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ASP.NET MVC 6: New HttpContext

ASP.NET MVC 6 is mostly about rework of framework internals and it comes with changes that affect also our applications. One important improvement is new...

0 replies - 1903 views - 07/26/14 by Gunnar Peipman in Articles

How to Enable .Net Framework 3.5 on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Recently, I had to put on my System Administrator cap for couple of hours. I was to set up two Dell PowerEdge 1720 server computers for use as Test Servers....

1 replies - 1571 views - 07/20/14 by Ayobami Adewole in Articles

ValidateAntiForgeryTokenAttribute and Ajax Requests

Introduction:Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF or XSRF) is still in the top ten list of The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)....

0 replies - 2095 views - 07/20/14 by Imran Baloch in Articles

Multiline Regex Search and Replace in Visual Studio

http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/699CE302-B0D4-4083-BE0E-1682E873CEBFCan't recommend this tool enough. Has taken what would be a massive task down...

0 replies - 2141 views - 07/14/14 by Merrick Chaffer in Articles

Improvements to the F# Web Templates

There has been quite a bit of activity with various F# web templates over the last few months. This post will cover several of these activities.ServiceStack...

0 replies - 1897 views - 07/14/14 by Daniel Mohl in Articles

Migrating Subscriptions and Data within Microsoft Azure

Today I was able to successfully migrate all of my Windows Azure artifacts from one Microsoft Account/Subscription to another Microsoft...

0 replies - 1321 views - 07/14/14 by Rob Sanders in Articles

eBook of the Day: "Developing big data solutions on Microsoft Azure HDInsight"

Microsoft Downloads - Developing big data solutions on Microsoft Azure HDInsight – eBook DownloadThis guide explores the use of HDInsight in a...

0 replies - 3643 views - 07/10/14 by Greg Duncan in Articles

Microsoft Press [Older] eBook Shelf

Earlier this year, I blogged about how the Microsoft Press eBook shelf got a new home on the Microsoft Virtual Academy, Microsoft Press Free eBooks now...

0 replies - 2735 views - 06/25/14 by Greg Duncan in Articles

Messaging Class for Detecting and Broadcasting That Your Universal App is Running in the Background

Some time ago I discovered that you can trap Window.Current.VisibilityChanged in a Windows 8 app to check if the app was running in the background,...

0 replies - 2965 views - 06/25/14 by Joost Van Schaik in Articles

Running Services in Long Lived Applications in .NET

You have probably created a windows service or other types of applications where you have code which need to be run in the background to not block the main...

0 replies - 2923 views - 06/25/14 by Jonas Gauffin in Articles

Building Multi-Resolution Popups in an Universal App

With the advent of Windows Phone 8.1 multiple resolution are now also becoming a fact of life for Windows Phone developers (as they already were for...

0 replies - 2168 views - 06/25/14 by Joost Van Schaik in Articles

Using SensorCore and MVVMLight to Build a ‘What Did I Do Where and When’ Windows Phone 8.1 App

IntroductionAs you might have seen, the SensorCore SDK has been released. I intended to bring out a full fledged app utilizing this new and exiting SDK,...

0 replies - 2215 views - 06/25/14 by Joost Van Schaik in Articles

Programming the Windows Runtime (WinRT) by Example

In 2011 I heard the first rumors about Windows 8 and knew immediately what my next book would be about. Unlike Designing Silverlight Business...

0 replies - 3965 views - 06/20/14 by Jeremy Likness in Articles

Debugging Lync 2013

This morning I struggled to get Microsoft Lync 2013 to work.  The symptoms consisted of the application running normally – I could authenticate, and the...

0 replies - 3872 views - 06/20/14 by Rob Sanders in Articles

Understanding the Owin External Authentication Pipeline

Owin makes it easy to inject new middleware into the processing pipeline. This can be leveraged to inject breakpoints in the pipeline, to inspect the state of...

0 replies - 2347 views - 06/17/14 by Anders Abel in Articles

C++ a Little Overkill for Your Next Great Windows App? Check out AppStudio!

developer.com - Beginner’s Guide to Using AppStudio for Building Windows 8 ApplicationsBuilding applications isn’t easy, especially if you are...

1 replies - 2313 views - 06/12/14 by Greg Duncan in Articles

VS 2012, VS 2013 and .NET Framework Doc's for Offline Installs

Microsoft Downloads - Microsoft Visual Studio and .NET Framework Documentation (ISO image)This download includes an ISO image file of the Visual...

0 replies - 2267 views - 06/12/14 by Greg Duncan in Articles

How the Cloud Makes Windows Irrelevant

Windows has been running on the majority of PCs for many years now. Microsoft successfully translated its client monopoly into a stronghold server...

4 replies - 12459 views - 06/12/14 by Maarten Ectors in Articles

Internet of Things Link Roundup (June 10)

Interesting links for the IoT industry this past week. 1. Part of the recent Apple announcement was their entry into the home automation market with...

0 replies - 7161 views - 06/10/14 by Ian Skerrett in Articles

Ook! The Visual Studio 2013 SDK Sample (and more)

I'm sure you saw my Coding4Fun Blog post today? The one where I highlight the just released Visual Studio 2013 SDK samples? Oh wait, grrrr... maybe you didn't...

0 replies - 2000 views - 06/03/14 by Greg Duncan in Articles