Now that you're even managing projects in the cloud, you'll need some tools to help. This month we illustrate one, discuss UX design patterns, a book by Anders Hejlsberg, and more.
MSDN Magazine June 2009
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The Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) design pattern describes a popular approach for building Windows Presentation Foundation or Microsoft Silverlight applications. Robert McCarter shows you how the ViewModel works, and discuss some benefits and issues involved in implementing a ViewModel in your code.
MSDN Magazine July 2010
To better understand how SOA patterns can be applied to Windows Azure deployments, we walk you through a scenario in which a bank moves its services to the cloud.
Thomas Erl, Arman Kurtagic, HerbjÃÂ¶rn Wilhelmsen
MSDN Magazine January 2010
This article examines how the new support for functional programming techniques in .NET 3.5 can developers make code more declarative, reduce errors in code, and write fewer lines of code for many common tasks.
MSDN Magazine October 2009
The end goal of software projects is to deliver value to the customer. Software design is a major factor in how successfully a team can deliver that value. The best designs are a product of continuous design rather than the result of an effort that tries to get the entire design right up front. This approach lets you strive to apply lessons learned from the project to continuously improve the design, instead of becoming locked into an erroneous design developed too early in the project.
MSDN Magazine August 2009
Design patterns provide a common, repeatable approach to solving software development tasks, and many different patterns can describe how to accomplish a certain goal in code. When developers begin working with Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), they often ask about how to accomplish common tasks with the technology. This month's column discusses several design patterns used in WF.
If you want to apply static analysis to your databases, connect to remote computers, find out more about the Entity Framework, or just check into some cool podcasts for your daily commute, then you'll want to read more about these latest tools and resources.
MSDN Magazine July 2009
Here we examine the typical cloud platform architecture and some common architectural patterns, along with their implementation on the Windows Azure offering from Microsoft.
MSDN Magazine May 2009
In this article we explain just how simple it can be to build a WPF application the right way using the MVVM Pattern.
MSDN Magazine February 2009
This month we look at implementing the Active Record Pattern in your .NET application and how aspect-oriented programming yields separation of concerns.
Designing testability into your app means smaller tests that are cheaper to create, easier to understand, faster to run, and much simpler to debug.
MSDN Magazine December 2008
This article presents an overview of the motivation behind new techniques that decompose problems into independent pieces for optimal use of parallel programming.
MSDN Magazine October 2008