Bipin Joshi shows you how to use the asynchronous operations of Entity Framework 6.0 in desktop as well as web applications.
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Understanding the different windows in Visual Studio’s debugger is essential for efficient debugging. Read on to learn some of the most commonly used debug windows of Visual Studio.
In .NET framework 4.5 you can write asynchronous file IO operations much easier using the Async methods that are provided along with the IO base class libraries. Read this article to explore more about it.
If you are developer working on applications targeting multiple platforms you might have to create duplicates of underlying class libraries targeting the specific platforms, even if they contain the same functionality, logics or algorithms. In .NET framework 4.5 RC, the Portable Class Library has been introduced to solve exactly that problem.
Reset events are the wait handles that help synchronize threads in the middle of some asynchronous threading operations where multiple threads are executing simultaneously. V.N.S Arun examines this often confusing .NET framework topic.
Sharpen your form validation skills using unobtrusive validation in MVC3 and Razor.
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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.
String.format is not just a relic from a bygone era, but is actually still very useful even in today's brave new world. It’s time to dig into some data formatting!
Hannes du Preez explains what delegates are and how to use them to call managed and unmanaged code in VB.NET.
This article introduces you to Big Data, Apache Hadoop and MapReduce jobs. We will also learn how to create MapReduce jobs using C#.