SessionStateModule is ASP.NET's default session-state handler which retrieves session data and writes it to the session-state store. It already operates asynchronously when acquiring the request state, but it doesn't support async read/write to the session-state store. In the .NET Framework 4.6.2 release, we introduced a new interface named ISessionStateModule to enable this scenario.
Friday September 30th
Editorial Note: I originally wrote this post for the SmartBear blog. You can check out the original here, at their site. While you're there, have a look around and check out Collaborator, the code review tool. Let's say that you wanted a definitive explanation, once and for all, as to what constitutes code quality.
Office 365 Project Time Report Mobile App getting started: Business Solutions MVP Paul Mather @pwmather VMWare VM Backup in DPM Setup: Cloud and Data Center Management MVP Steve Buchanan @buchatech Downgrading from SQL Server Enterprise to SQL Server Standard: Business Solutions MVP Jerry Weinstock @crminnovation A Busy Week At Microsoft Ignite: Office Servers and Services MVP...
Every now and then we hear of a business-critical app failing during major promotional or seasonal events such as holiday sales. More often than not it turns out that the app is not ready for the massive demand created on such occasions - causing the servers to fail and resulting in dissatisfied customers and lost opportunity.
Thursday September 29th
I was battling the other day writing a custom DataAnnotations ValidationAttribute, where I needed access to a service class to perform the validation. The documentation on creating custom attributes is excellent, covering both server side and client side validation, but it doesn't mention this, presumably relatively common, requirement.
This post was written by Alina Popa, a software engineer on the .NET team. Entity Framework Core (EF Core) is a lightweight and extensible version of the Entity Framework (EF) data access technology which is cross-platform and supports multiple database providers. You can find a comparison of EF Core vs.
Microsoft is the first to bring the sovereign Cloud to Germany. Built on a data trustee model, the Microsoft Cloud Germany enables customers in the European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) to store and manage customer data in compliance with applicable German laws and regulations, as well as key international standards.