Link Friday #4 — Jan. 30, 2015

The content that has caught my interest this week as a programming novice. C#, .NET and Visual Studio Visual Studio Time Saver–the layout you want when you want it (Susan Ibach) A description of some layout-related features of Visual Studio 2015. The Developer’s Guide...

What is MVC? A Small Explanation

I’m running through a tutorial using ASP.NET MVC and Entity Framework. In the meantime though, I wanted to give a short explanation of what the MVC framework actually is. Resources Getting Started with ASP.NET MVC 5 – Rick Anderson, Scott Guthrie, Scott Hanselman...

Link Friday #3 – Jan. 23, 2015

The content that has caught my interest this week as a programming novice. C#, .NET and Visual Studio Sharpening Developer Productivity with ReSharper (Visual Studio Magazine) I’ve known of ReSharper, but I’ve been hesitant to use it as some kind of crutch while...

Blogging Tools

WordPress makes blogging super easy, but there was one aspect of this whole thing I underestimated: Posting source code to a blog. Here’s a quick note on two things I learned about last week: Windows Live Writer 2012, and the Source Code Shortcodes in WordPress....

Study Log–Brushing Up On C# Fundamentals

My knowledge of C# is sort of like my knowledge in Spanish after taking three levels of it in College followed by nothing for 8 years: I know C# code when I see it, I sort of know half the sentence and can figure it out if I look something up, but take away the...