The latest version of Entity Framework makes it easier to write asynchronous code. Here's how to write that code, and more important, where you'll actually find it useful.
Memory support is expanded in the Standard edition, responding to feedback.
The latest version of the technology works fine with the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and Visual Studio 2010. Here's some of what's new (along with how to move your applications to EF6).
Fresh on the heels of SQL Server 2014 being released to manufacturing, the SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) team yesterday announced support for the new version, along with numerous other enhancements.
SQLite is a tremendously useful database for C++ developers. In this follow-up, Kenny Kerr shows various techniques for improving performance even further.
Windows Azure HDInsight was also released, based on Hadoop 2.2.
Would going above and beyond when fixing terrible code have serious consequences?
A new Android SDK for Office 365 is also revealed.
Windows Azure is Microsoft's stack of cloud computing resources that lets you build Web apps and services based on the Windows, Microsoft .NET Framework, Visual Studio and SQL Server tools with which you're already familiar. Here's a collection of tools and information that will get you writing apps for Windows Azure today.
- By Terrence Dorsey
TypeScript 1.0 is nearing reality.
Microsoft needs fixing. Here's a list of the first things the new CEO should consider taking on.
- By Andrew J. Brust
Incorporate the free database library with these easy, step-by-step directions.
Peter walks through a simple Web page that retrieves and updates data on the server to summarize his best practices for creating the client-side portion of an ASP.NET application.
Once you've delivered server-side objects to your client, you're going to need to manage them. Here's how to integrate a powerful client-side (and server-side) object manager into your application using TypeScript.
Next year's developer show is slated for April 2-4.