If you've been creating Data Transfer Objects that integrate several objects into one, then you've created what domain-driven design (DDD) calls an aggregate. But there are some rules you need to follow if you want to reap the benefits that DDD promises toward performance, maintainability and scalability.
In this article Nick Randolph breaks down XAML for the Universal Windows Platform using the Live Visual Tree and Live Property Explorer tool windows in Visual Studio 2015.
- By Nick Randolph
New 'Proxy By Name' feature allows Visual Studio developers to view metadata of the underlying binaries.
- By John K. Waters
The Open Data Protocol allows for creation and consumption of REST APIs. Sam Nasr demonstrates OData 4 in a sample app that demonstrates containment, a new feature for facilitating data access.
Augment your testing framework with Shouldly for improved test code readability and better test failure messages.
- By Jason Roberts
- By Michael Domingo
The differences between neural network binary classification and multinomial classification are surprisingly tricky. McCaffrey looks at two approaches to implement neural network binary classification.
- By James McCaffrey
Our applications are complicated enough without adding any more. Here's a way to think about your objects that allows you to dramatically simplify your object model, provided you're willing to turn your current practice around by 180 degrees.
Microsoft's Thomas Fennel demonstrated several "bridge" innovations in the Universal App platform that should appeal to traditional developers.
Next time you're starting a new development project, skip the tedious configuration and setup with these handy templates.
- By Terrence Dorsey
A quartet of Visual Studio team members demonstrated a number of the "mobile first, cloud first" innovations in the newly released development platform at Visual Studio Live! in Redmond.
One of the biggest problems in designing applications is the conversion from how the business talks about the business to how the developers think about coding it. Domain-driven design has a solution.
Office 365 platforms keep getting better with every update, and now the Office 365 API for Visual Studio provides a great way to interact with Office 365 resources.
- By Malin De Silva
Adam's employer was able to reclaim the company URL from a cyber squatter. Now it should be easy to make sure its site resolves to the new name, right?