Latest service pack comes more than a year after the last service pack, and also adds a number of enhanced monitoring capabilities.
Let these tools generate your data access layer, saving you time and headaches. There's something here for the simplest or most complex projects.
- By Terrence Dorsey
Microsoft reveals a community technology preview of the venerable RDBMS that sports Always Encrypted technology and built-in R language services, among other features. Also in preview: Azure Data Lake Store and Analytics Services and Azure SQL Database In-Memory OLTP and Operational Analytics.
What Martin wanted was to fulfill his internship requirement for his degree and possibly earn a little spending money for his efforts. He got both of these and the experience of meeting "The Monster."
Microsoft fills in the gaps on its Big Data offering with previews of its Azure Data Lake and Language Services, which includes the brand-new U-SQL language for crunching the incoming explosion of data.
- By Michael Domingo
Neural network models can be created, saved and reused. Here's how.
- By James McCaffrey
Rather than arbitrarily deciding what code goes into an application and what goes into your business objects, you can lean on the rules that experienced developers have learned to follow to make those crucial decisions.
Peter returns to his AJAX-enabled ASP.NET MVC application to show how Partial Views and TypeScript work together to simplify delivering a Single-page application.
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.
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.
EF7 Beta 6 adds data annotations, customization of reverse engineer via templates, and support for raw SQL commands.
- By Michael Domingo
DocumentDB brings together the best of No-SQL and the cloud, to give you a robust scalable data persistence engine. Here's what you need to know to start developing projects with it.
- By Brian Korzynski
The performance monitoring suite adds new components that provide for deeper looks at applications as well as the user experience with those apps.
You're vying for a senior developer position. Here's what you need to know to win over your interviewer.
- By Patrick Steele
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.