Microsoft has updated several components of its data platform to deliver more Big Data technologies to customers.
How can one class communicate with each another, yet know nothing about that other class? That's where the mediator pattern comes in, and Eric shows how to employ it in a .NET chat application.
You suddenly realize that you've lost the item you wanted to paste. Don't Panic! It's easier than you think to access Visual Studio's clipboard ring when.
Peter learns something by listening to readers: Visual Studio database projects provide a great environment for making changes to your databases. Here's a brief introduction about how they'll make life easier for you and all the steps for setting one up.
Nick looks at the preview release of Blend for Visual Studio 2015 and demonstrates some tips and tricks that will save you time and help you build better looking Windows Phone applications.
If you're putting together a coding convention or already following one there's really only one thing that matters.
To accommodate an influx of year-end work, Guillaume's employer does what many stores do -- hire on temporary help. However, when you're desperate, beggars can't always be choosers.
New identity controls are among the sprint 74 updates being made to the service. Plus, Brian Harry explains the outage from last week.
Microsoft Open Technologies has been hard at work making sure its code works with the new Docker Orchestration APIs for spinning up containers.
Visual Studio Toolbox
If wrangling queries is getting you down, these 11 data access extensions for Visual Studio can help.
Sometimes you don't want to see where something is defined, you want to see where it's used. That's easy.
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.
Among a bevy of new features in this upgrade to the alternative open source NoSQL database engine for .NET is a new storage engine and file system.
If you just need a couple of columns from a table, you can have Entity Framework fetch just the columns you want and ignore the columns you don't need.