This month Stanley B. Lippman asks the question: Is programming an art? Find out what he concludes after some serious contemplation.
Stanley B. Lippman
MSDN Magazine October 2006
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F# has clean syntax, powerful multi-threading capabilities, and fluid interoperability with other Microsoft .NET Framework languages. We'll give you an introduction to functional programming concepts and how they're implemented in F#.
MSDN Magazine April 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
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
Steven M. List
There's always been disagreement about whether large blobs, such as document and multimedia items, should be stored in the database or file system. In SQL Server 2008 you don't have to choose; filestream storage provides the best of both approaches.
MSDN Magazine May 2009
This month the author takes us on a tour of the unconference and other unconventional get-togethers. Learn how these unique approaches to conferences are being widely adopted.
Steven M List
This month we examine the Microsoft translation Web service and show you how you can incorporate translation services into your own Web application.
Sandor Maurice & Vikram Dendi
MSDN Magazine April 2009
Why is good API design so difficult when all you really need is perfection? Intrigued? Read on.
MSDN Magazine March 2009
This month we look at implementing the Active Record Pattern in your .NET application and how aspect-oriented programming yields separation of concerns.
MSDN Magazine February 2009
Having that next great innovative idea is only half the battle-getting it heard is the real challenge.
Eric N. Bush
Vikram Dendi looks at how machine translation is poised to change the world and why it is so important to deliver information in multiple languages.
MSDN Magazine January 2009
In this month's installment, James McCaffrey talks about the qualities and skills he looks for when searching for great software testers.
Dr. James McCaffrey
MSDN Magazine December 2008