ADO.NET Entity Framework on Channel 9

A few weeks ago we released a couple of whitepapers that discuss the future directions of the Microsoft Data Platform and in particular the specifics around the next version of ADO.NET and the ADO.NET Entity Framework. Recently the Channel 9 folks came by Building 35 (SQL Server building at Microsoft) and we shot an episode… Read more

Attention all ADO.NET provider writers!

Microsoft is hosting an event for ADO.NET provider writers from July 31 – August 2. We’re looking for provider writers who want to get a head start on their vNext providers to come out to Redmond, WA. Bring your laptops. We’ll supply the caffeine! For more information, see the following post to the ADO.NET MSDN… Read more

ADO.NET and SQL Server Everywhere

(this post was originally posted here) Steve Lasker has posted a screencast / video over on Channel 9 providing an overview on the various ADO.NET programming options available for SQL Server Everywhere, including an updateable resultset (SqlCeResultSet). While on the subject, check out the new SQL Server Everywhere team blog and info on the SQL Server Everywhere CTP…. Read more

What I Wish Developers Knew About ‘x’ in / for SQL Server 2005 (webcasts)

(this post was originally posted here) Database Journal has a good list of some upcoming SQL Server related live webcasts scheduled for July (on MSDN and TechNet): Some that should be of interest for developers using ADO.NET: What I Wish Developers Knew About Writing Queries in SQL Server 2005 What I Wish Developers Knew About… Read more

ADO.NET vNext – feedback so far

(this post was originally posted here) Since announcing our ADO.NET vNext plans at TechEd last week, the team has been on the lookout for your feedback on where we heading with the next release. This post is a round up of some of the comments / feedback we’ve heard. It’s certainly not all of it, but… Read more