controller action.

Customize Neural Networks with Alternative Activation Functions

Here's how to use non-standard activation functions to customize your neural network system.

Build a Windows Phone App for Consuming SharePoint 2013 Data

SharePoint 2013 offers several ways to interact with the SharePoint data, one of which is through the SharePoint SDK for Windows Phone 8. Malin De Silva walks through the process.

Creating SharePoint Application Pages with Visual Studio

SharePoint Application Pages provide truly flexible functionality across all the sites within a SharePoint front end. You can use Visual Studio to create those pages, with the added bonus of securing the content during development.

TDD for ASP.NET MVC, Part 3: Contact Service Class

In this final part on test-driven app development with ASP.NET MVC, Eric covers how to unit test the services layer.

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