Continuing to work on his Debugger Engine extension, Andrew Richards shows you how to avoid all the dangerous traps you might find as you enhance the tools output.
The Web Pages page-centric programming model supported by WebMatrix is a great way to get Web apps up and running. If you later decide that embracing ASP.NET MVC would give you more flexibility, you're covered. Well explain why you might choose to migrate and show you how to do it.
Brandon Satrom, Clark Sell
Event signals are identified by indexes into an array of object handles, which is problematic with dynamic arrays where events are added or removed from the middle of the list. Heres a container class to solve the problem.
Learn how to bring location-aware features into your Windows Phone 7 applications and visualize routes and locations in different ways as you build an app that shows you the location of nearby restaurants.
Sandrino Di Mattia
Business Connectivity Services (BCS) for Microsoft Office and SharePoint helps you bring external data sources into your SharePoint apps. We'll show you how to write a custom .NET Assembly Connector for BCS that lets you read from and write to an OData feed.
The latest version of the Entity Framework includes two new main features: the DbContext API and the Code First development pattern. We show you how to use these to develop applications, starting with the basics and moving on to more advanced techniques.
You dont have to move to the hot areas of development. Old school still has its place.
Code contracts in the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 rely on a few features in Visual Studio 2010. We'll review the project options for code contracts, how they affect the rewriter tool and some best practices for argument validation.
The Entity Framework now includes more ways than ever to create a conceptual model, starting first with just your code, a model created with the visual designer, or a legacy database. We help you choose which ones right for you.
A client needed to load-balance private service endpoints on Windows Azure Worker Roles without taking on the latency of a queuing operation. I'll walk you through one possible solution to this problem.
Windows Phone 7 deals with memory and resource constraints through feature called tombstoning. We'll discuss the role tombstoning plays in the application lifecycle and demonstrate how you can implement it in your own apps.
Mutation testing is known for being difficult and expensive, but were here to show you a real-world system you can build in just a few hours with a little C# code and Visual Studio.
In this series we've examined procedural and structural programming, objects, and metaobjects. Now let's take a look at generics and put them to work as an example of parametric polymorphism in action.
Get a handle on the nuts and bolts of adding printing capabilities to your Silverlight apps as Charles walks through programs to print an ellipse, an image and a calendar.