Software projects fail because some critical management principles remain largely ignored. Find out what the prerequisites are for building software as quickly as humanly possible.
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Get an introduction to the extended SQL Server 2005 trigger functionality that Data Definition Language (DDL) triggers provide for both databases and servers.
Partial classes separate out all of the plumbing that the .NET form designer adds to forms and give VB.NET programmers the clean code-behind experience they're used to. Learn how to use them.
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Garbage collection does not determine when resources are collected, so it's up to you to protect classes that use finite resources that need some deterministic cleanup. Learn how the using block—a shorthand version of the try-finally block—enables you to do so.
Imagine a day when tiny bits of code automatically generate code based on any factor a programmer desires. That day may be right around the corner.
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Learn about delegates, a type that represents a reference to physical methods with the same parameter list and return type.
If you have written solid code, you have accomplished one half of the objective. Solid code is the protagonist, or hero, of our story, but testing is the more sedate side kick that often saves the day after the hubris of the hero has almost certainly lead to calamity.