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MSDN Magazine January 2010
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.
MSDN Magazine December 2009
In this month's column, Scott explores one-click database documentation, covers an API for pre- and post-conditions, takes a look at an interesting blog, and reviews the latest book about the ASP.NET MVC Framework.
MSDN Magazine November 2009
This column covers common user interface groupings, configuring NHibernate using C#, and a look at interesting books and podcasts.
MSDN Magazine October 2009
This column covers Web application performance with distributed caching, a utility for object-object mapping, and a look at interesting blogs.
MSDN Magazine September 2009
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
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
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
If the responsibility for creating, managing, and executing routine backups is yours, these tools will make it easier. Also see how you can browse folders and files from inside Visual Studio.
MSDN Magazine May 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
This month we look at rich data Web controls for AJAX, HTTP traffic analysis, and more.
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
MSDN Magazine January 2009
This month we take a look at FxCop and other tools that enforce your design rules, along with jQuery.
MSDN Magazine December 2008
This month Scott looks at improving development skills, writing regular expressions, a web scheduling control and a SQL tips blog.
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 Toolbox provides help with error logging, finds an app that helps you write LINQ queries, and explores the non-technical side of development.
MSDN Magazine September 2008