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Announcing the Release of ASP.NET MVC 5.2, Web API 2.2 and Web Pages 3.2

Daniel Roth provides all of the details on the release of ASP.NET MVC 5.2, ASP.NET Web API 2.2, and ASP.NET Web Pages 3.2.

ASP.NET vNext - Alpha3

Thursday, August 28, 2014

David Fowler describes some of the changes in the third alpha release of ASP.NET vNext.

Json.NET Updates: Merge, Dependency Injection, F# and JSONPath Support

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Roopesh Shenoy overviews some of the top new features in Json.NET.

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Generic Repository and Unit of Work Pattern, Entity Framework, Unit Test...

Aug 27, 2014 by urenjoy

An example of Repository and Unit of Work with IoC and Unit Testing

Understanding await and async through code

Aug 26, 2014 by Talal Tayyab

The article provides a code first approach to understanding await/async and answers some of the b...

Introducing K-Pattern: A Rapid Way to Make CRUD Operations with Entity F...

Aug 25, 2014 by Kundan Singh Chouhan

Kundan explains the Entity Framework pattern he developed named "K-Pattern".

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Announcing the Release of ASP.NET MVC 5.1, ASP.NET Web API 2.1 and ASP.N...

Jan 20, 2014

The NuGet packages for ASP.NET MVC 5.1, ASP.NET Web API 2.1 and ASP.NET Web Pages 3.1 are now liv...


What Not to Do in ASP.NET, and What to Do Instead

Jan 16, 2014

This topic describes several common mistakes people make within ASP.NET web projects. It provides...


Refreshed Tutorial Series: Getting Started with ASP.NET 4.5 Web Forms an...

Jan 13, 2014

This tutorial series will teach you the basics of building an ASP.NET Web Forms application using...

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Why should you list your open source extensions on the DNN Store?

Aug 28, 2014 by christoc

One of the best things I love about the DNN platform is the ease of building, releasing, and upda...

Día del Programador en el MUG

Aug 28, 2014 by MarianoS

El Viernes 12 de Septiembre vamos a festejar el Día del Programador en el MUG, con una jor...

AzureConf 2014

Aug 27, 2014 by Pluginbaby

On September 25th, 2014, Microsoft will be hosting another free event for the Azure community: Az...

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Announcing the Release Candidates for Web API OData 5.3

Aug 27, 2014 by Andrew Zhou from Microsoft

The release candidate NuGet packages for ASP.NET Web API OData 5.3 are now live on the NuGet gall...

How to Use Socket.IO with Azure Mobile Service Node Backend

Aug 26, 2014 by Hasan Khan

This article shows you how to use to do realtime communication with your Azure Mobile S...

How to run Background Tasks in ASP.NET

Aug 26, 2014 by Scott Hanselman

A few years back Phil Haack wrote a great article on the dangers of recurring background tasks in...

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MSDN Samples RSS Feed

ASPNET Intelligent TextBox

Aug 27, 2014 by LemonCity

ASPNET Intelligent TextBoxThe source code is extended from CSASPNETIntelligentTextBox which is us...

ASP.NET WebAPI - Enable Cors

Aug 23, 2014 by João Eduardo Sousa

This article walks you through configuration of CORS on webapi.Browser security prevents a web pa...

Convert Excel to HTML with Formatting in C#

Aug 22, 2014 by leo_456

If you created a pretty Excel table and now want to publish it online as a web page, the simplest...

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NuGet - Most Popular



This package contains the Microsoft.Web.Infrastructure assembly that lets you dynamically registe...



Entity Framework is Microsoft's recommended data access technology for new applications.


Web Grease is a suite of tools for optimizing javascript, css files and images.

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Forums - Recent Activity RSS Feed

Issue regarding implementing SQL Dependency in Application_Start event

9 minutes ago by bruce (

you need to do a couple changes. sqldependency works by creating a connection to sqlserver and li...

Using jquery datatables

9 minutes ago by JohnLocke

I got my dataTables scripts directly from their website. Works just fine for me. Recently used co...

How to reuse data retrieved for validation in the action?

10 minutes ago by ImaginaryDevelopment

I have specific object validation (I'm open to anything that keeps validation out of the acti...

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Forums - Unanswered Threads RSS Feed

How to reuse data retrieved for validation in the action?

10 minutes ago by ImaginaryDevelopment

I have specific object validation (I'm open to anything that keeps validation out of the acti...

Poor DataCache provider performance with Azure Managed Cache Serivce

56 minutes ago by ooshwa

We experiencing poor performance with the DataCache provider and the Azure Managed Cache Serivce....

SQL deadlocks when using SQL scaleout

1 hour ago by DaveMarsland

Environment: 3 windows 2008 servers using SQL 2012 as a backbone, signalr version 2.1.1 We get SQ...

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