Resources for Learning Visual Studio 2015

Microsoft has shared important resources published in August. Visual Studio Online’s September pricing and licensing changes Visual Studio Online Features Timeline Visual Studio Online/TFS Feature timeline – The UserVoice Git Experiences Futures Docker: Containerize your startup – Part 1 Docker: Containerize your startup – Part 2 Visual Studio Online Extensibility and Marketplace Lab Management Evolution […]

Introduction to Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is internet-based computing whereby shared resources, software and information are provided to computers and other devices on-demand, like the electricity grid. Cloud computing is a culmination of numerous attempts at large-scale computing with seamless access to virtually limitless resources. On-demand computing, utility computing, ubiquitous computing, autonomic computing, platform computing, edge computing, elastic computing […]

The Programmers Second Edition Covers .NET 4.5, OOP, WCF, WPF, Duck Typing, Globalization and Localization

Sukesh Marla has recently released the second edition of The Programmers newspaper in collaboration with Questpond. The latest edition includes an article about the various features included with .NET Framework 4.5 and the principles associated with Object Oriented Programming (OOP). It also contains articles related to WCF overloading, duck typing, WPF and backbone.js in addition […]

Just Released: Typescript Succinctly by Steve Fenton

The extensive adoption of JavaScript for application development, and the ability to use HTML and JavaScript to create Windows Store apps, has made JavaScript a vital part of the Windows development ecosystem. Microsoft has done extensive work to make JavaScript easier to use. Microsoft’s TypeScript extends many familiar features of .NET programming to JavaScript. With […]

C# Custom Number Formatting

Very often the inbuilt numerical formatting in C# will be insufficent and you will want to apply the custom formatting for your numbers.The String.Format method is very flexible and can be used to apply custom formatting rules. The # character informs the Format method how to format the numerical value, for example to forma the […]

Measure Memory Usage of .NET Applications

There are primarily two main methods for measuring the memory usage of a .NET Framework application, using the GC class or using System.Diagnostics The .NET Framework’s GC class contains many useful memory-related methods, including GetTotalMemory(), which returns the amount of memory the garbage collector believes is allocated to your app. The number not be exact […]

Passing Parameters in C#

Methods are one of the primary concepts in C#. You can pass parameters to C# methods. There are basically three primary methods of passing parameters to C# methods: This is passing parameters with no modifying keywords : void MyMethod(Student studentObj, int aNumber) { aNumber += 5; studentObj.Name = “Jon”; } In the above example MyMethod […]

How to Format Numerical Data in C#

You will be required to make use of numerical data while programming with C#. This article examines how to format numerical data in C#. C# ships with several inbuilt formatting specifies which can be used to quickly format a number, for example the ‘c’ specifier will format the number as a currency: double dbl1 = […]

Introducing C# Strings

Strings are the fundamental concept to be learned in every programming language. Working with strings is a very common task for most C# developers. The .NET Framework offers good variety of tools for working with strings, but care must be taken as there are several gotchas to trip up the beginner. The first thing to […]

Gaia Ajax 3.7 Released

Gaiaware had released Gaia Ajax 3.7, which is a powerful Graphical User Interface (GUI) library for ASP.NET 2.0, 3.5 & 4.0 with sophisticated built-in ajax support. The product provides support for Visual Studio 2005, 2008 and 2010 and includes lots of new and exciting features in controls and aspects. A core feature of Gaia Ajax […]

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