Sometimes life is like playing Whack-a-Mole: You write some code that solves a problem, and then someone comes along and makes the problem harder. Here's how to continuously integrate new solutions without having to rewrite your old solutions (much).
Peter didn't bother doing any performance testing but he believes that this change has just got to speed up your ASP.NET MVC application.
A winter chill will hinder progress somewhat on the next VSTS sprints, which includes two previews for new UX features.
- By Michael Domingo
The latest version of TypeScript provides developers with tools to create base classes and class hierarchies just like the other object-oriented languages.
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.
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.
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.
Hashwords can use a pinch of salt for added security. There's a .NET class for that.
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.
- By Nick Randolph
From Visual Studio Live! in Orlando, Microsoft's Tim Sneath offered an extensive look inside the next-generation development platform.
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.
- By Jason Roberts
Every once in a while you'll need to use the LINQ Join to get the data you want.
The Azure developer exam discounts are part of a broader initiative by the Microsoft Partner Network to narrow the Azure deployment and development skills gap.
- By Michael Domingo