ComponentOne Announces David McCarter as C1 Influencer

October 23, 2013 by Russ Fustino We are very happy to announce the expansion of the C1 Influencer program at ComponentOne. C1 is extremely excited to announce our most recent Influencer, Microsoft MVP David McCarter. David McCarter is a software engineer/architect/consultant in San Diego. He is the editor-in-chief of http://www.dotNetTips.com  … a web site dedicated … Continue reading ComponentOne Announces David McCarter as C1 Influencer

Visual Studio 2013 Released

For developers and development teams, Visual Studio 2013  delivers applications across all Microsoft devices, cloud, desktop, server and game console platforms by providing a consistent development experience, hybrid collaboration options, and state-of-the-art tools, services, and resources. Below are just a few of the highlights in this release:   • Innovative features for greater developer productivity: Visual Studio 2013 … Continue reading Visual Studio 2013 Released

Entity Framework 6 Adding Lots of Great Features

After barely over a year after Entity Framework 5 was released, version 6 is adding a lot of new and awesome features. Here is what is being shipped: Runtime The following features work for models created with Code First or the EF Designer: Async Query and Save adds support for the task-based asynchronous patterns that were … Continue reading Entity Framework 6 Adding Lots of Great Features

ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.1 – Update 1

ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.1 introduces two new features: The DbContext API is a simplified abstraction over ObjectContext and a number of other types that were included in previous releases of the ADO.NET Entity Framework. The DbContext API surface is optimized for common tasks and coding patterns. Code First is a new development pattern for the … Continue reading ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.1 – Update 1