“The purpose of this project is to build some insightful and practical guidance around doing performance testing and using Visual Studio 2005. It’s a collaborative effort between industry experts, Microsoft ACE, patterns & practices, Premier, and VSTS team members.

Usage Scenarios

  • Improve efficiency and effectiveness of your performance testing
  • Learn expert techniques performance testing
  • Apply expert techniques for performance testing using Visual Studio.NET 2005 “

Check out here.

Also you can read the post from J.D. Meier (Program Manager in Patterns & Practices Group)


“The .NET Framework 3.0 training kit for WF, WCF, and CardSpace includes a set of hands-on-labs, demos, and presentations. The content was originally designed as part of the Windows Server Ascend training and has been used several times for training classes. Consequently, the content is organized into a four day agenda. You can also browse this content by technology.”


Download content here.

WCF Coding Standard

February 12, 2007

Juval Löwy (IDesing) published Guidelines & Best Practices about WCF.


Also you can see IDesign C# Coding Standard

“This paper covers a wide variety of topics that are important for AS performance: Writing efficient queries, optimizing the cube design, maximizing processing performance partitioning, aggregation design, and tuning the system for efficient use of resources. It was developed in collaboration with the developers and program managers on the AS team, so it’s the authoritative guide.”

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