An Agile Primer
In the mobile world, it's all about time to market. If you're not riding the Agile wave, it's time to get on board.
Agile development is growing in popularity for a reason: It results in faster time to market and, in most cases, better software.
Bing Maps moves beyond Silverlight and AJAX with the new native WPF Control, which enables you to build interactive tools for visualizing geographical data on the desktop.
See how a simple interceptor can help reduce the amount of coding needed to initialize your Windows Presentation Foundation ICommand properties.
Everything at Henry's company revolved around contracts with vendors. The IT department had relied on the aptly named Contract Manager -- the sole remaining Visual Basic 6 client-server application -- to support that business for the past 12 years.
Our cover story this month on Agile development comes at a good time, coinciding with the recent release of the Visual Studio 11 beta.
Our March 2012 cover story, "More Power," offered a tour of the productivity tools in Visual Studio 11 (still a code name) just in time for the release of the beta previews. Readers share their initial reactions to the updated beta tooling.
By overriding templates, you can modify the look and feel of the ListBox without changing the underlying behavior.
External templates allow you to reduce the code in your main HTML page, and reuse it in multiple places.
Validation should begin as close to your database as possible: in your Entity Framework entities. Here's how you can integrate validation code into both the entities the Entity Framework generates and the ones you write.
The MVP Summit, from which I've just returned, is a very important event.
If you want to customize the SharePoint 2010 and Office 365 Ribbon, the Add-in Express Ribbon Designer eases UI development in the cloud.