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Parameter binding in Web API

Learn how parameter binding (the process of setting values to parameters of the Web API controller methods) works and the best practices

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A keyboard? How quaint

Hello, computer: Hands-free computing a la 'Star Trek' is coming soon

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Apple lays out plans for Swift 4.0

The upcoming version of the language, due next year, emphasizes source and standard library stability

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Why your mobile connection is so slow

DNS-based mapping of user location simply doesn’t work for mobile; it’s time to rethink content delivery for mobile apps

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Mozilla's Rust goes real-time with code feedback

Rust Language Server provides live information such as code completion and documentation through a Microsoft co-developed protocol


Advanced operations using Dapper.Net

This article is a continuation of the series of articles on Dapper. In the earlier article on Dapper, we have had a brief introduction on Dapper and to get started using in and perform CRUD operations. In this post, I’ll present a...

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Monster Oracle update patches database, Java

Oracle's Critical Patch Updates keep getting bigger. The database giant addressed a number of remotely exploitable flaws in Java, MySQL, and Oracle Database this quarter

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JavaScript superset JS++ adds dead code elimination

The JS++ platform also adds modules and backs a multitude of code editors, including Visual Studio Code and GitHub Atom

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Review: 6 Python IDEs go to the mat

See how IDLE, Komodo, LiClipse, PyCharm, Spyder, and Python Tools for Visual Studio stack up in capabilities and ease of use

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Node.js 7 set for release next week

With the new release, version 6 of the JavaScript platform will move to long-term support, and version 0.10 will reach "end of life" status

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UML to be ejected from Microsoft Visual Studio

The company is removing UML support in Visual Studio 15 due to a lack of usage


Microsoft's CoreRT turns C# into cross-platform C++

Want to run .Net applications on platforms with no .Net framework? Microsoft's brewing up a way to do so by translating C# apps into platform-native C++ counterparts

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Application tie-ins are taking center stage in collaboration

The highlight of Avaya's new unified platform is the SDK for integrating it with productivity software

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7 chronic browser bugs plaguing the web

From video glitches to memory leaks, today’s browser bugs are harder to pin down, even as they slow the web to a crawl

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JavaScript projects regroup under a new foundation

The JQuery Foundation gives way to the JS Foundation, which will take projects such as Dojo Toolkit and Grunt

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Microsoft open-sources P language for IoT

The platform specializes in asynchronous programming for embedded systems, device drivers, and distributed services

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Bitbucket Pipelines: Continuous delivery in the cloud

Atlassian's tool helps teams build, test, and deploy applications without having to set up a CI/CD server

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Azure roundup: FPGAs, new VMs and fresh Europe regions

Microsoft's big Ignite conference for IT pros wrapped up at the end of September, and that means the company dumped a ton of new cloud capabilities to attract people to Azure. Here's the run-down on all the major news you need to know...


Serverless Framework takes the pain out of AWS Lambda deployment

Formerly known as Jaws, the Serverless Framework debuts its first full point release to simplify deploying apps to AWS Lambda -- and eventually to other services of its kind

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