Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 – Download

Today Microsoft has released Update 3 for Visual Studio 2015. Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 includes a variety of capability improvements and bug fixes. To find out what’s new, see the Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 Release Notes. For a list of fixed bugs and known issues, see the Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 MSDN …

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Back to Basics : Singleton Design Pattern using System.Lazy type

This article takes you to a simpler/alternative approach in making a Singleton Design Pattern implementation using System.Lazy class rather that using our traditional approach. Singleton Design Pattern implementation without lazy initialization: – This code is thread safe enabled [code language=”csharp” padlinenumbers=”true”] /// <summary> /// Singleton class /// </summary> public class AppConfig { private AppConfig() { …

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New Certification – MCSD – Azure Solution Architect

Microsoft has made availability of new MCSD certification called as “MCSD – Azure Solutions Architect“. Required Exams: 070-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions 070-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions 070-534: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions Once you complete the above required exams you will be awarded MCSD – Azure Solutions Architect certificate valid for 2 years. PS: …

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Introduction to HTTP/2

The reason I got started with topic is that, there  were some buzz around Visual Studio 2015 RC support for HTTP/2 and Windows 8 – IIS support for HTTP/2. I was curious to learn further about the HTTP/2 and sharing my findings in this article. About HTTP/2. HTTP/2 is the first new version of HTTP …

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Static vs Singleton Classes

Recently while I was attending an interview I came across a question Static vs Singleton. Though I know the differences I couldn’t answer it properly, as I was not refreshed my programming knowledge before the interview. I would like to quote a reference to Jalpesh’s blog article (www.dotnetjalps.com) explaining the difference: Difference between Static and …

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Why SOA ?–Service Oriented Architecture

SOA starts with a simple idea – the concept of service. Services are unassociated, loosely coupled units of functionality that are self-contained. Each service implements at least one action, such as submitting an online application for an account, retrieving an online bank statement or modifying an online booking or airline ticket order. There are multiple …

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