Blog: November 2013

The MVC Architecture

Excerpt by Phil Ledgerwood

As the name implies, there are three primary components of an MVC framework.

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

MVC


Core Foundation Assemblies

Excerpt by Doug Ware

Before you can write any managed code for SharePoint you must reference the assembly that contains the classes you need.

This course excerpt was originally posted November 27, 2013 from the online courseware SharePoint 2010: Developer by Doug Ware

SharePoint


Types of Spatial Data

Excerpt by Don Kiely

SQL Server includes two spatial data types-Geometry and Geography-that encapsulate the database's support for spatial data.

This course excerpt was originally posted November 25, 2013 from the online courseware SQL 2012 Developer, Part 09 of 13: Advanced Data Types by Don Kiely

SQL Server


The HierarchyID Data Type

Excerpt by Don Kiely

As the name suggests, relational databases are best at storing and retrieving relational data.

This course excerpt was originally posted November 22, 2013 from the online courseware SQL 2012 Developer, Part 08 of 13: Advanced T-SQL Queries by Don Kiely

SQL Server


Project Templates

Excerpt by Doug Ware

The first thing you do when building a new solution in Visual Studio 2010 is to select a project template.

This course excerpt was originally posted November 20, 2013 from the online courseware SharePoint 2010: Developer by Doug Ware

SharePoint


Overview of the Entity Framework

By Martin Schaeferle

Suppose you are designing a database application from scratch.

This blog entry was originally posted November 18, 2013 by Martin Schaeferle

Entity Framework


Types of Features

Excerpt by Doug Ware

Most of the elements in a SharePoint installation are either defined using features or leverage features in some way. Accordingly, there are feature types that define most of the site elements with which you are already familiar.

This course excerpt was originally posted November 15, 2013 from the online courseware SharePoint 2010: Developer by Doug Ware

SharePoint


The Stages of Query Compilation

Excerpt by Don Kiely

Compiling a query involves three stages: parsing, algebrization, and optimization.

This course excerpt was originally posted November 13, 2013 from the online courseware SQL 2012 Developer, Part 07 of 13: Design and Deployment by Don Kiely

SQL Server