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.NET Framework (pronounced dot net) is a software framework developed by Microsoft that runs primarily on Microsoft Windows
Writing xUnit Tests in .NET Core
There's a new testing framework in town. Here's how to use it.
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Processing Every Request and Response in ASP.NET
You have at least two options for adding processing to multiple controllers without duplicating code in each of the Controllers.
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Adding Custom Processing to Requests in ASP.NET
ASP.NET Web API and ASP.NET MVC have similar (but not identical) mechanisms that allow you to customize how your requests and responses are processed. Not surprisingly, ASP.NET Web API's implementa...
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Subqueries in LINQ
If someone tells you that LINQ doesn't support subqueries ... well, they're not wrong. But they're also not entirely correct, either. With LINQ you can meet many of the goals of SQL subqueries incl...
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Introducing the .NET Core Unit Testing Framework (or: Why xUnit?)
There's a new kid in the Visual Studio testing environment, though it's only for your .NET Core projects. You don't have to use it, but here are some reasons you'll want to.
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Speed Up Your Application with SQL Server In-Memory Tables
If screaming speed in data access is the most important thing in your life, SQL Server's durable in-memory, memory-optimized tables are your answer. They were good in SQL Server 2014 and they're ev...
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The Fastest Data Access Possible with Compiled Procs
If, in your "need for speed," you're looking to access and update your data as fast as possible, you can get to that goal by combining memory-optimized tables with compiled procs.
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Debugging Xamarin Android Apps
You have a bunch of options for debugging Android applications built with Xamarin. Unfortunately, only one of them has worked well for Peter in all scenarios. Here are all your options with Peter's...
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Making Testing Worthwhile
That understanding should drive how you deal with testing, including how to turn it into a value-added task.
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The 5 Essential Patterns in Xamarin Applications
There are five design patterns you'll use every time you create a smartphone application. One is imposed by the environment and one is a pattern that you've probably been avoiding when creating oth...
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Speeding Up Queries: How to Think About Query Plans
If you want to speed up your SQL Server queries you need to know how your application and your users actually use your database.
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Defining Web API Services and Clients with NSwag
The OpenAPI (Swagger) technology suite includes a file that describes your Web API service. Peter thinks it's the slickest tool available to ensure that clients can access your services.
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