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How to write performance tests using NBench

Take advantage of NBench to analyze code throughput, memory allocations, and GC overhead in your .NET application

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.Net Core 2.0 to extend coding optimizations to Linux

The next version of Microsoft's open source, cross-platform runtime will make native code run faster on Linux as well as Windows

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Windows 10 S: A Windows Enterprise in waiting?

Microsoft’s locked-down, Windows Store-restricted version of Windows could have a bright future in business

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Review: Windows Server containers are new and strange

Microsoft’s Docker-driven container feature works as advertised, but comes with a steep learning curve

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How to make your Web API responses consistent and useful

A custom wrapper for your Web API responses can provide meaningful information and ensure consistency regardless of success or failure

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Play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Windows 10 won't play DVDs natively, and Windows Media Center is gone. Here are your options.

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A cloud in your datacenter? Azure Stack arrives

Microsoft brings core Azure cloud services and subscription pricing to the datacenter, albeit with heavy hardware requirements

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Review: Alpine Linux is small, fast, and different

Stripped-down Linux distribution shines for containers and appliances, but you have to earn it

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How to do partial updates to REST API resources

Take advantage of HTTP PATCH to partially update resources and transfer less data over the wire

Hotspot brings GUI to Linux Perf data

Hotspot frees the analysis of Linux performance data from static, text-based reports with an interactive, eye-opening GUI

Is open source good for business?

Understand the benefits of open source software and why it is spreading into new markets

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39% off Exploring Raspberry Pi: Interfacing to the Real World with Embedded Linux, Paperback - Deal Alert

The innovators guide to bringing Raspberry Pi to life. This book favors engineering principles over a 'recipe' approach to give you the skills you need to design and build your own projects. You'll understand the fundamental...

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Get started with the Windows Subsystem for Linux

Here’s what WSL is all about: getting the tools you need to do cross-platform development and management on your PC

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How to use the mediator design pattern in C#

Take advantage of the mediator design pattern to promote loose coupling and simplify the coding of object interactions

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What is Docker? Linux containers explained

A brief introduction to lightweight, portable, flexible Docker containers and why developers love them

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How to port your PC software to the Windows Store

You should deliver the Windows Universal Platform style of applications to users of Windows 10, and especially users of the new Windows 10 S

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How to use correlation IDs in ASP.Net Web API

Take advantage of the built-in correlation IDs in Web API to track HTTP requests that flow through multiple back-end services

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Understand the .Net CLR thread pool

Knowing how thread injection works in .Net is key to allowing your ASP.Net application to make the best use of system resources

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