Volume 26 Number 03
March 2011 Code Downloads
|Cache Integration - Building and Using Custom OutputCache Providers in ASP.NET
With the .NET Framework 4.0, you can now boost performance by replacing the default ASP.NET output cache with your own implementation. We show you how to do this with the MongoDB "NoSQL" database in a simple ASP.NET MVC app and then we swap out the custom provider to leverage features of Windows Azure AppFabric.
|Data Points - Server-Side Paging with the Entity Framework and ASP.NET MVC 3
You don't always need to get huge amounts of data with your database queries. See how Julie Lerman uses new features of ASP.NET MVC 3 and Entity Framework to perform efficient server-side paging when you don't need to return those big data payloads.
|Debugging Engine API - Writing a Debugging Tools for Windows Extension
Learning how to debug is a crucial developer skill. Fortunately, Visual Studio provides great tools for helping you debug your code. We'll cover the basics of building a custom debugger extension so you can analyze dump files (and also live systems) with ease.
|Forecast: Cloudy - Cloud Services Mashup
Learn how to combine multiple cloud services into a single app, taking advantage of services offered by Windows Azure, Windows Azure AppFabric Access Control, Bing Maps and Facebook.
|Mobile Matters - Windows Phone Navigation: The Basics
In the first installment of our new monthly column focusing on Windows Phone 7 development, we present the basics of the page navigation model, best practices to get the most out of the current APIs and some actionable, easy-to-follow recipes to create complex navigations not implemented with those APIs.
|RIA Frameworks - Building Data-Centric Web Apps with ASP.NET MVC and Ext JS
|SharePoint Online - Cloud-Based Collaboration with SharePoint Online
Learn how SharePoint Online development is similar to and different from SharePoint 2010 development by following along with Chris Mayo as he builds solutions that run in the cloud.
|Silverlight Localization - Tips and Tricks for Loading Silverlight Locale Resources
Your customers deserve to enjoy your Silverlight app with locale-appropriate resources. We'll show you some tricks for creating, loading, and changing locales at run time.
|Test Run - Diffusion Testing
The doctor prescribes a little-known technique that—under the right circumstances—lets you automatically generate new test case data from existing test cases that yield a pass result, saving time and work.
|UI Frontiers - Touch Gestures on Windows Phone
Charles this month takes a look at multi-touch APIs and delves into the workings of the new gesture support in the Silverlight for Windows Phone Toolkit.