• News

    Foley: The New Microsoft Is Unpredictable

    Renowned journalist and Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley says the "new" Microsoft has become much more unpredictable, and highlights the current state of the app bridges of Microsoft's Universal App Platform. 10/01/2015

  • In-Depth

    Deploying Microservices Architecture with C#, Part 1

    What's all the hubbub with microservices? The benefits are in application management and delivery. Paul Mooney shows how in this sample C# app. 09/30/2015

  • In-Depth

    What Makes Microsoft Run: An Inside Look at DevOps

    Microsoft's Brian Harry offers a look deep inside the evolution of the company's development operations as it transformed itself into a cloud-centric organization. 09/30/2015

  • In-Depth

    Where JavaScript and SharePoint Apps Intersect

    SharePoint is versatile, in that developers can interact with its data via other programming languages besides what's in Visual Studio. Here's how AngularJS fits into the development mix. 09/29/2015

  • Display Just One Project in Solution Explorer

    While you might have many projects in Solution Explorer, often you're only working on one of them. Here's how to get a view that focuses on the project that matters. 09/29/2015

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    Azure Data Lake Store, Services and U-SQL Make Debut

    Microsoft fills in the gaps on its Big Data offering with previews of its Azure Data Lake and Language Services, which includes the brand-new U-SQL language for crunching the incoming explosion of data. 09/28/2015

  • Practical TypeScript

    Managing Functions in TypeScript

    Functions in TypeScript aren't handled the way you'd expect, based on any other language (including JavaScript). Fortunately, because of the way TypeScript handles functions, you're protected from a common JavaScript error (in addition to getting better IntelliSense support and compile-time checking, of course). 09/25/2015

  • Creating Your Own ASP.NET MVC Authorization Attribute

    Sometimes security gets a little bizarre. When that happens, you can create your own authorization attribute. 09/24/2015

  • News

    Azure Mobile Apps Backs Up to Azure Table Storage

    A September update to the .NET Server SDK include automated OWIN setup and improved middleware authentication processes. 09/24/2015

  • Mobile Corner

    It's Universal: Understanding the Lifecycle of a Windows 10 Application

    Nick Randolph pulls apart the lifecycle of a Windows 10 application and reveals what goes on programmatically when users launch, switch between and close Windows 10 apps. 09/23/2015

  • News

    Developer Tools for Office 2016

    A number of developer tools have been in the works and released in recent weeks leading up to the release of Office 2016 today. 09/22/2015

  • Practical .NET

    Building a Better MVC Helper

    Readers suggest ways to build a powerful HtmlHelper that simplifies creating typical application Views. Along the way, Peter uses a workaround for extending an anonymous object with additional properties and shows how to extract values from a lambda expression in a View. 09/22/2015

  • Multiple Solution Explorers

    If you've got many, many projects in a solution but are only working with one or two of them, you can simplify the view that Solution Explorer gives you. 09/21/2015

  • News

    Visual Studio Code Preview 0.8.0 Improves on Debugging

    Preview version 0.8.0 adds TypeScript 1.6 support, improved debugging features, themes, and takes care of Windows setup bugaboos that have plagued some VSC users. 09/18/2015

  • News

    Unity 5.2 Uses Visual Studio 2015 as Default IDE

    The game development platform has native integration with Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition, which allows option to install it as the default IDE. 09/17/2015

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