Before writing applications targeting the Windows Azure platform, you should understand the various roles within a hosted service.
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How does Facebook deliver social networking to 500 million people? It takes a whole lot of storage and some open source goodness.
Using an MVC framework? Pack the model with as much data-related logic as possible while maintaining a streamlined controller. You'll produce cleaner, more maintainable code.
Is it time to give your next application a major user interface face lift? Try the WPF Ribbon as used in Microsoft Office 2007.
In today's environment prototyping your UI can be paramount. This article will show users how to use the Microsoft Expression Blend 3 prototyping tool and discuss the differences between static, interactive and convertible prototypes.
The focus of this article will be on the dynamic language support (DLR) that will be released as a part of the upcoming 4.0 version of the .NET Framework.
Using an anonymous type in VB, which is essential for technologies like LINQ, means that the compiler will generate a class for you based on context and named initializers saving you time and effort. To learn more read on.
Learn how to explicitly define the principles upon which your IT organization stands and practical advice for putting them into practice.
Add ultimate flexibility and power to your programs with function parameters and Lambda Expressions.