New & Notable
.NET Architecture Best Practices News
December 03, 2008
Third-party application frameworks have been popular in the Java world for years, but several projects are now trying to bring those tools to .NET. Frameworks like Spring for .NET are introducing developers to concepts like aspect-oriented ...
October 08, 2008
Web Services remain the primary tool for developers interested in integrating the functionality of .NET and Java applications. Sometimes speed is not a particular issue. But some developers face a much tougher challenge when looking to optimize ...
September 22, 2008
Cloud computing platforms allow developers to write applications with scalability built into the underlying infrastructure. But not all is the same in the Cloud.
September 18, 2008
Distributing caching technology is starting to gain head of stream in the industry with numerous software companies -- some old, some new -- vying for a larger piece of the market.
.NET Architecture Best Practices Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
Microsoft is working on an MVC framework, which will let ASP.NET developers decouple their data, events and views and enable a more flexible application architecture. Continue Reading
A monad is: 1) A type of functor used in category theory in mathematics. 2) A kind of constructor used in functional programming to structure programs that include sequenced operations. 3) The original code name for Microsoft's Powershell. 4) A ... Continue Reading
Object-relational mapping (ORM) is a mechanism that makes it possible to address, access and manipulate objects without having to consider how those objects relate to their data sources...(Continued) Continue Reading
Manage .NET Architecture Best Practices
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
Problem Solve .NET Architecture Best Practices Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
There are many ways to scale a Silverlight application and these tips should provide a decent foundation to start from. Continue Reading
The 400-page book on application architecture -- available free on codeplex -- is a good read that brings a long line of patterns and practices concepts to the .NET framework. Continue Reading
Parallel and concurrent programming has gained new importance in .NET with the advent of parallel extensions for .NET 3.5. These are designed to take advantage of some of the new features in multi-core processors. Continue Reading