Data binding can be a powerful approach for developing UIs in the Microsoft .NET Framework: It makes it easier to separate view logic from business logic, and easier to test the resulting code. However, despite the various toolkits that aim to help, implementing data binding is typically painful and tedious. Mark Sowul shows you a better way.
Code First is about persistence of an object-oriented model through an aptly created set of tables. Domain modeling is about implementing business rules and workflows through an object-oriented model. Logically speaking, the two models are distinct, but sometimes they can be considered just one.
Learn how to store and query local data in your Android, iOS, and Universal Windows apps with SQLite databases using Xamarin Forms and Visual Studio 2015.
Over the past year, Julie Lerman has been developing a sample app that uses Aurelia on the front end, a server-side API written in Node.js, and Azure DocumentDB for its data store. But all these parts have changed, so it’s time for an update.
Peter Vogel reviews how Domain-Driven Design (DDD) integrates with CQRS in a real-world sales system that requires fast response times.
In this article you'll learn the basics of AI in a mini-basketball game. Explore intelligent agents and their various architectures (reactive, pro-active) as you learn the basics of multi-agent systems and the traditional approach for game AI behavior modeling through finite state machines.
Ted Neward examines the work required to replace the M in MEAN (MongoDB) with another non-relational database--DocumentDB running in Microsoft Azure. This flexibility lets developers take advantage of DocumentDB's enterprise-friendly capabilities, including server-side code execution and SQL-like query language.
Mark Michaelis discusses the various .NET Core project types, explains the details of the new files types and their function, and delves into how the new project structure supports side-by-side debugging of open source NuGet packages.
From the failed effort by retail giant Target to break into the Canadian market, to mounting frustration among health care professionals with computerized processes, columnist David Platt finds rotten UX at the core of some troubling challenges.