Blog: August 2013

MVC 4.0: The Role of the View

Excerpt by Phil Ledgerwood

The views in your ASP.NET MVC application are what a user sees.

This course excerpt was originally posted August 29, 2013 from the online courseware MVC 4.0, Part 03 of 11: Views and Models by Phil Ledgerwood

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C# 2012: Anatomy of an Async Method

Excerpt by Joe Mayo

There are two new keywords added to C# for asynchronous programming: async and await.

This course excerpt was originally posted August 27, 2013 from the online courseware C# 2012, Part 3 of 4: Asynchronous Programming by Joe Mayo

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C# 2012: Debugging Tips

Excerpt by Joe Mayo

For effective debugging, you need to be able to set a breakpoint. The easiest way to set a breakpoint is to click your mouse in the gutter.

This course excerpt was originally posted August 22, 2013 from the online courseware C# 2012, Part 4 of 4: Language Changes and Updates by Joe Mayo

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Business Connectivity Services

Excerpt by John Underwood

While the lists, libraries, and other features of SharePoint provide a useful platform for collaboration, SharePoint doesn't operate in a vacuum.

This course excerpt was originally posted August 21, 2013 from the online courseware SharePoint 2010: Enterprise Content Management by John Underwood

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User Profiles and My Sites

Excerpt by John Underwood

Although you can view and modify a user's profile properties in Shared Services Administration, your users cannot, and they need a way to update their information.

This course excerpt was originally posted August 20, 2013 from the online courseware SharePoint 2010: Enterprise Content Management by John Underwood

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Introduction to Stored Procedures

Excerpt by Don Kiely

A stored procedure is a batch of Transact-SQL (T-SQL) code that is saved internally in SQL Server as a database object.

This course excerpt was originally posted August 14, 2013 from the online courseware SQL 2012 Developer, Part 02 of 13: Stored Procedures by Don Kiely

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Using Reflection

Excerpt by Joe Mayo

Reflection gives you the ability to inspect the code of a .NET application and execute that code dynamically.

This course excerpt was originally posted August 13, 2013 from the online courseware C# 2012, Part 2 of 4: Attributes, Reflections, and Dynamic by Joe Mayo

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Choosing the Right Actions

Excerpt by Phil Ledgerwood

The job of the action invoker to select the appropriate action method is more complicated than may appear on the surface.

This course excerpt was originally posted August 02, 2013 from the online courseware MVC 4.0, Part 02 of 11: Controllers by Phil Ledgerwood

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MVC Project Template

Excerpt by Phil Ledgerwood

ASP.NET MVC 4 is available in Visual Studio 2012 without any additional installs.

This course excerpt was originally posted August 01, 2013 from the online courseware MVC 4.0, Part 03 of 11: Views and Models by Phil Ledgerwood

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