• Connection Strings

    What We Expect To See at Microsoft Build 2017

    Microsoft's big developer shindig often sets the agenda for Microsoft's development efforts for the next year and beyond. 05/09/2017

  • Cross-Platform C#

    Visual Studio Mobile Center: A Better Way To Build Mobile Apps

    Learn how Mobile Center helps you easily develop, build, test, distribute, and monitor your mobile apps. 05/09/2017

  • Practical .NET

    Turn Off Caching at the Browser

    You can force users to always get the most recent version of your ASP.NET Web page by using the last tool you'd expect to handle this: The OutputCache attribute. 05/08/2017

  • Connection Strings

    Video Sessions from VSLive! Now Available

    We've updated the videos recorded at the Redmond, Boston and Orlando shows. This week's .NET Podcast features a podcast stream of John Papa's session in Orlando on choosing a mobile direction for your company. 05/05/2017

  • News

    NativeScript 3.0 Updated

    NativeScript has undergone a major revision, with version 3.0 sporting improvements in cross-platform module implementations, command-line interface, and runtimes. 05/03/2017

  • Connection Strings

    Updates: .NET Framework 4.7 and TypeScript 2.3 Now GA

    .NET Framework 4.7 now supports Windows versions besides the Creators Update, and the TypeScript team gets cracking on new PRs for version 2.4. 05/03/2017

  • Practical TypeScript

    Set Up ASP.NET MVC with AngularJS in Visual Studio

    Here’s how to add AngularJS to an ASP.NET MVC application in Visual Studio 2015. 05/03/2017

  • The Data Science Lab

    This R/S4 Demo Might Take You Out of Your Comfort Zone

    Let's explore factor analysis again, this time using the R ability to tap into OOP, but we won't use the RC model. 05/02/2017

  • Practical ASP.NET

    Monitor and Respond to Document Store Events in Marten

    It's possible to hook into document store events to monitor (and even modify) behavior. 05/01/2017

  • Practical .NET

    The Best Option for Selecting Related LINQ Objects

    Here's the best performing option when you're retrieving the objects at the end of an entity class's navigation property, either when you only want some of the objects or when you only want them some of the time. 04/28/2017

  • Connection Strings

    Visual Studio 2017 Help Resource Available Offline

    New Help Viewer option allows Microsoft books and resources for the newest VS version to be available and updated with more recent and timely information. Plus: MSDN Editor-in-Chief Michael Desmond offers his Microsoft Build insights on this week's .NET Insight Podcast. 04/28/2017

  • In-Depth

    Creating a Custom Start Page in Visual Studio 2017

    Visual Studio is all about making the developer coding experience more streamlined, allowing you to get to elements of the IDE that matter to you most. Customizing the Start Page is, well, a good start. 04/27/2017

  • Connection Strings

    New, Updated C++ Tooling in Visual Studio 2017, VS Code

    Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Studio Code are a bit more C++-friendly now that tools have improved support. Plus: Windows 10 evaulation VMs are now updated and available. 04/26/2017

  • Practical .NET

    Leveraging Contract Technology for Simpler Applications

    If you haven’t used the .NET Framework Contract tools to help guarantee code quality, it’s worthwhile to consider integrating them into your work. If you figured that Contracts were all hype, it may be time to see how they could be genuinely useful. 04/25/2017

  • News

    TFS 2017's Team Explorer Solution Has Issues, It Seems

    A Team Explorer-like solution that was excluded from TFS 2017 when Visual Studio 2017 launched is now available, but there are still issues with quality. Plus, Team Foundation Server 2015 Update 4 is now generally available. 04/24/2017

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