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New LightSwitch Tutorial
Sat, Mar 26 2011 14:26
I have posted the first of several tutorials on Microsoft LightSwitch. LightSwitch is a new Visual Studio development product. It supports the development of data-enhanced applications with a minimal amount of code. It is targeted at the professional developer, but importantly, it is also targeted at the business domain expert (someone who is not a professional... Read More...
Microsoft LightSwitch
Tue, Aug 3 2010 12:06
Today Microsoft announced a new product in the Visual Studio line. This product is called LightSwitch . This product allows one to develop very useful business application with a minimal amount of hands-on coding. I have had the opportunity to watch this product evolve over the past 3 years. However, non-disclosure prevented me from sharing the product. Now I... Read More...
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New Silverlight 4 & WCF RIA Services Tutorial
Thu, Apr 1 2010 15:06
I just posted a new tutorial that uses Visual Studio 2010, the Silverlight 4 RC, and WCF RIA Services RC. This tutorial walks through the creation of a Silverlight Client (a golf handicap application) that uses WCF RIA Services to maintain and update data stored on a server. The application is sufficiently complex to show some real-life requirements while not... Read More...
RAD Development with Windows WPF Applications
Sat, Feb 13 2010 15:38
I have just published a new video tutorial showing how one can create a useful Windows WPF Application using Visual Studio 2010 using the new, significantly improved Cider graphical editor. In Visual Studio 2008, the graphical editor for creating Xaml-based user interfaces was really sad. I know I just gave up on it and quickly became a Xaml coder. Given that... Read More...
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A State of Confusion
Fri, Jan 1 2010 12:12
As we enter the year 2010, the status of developer tools from Microsoft is a bit confusing. Visual Studio 2008 is released while Visual Studio 2010 is at beta 2. Silverlight 3 is the released version while Silverlight 4 is at the beta stage (but only for VS 2010). MVC version 1 is released while MVC 2 is at RC the stage (but only on VS 2008). WCF RIA Services... Read More...
Visual Studio 2010
Wed, Oct 21 2009 16:24
Visual Studio and .NET Framework 4.0 Beta 2 are now available for downloading . This is still a “Beta” product so there are issues outstanding that need to be resolved. However, there are a number of technologies “built in” to the product, e.g., Dynamic Data 2.0, MVC 2.0, and Silverlight 3. There are some technologies that are not yet... Read More...
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