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.
Peter didn't bother doing any performance testing but he believes that this change has just got to speed up your ASP.NET MVC application.
The latest version of TypeScript provides developers with tools to create base classes and class hierarchies just like the other object-oriented languages.
Amazon offers solutions specifically for Visual Studio developers who want to start deploying services on its cloud. Here's a guide to do it with minimal effort and all it takes is digging into the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio.
Visual Studio Toolbox
Whether you're building an application database or generating data access code, we've got a round-up of tools to make the job easier.
The Visual Studio Team announces the end of the Team Room feature in upcoming sprints, as the feature is deprecated.
Let's take a quick side trip and see what information we can glean from the .NET assembly.
You can turn on logging for your Entity Framework code with a single line. Configuring it to write to a file takes only a little bit more effort.
I don't believe in coding design tools. I've been programming for more than 30 years now (40 years if you go back to my first class in programming). I think in code. Code is my design language and procrastination is my friend.
When you hit a breakpoint in Visual Studio, everything stops. If you'd rather other processes keep running, you can enable that.
There's more (and some less) in Entity Framework Core compared to Entity Framework 6, at least in version 1.0. While you can move to Entity Framework Core now, it might be too early for you.
Saving and retrieving data is a fundamental part of all but the simplest of applications. In this article, Nick walks through getting started using Entity Framework with SQLite to persist application data.
From Visual Studio Live! in Orlando, Microsoft's Tim Sneath offered an extensive look inside the next-generation development platform.
Hashwords can use a pinch of salt for added security. There's a .NET class for that.