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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.

DevExpress TestCafe Updated to 15.1

New features in this version include the automation of screen caps of Web pages being tested and customizable test result reports.

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.

Visual Studio Code Feedback Loop, First Updates

The Visual Studio Code Team improves a few features of the portable code editor -- in particular, public issue tracking and centralized feedback channnel -- while still in preview.

Displaying Data Flexibly with Custom View Templates in ASP.NET MVC

You don't always want to display the same data the same way. Here are your options for leveraging custom templates in Views to meet all of your needs -- and the code you need when a template won't do the job.

Agile Project Planning with Team Foundation Server 2015

Many of the changes to TFS affect agile planning features, for the better. Here's a look at five areas.

Build vNext Preview Available in Visual Studio Online

Next generation of the Microsoft Build automation system is now in public preview as part of Visual Studio Online Sprint 82.

A Network Diagnostics Tool for Visual Studio Developers

A peek at a diagnostics tool that gives developers some insight into networking issues that might be mucking up how apps interact among the Windows device spectrum.

Oh, CRUD … It's Test-Driven Development for ASP.NET MVC, Part 2

In this second part on TDD for ASP.NET MVC, Eric Vogel covers how to implement unit tests for the remaining CRUD controller actions.

Protect ASP.NET Applications Against CSRF Attacks

Protect your ASP.NET applications from Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks by leveraging ARMOR, a C# implementation of the Encrypted Token Pattern. Here's how.

Telerik Releases NativeScript 1.0

The JavaScript-based cross-platform development platform sees light of day, as well as a number of new and upgraded tools, including some aimed at .NET developers.

Inject Custom Middleware into the ASP.NET Pipeline with OWIN

You can easily slide middleware and other custom code into the ASP.NET pipeline by taking advantage of the Microsoft implementation of the OWIN specification in the coming Visual Studio 2015.

TypeScript 1.5 Inches Nearer to ECMAScript 6

TypeScript 1.5, which has been in the hands of beta testers since the end of April, packs bug fixes and a few more features to get it ready to align with the upcoming ECMAScript 6.

The Danger of Received Wisdom (or, Stupid Things I've Said)

Peter reviews some of the more spectacularly incorrect things he's told other people and then draws some conclusions.

18 Indie and Small-Press Programming Books

Staying up-to-date with technology is easier when you have the right resources. Here are 18 books that will level up your skills.

Bad Code in Any Language

Code audits seemed unnecessary to everyone except the auditor. Good thing the auditor finally had one sympathetic ear -- "Andrew" -- to hear him out.

GitHub Extension Now in Visual Studio Gallery

The extension simplifies the back-and-forth connections from Visual Studio 2015 RC to GitHub. But there's an interesting aside to how the extension was developed that reveals something about "the New Microsoft."

10 Takeaways from Microsoft Build

Microsoft believes Windows 10 will be big for consumers, and an even bigger opportunity for developers. The company trotted out nine more solutions that should keep developers busy.

Inside the Universal Windows Platform Bridges

Microsoft's four-fold path leading to a singular coding platform is becoming a real possibility.

Create a SharePoint Hosted App with Visual Studio

The hooks in SharePoint Apps allow developers to streamline the process of creating them without SharePoint getting in the way.

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