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Working Programmer: Five Questions with Ted Neward

We catch up with the MSDN magazine columnist on remembrances of things past, and ask him what he sees in the future for programmers living in a mobile-first, cloud-first world.

As Windows 10 Goes Live, So Do Developer Resources

Microsoft's developer division has been gearing up for this day, as it now officially opens up the Windows 10 Store and announces a handful of Windows 10 resources that developers can deploy in live production environments.

Simplifying Single-Page Applications with ASP.NET MVC Partial Views

Partial Views can make creating Single-Page Applications dramatically easier by better achieving the goals of the MVC design pattern. Here, in TypeScript, is how to leverage Partial Pages to create an AJAX-enabled application in ASP.NET MVC.

Entity Framework 7 Beta 6 Out in Preview

EF7 Beta 6 adds data annotations, customization of reverse engineer via templates, and support for raw SQL commands.

Save Web Development Time with Web Essentials

Visual Studio developers can use a number of Web Essentials features to speed up Web development.

Data Binding a Custom Cell in Xamarin.Forms ListView

The ListView in Xamarin.Forms has a lot of options, and the ability to use a custom cell is one of the more useful features.

Visual Studio 2012 Update 5 RC Can Be Downloaded

Along with VS 2015 and .NET 4.6, VS 2012 Update 5 RC is now available, and with it come a few fixes and the capability to allow projects to be renamed.

License Changes Mean More TFS 2015 Feature Flexibility

Changes in licensing allows anyone with the basic CAL to get access to features that were available only to premium subscribers.

Structuring Views in ASP.NET MVC to Centralize Logic

A View without any code is probably impossible in any real-world application. But, by leveraging Partial Views, you can still separate your View-related code from your HTML.

Why I'm Excited About DocumentDB

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.

Variation on Back-Propagation: Mini-Batch Neural Network Training

Let's explore mini-batch training, the third among a variety of back-propagation algorithms you can use for training a neural network.

Official: Visual Studio 2015, .NET Framework 4.6 Now Available

Also released is Visual Studio 2013 Update 5, which rolls up a number of bug fixes but also adds features for developers to perform load testing of apps via an Azure site globally from within Team Foundation Server.

Rosyln Update: The State of the .NET Compiler Platform

Now that Visual Studio 2015 is upon us, here's a brief overview of the capabilities of the .NET Compiler Platform.

Visual Studio Code Supports ECMAscript 6

An update to Microsoft's cross-platform code editor adds support for the popular scripting language.

Domain-Driven Design: Everything You Believe Is Wrong!

Domain-Driven Design claims that it provides a strategy for building applications that will grow and evolve over time without collapsing under their own complexity. It does that by upsetting some conventional wisdom.

Switch Back to the Web Forms Editor for Static HTML

You lose some functionality with the default editor in Visual Studio 2013. Here's how to quickly switch back and get the functionality you were used to.

TDD for ASP.NET MVC, Part 5: Client-Side JavaScript

Let's wrap up this series on TDD for ASP.NET MVC and talk about the view layer via JavaScript.

C# Developers Can Tap Into Azure AD Reporting Data

Developers can tap into Azure AD reporting data and create custom dashboards with the availability of a number of reporting APIs that Microsoft has released as previews last week.

11 Code Profiling and Performance Tools for Visual Studio

Performance optimization may be the root of all evil, but these tools simplify the process of wringing the best performance out of your code.

Team Foundation Server 2015 Likely Delayed After July 20

Unexpected stream of bug reports means more testing will be needed before final version is released, which might mean it won't be released in final form with the rest of the Microsoft developer tools on July 20. Meanwhile, the team opens up TFS 2015 RC 2 to testers.

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