Articles Written by Mark Strawmyer

Using Photo Galleries in Your Web Apps

Explore how to use classes in the .NET Framework to upload images in to your web applications, create consistently sized versions, thumb nails for preview, and then store them for retrieval and use.

Using Projections to Boost Performance

Learn the practice of using projections in your LINQ statements to ensure you are not over retrieving data values from your Entity Framework model.

Speed Up Repetitive Insert, Update, and Delete Query Statements

Learn how to use table-valued parameters, introduced in SQL Server 2008, to boost the performance and scalability of your .NET framework applications. You'll also see an example of how to create and use the user-defined type.

Consuming an RSS Feed with the .NET Framework

Read along to learn the nuts and bolts of how to consume an RSS feed from the CodeGuru.com website using the .NET framework. It demonstrates a simple object model for holding the content and how to read it using the System.Net.WebRequest.

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