The Web Pages page-centric programming model supported by WebMatrix is a great way to get Web apps up and running. If you later decide that embracing ASP.NET MVC would give you more flexibility, you're covered. We’ll explain why you might choose to migrate and show you how to do it.
As more and more multi-threaded software applications get developed, software development professionals need to adopt new tools, techniques and metrics that can deal with multi-threaded software. Synchronization coverage is a simple, practical way to do this and this article covers a prototype synchronization coverage tool for .NET, called Sync Cover.
This is part 3 of a six-part series of articles on N-Layer design. In this installment I'll dig deeper into the Validation Framework I introduced in part 2 and show you how to write your own validation behavior in your business entities and how to set up your application for localization so you can target users in multiple languages.
Learn how Command Query Responsibility Segregation represents a shift from more classic, three-tier application architecture toward a message-based, asynchronous pattern. We walk you through a reservation booking app to demonstrate how CQRS lends itself to Windows Azure development.
The capability granularity and constraint granularity of a service contract can greatly impact performance of the service architecture. A service consumer communicating over a network connection can experience significant latency between request and response when exchanging large messages over poor network connections. Network latency is often beyond your control, especially when you consume third party services over a public network. Nevertheless you can architect your services to minimize the performance impact of remote service interactions.