Microsoft Open Sources, Expands .NET To Linux, Mac

Microsoft Open Sources, Expands .NET To Linux, Mac

By Chris Crum November 12, 2014

Microsoft announced that it is open sourcing the full server-side .NET stack, and expanding .NET to run on Linux and Mac OS. The company also released Visual Studio Community 2013, which is a free edition of Visual Studio that provides …

New Features for AJAX
A lot of people have requested that we added AJAX to certain parts of BlogEngine.NET, so we did.

Because of the rule of not using third party components, it is implemented using the build-in client-callback feature with some custom JavaScript. All in all very few lines of code was needed.

The calendar widget to the right on this site is now ajaxified for a more smooth navigation between months. The postback reloaded the page every time you navigated to a new month and that was not very cool. The performance is actually pretty descent I think.

Where is the .NET Love?

The developer community has gotten big on the Internet the last couple of years – very big.

.NET String internal pool

The CLR can optimize string management by maintaining an internal pool of string values known as an intern pool for each .NET application.

Assigining a TypeConverter to a Class you Don’t Own

I ran into problems with the XNA Beta1, where by I had a class that had a Vector2 struct in.

Microsoft Bridging VB6 And .NET Forms

A new toolkit from Microsoft will allow VisualBasic 6 developers to craft .Net WinForms that can be displayed in a VB6 application.

How to Use NDoc to Generate XML Documentation in .NET

Documentation of your system is one of the important tasks that has to be done for any software system or product. Without that it is not an easy to track the code and the features that are incorporated in the system.

.NET Overview, Advantages and Features
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This article starts with an overview of the .Net technology and also compares the features and advantages of .Net with earlier technologies such as COM and DNA.

Free .NET Developer Tour

The MSDN events team tells me they are taking to the road again in USA showing how to use the .NET Framework 2.0 and ASP.NET.