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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.

Web API Documentation Tools

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Nice article from Terrence Dorsey with a roundup of some top tools for automating ASP.NET Web API documentation

MVC Application using Owin to achieve Federated Authentication

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Magnus Mårtensson shows an example ASP.NET MVC Application that uses Owin and Azure Access Control Service to enable login with Facebook, Google, Live Id, Yahoo! and custom Active Directories using Active Directory Federation Service ADFS.

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Different ways to produce output in ASP.NET MVC using Action Methods

Sep 18, 2014 by SheoNarayan

Learn different ways to produce output to the web page using action methods in ASP.NET MVC.

CRUD Operations using the Generic Repository Pattern and Unit of Work in...

Sep 17, 2014 by Sandeep.Shekhawat

This article introduces the Generic Repository pattern and Unit of Work in ASP.NET MVC applicatio...

ASP.NET Web Painting Tool using HTML 5

Sep 16, 2014 by syedshanu

Syed Shanu develops a painting tool using ASP.NET and HTML 5 canvas.

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Complex Type Inheritance in OData v4 with ASP.NET Web API

Sep 16, 2014

According to the OData v4 specification , a complex type can inherit from another complex type. (...

What's New in ASP.NET Web API OData 5.3

Sep 16, 2014

This topic describes what's new for ASP.NET Web API OData 5.3. Download Documentation OData Core...

Open Types in OData v4 with ASP.NET Web API

Sep 15, 2014

In OData v4, an open type is a stuctured type that contains dynamic properties, in addition to an...

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Community Blogs RSS Feed

Querying Orchard in HQL

Sep 18, 2014 by bleroy

Orchard has two APIs on IContentManager to query content items: Query, and HqlQuery. Query is the...

Filtering .dll, .pdb and .scc files from WinMerge compare

Sep 17, 2014 by guru_sarkar

I was comparing two site folders in WinMerge. The both were tied to source safe. The diff...

No more yearly renewal fees for Windows Developer Center accounts

Sep 17, 2014 by Pluginbaby

Good news, Microsoft has removed the one year renewal fees ($19), which means that Windows Phone...

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Microsoft Blogs RSS Feed

Announcing the 0.6.0-beta preview of Microsoft Azure WebJobs SDK

Sep 13, 2014 by pranav rastogi

We are releasing another preview of the Microsoft Azure WebJobs SDK, which was introduced by Scot...

Azure: SQL Databases, API Management, Media Services, Websites, Rol...

Sep 12, 2014 by scottgu

This week we released a major set of updates to Microsoft Azure. This week’s updates include: SQL...

Announcing the Release of Web API OData 5.3

Sep 11, 2014 by Andrew Zhou from Microsoft

The NuGet packages for ASP.NET Web API OData 5.3 are now live on the NuGet gallery!Download this...

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MSDN Samples RSS Feed

Convert Excel to XPS in C# via Spire.XLS

Sep 17, 2014 by Doris-Iceblue

This sample is delivering a C# solution to convert Excel file with rich elements, such as chart,...

The ASP.NET vNext Real Time Data Editor

Sep 15, 2014 by Yatajga

This application created with using Visual Studio 14 CTP 3 as ASP.NET vNext application and uses...

Fill FormField in PDF in C#

Sep 15, 2014 by office API showcase

PDF form is widely used to display, catch and edit data. People can fill blanks with data and sub...

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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.

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Forums - Recent Activity RSS Feed

How to Restrict a View from Inheriting a Layout Component?

7 minutes ago by AidyF

In your layout @if (ViewBag.HideSearch == null || !ViewBag.HideSearch) { <p>Your se...

result set based on my query

9 minutes ago by Priya_here

The below is my sql code to take stock report select Stock.Size from ( select Opening.Style_Code,...

Entity Framework Group By

11 minutes ago by Chris17

Thank Sir. It was close but didn't work. I ammended to var L24 = (from l in db.Points where l...

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Forums - Unanswered Threads RSS Feed

Print Report Viewer

29 minutes ago by murthykagita

Hi, I am using Report Viewer control for Reports in ASP.Net (Version 4.5). I want to provide a bu...

where(A && (B || C) && (D || F || G)) using Linqkit

1 hour, 9 minutes ago by mz1378

hi, I have linqkit and want to build a predicate containing parenthesis, I am now something like.... MVC 5 Identity & Web Api

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Hi, I read this article regarding using mvc5 identity for securing my mvc web application...

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