Learn all about the new capabilities of the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1, including features such as improved debugging, ASP.NET App Suspension and async-aware debugging.
Windows 8.1 brings new life to multi-monitor configurations and lets you develop applications that are per-monitor DPI-aware to give users the best possible resolution. However, few applications have achieved this yet, so Kenny Kerr shows you how.
With Windows 8.1, Microsoft introduces to the WinJS library the scheduler and the predictable object lifetime model, allowing developers greater control over app performance. In this article, I describe some best practices for building an efficient app, using the WinJS APIs in both Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.
Dino Esposito discusses Web API from the perspective of the average ASP.NET MVC developer, focusing on the improved content negotiation functionality.
Aspect-oriented programming lets you separate the code that’s not directly related to your layers—such as logging, validation or authentication—in different classes. Here, Bruno Sonnino shows how to use the RealProxy class to apply aspects to your code in an easy and flexible way.
Learn several strategies for intercepting asynchronous methods, demonstrated using an example that logs the completion of asynchronous operations.
Learn how the Windows Azure Service Bus can help you meet the challenges of connecting to just about any device that comes along, no matter what hardware and software it relies on.