Visual Studio and .NET
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- By Andrea Saltarello, Dino EspositoOct 15, 2008
- This chapter from Microsoft .NET - Architecting Applications for the Enterprise offers a quick tutorial about software engineering. It first outlines some basic principles that should always inspire the design of a modern software system and then discusses principles of object-oriented design.
- By Tony NorthrupOct 17, 2011
- Tony Northrup walks you through how to design your application architecture in this chapter from MCPD 70-519 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Web Applications Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4.
- By Matthew Stoecker, Tony NorthrupDec 17, 2011
- In this chapter from MCPD 70-518 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Windows Applications Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4, you will learn some of the important aspects of designing a Presentation layer. You will learn to choose between Windows Forms and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) for the technology used to build the Presentation layer, to design application layout and workflow, to handle data within the Presentation layer, and to develop a well-crafted and responsive user experience.
- By Dino Esposito, Andrea SaltarelloSep 10, 2014
- In this chapter from Microsoft .NET - Architecting Applications for the Enterprise, 2nd Edition, the authors explain that understanding the domain leads to discovering an appropriate architecture. However, it doesn’t have to be a single, top-level architecture for the entire application. As you recognize subdomains, you can model each to subapplications, each coded with the most effective architecture.
- By Rod StephensOct 15, 2011
- One particularly promising approach to improving computer performance is multiprocessing. This chapter from Start Here! Fundamentals of Microsoft .NET Programming describes multiprocessing and explains how you can take advantage of it to get the best performance possible.
- By John Paul MuellerAug 15, 2013
- John Paul Mueller explains the Entity Framework elements, describes the files used to store Entity Framework information, and shows you how to create a simple Entity Framework example, in this chapter from Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework Step by Step.
- By John Paul MuellerAug 15, 2013
- This chapter from Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework Step by Step begins by introducing you to LINQ to Entities.The chapter won’t provide an extensive reference, but you’ll have enough information to perform common tasks and a few advanced tasks.
- By Bruce Johnson, Peter MadziakSep 24, 2008
- This chapter from MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-503): Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Windows Communication Foundation answers the question of how sessions function within the WCF world. It also describes the various instancing options and the implications each choice has on the available functionality.
- By Richard HundhausenOct 15, 2012
- In this chapter from Professional Scrum Development with Microsoft Visual Studio 2012, Richard Hundhausen looks at some practices and tools that enable more effective collaboration.
- By Jeffrey RichterNov 15, 2012
- Jeffrey Richter explains how the garbage collector in the common language runtime (CLR) works and various performance issues related to it in this chapter from CLR via C#, 4th Edition.
- By Ed WilsonFeb 15, 2013
- Remoting in Microsoft Windows PowerShell 3.0 is much improved. This chapter from Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step shows how to use Windows PowerShell remoting to connect to a remote system, run commands on a remote system, run commands in the background, receive the results of those and other background jobs, and keep the results from background jobs.
- By Ed WilsonJul 15, 2013
- With Windows PowerShell 3.0 running a command on a remote computer is as easy as running the command on your local computer; in some cases, it is even easier.
- By Sara Ford, Zain NaboulsiAug 24, 2011
- This chapter from Coding Faster: Getting More Productive with Microsoft Visual Studio focuses on working with documents in the File Tab Channel as well as ways to navigate better. Several advanced topics, such as creating custom file extensions and working with previous versions are covered as well.