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Learn how to implement the new sharing contracts in Windows 8 to distinguish your application.
Eric Vogel walks through a soup-to-nuts demo for building a Metro-style RSS reader.
Visual Basic development in Visual Studio 11 offers asynchronous methods, iterators, call hierarchy, the Global keyword and Windows 8 Metro-based applications.
Learn how to leverage the C# code analysis and compilation features in the Roslyn CTP.
Get started with this quick but informative guide (and sample code) from John Papa.
Learn how to utilize the Roslyn Scripting API to host a C# scripting engine in your applications.
The Windows Azure Marketplace has a hidden jewel: a host of free and nearly free databases ready for monetization.
The new Windows Runtime integrates beautifully with the .NET Framework. Building this app will demonstrate just how well.
CLR functions that perform string manipulation and substring extraction perform very well in SQL Server.
Learn MVVM fundamentals by building this simple Twitter app.
Use Inversion of Control to decouple views and viewmodels in WPF.
- By Patrick Steele
Learn how to easily create a toggle button in Expression Blend by retemplating a control and adding visual states.
Build a Web site using MVC 3 and the Razor View Engine.