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.
It's relatively simple to make use of the multi-window mode now that Xamarin supports it. Here's how.
If you run an automated test and your test fails then you want to know that it's your fault -- not a problem in someone else's code or the result of a change in your test data. Moq lets you do that in two lines of code, even if your code uses the ASP.NET Session object.
Document databases are a form of NoSQL database that may store all of the information for a given object in a single instance in the database.
Every once in a while you'll need to use the LINQ Join to get the data you want.
The Azure developer exam discounts are part of a broader initiative by the Microsoft Partner Network to narrow the Azure deployment and development skills gap.
Amazon and Microsoft are anticipating the serverless computing space to heat up, with support and developer tools.
Sometimes the default view of objects in the debugger isn't enough, especially if you operate on complex data structures. Here's one way to alter the view and use a customized one.