Brad Abrams writes about “What is .NET RIA Services“. Here is a small bit of this article: Microsoft .NET RIA Services simplifies the traditional n-tier application pattern by bringing together the ASP.NET and Silverlight platforms. The RIA Services provides a pattern to write application logic that runs on the mid-tier and controls access to data
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These are predictions by Guy Barrette who is Microsoft Regional Director. ASP.NET is dead You should drop ASP.NET and start using Silverlight right now because it is clear that Microsoft has no roadmap and future plans for that technology. At the last PDC, nothing new ASP.NET was announced except a few tweaks for AJAX and
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Sorry for not writing lately but I have been distracted with some other projects. Here are some interesting books I came across yesterday. Enjoy! Programming Microsoft® ASP.NET 3.5 Programming Microsoft LINQ Introducing Microsoft® SilverlightTM 2 Second Edition
Recently I found that e-book which might be useful to some of you. Its sub title is: “Building better software” and is written by Karl Seguin. Here is a link.
Yes, its coming! The boys and Redmond can’t wait to release all these service packs. I have Scott Guthrie’s blog post in front of me and read it carefully. As for now these two downloads are still in beta but will be released soon in final stage. So far you can download it from here.
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This is MUST read from every dotNet programmer. It is written by Peter Ritchie on DevX.com and presents the new features of C# 3.0 syntax. These guidelines will help you understand new additions to C# 3.0 syntax and avoid some of the pitfalls you can encounter when using them. C# 3.0 includes a few syntactical
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Once again Microsoft brings some knowledge to the masses 🙂 This time its free e-books. All the headings speak for them selfs and with few words these books are MUST HAVE for every developer. Only few chapters are included in pdf’s as you are encouraged to buy them! Here is the content: Introducing Microsoft LINQ
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Brad Abrams just converted the existing Web Site Starter Kit from the VS 2005 web site to use the new dot Net 3.5 framework, LINQ and Ajax extenders. Here is the full source code for that. Here are some of the key points from his post: – VS2008 Can Target .NET Framework 2.0 – Upgrade
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