Structures can now have a default constructor but you have to be careful how you use the structure to ensure that your constructor actually runs.
If users enter an invalid URL, then ASP.NET MVC will handle the problem by issuing a generic HTTP error. Here's how to give users more support (plus some advice on avoiding the problem altogether).
Amazon Web Services unveiled a new Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Edition offering for the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud.
Nick Randolph investigates the inner workings of the new compiled data binding support available to Windows platform developers in the Universal Windows Platform.
Redmond's release of several tools for developing apps on Apple platforms during the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference couldn't have been timed any better.
When things go wrong in production, logging provides a way of going back through an application's history to find out what happened. Here's the simplest possible way to use Peter's favorite third-party logging utility: NLog.
With prior partnerships in place with Hortonworks Inc. and Cloudera Inc., Microsoft has now teamed up with MapR Technologies Inc., the final member of the "big three" distributors of Apache-Hadoop based software
Neural Network Lab
Here's how to use non-standard activation functions to customize your neural network system.
If you thought IsNot Nothing was a big step forward, you'll love this.
You're vying for a senior developer position. Here's what you need to know to win over your interviewer.
SharePoint 2013 offers several ways to interact with the SharePoint data, one of which is through the SharePoint SDK for Windows Phone 8. Malin De Silva walks through the process.
Peter revisits an earlier tip on how to use stored procedures to speed up your code. This version makes your stored procedures simpler … though you may have to write a little more code to make the call.
Finally! You can now comment individual components of long statements.
Visual Studio Toolbox
Avoid the drudgery of repetitive tasks. AutoHotKey is the most powerful keyboard scripting and automation tool for Windows, and I'll show you how to get started.
Natural UI expert Tim Huckaby live-demonstrated at Visual Studio Live! in Austin this week some well-developed but primitive NUI capabilities with his phone that show what is capable in the very near future as the technology matures.