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Announcing new web features in Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC

Xinyang Qiu announces the release candidate of Visual Studio 2013 Update 2, including support for SASS and JSON, Azure resource provisioning, ASP.NET Scaffolding and more.

BlogMatrix. A Very Simple Blog Engine

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Interesting blog post series from Kestrel Blackmore about a very simple static blog solution he created, using WebMatrix, ASP.NET and a C# RSS generator.

MvcPages: ASP.NET MVC without routes and controllers

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Max Toro introduces MvcPages: a base page class that allows you to access MVC features directly from standalone Razor pages.

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Smarter Email Templates in ASP.NET with RazorEngine

Apr 11, 2014 by vkoppaka

See how to use RazorEngine to have smarter and cleaner email templates.

IIS - Resource Interpreted as Font but Transferred with MIME Type applic...

Apr 10, 2014 by deanhume

Web fonts are a great way to introduce typography to your website and can be added in a matter of...

CRUD Operations Using the Repository Pattern in MVC

Apr 9, 2014 by Sandeep.Shekhawat

This article introduces the Repository pattern in MVC applications, developing an application for...

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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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Community Blogs RSS Feed

Building an API in Node.js Using Hapi.js and Azure Table

Apr 11, 2014 by shiju

In this post, I will demonstrate a sample REST API app in a Node.js, by using Hapi.js as the web...

ASP.NET Callback Panel

Apr 10, 2014 by Ricardo Peres

Continuing with my quest for reusable, no dependencies, Web Forms AJAX controls, this time I want...

Join me on Thursday, April 10th in Nashville

Apr 10, 2014 by psheriff

Hi All, If you are in the Nashville, TN area, I hope you will join me at the Nashville .NET User...

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Microsoft Blogs RSS Feed

Creating a Custom Scaffolder for Visual Studio

Apr 4, 2014 by .NET Web Development and Tools Blog

With the release of Visual Studio 2013 last October, we introduced the concept of Scaffolding to...

Announcing new web features in Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC

Apr 2, 2014 by .NET Web Development and Tools Blog

Today, the Visual Studio team announced the release of RC version of Visual Studio 2013 Update 2...

OWIN security components in ASP.NET: OpenID Connect!

Mar 28, 2014 by .NET Web Development and Tools Blog

It’s been about a month since we released the first preview of the new claims-based identit...

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MSDN Samples RSS Feed

Streaming Videos using Windows Azure Media Services and ASP.NET

Apr 3, 2014 by Shreeharsh Ambli

This sample demonstrates how to using Windows Azure Media Services to stream videos to web client...

How to add and work with Windows Azure Cloud Storage to an existing...

Apr 2, 2014 by Shreeharsh Ambli

This sample demonstrates how to add & work with Windows Azure Cloud Storage to an existing ASP.NE...

Broadcast Real-time SQL data using SignalR

Mar 31, 2014 by Raj Kumar Choudhary

In this article you will learn how to broadcast sql data using SignalR, Once database field chang...

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NuGet - Most Popular



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

Microsoft ASP.NET Web Pages


This package contains core runtime assemblies shared between ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET Web Pages.



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

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Forums - Recent Activity RSS Feed

How to get the file with extension .doc in C#

6 days ago by mike4u

try this: string[] files = Directory.GetFiles(sourceDirectory_, "*.doc");

need to intergrate application

6 days ago by pprasannak

Check with the hardware vendor of the bio device. They may be having an API that works with brows...

What is the difference between web pages and web forms

6 days ago by Mikesdotnetting

There's some incorrect information provided in this thread already. So here's some clarif...

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Forums - Unanswered Threads RSS Feed

GridView Column Size

6 days ago by Sushant2014

Hey Friends, M having an GridView in my project.I have set some height and width for it ....

What is the advantage of ChannelFactory use in WCF

6 days ago by mou_inn

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Controls in updatepanel dissapears after postback with VS2013 but not in...

6 days ago by mikaelAFC

We have made a custom web user control that we use for opening dialogs. It was written in...

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