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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.NET Core 1.0 and ASP.NET Core 1.0 released (RTM)

Microsoft has released final version of .NET Core 1.0 and ASP.NET Core 1.0 today. During May 2016, Microsoft has released RC2 version of the same framework hinting the release of final version soon, within a month Microsoft has released final version (Release to Manufacture). With this release, you can start building your next application today …

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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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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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Microsoft Developer Program for IoT & Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Preview

Microsoft has introduced a new developer program to enable the developers working on Internet of Things(IoT) based implementations.  As part of this program developers would be able to try out – Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Preview. If you are an enthusiast working on IoT, you can signup @ https://www.windowsondevices.com/signup.aspx allows you to be early …

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Visual Studio 2015 – ctp6

Microsoft today has released Visual Studio 2015 Community Technology Preview 6 (CTP 6), which includes some new features and improvements, such as new UI debugging tools for XAML, new Control Flow Guard security tool, and feature updates to ASP.NET framework. For more information about what’s new in this release, please see the release notes. Visual Studio 2015 …

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