Web Development

Beyond Unit Tests with ConventionTests

Be triple sure your code works by augmenting your test platform. This nifty open source library will do that.

Managing Your Skills Portfolio

There's no right answer to "What technology should I learn next?" But there is a way to manage your skills to maximize the return you get from them.

9 New Visual Studio 2013 Extensions

It's a little more than one month into the new year, and there's a wave of new Visual Studio extensions available specifically for Visual Studio 2013.

A Trillion Events Per Day? Trill Does That for .NET Apps

Microsoft Research-developed "high-performance in-memory incremental analytics engine" plugs into .NET natively to give apps ability to churn through gobs of data in nothing flat.

Shine Up Those Older Web Forms Applications with ServiceStack

Forget post backs! Easily add REST services to enhance your legacy Web Forms applications.

Visual Studio Online Basic License Changeup

Licensing changes affects user acceptance testing and Agile Planning. Also: Work for the Visual Studio Online, Team Foundation Server teams.

Managing Complex Web Requests

A complex ASP.NET MVC form can drive you to a big, ugly action method that handles all the functionality the page offers. The ActionMethodSelector provides a clean way to separate that logic over multiple methods, provided you understand a key distinction of which many ASP.NET MVC developers aren't aware.

A Visual Studio Trick for Creating External Lists for SharePoint

Make Visual Studio do the hard work to simplify the creation of external lists that can be used to connect outside data to your SharePoint projects.

ReSharper Tips for Quicker Code Delivery

JetBrains's .NET plug-in will make quick work of code inspections and refactoring. Here are a few tips to work with it that will have you wondering what to do with all your newfound free time.

How To Take Control of Amazon Web Services from Within Your .NET Application

See how the .NET SDK uses consistent naming and patterns, making it easy to work with the myriad of Web services that AWS provides.

Neural Network Back-Propagation using Python

Python is James's preferred language for hybrid environments. Here's how to implement neural network back-propagation training using it.

Open Source, Cross Platform .NET: Round One to Microsoft

So far, so good on the work Microsoft has done, but it still has lots of work to do to get more of its proprietary offerings into the open source development pipeline. The other challenge is being able to monetize it where it makes sense.

Visual Studio Online Updates Identity Controls

New identity controls are among the sprint 74 updates being made to the service. Plus, Brian Harry explains the outage from last week.

Microsoft Contributes to Docker Orchestration API Development

Microsoft Open Technologies has been hard at work making sure its code works with the new Docker Orchestration APIs for spinning up containers.

Creating a Master/Detail Page with Backbone and TypeScript

There are two strategies for downloading multiple objects from your service with Backbone: The obvious one and the fast one. Peter implements the fast one.

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