Blog: December 2013

User-Defined Function Overview - Microsoft SQL

Excerpt by Don Kiely

User-defined functions (UDFs) were introduced in SQL Server 2000 to provide the coding functionality similar to what is available in general-purpose programming languages.

This course excerpt was originally posted December 30, 2013 from the online courseware SQL 2012 Developer, Part 03 of 13: Functions by Don Kiely


Create Child Controls - Microsoft SharePoint 2010

Excerpt by Doug Ware

Most web controls that have visual elements compose other controls into a greater whole.

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

SharePointASP.NETSharePoint Development


What is a Model? - MVC 4.0: Views and Models

Excerpt by Phil Ledgerwood

The model in the model-view-controller pattern is the representation of the domain in an MVC application.

This course excerpt was originally posted December 23, 2013 from the online courseware MVC 4.0, Part 03 of 11: Views and Models by Phil Ledgerwood

ASP.NETMVC


The WPF Layout System - Visual C#

Excerpt by Robert Green and Ken Getz

Layout in WPF is flow-based, but it also includes automatic resizing and repositioning of controls if the user changes screen resolution or resizes the window containing controls or adds or removes controls at runtime.

This course excerpt was originally posted December 20, 2013 from the online courseware Windows Presentation Foundation Using Visual C# 2010 by Robert Green and Ken Getz

C#Visual StudioWPF


The Role of the View - ASP.NET

Excerpt by Phil Ledgerwood

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

This course excerpt was originally posted December 18, 2013 from the online courseware MVC 4.0, Part 01 of 11: Introduction by Phil Ledgerwood

MVCASP.NET


Lists and Libraries in the Object Model - Microsoft SharePoint 2010

Excerpt by Doug Ware

The functionality that features provide to define and create lists is useful, but the static nature of XML means that you need more tools at your disposal to fully exploit the power of lists and libraries.

This course excerpt was originally posted December 16, 2013 from the online courseware SharePoint 2010: Developer by Doug Ware

SharePoint


Introducing Windows Presentation Foundation - C# 2010

Excerpt by Robert Green and Ken Getz

Modern applications require a modern user interface.

This course excerpt was originally posted December 13, 2013 from the online courseware Developing Applications Using C# 2008/2010: Vol 1 by Robert Green and Ken Getz

Entity FrameworkWPFC#


Choosing the Right Action - Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Excerpt by Don Kiely

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 December 11, 2013 from the online courseware SQL 2012 Developer, Part 08 of 13: Advanced T-SQL Queries by Don Kiely

MVCASP.NETSQL Server


Domain Centric Modeling - Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Excerpt by Don Kiely

When the first version of Entity Framework came out, it included support for database-first design, which would reverse engineer an existing database and build a model for you.

This course excerpt was originally posted December 09, 2013 from the online courseware SQL 2012 Developer, Part 01 of 13: Views by Don Kiely

Entity FrameworkSQL Server