Blog: Visual Studio
By Zach Young
If you missed the live-stream of our latest webinar on 7/22/2015, never fear! Check out the link below to get yourself up to speed with MVC 6.
By Brian Ewoldt
May seems to be webinar month here at LearnNowOnline.
Excerpt by Ken Getz and Robert Green
As you write applications, you often need to update the value of one element with information from another element.
This course excerpt was originally posted February 21, 2014 from the online courseware Windows Presentation Foundation Using Visual C# 2010 by Ken Getz and Robert Green
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
Excerpt by Ken Getz and Robert Green
ADO.NET provides the ability to retrieve data from any number of data sources and to work with that data in memory.
Excerpt by Don Kiely
Microsoft has long supported application database development with features built into Visual Studio, ranging from support for data access to the ability to create a connection to a database and manipulate database objects and data in simple ways.
This course excerpt was originally posted September 20, 2013 from the online courseware SQL 2012 Developer, Part 06 of 13: Advanced SQL CLR by Don Kiely
Excerpt by Joe Mayo
There are many visual designers in Visual Studio that allow you to drag-and-drop controls onto the screen, in what is often referred to as Rapid Application Development (RAD).
Being able to use a foreign language well, is not only useful in your personal life, it is also incredibly attractive to employers. Foreign languages are not just those that are spoken every day around the world, however.
ZDNet is reporting that Xamarin, the Boston-based software company, will now start allowing iOS coders to use Microsoft's Visual Studio.
The better informed the people who work in your business are, the better they will be able to do their jobs effectively and efficiently.
Application development is the foundation of any successful business. And the prevailing mantra among developers is to bring a product to market "better, faster, and cheaper" than the competition.
There was a time in the not-too-distant past where computer programmers were viewed as an elite, mysterious bunch.
In most industries, the job market generally responds to consumer demand.
By Don Kiely
Microsoft introduced a new set of database development-oriented tools in SQL Server 2012, called SQL Server Data Tools.
Although a complete discussion of distributing Windows 8 apps is beyond the scope of this introductory content, it's important to understand that for most apps, you'll use the Microsoft Store as your distribution channel.
Having someone tell you how to do something verbally is not always effective. Think of all the times you have attempted to fix an appliance or repair something while talking with support staff over the phone.
There was a time when having computer skills defined you as a bit of a "geek". Then all of the geeks became millionaires, and suddenly, having at least a modicum of computer savvy became extremely important.
Learning how to use any new development tool like Visual Studio 2010 can be challenging, and learning a programming language like C# can be as difficult as learning the written word of another culture.
How many times have you heard people say, "I am definitely not going to waste my time going to that instructor led class" or "that self study training is a waste of time, not for me"?
Microsoft's .NET interpreted languages are some of the easiest to learn and some of the easiest to use to develop fully functional software applications.
The Entity Data Model designer in Visual Studio displays a graphical view only of the conceptual model, which Entity Framework uses to provide entity data objects to an application.
Visual C# is similar to Visual Basic, but it has some special features not found in Visual Basic.
By Craig Jensen
It is plain common sense that a developer will succeed and advance in their career, and therefore benefit financially from their success, if they are known as an expert in the technology they work in.
To succeed as a developer you must know and understand what your result should be, plan your direction on how to get there and use the right process with the right technical ability to build your application.