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Entity Framework Code First Tips and Tricks

These days I do all of my development work with EF code first. One of the cool things about EF is its ability to drop and recreate the database when the...

0 replies - 4551 views - 03/13/12 by Michael Ceranski in Articles

Porting Visual Studio Achievements for WP to Windows 8 - Getting primary user input

If you missed the previous two articles in the series:Porting Visual Studio Achievements for WP to Windows 8 - Layout and basic bindingsPorting Visual Studio...

0 replies - 3188 views - 03/11/12 by Den D. in Articles

Switching between mobile and desktop hosts (ASP.NET MVC 4)

Introduction:ASP.NET MVC 4 comes with a bunch of new features including lots of features for mobile. Mobile features include Mobile Optimized Project...

2 replies - 5270 views - 03/11/12 by Imran Baloch in Articles

Writing a simple named pipes server in C#

I solved a little problem last night when playing with named pipes. I created a named pipe that writes all output to a file. Named pipes are opened for all...

1 replies - 11970 views - 03/10/12 by Gunnar Peipman in Articles

Understanding the Portable Library by Chasing ICommand (1 of 3)

Part 1: Creating the Portable Library (this post)Part 2: Portability in Silverlight and WPF: a Tale of Type ForwardersPart 3: Portability in Metro: A CLR and...

0 replies - 2492 views - 03/09/12 by Jeremy Likness in Articles

Case Study: Porting Visual Studio Achievements for Windows Phone to Windows 8

There are lots of discussions going on right now around the topic of porting existing Windows Phone applications to Windows 8. Based on the same fundamental...

0 replies - 1053 views - 03/08/12 by Den D. in Articles

NUnit’s New 'Action Attributes' Feature is AOP to Your Unit Tests

With the new NUnit release (v2.6) introduced a new feature called Action Attributes, which means that now NUnit has rolled out its own mini-AOP...

0 replies - 3589 views - 03/08/12 by Dror Helper in News

Introduction to Log Parser Studio

Exchange Team Blog - Introducing: Log Parser Studio"Anyone who regularly uses Log Parser 2.2 knows just how useful and powerful it can be for...

0 replies - 22035 views - 03/08/12 by Greg Duncan in News

Visual Studio Installer Projects: Life After Visual Studio 2010

I came across an announcement made by Candy Chiang at MSDN Forums at ClickOnce and Setup & Deployment Projects forums.In Visual Studio 2010, we have...

1 replies - 10737 views - 03/08/12 by Prashant Khandelwal in News

Use Windows 8 Icons with Segoe UI Symbol

Here’s a quick and easy tip for developing Windows 8 Metro applications. Are you looking for decent icons to use in your Application Bar? Windows 8 makes it...

1 replies - 10892 views - 03/07/12 by Jeremy Likness in News

F# and ASP.NET Web API

A few weeks ago the ASP.NET team announced the release of ASP.NET MVC 4 Beta. You can read about it here. One of the exciting features that was announced is...

1 replies - 5640 views - 03/05/12 by Daniel Mohl in News

Daily Dose: Eclipse adds Java 7 Support

The latest version of the Eclipse development enviroment, version 3.8M1, was released today. The IDE is now on par with IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 and Netbeans 7.0.1...

0 replies - 24185 views - 08/08/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Microsoft Awarding $250,000 for New Security

Microsoft announced today that they will be awarding a total of $250,000 in prize money in a competition to create new security technologies for preventing...

0 replies - 22707 views - 08/04/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Export Excel To XML In C#

0 replies - 11639 views - 08/04/11 by Snippets Manager in Uncategorized

Daily Dose: Google's New "Page Speed Service" Cuts Page Loading Time

Google has created Page Speed Service, an online service designed to help speed up the loading time of web pages. The service obtains content from your...

0 replies - 18424 views - 07/28/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Java SE 7 is Here!

Right on schedule, the GA release of JDK 7 is now available.  If you haven't already familiarized yourself with all the new features, check out the OpenJDK...

0 replies - 22002 views - 07/27/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: BlackBerry Software Chief May Have Resigned

According to tech news site BGR, it's possible that Suresh Periyalwar, Research In Motion's head of Blackberry software, has left the company after 10 years of...

0 replies - 16786 views - 07/26/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Mozilla's Mobile OS "Boot to Gecko" Announced

Mozilla announced "Boot to Gecko" today, their take on a mobile operating system. B2G's main goal is to "pursue the goal of building a complete,...

2 replies - 19047 views - 07/25/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Microsoft's Daytona brings MapReduce to Windows Azure

MapReduce, Google's framework for scaling large amounts of data across computers, has been ported to Windows Azure by Microsoft. The project, code-named...

0 replies - 21509 views - 07/17/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: LucidWorks Enterprise 1.8 Crawls Shared Files

LucidWorks Enterprise released its new version 1.8 featuring the addition of new crawl and security functionality. The platform can now crawl and index files...

0 replies - 22681 views - 07/14/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose