At the end of the month I will be talking about MTOM support (not only) in WSE 3.0 and WCF (Indigo) for SofiaDev.NET User Group. Stay tuned for details about specific time and place (most probably – Microsoft Bulgaria office).
Using Visual Studio and its debugger gets easier and easier these days. It is an inevitable process and we can not stop it. That’s what people want. But this usability comes has its price. Few months ago I wrote about the disadvantages of the integrated development web server in VS 2005. Today I had bad […]
If you are going to target .NET 1.1 and .NET 2.0, MSBee can help you. It is a new tool for developing .NET application in Visual Studio 2005 from the Developer Solutions team.
Mattias Sjögren has collected a very good set of resources about .NET Interoperability. If need a starting point this site can definitely help you.
If you are working for a Bulgarian company chances that you missed this year’s PDC are big :)))). But for of us here is the location (PDC05 videos) where you can find all the presentation including video sessions. Enjoy 🙂
These days I spent some time working with VS2005 and especially with ASP.NET 2.0. The new release is really amazing and I remembered what someone recently said – “The experienced programmers fear it (ASP.NET 2.0) because it will leave them out of job.” The point was that it provides so much functionality and it is […]
The C# 3.0 specification is available here. The new features include (along with my comments): 1. Implicitly typed local variables Basically this means that one can write var p = 3; Come on dudes, this one makes me sick. I see its benefits using LINQ syntax, but it should not be allowed to be used […]
Microsoft presented the LINQ (Language Integrated Query) Project , a new syntax for querying databases and objects from C# 3.0. LINQ has been founded on generics, anonymous methods and nullable types that are going to be delivered in C# 2.0. The SQL integration is amazing. For example if you want to define a table created […]
Here is one great tip from Misha Shneerson. If you are developing Outlook add-in using VSTO be sure to set the environment variable VSTO_SUPPRESSDISPLAYALERTS to 0. This will show you every single security problem when Outlook is trying to load your add-in and you will save precious time debugging the problem.
In case you have not yet got into details about SQL Server 2005 and ASP.NET 2.0 MSDN Webcast is a good place to start with. There are two new series that will help you catch up. Essential ASP.NET for the Web Developer from Fritz Onionhttp://www.microsoft.com/events/series/essentialaspnet.mspx A Primer to Proper SQL Server Development from Kimberly Tripphttp://www.microsoft.com/events/series/msdnsqlserver2005.mspx