Understanding Serialization is important if a developer is contemplating Azure .NET Queuing on either Azure Service Bus or Azure Storage Queues. Jeffrey Juday examines some common patterns to effectively apply Data Contract Serialization, leveraging the .NET Data Contract Serialization.
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Microsoft Azure offers two queuing options: Azure Queues and Azure Service Bus. The first step to understanding Service Bus Sessions, an advanced feature of Service Bus, is understanding the need.
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Learn to utilize more advanced Azure Queuing features like Asynchronous Methods, LockTimeouts, and Message TimeToLive.
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Hannes du Preez take you through the steps to create a video slot game in VB.NET.
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