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Visual C# Section Index
Silverlight has now been around for a while. In fact, the beta for Silverlight 3 has now been released. Get the answers to common questions being asked by Users, business people, and Developers in regard to why Silverlight is important.
Discover how to use constant fields without having to hard code the values into the class.
Reduce your boolean logic to keep you program readable.
Downloading content on demand is a valuable runtime feature. Downloading application modules when needed can enhance a user's experience through reducing load times. This powerful addition can be used when retrieving fonts, media, textual content, or collections of collections of these elements as compressed packages.
Learn some tips and tricks with the C# 3.0 language features along with exploring some productivity gains with the Visual Studio IDE.
Simplify finding the entry you need from an event log.
Learn how to create Word documents in your application without using Office Interop or third-party libraries.
By now, you have heard of Windows Azure, Microsoft's cloud computing platform. But, what does Azure provide for developers and users, and how can you benefit from it in your .NET applications? Read on to find out.
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP) allows developers to achieve greater modularity in their applications by allowing the separation of cross-cutting concerns. Explore basic AOP concepts and their implementation using Spring.Net, a popular open source application framework by walking through several examples.
Learn how to implement a simple Standard Deviation function for LINQ (Language Integrated Query).
ASP.NET MVC applications provide interesting possibilities to accept input and work with database data. See how you can do this effectively in your work.
ASP.NET has its drawbacks, and to counter these, Microsoft is preparing a new technology called ASP.NET MVC.
Testing software applications can be hard. You might already be using virtual machines to test your applications, but chances are you are still doing this manually. Learn how to automate your testing procedures with Microsoft's new Hyper-V virtualization technologies.
Gain an understanding of LINQ (Language Integrated Query) to XML and see why you'll never want to use the DOM again.