Peter starts off with a perfectly good solution to a problem but then complicates the problem . . . and ends up moving to a different design pattern. While on that journey he has some best practices around designing Data Transfer Objects.
You probably use ToList to convert your LINQ results into Lists. It's almost as easy to convert any collection into a Dictionary whose items you can retrieve by key.
A not-ready-for-production preview, which contains updates and additions to the Windows namespace, is available for testing to Windows Insiders members.
Portions of the unit test execution infrastructure that's used in Visual Studio is now an open source project.
String functions, integer functions ... booorrring! Tuples in C# 7.0 -- let's explore what makes them infinitely more exciting.
Developers can get notified of events happening with SharePoint Lists, such as when items get added, updated, deleted or moved, now that the capability is now enabled in SharePoint Online.
Chatbots are the new mobile application. In this article, Nick demonstrates how you can integrate a bot right into your Universal Windows Platform app via the Microsoft Bot Framework Direct Line API.
As a company's problems continue to become more complicated, your code will become more complicated. Peter shows how refactoring code can lead you to better designs.
Peter gets an improved tip from one reader and some more tips from another, all designed to navigate Visual Studio faster.
Let's break away from C# somewhat and learn how F# is a great fit for crafting mobile applications.
Both are .NET Framework-based, but they don't seem to be speaking the same language.
Last VS Code update of 2016 has hot exit and a number of other code-focused enhancements and improvements.
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The S3 OOP model is still widely used, so let's use write S3-style OOP code via the R language.
Sometimes life is like playing Whack-a-Mole: You write some code that solves a problem, and then someone comes along and makes the problem harder. Here's how to continuously integrate new solutions without having to rewrite your old solutions (much).
A winter chill will hinder progress somewhat on the next VSTS sprints, which includes two previews for new UX features.