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While GitHub Waits in the Wings, Work on Visual Studio Team Services Continues

MSDN News - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:48
The big news around collaborative coding in the Microsoft ecosystem has lately focused on the impending GitHub acquisition, but work is continuing on improving the existing VSTS platform.
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Dealing with Read-Only Files

MSDN Blogs - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:00
Here's how to avoid the frustration of discovering that you've made changes to a file you can't change in Visual Studio.
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Microsoft Boosts WebAssembly (Used for Blazor) Performance in Edge Browser

MSDN News - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 13:33
Microsoft has boosted the performance of WebAssembly -- and JavaScript -- in Edge's rendering engine, benefitting both developers and users.
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Download SVN Code Automatically Using C#

Code Guru - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 02:15
Learn how to use Tortoise SVN, an automated SVN checkout process from a C# console application.
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Disposing of the DbContext Object

MSDN Blogs - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:14
While the DbContext object has a Dispose method, you don't really need to use it ... with one exception.
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URL Rewriting vs. HTTP Redirects

MSDN Blogs - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:13
ASP.NET code gives you enhanced ability to rewrite URLs to redirect client requests. But that leads to a key question: When should you use this new ability?
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Red Hat Announces .NET Core 2.1 for Linux, OpenShift

MSDN News - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 16:55
Open source champion Red Hat announced the general availability of .NET Core 2.1 for its Red Hat Enterprise Linux and OpenShift container platforms.
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Xamarin.Forms Mobile Apps Planned for Windows Template Studio

MSDN News - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 15:51
Windows Template Studio, Microsoft's low-code tool for quickly creating Universal Windows Platform apps, is aiming to support more project types, including Xamarin.Forms-based iOS and Android and (possibly) Windows Presentation Foundation apps.
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VSLive! Keynote: James Montemagno on .NET 'Everywhere for Everyone'

MSDN News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 16:36
Microsoft's .NET has come a long way from its origins as a closed-source software framework for Windows to become what James Montemagno describes as "a vast, open, constantly growing, and ever-evolving ecosystem" that millions of modern developers are leveraging to build applications for virtually any platform.
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Docker, Kubernetes Updates Show Microsoft's Container Focus

MSDN News - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:00
While Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella probably won't be working up a sweat jumping around a stage shouting, "containers, containers, containers!" the company is clearly ramping up its focus on the technology.
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Creating a Dartboard User Control with VB.NET

Code Guru - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 02:15
Create a custom control to simulate a dartboard game and the somewhat intricate scoring involved.
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Survey: More C# Coders Targeting .NET Core

MSDN News - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:45
The young .NET Core, an open source, cross-platform alternative to .NET Framework, is increasingly becoming the runtime target choice for C# coders, according to new survey results published by JetBrains.
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VSLive! Keynote on Embracing Constant Change: 'You Owe it to Yourself'

MSDN News - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 17:57
"You owe it to yourself" was a continuing theme in the keynote presentation about embracing constant change at the Visual Studio Live! conference in Boston today, presented by Jasmine Greenaway, a cloud developer advocate at Microsoft.
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Playing a YouTube Video in an ASP.NET Application

Code Guru - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 02:15
Learn the coding technique to play a YouTube video using an embed link. Also, learn to consume the YouTube API to get a list of videos from a channel.
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New Preview Simplifes the Visual Studio Kubernetes Experience

MSDN News - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 18:53
To better support developers who are building containerized applications that target Kubernetes in Visual Studio, Microsoft last week announced the preview of an extension for the IDE.
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Q&A with Scott Klein: SQL Server's Built-In Intelligence Features

MSDN News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 09:22
Scott Klein, CTO at Cloud and Devices, explains how enterprises can leverage the built-in intelligence features of SQL Server 2017 to ensure DevOps pays off.
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Blazor Update Boosts .NET/JavaScript Interoperability

MSDN News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 06:00
Microsoft continues to churn out updates to its experimental Blazor technology for running C# code on the Web, with the latest boosting JavaScript interoperability.
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Wrangling MongoDB in VS Code? Now There's Documentation

MSDN News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 08:00
The May update of Visual Studio Code has added documentation for using the popular MongoDB in Microsoft's lightweight, cross-platform code editor.
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TypeScript 2.9 Adds Notable Editor Features

MSDN News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 07:30
TypeScript 2.9 has shipped with several new editor features added along with some language/compiler features.
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Creating Complex Math in .NET

Code Guru - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 02:15
Learn to work with Complex Numbers in VB.NET and in C# with the use of Operator overriding and built-in Numerics namespaces.
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