Regular expression grammar can humble the most seasoned developer. Kenny Kerr shows how modern C++ lets you produce elegant and efficient abstractions to make the job easier.
Whether you’re part of a team or a team of one, with Visual Studio Online you can easily create and monitor seriously demanding applications, from anywhere.
Julie Lerman rounds out her coverage of Entity Framework 6 with a discussion of new Code First features relating to mappings and migrations.
Extracting frequently occurring item-sets from a list of transactions is a surprisingly tricky but useful task. This article explains the Apriori algorithm and presents a complete demo program.
Chronicling America provides a straightforward API that enables access to historical newspapers for apps used in research, education and family histories.
Digging deeper into the workings of the Oak dynamic Web development framework, Ted Neward shows how to wire up a SQL Server instance, build a database, add a related type and more.
Learn useful techniques to help you troubleshoot any application or system running under IIS, no matter what platform it’s coded on.
Much time can be wasted testing complex OLAP Cubes only to find they weren't created correctly. Mark Nadelson draws on his real-world experience to show how to unit test Cubes to ensure they were built the right way.
The folk tale of John Henry describes a man who hammered steel drill rods into rock to make holes for blasting railroad tunnels. He died working to best a steam-powered drill. Does a similar fate await old developers unwilling to embrace increasing abstraction?