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 […]
I used Azure VM for development for quite some time. But just recently found an article on how to properly set it up.
Last week Microsoft has announced that MSBuild become part of .NET Foundation. The source code is available on GitHub.
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 […]