• Practical .NET

    Building the Object Model You Want with Entity Framework

    When it comes to inheritance, relational database theory and object-oriented programming have more in common than you might think. Understanding that overlap is critical in designing the object model that will generate the database design your application needs. 11/09/2017

  • News

    VS Code Goes All In on Python

    The Visual Studio Code team hired the developer of the code editor's most popular Python extension, took over the project as its own and is hiring more Python coders to improve it. 11/09/2017

  • News

    Microsoft Combines Visual Studio Extension Publishing, Management

    Microsoft is now providing a one-stop-shop for Visual Studio extensions -- both for publishers and consuming developers. 11/09/2017

  • News

    Azure Functions, App Service Go On-Premises

    Two cloud development services -- Azure Functions and Azure App Service -- are now available on Azure Stack, which brings cloud functionality to on-premises, hybrid implementations. 11/08/2017

  • So What's Microsoft SQL Operations Studio?

    One week from today, a public preview of Microsoft SQL Operations Studio will be available for download. Microsoft provided a "sneak preview" of the tool at the recent PASS Summit for SQL Server developers and DBAs, but details remain scant. 11/08/2017

  • In-Depth

    Add Custom Controls with Binding Properties to Your Xamarin.Forms App

    In an app of any meaningful size, wrapping up common functionality in a composite control reduces the long-term effort needed to craft the app. Learn how to do just that right here. 11/07/2017

  • News

    Roslyn Analyzer IDs Problem .NET Core, .NET Standard APIs

    Microsoft launched a Roslyn-based analyzer that works in Visual Studio to flag problematic .NET Core and .NET Standard APIs that might be deprecated or incompatible with certain platforms. 11/07/2017

  • News

    Xamarin Leverages New iOS 11 Functionality

    The Xamarin team at Microsoft has been updating its cross-platform development software to accommodate the new functionality in Apple's iOS 11, publishing guidance along the way. 11/07/2017

  • News

    OutSystems Low-Code DevOps Tooling Ties In to Visual Studio

    Low-code development specialist OutSystems is further courting the enterprise by adding new DevOps features to its platform, along with Visual Studio Team Services integration to put them to work. 11/07/2017

  • News

    AI-Based Automatic Tuning Is New Default for Azure SQL Database

    Automatic tuning assisted by artificial intelligence will be enabled by default for the Azure SQL Database service starting early next year. 11/06/2017

  • News

    Edge Browser Switches WebAssembly to 'On'

    For the first time, the Microsoft Edge Web browser provides default support for WebAssembly, the experimental technology that lets developers write Web code in non-JavaScript languages like C, C++ and even -- with a little work -- .NET languages like C#. 11/06/2017

  • News

    Electron.NET Uses ASP.NET Core 2.0 for Cross-Platform Desktop Apps

    Two Microsoft MVPs have collaborated on a project called Electron.NET that uses the open source ASP.NET Core 2.0 framework to create cross-platform desktop apps running on Windows, OSX and Linux. 11/03/2017

  • Practical TypeScript

    Integrating Angular 2 Directives

    It’s easy to integrate your own attribute directives into Angular 2 templates to pass data from your component to your directive, have it respond to events on your page or even have your directive fire events to be processed by the component using it. 11/02/2017

  • News

    Visual Studio Team Services in UI/UX Revamp

    The latest development sprint for Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) is short on new features but does tease a major revamp of the UI to improve the user experience. 11/02/2017

  • News

    What's Coming for Visual Studio Code

    Microsoft published the roadmap for Visual Studio Code, giving developers a glimpse into upcoming features for the popular, open source, lightweight code editor. 11/01/2017

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