Blog: Visual Studio

MVC 6: Your Web Development World is About to Get Rocked!

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.

This blog entry was originally posted August 04, 2015 by Zach Young

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May the Webinars Be With You

By Brian Ewoldt

May seems to be webinar month here at LearnNowOnline.

This blog entry was originally posted May 06, 2015 by Brian Ewoldt

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Windows Presentation Foundation Using Visual C# 2010: Introducing Binding

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

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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

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Review of DataSets

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.

This course excerpt was originally posted October 10, 2013 from the online courseware LINQ Using Visual C# 2010 by Ken Getz and Robert Green

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Roots of SQL Server Data Tools

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

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Using Code-Focused Rapid Application Development (RAD)

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).

This course excerpt was originally posted July 26, 2013 from the online courseware C# 2012, Part 1 of 4: Visual Studio 2012 IDE by Joe Mayo

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Get Ahead with Visual Studio

By Martin Schaeferle

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.

This blog entry was originally posted May 09, 2013 by Martin Schaeferle

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More Evidence that C# is Poised to Become the Mobile Development Language of Choice

By Martin Schaeferle

ZDNet is reporting that Xamarin, the Boston-based software company, will now start allowing iOS coders to use Microsoft's Visual Studio.

This blog entry was originally posted March 26, 2013 by Martin Schaeferle

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Creating a Learning Culture

By Martin Schaeferle

The better informed the people who work in your business are, the better they will be able to do their jobs effectively and efficiently.

This blog entry was originally posted February 28, 2013 by Martin Schaeferle

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When Apps Need to Be Delivered Better, Faster & Cheaper, Visual Studio Can Help

By Martin Schaeferle

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.

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

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Advancements in Online Training Can Make Anyone a Programmer

By Martin Schaeferle

There was a time in the not-too-distant past where computer programmers were viewed as an elite, mysterious bunch.

This blog entry was originally posted February 12, 2013 by Martin Schaeferle

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Job Seekers Should Take Note: Microsoft to Phase Out Expression

By Martin Schaeferle

In most industries, the job market generally responds to consumer demand.

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

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SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT): A Great Set of Tools for Database Dev

By Don Kiely

Microsoft introduced a new set of database development-oriented tools in SQL Server 2012, called SQL Server Data Tools.

This blog entry was originally posted November 26, 2012 by Don Kiely

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Distributing Windows 8 Applications: Getting Started

By Martin Schaeferle

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.

This blog entry was originally posted October 29, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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Become a Tech Master in Record Time

By Martin Schaeferle

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.

This blog entry was originally posted October 17, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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Be the Smart Employee

By Martin Schaeferle

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.

This blog entry was originally posted October 15, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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Tutorial Videos Help Beginners And Pros Learn More

By Martin Schaeferle

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.

This blog entry was originally posted October 04, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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Don't Waste your Time on Training

By Martin Schaeferle

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"?

This blog entry was originally posted October 02, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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Learning A New Programming Language

By Martin Schaeferle

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.

This blog entry was originally posted September 21, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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Entity Data Model in the Raw

By Martin Schaeferle

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.

This blog entry was originally posted September 10, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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Visual Basic vs Visual C# Smackdown

By Martin Schaeferle

Visual C# is similar to Visual Basic, but it has some special features not found in Visual Basic.

This blog entry was originally posted September 06, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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Developers, Let's talk $uccess

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.

This blog entry was originally posted August 16, 2012 by Craig Jensen

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Developers, What Style of Learner are You?

By Martin Schaeferle

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.

This blog entry was originally posted July 15, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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