Learn how to retrieve hard disk information, (how much free space is available on your disk, what type of drive it is, what file system is being used, or even the hard disk's serial number) via WMI.
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Hannes du Preez shows you how to create a simple yet powerful Tile-matching game in which you have to match images that adjoin each other.
Even though WCF is so much more advanced than the .NET web services it is still mandatory for developers to follow some security guidelines in order to make the service hack proof. Read to learn about the top 7 tips in securing a WCF service.
Arun Karthick walks you through the new data binding features that are introduced in ASP.NET Framework 4.5.
While .NET includes encryption classes there are no instructions for bringing encryption to bear on Azure Messaging services like Service Bus and Azure Queuing. A Pipeline and Envelope architecture is one approach that leads to more reusable code across all Azure Messaging infrastructures.
A developer building messaging solutions with Azure Queuing and Azure Service Bus should follow a Pipeline pattern when processing a significant number of different messages. One approach to building a Pipeline is to layer a message following an Envelope pattern.
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The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.
The original release of the .NET Framework included collections as .NET was introduced to the Microsoft programming world. The .NET Framework 2.0 introduced generics to complement the System.Collections namespace and provide a more efficient and well performing option. Read on to learn more...
Learn how to obtain an outside application's window handle, in order to manipulate that window from inside your program, using either VB.NET or C#.
SOLID principles form the base for writing good and clean object oriented code in C#. Learn about the S.O.L.I.D principles and explore C# coding samples for each.