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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.

Tips for Snagging That Senior Developer Job

You're vying for a senior developer position. Here's what you need to know to win over your interviewer.

Speed Up Stored Procedures with Table Valued Parameters

Peter revisits an earlier tip on how to use stored procedures to speed up your code. This version makes your stored procedures simpler … though you may have to write a little more code to make the call.

Automate All the Things: An AutoHotKey Primer for Developers

Avoid the drudgery of repetitive tasks. AutoHotKey is the most powerful keyboard scripting and automation tool for Windows, and I'll show you how to get started.

Huckaby: For Creative Developers, Evolving Natural User Interface Design Opens Up Opportunities

Natural UI expert Tim Huckaby live-demonstrated at Visual Studio Live! in Austin this week some well-developed but primitive NUI capabilities with his phone that show what is capable in the very near future as the technology matures.

Visual Studio Application Insights Pricing Discounted for Volume Users

Microsoft announced pricing cuts for volume users starting June 1 while Application Insights is in public preview.

The Great Conversion Function

Long hours finally took their toll on Adam's health, so Gerry picked up the slack in his own peculiar way -- introducing some slick do-it-all function.

C# 6.0 Gets More Concise with Expression Bodied Properties, Dictionary initializer

Eric Vogel goes over a few C# 6.0 language improvements that will help make your coding experiences more concise.

From Austin: Microsoft Open Source Development Updates for 2015

Microsoft's Jay Schmelzer kicks off Visual Studio Live! in Austin, Texas highlighting the company's latest open source efforts within Visual Studio 2015 and the .NET Framework.

Developing Your First Apple Watch App

Learn how to get started writing apps for your wrist!

Preview of Project System Extensibility SDK for Visual Studio 2015

Project System Extensibility SDK improves upon Visual Studio Managed Package Framework for Projects' process for project system plug-in development.

TypeScript Futures

Now that Google is adopting TypeScript as the development tool for Angular 2, TypeScript 1.5 is going to gain some functionality driven by features in Google AtScript. But there's more in the next version of TypeScript than just AtScript features.

New Open Source Project: Windows Communication Foundation

The newest work-in-progress WCF that's targeting .NET Core is now being open sourced on GitHub.

What's New with the Windows Universal Application Platform

Microsoft finally unveiled the Windows Universal Application Platform at Build in San Francisco. Nick Randolph takes the new controls -- and other changes that assist developers building adaptive layout applications -- out for a spin.

Leveraging Custom ASP.NET MVC Templates to Support Real-World Views

In the real world, you'll often need to display constant and repeating data, a.k.a. Master/Detail pages. Custom templates are the cleanest, simplest way for you to manage them.

Microsoft's May Security Update Includes .NET Framework Vulnerabilities

Buried in Microsoft's May bulletins are two .NET Framework fixes that are rated critical and important.

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.

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