Caching can dramatically improve the performance of a database-driven .NET application. The Enterprise Library caching block encapsulates the plumbing code required to implement caching in a reusable block.
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By encapsulating the plumbing code in the data-access layer of applications, the Data Access Application Block, part of Microsoft's Enterprise Library, frees you from the tedious details of data access and allows you to concentrate on the business logic in your applications.
Data access can be a real bottleneck when you work on Web applications that use dynamic content. Luckily, the ASP.NET runtime offers data-caching services that can help. Learn how to effectively implement them without over-complicating your code.
Does your C# ASP.NET application scream or does it trip along? In the newest installment from industry leader, Jeff Prosise, you learn to use the application cache to make your applications scream.
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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.