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Ambily Kavumkal Kamalasanan

Ambily K K has been a Microsoft MVP in 2011 and is currently working as a Solution Architect in an MNC at Hyderabad, where she provides consultation in Microsoft Technologies. She is also an author for CodeProject and dotnetfunda, and carries a passion for Microsoft technologies. Technology adoption and learning is her key strength and sharing technology is her passion. Her blog is at

Customizing Team Foundation Server 2013

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) manages workflow of software development projects. It is designed for the typical development. If it doesn't support all your team development activities, you can extend it by various means, including the creation custom controls or new work items. Read more...

Different Approaches of Entity Framework

Entity Framework provides three different approaches to deal with the model, and each one has its own pros and cons. Ambily Kavumkal Kamalasanan discusses the advantages of the Model, Database, and Code First approaches to modeling in Entity Framework 5.0. Entity Framework still has its share of issues and is not widely accepted yet - but through contributing to its ongoing development the community can make it more stable and increase its adoption. Read more...

Windows Store App Contracts

Windows Store Apps use contracts to declare the interactions that they support with other apps and with the 'Charm Bar'. They bind your app to other 'Metro' style apps and to the system user-interface: They provide a great deal of functionality for little programming effort. Read more...

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