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Dealing with Unsafe DELETEs in RESTful Services

Your DELETE request to the service just timed out. Surely, it's safe to send it again. Actually, it may not be.

Styling Xamarin.Forms Apps with CSS

New support for styling Xamarin.Forms apps with CSS may be controversial, but Greg Shackles thinks CSS is a powerful (and frequently maligned) solution to the problem of styling native mobile applications. See what he means in this hands-on tutorial.

Type Flexibility with Conditional Types

TypeScript applies type safety to JavaScript but, with conditional types, adds some flexibility in how consistent your types are.

Dealing with Unsafe Methods in RESTful Services

Your update request to the service just timed out. Is it safe to send it again? Maybe. Here's how to ensure that all your update, delete and add requests are safe plus some advice on what you should really be calling them and handling concurrency.

Really Rest: Eliminating Documentation by Implementing HATEOAS

If you want to implement a fully "REST-compliant" application you should address a critical question: How do consumers know what URLs to use? What if all the consumer needed to know was how to use the HTTP protocol and a little common sense?

16 New Code Analysis, Testing and Debugging Tools For Visual Studio 2017

Back in the day, we'd write some code, compile, execute, see what happened and repeat. That was testing. (Sometimes that's still what testing looks like, for better or worse.) Today, we can do a lot better.

Build a Xamarin.Forms Application with MvvmCross

Building cross-platforms applications has never been easier using Microsoft's Xamarin.Forms. In this article Nick introduces v6 of MvvmCross and shows how it can be leveraged to accelerate development and improve the architecture of a Xamarin.Forms application.

Google Taps VS Code for Flutter Mobile SDK, Dart Programming Language

Visual Studio Code, ever growing in popularity and flexibility, has been named by Google as a first-class code editor for working with the company's Flutter SDK and Dart programming language for mobile development.

Visual Studio App Center Ties In to GitHub

Microsoft announced Visual Studio App Center, its cloud-based lifecycle management service for mobile and other apps, has partnered with the GitHub development platform for continuous integration and other services.

Microsoft's Adam Tuliper on the .NET Standard and Porting Your .NET Code

Q&A with Adam Tuliper: Why was the .NET Standard created? What are its top 3 primary benefits to developer? What steps do developers need to take to make their code portable under the .NET Standard? ... and more.

Build Conference Highlights Microsoft's AI Push

From AI-based IntelliCode for Visual Studio to an open source ML.NET framework to simplify machine learning for .NET developers, artificial intelligence took center stage at Microsoft's Build 2018 conference in Seattle this week.

Visual Studio 2017 v15.7 Brings F# Up to Par with C#

The neglected little brother of C# now officially supports creating ASP.NET Core projects via the same UI that C# supports, among other enhancements in the new edition of Visual Studio.

Microsoft Patches .NET Core Security Vulnerability

Microsoft published a security advisory yesterday to warn of a denial-of-service vulnerability in .NET Core and .NET native version 2.0 and provide guidance on how to address it with a new update.

Open Source, Cross-Platform ML.NET Simplifies Machine Learning

Microsoft's ongoing Build developer conference is all about artificial intelligence, and one new offering met enthusiastically by attendees is ML.NET, an open source, cross-platform machine learning framework.

Microsoft Ships Visual Studio 2017 v15.7, Xamarin.Forms 3.0, .NET Core 2.1 RC, More

To mark the opening of its signature Build developers conference, Microsoft shipped a bunch of Visual Studio-related projects that have been in preview, including Visual Studio 2017 v15.7, Xamarin.Forms 3.0, .NET Core 2.1 Release Candidate and many more.

Microsoft Brings AI to Visual Studio with IntelliCode

Artificial intelligence was the dominant theme of today's Microsoft Build conference, and of special interest to Visual Studio coders is AI-assisted development via IntelliCode.

Microsoft Updates Blazor Project for .NET Web Apps Using WebAssembly

Blazor, the experimental project underway at Microsoft to provide Web app development with .NET tool such as C#, has just been updated with new features as it journeys to beta status.

Extension Updates Highlight VS Code 1.23 (April 2018 Edition)

Microsoft said the newest monthly release of its open source, cross-platform Visual Studio Code editor focused on APIs to help developers create third-party extensions.

Blazor Steals the Show in VSLive! .NET Keynote

While Microsoft's Scott Hunter touched upon the goodies coming in the bits for .NET Core, .NET Framework, .NET Standard, ASP.NET Core and more, it was the cutting-edge Blazor technology that stole the show.

VS Code Supports Java-Based Eclipse Jetty Web Server

A new extension announced by the Visual Studio Code team provides support for Eclipse Jetty, a Java-based Web server and servlet container.

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