Easy-to-make tools can provide just about whatever functionality you need instantly with a three-stroke key combination.
What's an Azure cloud dev to do for messaging in that fancy new app? From messages to events, from streams to publish and subscribe, the options seem overwhelming.
There's a lot of confusion about async/await, Task/TPL and asynchronous and parallel programming in general, so Jeremy Clark is on a mission to inform developers on how to use everything properly.
This is a crucial consideration as it has a major impact on the long-term development of a company or project. So the importance of knowing how to make an informed decision on which path to choose can't be understated.
With so much evolving (and occasionally inaccurate) discourse out there around ChatGPT it's critical for devs to learn best practices, tips and guidance from the true experts in these fields.
Object Relational Mapping (ORM) technologies like Entity Framework can drastically simplify the programming model against databases, but when done carelessly, performance can suffer.
Building reusable components with Microsoft's full-stack web-dev framework, Blazor, relieves the drudgery of writing the same code over and over again.
The Modern Data Warehouse (MDW) pattern makes it easier than ever to deal with the increasing volume of enterprise data by enabling massive, global-scale writes operations while making the information instantly available for reporting and insights.
User experience expert Debbie Levitt provided some saucy answers about an upcoming Visual Studio Live! presentation with an even saucier title: Fast Focus: WTF UX - UX Research and Design AMA.
With advanced generative AI systems reshaping software development, Microsoft's Mads Kristensen detailed the many ways AI will improve coding in Visual Studio.
With Google recently releasing a generative AI-powered search bot called Bard to rival Microsoft's "new Bing" search experience, we put both to the test, feeding them identical questions about Visual Studio and .NET.
"Learning about event-based services changes the way that web applications are built, and is an important part of how the modern web works."
Renowned web-dev expert to dive into the foundations of ASP.NET Core, building RESTful services with ASP.NET Core and documenting services with Swagger.
"By far the No. 1 reason decision makers don't get enthusiastic about design is that they have no idea how much money they're leaving on the table."
What do you do when your simple EF app isn't so simple anymore and entity relationships are getting complex and you're getting worried about performance problems. Can you even use EF in a high-performance, scalable web application?
Microsoft says Razor Pages development in ASP.NET Core can make coding page-focused web-dev scenarios easier and more productive than using the controllers and views integral to another option: the Model View Controller (MVC) approach.
Learn how offerings like Ionic, Cordova and others provide an alternative to straight web-dev, Progressive Web Applications (PWAs), native development and other cross-platform dev frameworks like Xamarin (now .NET MAUI), Flutter, React Native and so on.
The red-hot Blazor project has been burning through the Microsoft-centric web-dev world with its brand-new C#-based experience, but does the hype match the reality?
The microservices architectural style is one of the foundational pillars of today's cloud-native development world, along with modern design, containers, backing services and automation.
My Copilot does a lot of cool things, but sometimes it repeats itself and doesn't seem to want to compute the value of pi.