Microsoft's venerable RDBMS gets a major update, with a developer-enabled version that unclutters the enterprise database solution development process.
For those developers having to create localized applications (or deal with other I18N issues), the .NET Framework 4.5 can make your life marginally easier.
Leveraging the right combination of object-oriented tools can keep your code simple, even as the problems you solve get more complicated.
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Microsoft Azure has become one of the top cloud computing environments and we've got 14 essential tools for integrating Azure right into your development environment.
SharePoint 2016 and add-in development support are highlights of this release that allows Visual Studio developers to customize Microsoft Office.
Providers for Oracle, MySQL, PostgresSQL, SQLite 5.5, and DB 2.0 can now work with Entity Framework Core 1.0 RC1.
Add pressure-based interactions in your apps in just a few minutes.
Slew of announcements from the company at its Evolve 16 event in Florida include a bevy of solutions to help developers connect to Macs to create native iOS apps.
Microsoft Learning is providing early warning to exam takers that the cost of taking MCP exams, including exams for obtaining the developer-based titles, will go up worldwide at mid-year.
Too few C++ developers use const properly, or enough. A seemingly-strange guideline, suggesting you never use a particular language feature, leads to some insight about const and some good practices for you.
The JSX tool lets you describe your page as a set of custom elements that you define in TypeScript classes. Those elements then add to the page whatever text or code makes sense to you.
You're just one click away from using Windows Explorer with the files in your project or the individual file in your editor window.
What you can do with most programming languages can be accomplished in F#'s functional programming paradigm. Here's how to handle some simple operations, which might look familiar to you already.
The ConcurrentDictionary provides the most efficient (and safest) way to shared named values between asynchronous processes with several powerful methods. But the best advice might be to avoid ever needing them.
Latest updates allows more incremental improvements to work items, such as alerts for keeping up with them and ability to move between projects, as well as the simple act of changing their types.