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From an application perspective, LightSwitch is aimed at minimally complex applications with straightforward requirements. In many situations the basic need is to grab some data and throw it up on the screen. You might call LightSwitch the ad hoc developer's tool, although that's probably not what Microsoft had in mind.
XPath is one of the important elements in the W3C's XSLT standard and is often referred as a query language used to help us navigate through attributes, elements and other XML objects. It helps us identify the information and process the data in xml-based data sources in an efficient manner. Read on to learn more...
In making parallel computing more accessible, Microsoft has also made asynchronous execution more accessible. Nowhere is this fact more apparent than in technologies built from the ground up on these new asynchronous capabilities. Take, for example, Reactive Extensions (Rx); a set of libraries built on LINQ and the Task Parallel Library (TPL).
Version 4.0 of the .NET framework brings us three new language concepts, optional parameters, default values and named arguments. Read along as we delve into these concepts.
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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...
Hannes du Preez explains what Container controls are, which Container controls are available, and how to use them.
This article introduces you to Big Data, Apache Hadoop and MapReduce jobs. We will also learn how to create MapReduce jobs using C#.