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Get tips on troubleshooting Windows and fine tuning your system performance from the experts.

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Review: Windows Server containers are new and strange

Microsoft’s Docker-driven container feature works as advertised, but comes with a steep learning curve

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How to make your Web API responses consistent and useful

A custom wrapper for your Web API responses can provide meaningful information and ensure consistency regardless of success or failure

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Play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Windows 10 won't play DVDs natively, and Windows Media Center is gone. Here are your options.

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How to do partial updates to REST API resources

Take advantage of HTTP PATCH to partially update resources and transfer less data over the wire

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Get started with the Windows Subsystem for Linux

Here’s what WSL is all about: getting the tools you need to do cross-platform development and management on your PC

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How to use the mediator design pattern in C#

Take advantage of the mediator design pattern to promote loose coupling and simplify the coding of object interactions

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How to port your PC software to the Windows Store

You should deliver the Windows Universal Platform style of applications to users of Windows 10, and especially users of the new Windows 10 S

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How to use correlation IDs in ASP.Net Web API

Take advantage of the built-in correlation IDs in Web API to track HTTP requests that flow through multiple back-end services

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Understand the .Net CLR thread pool

Knowing how thread injection works in .Net is key to allowing your ASP.Net application to make the best use of system resources

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Forget the GUI: The return of the command line

Managing Windows at the scale of the cloud means going back to the command line with PowerShell and Bash

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Surface Pro 2017 Review

Microsoft's new Surface Pro (2017) Windows tablet packs the power of Intel's new Kaby Lake chip inside, offering a powerful, pricey upgrade to the Surface Pro 4.

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How to download a Windows 10 ISO file

Putting an ISO file of Windows 10 on disc is your insurance against PC troubles. Here's how to get it.

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How to make a Windows 10 bootable USB drive

Microsoft makes it easy, assuming you have a Windows 10 license. You do, don't you?

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How to implement the template method design pattern in C#

The template method design pattern allows you to define the skeleton of an algorithm in a base class and defer the details to subclasses

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Asus ZenBook Flip S First Look

This is the Asus ZenBook Flip S. Asus says it is the thinnest 2-in-1 convertible laptop in the world.

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Microsoft devs: How to create apps for alien platforms

The integration of Xamarin tools into Visual Studio, plus new tools for cross-platform testing, have transformed the Windows-only Microsoft IDE into a universal tool

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Build a devops pipeline for your Windows servers

Establishing a devops-style automated continuous deployment pipeline makes deploying and maintaining Windows infrastructure a breeze

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Windows Mixed Reality vs Hololens

What's the difference between Windows' new mixed-reality devices and the HoloLens? We go hands on to tell you.

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