This month: help writing SQL code, modeling your database with SubSonic, and a review of Visual Studio Team System: Better Software Development for Agile Teams.
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If you want to save, organize, and annotate snapshots of your database data, find an easy way to install and configure Subversion, and automate the organization of your source code, then you'll want to read more about these latest tools.
MSDN Magazine August 2009
Every codebase contains some measure of technical debt - code that is maddeningly hard to test and maintain. We outline some ideas for identifying and dealing with the high-interest debt in your code.
MSDN Magazine December 2009
This month we look at tools for enhancing the LINQ to SQL and Entity Framework designers, Oren Eini's .NET development blog, Visual Studio tab customization, and more.
This article provides a first look at tools in Visual Studio 2010 designed to support development and deployment of SharePoint 2010 solutions. The article provides an example of designing and deploying a visual Web part.
MSDN Magazine October 2009
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
This month the authors show you how to treat the user experience as an essential dimension of the development process while retaining the advantages of Agile.
Dr. Charles B. Kreitzberg and Ambrose Little
MSDN Magazine June 2009
In this installment we look at the Microsoft Chart Controls; Snippet Designer, a free, add-in for Visual Studio 2008 for creating and editing Code Snippets; refactoring SQL applications; and this month's favorite blog.
MSDN Magazine April 2009
As a Web platform, Silverlight should be fast. Don't keep your users waiting by not heeding these performance tips.
MSDN Magazine March 2009
Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) 2010 introduces product backlog and iteration backlog workbooks and reports that will help agile teams plan and manage releases and iterations.
MSDN Magazine January 2009
To introduce you to VSTO Power Tools Office interop API extensions, we'll walk through the development of an application that automates Outlook, Excel, and Word.
Andrew Whitechapel, Phillip Hoff, and Vladimir Morozov
MSDN Magazine December 2008
This month we take a look at FxCop and other tools that enforce your design rules, along with jQuery.
Bryan Sullivan discusses the new SDL for Web applications and Agile projects with more compressed release cycles.
MSDN Magazine November 2008
This month Scott shows how to generate realistic test data, visits Dare Obasanjo's blog, and demonstrates color coding code for better readability.
MSDN Magazine October 2008
This month the Toolbox column takes a look at database logging, Joel Spolsky's blog, printing code projects, and ASP.NET reading.
MSDN Magazine May 2008
This month, more of the tools you need to get your job done.
MSDN Magazine December 2007