Recent release of ASP.NET Core 1.0 is very promising. It’s all open source and cross-platform. So let’s try to create something!
Have you though about starting open source C# project but didn’t know how? Let me show you a GitHub kick starter.
Recently Visual Studio 2015 was released. Microsoft is still delivering a Community Edition that has a lot of features, extension support and is free for non-enterprise application development.
Recent release of Visual Studio 2015 RC came out with name change of Smart Unit Tests – now they will be called IntelliTest.
I spent a lot of time trying to find out how to implement Entity Framework 6 database-first scenario with Oracle database. It’s not as straightforward as you might think. I searched various websites and found only confusing information. Finally I got it working, therefore I can confirm that EF6 database-first works with Oracle databases. First, let me clarify my environment. I have Visual Studio 2013 and .NET Framework 4.5.2 installed. Secondly, a word about my goal. I wanted to create a MVC5 website that connects to existing Oracle database. So, here is how I did it. Setup Oracle Developer Tools […]
Microsoft has announced availability of Visual Studio 2015 Preview. This is next stage of something that was called Visual Studio 14 CTP. There is a lot changing in new Visual Studio 2015 Preview. Major points are: Cross platform device development in C++ Android emulator Updated tooling for Apache Cordova Open source .NET compiler Support for ASP.NET But there is something that I really love – Visual Studio 2015 allows for much more code-focused experience. Here are some examples: Colorized ToolTips – When you hover over collapsed region a tooltip with colorized code will appear. Respectfully when you hover over a […]
Ok, you’re interested in C#. So the basic question you might have is how can I begin? Good question, let me present a kick-start. To develop C# application you need a development environment. For C# development (but not only) you can use Visual Studio which is excellent IDE (Integrated Development Environment). There are many versions of Visual Studio – compare Visual Studio products. The most interesting for new C# or .NET enthusiast is Visual Studio Express – it’s free version that anyone can use for C# development EDIT: Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2013 Community – it’s much more powerful than Visual Studio […]