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.
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.