How to install Win 8 Release Preview from an ISO image

They just announced that Windows 8 Release Preview and Visual Studio 2012 Beta is available for download (see https://aka.ms/Win8ToolsMB) . If you’re wondering how you can create a bootable USD stick to install it on your machine here’s some instructions to get you started… The easiest way to convert an ISO file to a DVD…

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Win7 For Developers Part 2 – Webcast Resources

BenkoTIPS Live & On Demand: An intro to Win7 for Developers Part 1 http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032417601&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US WPF Futures Download www.codeplex.com/wpf Windows 7 API Integration Libraries http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/WindowsAPICodePack Windows 7 Engineering Blog http://blogs.msdn.com/e7 Windows 7 for Developers Blog http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/developers/default.aspx MSDN Windows Developer Center http://msdn.microsoft.com/windows Channel 9 https://channel9.msdn.com/tags/Windows+7 Windows 7 Taskbar: Developer Resources http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Windows7Taskbar Windows Ribbon Framework: Developer Resources http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/ScenicRibbon

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WPF Toolkit Webcast

In this week’s edition of BenkoTips Live & On Demand we talked about the WPF Toolkit and the Office Ribbon UI. We covered a lot of material and wrote a lot of code. To help out I’m providing a link here to both the webcast and the code so you can try it out. As…

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LINQ in C# demo code posted…

As promised from today’s webcast I’ve uploaded the demo code that works with LINQ in a variety of scenarios. I didn’t include the database, but I can include a script to create it if anyone’s interested. Let me know. Thanks Mike

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BenkoTips Webcast #9 – Tips & Tricks with Visual Studio

Here’s some links from this week’s webcast with Eric Maino, Kirill Osenkov and Jason Parsons: Eric Maino’s Blog – http://blogs.msdn.com/eric Kirill Osenkov’s Blog – http://blogs.msdn.com/kirillosenkov Jared Parsons Blog – http://blogs.msdn.com/jaredpar Karen Liu’s TechEd talk: C# Tips and Tricks – http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/karenliuTechEd08  Dustin Campbell’s PDC talk – https://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/TL46 Keybinding poster – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=E5F902A8-5BB5-4CC6-907E472809749973&displaylang=en Source code outline power tool…

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Encrypting the Web.config in VB

I got a request for how to do the encryption of the web.config but this time in VB, so I thought I’d post it here on the blog as well. The logic is about the same, although I found that in VB I had to add a line to the configuration to save the new…

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