MSDN Magazine November Issue Preview

The November issue of MSDN Magazine will be hitting the street next week, so it’s a good time to offer a preview of what to expect. Leading things off in the feature well is a Windows Phone 7 tutorial by Microsoft’s Andrew Whitechapel on building effective applications using the Mango update and tooling, with a…


5 Questions: Development Is Design

In the September issue of MSDN Magazine, Don’t Get Me Started columnist David Platt wrote about the challenges of application design (Development Is Design), and how too often development projects put off the visual and behavioral character of their applications until way too late. I asked David about the column and his thoughts on software…


Lisa Feigenbaum on Asynchrony and Language Evolution

Last week I posted a Q&A I had with Mads Torgersen, principal program manager on the C# and Visual Basic Language team at Microsoft and author of an October feature in MSDN Magazine titled "Pause and Play with Await." The article is part of a package of three features on asynchrony appearing in this month’s…


5 Questions: Pause and Play with Await

This month’s issue of MSDN Magazine includes three feature articles covering the new asynchronous programming features coming to C# and Visual Basic in .NET Framework 4.5. Mads Torgersen, principal program manager on the C# and Visual Basic Language team at Microsoft, is the author of one of those features (“Pause and Play with Await“), which…