With Microsoft’s unwillingness to officially deprecate technologies such as Silverlight, figuring out which technologies on the .NET stack have a future and which should be avoided can be challenging. To help you out, we have summarized what we know of Microsoft’s intentions when it comes to business applications.
Murach Publishing continues to provide quality content for programmers by updating their titles regularly. Murach ASP.NET 4.5 Web Programming with C# 2012 by Mary Delamater and Anne Boehm attempts to provide a comprehensive coverage of ASP.NET 4.5 using C# language with plenty of screenshots and source codes to help developers to code in real world situations.
Daniel Jebaraj demonstrates creating hybrid mobile apps with Android and ASP.NET MVC. 1
A major constraint of web applications has always been connectivity. Jef Claes shows you how to use offline capabilities to ensure the app keeps working even when the network connection isn’t. 2
When Trygve Reenskaug invented the MVC pattern, he intended for all models to come with default views and controllers. Richard Pawson shows how that vision can be achieved with EF 4 and ASP.NET MVC. 27
Today, InfoQ publishes and excerpt(PDF) from Test-Drive ASP.NET MVC written by Jonathan McCracken. We also used the opportunity to interview the author.
TekPub is an interesting case about company who started on ASP.NET MVC and quickly moved to Ruby on Rails. We had the opportunity to talk with them about their technology turnaround. 21
Today, InfoQ publishes an excerpt from ASP.NET MVC in Action written by Jeffrey Palermo, Ben Scheirman and Jimmy Bogard. We also used the opportunity to interview the authors. 1
Billy McCafferty presents S#arp Architecture, an ASP.NET MVC framework meant to leverage current best practices in architecting ASP.NET web applications. 6