What's New In Visual Studio 2012


The RC includes a series of improvements to the overall UX, which were based on the beta user feedback. Now you can customize the look and feel of Visual Studio development environment as per your convenience. A new Dark Theme has been developed for this purpose.


The performance has been enhanced drastically with respect to its entire earlier version. The performance between beta and RC was extensive and covers just about every aspect Continue reading


OAuth Overview

OAuth can be defined as follows:

  1. OAuth is an open protocol that aims to standardize the way desktop and web applications access a user’s private data. OAuth provides a mechanism for users to grant access to private data without sharing their private credentials (username/password). Many sites have started enabling APIs to use OAuth because of its security and standard set of libraries. Continue reading

Team Foundation Service


Maintaining a Version Control System is an additional overhead for a software development team and its further difficult when the team members are connecting from different regions of the world from different networks. Some development teams use different tools with different programming languages and maintaining different types of source controls will be a challenge. Most of the time project managers track development progress from some other system and team members should log in to that system at the end of the day and log whatever the things they have done.

Microsoft provides Team Foundation Service for Source Controlling facilities as well as project management capabilities with Scrum templates.
TFS Preview


Team Foundation Service can be accessible from anywhere with IDEs like visual studio and eclipse. Development teams can be start working on their solution without thinking of managing infrastructure setup and maintainance in the their premises. It mainly provides following areas…

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New Features Of .NET 4.0


This article contains some of the new features of ASP.NET 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010 IDE.

Improvements in C# 4.0

C# in .NET Framework 4.0 has some more things to offer. These are:

  • Dynamic lookup
  • Named
  • Optional parameters

Dynamic Lookup

There is a new static type named dynamic. We can use it as object of any type. If there is any error on its usage, we would get it on runtime only. For example:

dynamic integerValue = 1;
dynamic stringValue = " a string";
dynamic Result = integerValue + stringValue;

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