February 2015 Code Downloads

.NET Framework - Building an Enterprise Search for .NET

Big data warehouses allow companies to store huge amounts of information, but the challenge is how to retrieve just a small and specific piece of it. With Elasticsearch, things get easier.
VB version

Compilers - What Every Programmer Should Know About Compiler Optimizations

Hadi Brais introduces the sophisticated optimization capabilities of the Visual C++ compiler, which enable programmers to write understandable, maintainable code without compromising performance.

Test Run - L1 and L2 Regularization for Machine Learning

James McCaffrey looks at how regularization can help to reduce overfitting, a common result of machine learning that undermines the predictive accuracy of the model.
VB version