Archive for November, 2007

Daily Dose of Links – 20071121

Posted on November 21, 2007. Filed under: Daily Links, Development, microsoft |

Free Charting for ASP.NET (via DotNetKicks)

An Item Placeholder Must Be Specified in VS 2008 RTM

From C# to Java: Part 1

Maintainability Index Range and Meaning

Free SQL Server Tools That Might Make Your Life a Little Easier (via DotNetKicks)

In Depth: The ASP.NET MVC Pipeline (via DotNetKicks)

VS2008/.NET 3.5 Ships…sooooo…Where’s the Source?

Steps to Uninstall VS 2008 Beta 2 Before Installing the VS 2008 Final Release

HTML, CSS, Script Errors as Warnings in VS2008 RTM

An Overview of ASP.NET 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008

An Architectural View of the ASP.NET MVC Framework

 

Lots of new MS Downloads available:

MS Visual Studio Tools for the MS Office System (v3.0 Runtime) (x86)

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP1

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP1 (x86)

Visual Studio 2008 SDK Version 1.0

MS Visual Studio 2008 Shell (Integrated Mode) Redistributable Package

MS Visual Studio 2008 Shell (Isolated Mode) Redistributable Package

Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2008

 

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Daily Dose of Links – 20071120

Posted on November 20, 2007. Filed under: Daily Links, Development, Gadgets, microsoft, Technology |

Anonymous Types in C# 3.0 (via DotNetKicks)

How to Build Your Own SQL Server Explorer (via DotNetKicks)

Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5 Released (lots of great links from ScottGu)

Top 15 Things to Love About Visual Studio 2008 Express

15 Things I Just Learned About the Amazon Kindle

AJAX Control Toolkit 11119 (targets the official release of .NET 3.5 and VS2008)

Microsoft XNA Game Studio Express 2.0 Beta

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 CTP, November 2007

ASP.NET MVC Framework – Exception Handling (via Christopher Steen)

VS 2008 Users: Remember to Download the SourceSafe CTP

What’s New in SQL Server 2008

Release of Version 0.9 of Ruby.NET (via WinBeta.org)

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Daily Dose of Links – 20071119

Posted on November 19, 2007. Filed under: Daily Links |

XNA Framework Networking and LIVE Requirements

Immutability in C# Part 1: Kinds of Immutability (via Arjan’s World)

November CTP of SQL Server 2008 (CTP 5) Almost Done (via WinBeta)

A Book About Continuous Integration

LINQ Provider for Flickr: LINQ Flickr (1.0.1) – Tech Refresh

Fax .NET: Fax .NET 0.9.1.0 (Beta)

Frequently Asked Questions in .NET 2.0 (via DotNetKicks)

JScript IntelliSense: A Reference for the "Reference" Tag (via Scott Guthrie)

ASP.NET MVC Framework – List and Save Data (via DotNetKicks)

How Would You Spend $100 on MSBuild? (via WinBeta)

How to Make Your Code Completely Unreadable with .NET 3.5

Extension Method Best Practices?

Visual Studio 2008 Build Version 9.0.21022.08

 

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Free the Grapes

Posted on November 16, 2007. Filed under: wine |

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Free the Grapes! is a national, grassroots coalition of consumers, wineries and retailers who seek to remove restrictions in states that still prohibit consumers from purchasing wines directly from wineries and retailers.

 

Ensure Consumer Choice in Fine Wine

 

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Daily Dose of Links – 20071116

Posted on November 16, 2007. Filed under: Daily Links |

550 Web APIs

How to Videos: Using ASP.NET AJAX Controls with Visual Studio

Don’t Unit Test? Start Counting Your "Oh Shits!" (via Arjan’s World)

Speed Up Inserting Records into Database with SqlBulkCopy Class (via Arjan’s World)

Sending Email in C# Through Gmail (via Arjan’s World)

Exploring One of MS AJAX’s Often Overlooked Features (via DotNetKicks)

15 -Hot- Tools That Made Me a Coding Paris Hilton (via DotNetKicks)

Lambdas and Closures and Currying. Oh My! (Part 2) (via DotNetKicks)

XNA Game Studio 2.0 Beta Available Soon

Visual Studio 2008, WCF Service Libraries, and CTRL-F5

 

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Daily Dose of Links – 20071115

Posted on November 15, 2007. Filed under: Daily Links |

Reasons to Blog and Tips to Do It Well (via DotNetKicks)

More Links From Last Night’s TDD Talk

Type Initialzers in C# 3.0 (via DotNetKicks)

Lambdas and Closures and Currying. Oh my! (Part 1) (via DotNetKicks)

Live Spaces Photo API (Alpha) Available!

HealthVault SDK Update Available

Visual C# 2008 Keybinding Reference Poster

Choosing the Right LINQ Model for Your Application

RSS Feed with the New ASP.NET MVC Framework

 

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Hello world!

Posted on November 14, 2007. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: |

Yes, I’ve moved my blog again. I kept getting bad cookie errors on Spaces and Blogger.

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Daily Dose of Links – 20071114

Posted on November 14, 2007. Filed under: Daily Links |

ReSharper Templates

PatternExpert – Not a .NET Patterns Expert

Primary Motivations to Move From 2- to 3-tier

Having Fun With Anonymous Types and Extension Methods in C# 3.0 (via DotNetKicks)

Woodstock – A WPF Debugging Visualizer (via Rocky Lhotka)

LINQ Provider Basics (via DotNetKicks)

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Daily Dose of Links – 20071113

Posted on November 13, 2007. Filed under: Uncategorized |

Type Initializers in C# 3.0 (via Jason Haley)

IronRuby in WinForms

SQL Server Support for PowerShell

ASP.NET MVC Framework (Part 1) (by Scott Guthrie)

Desert Nights: A VS2005 Color Scheme (via Mike Gunderloy)

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Daily Dose of Links – 20071112

Posted on November 12, 2007. Filed under: Uncategorized |

Translation Widgets for Your Site (Microsoft and Google)

Free Rich Text Editor (RTE) Control For ASP.NET AJAX (via Brad Abrams)

Don Box says VS2008 Coming Next Thursday? (via Sam Gentile and Arjan’s World)

The ?? Operator and Its Use Case (via DotNetKicks)

Adding Row Number to SQL SELECT Result Set (via DotNetKicks)

The Weekly Source Code 11- LOLCode DLR Edition – ScottHa

FastCGI Extension for IIS 6 (Host PHP apps in IIS)

Software Developers vs. Software Artists

They Can Steal Your Code, but They Can’t Steal Your Creativity!!

Huge Code Drop Coming!!!!!!

Some Bonus Links – Not Directly Programming-Related

Pioneer 50" ELITE KURO Flat Panel HDTV (PRO-1150HD)

Desktop Factory 125ci 3D Printer

NatureMill – Compost. Clean. Green. Easy.

Ice Energy – Ice Bear 50 – Residential Ice Storage Air-Conditioner

LG Hybrid HD Optical Drive (GGW-H20LI) (Write Blu-Ray and Read Blu-Ray/HD-DVD)

B&W Zeppelin Speakers for iPod

Accordion Hero, Need We Say More?

abcAVI Tag Editor (A stand-alone utility for viewing/editing tags in AVI files.)

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