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Microsoft .Net news, information, and how-to advice

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Best practices for .Net thread synchronization

A good knowledge of thread synchronization is needed to build applications that need to take advantage of thread safety and avoid deadlocks

WCF vs Web API

Choosing the right technology for building the service layer in .NET

There are many different considerations you need to think over before you decide the right technology for the service layer in your application

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Microsoft upgrades JavaScript, Visual Studio development tools

WinJS JavaScript toolbox focuses on 'universal experiences' for Windows 10, while Visual Studio will get Enterprise, Professional, and Community editions

Asynchronous Programming

Asynchronous operations in ADO.Net

Leverage asynchronous programming to eliminate resource intensive blocking operations in your application

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Microsoft brings Node.js debugging to Visual Studio

Node.js Tools 1.0 for Visual Studio supports deploying Node.js applications in Microsoft Azure

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Microsoft open-sources .Net build system

The platform is now available on GitHub, and Microsoft intends to bring it to Linux and Mac OS X

Memory Mapped Files

Working with memory mapped files in .Net

Take advantage of memory mapped files to boost application performance and facilitate data sharing data between processes

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Exploring the Dynamic Language Runtime in .Net

Take advantages of the Dynamic Language Runtime to promote interoperability between statically and dynamically typed languages

Task Parallel Library

A deep dive inside the Task Parallel Library in .Net Framework

Leverage the multiple cores in your system using the Task Parallel Library provided by Microsoft .Net Framework

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Apple Swift follows familiar path to .Net and Android

Silver lets developers use a common language across multiple platforms, but it is not a cross-platform technology vnext

New features in ASP.Net 5

Build cross-platform, high-performance modern web applications with ASP.Net 5

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Microsoft backs Java for cross-platform mobile apps

Developers can write in their favorite Java IDE, and JUniversal will translate it to the appropriate language for the platform

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Microsoft .Net's execution engine goes open source

Microsoft opens up wider with the release of CoreCLR, the execution engine in .Net Core

.Net Framework 4.5

New features and enhancements in .Net Framework 4.5

Significant improvements in .Net Framework 4.5

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Good news, Java developers: Everyone wants you

IT jobs site stays flush with Java employment opportunities; security and .Net skills are also in high demand

Video: Get ready for ASP.Net 5 and Visual Studio 2015's mobile, cloud dev future

Microsoft is packing lots of new features into its key developer tools; here's what to look for

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Microsoft turned the ship in 2014

With new leadership and aggressive moves in cloud and open source, Microsoft is on a much better course than it was a year ago

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Microsoft expands its .Net open source plans

Microsoft will leverage NuGet package technology as part of its open source effort, though some developers feel the move is too little, too late

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