Survey: Ajax usage among .NET developers in 2009

A couple of years ago Simone Chiaretta did a survey of .NET Developers usage of Ajax..   I just saw that he is refreshing that survey to see what has changed in the industry.  Are people still actively moving to Ajax?  Are they using MVC or WebForms with their Ajax?  Which ones of the *many* ajax…


.NET RIA Services: Get your metadata from anywhere!

While the feedback on .NET RIA Services has been great, many people have commented on the way we store metadata as custom attributes on “buddy” classes of entities.  For example, in my Mix demo to get automatic validation like this:   I had to provide metadata on my entity class on the server like this:…


.NET RIA Services at TechEd 2009

Scott Morrison just published his demo files for his talks at Teched..  He did some great work on to of the SuperHeros demo we did at Mix09. Get all the Tech Ed 2009 Demo Files


The DZone interviews Hamilton Verissimo on MEF

The DZone has a nice interview with Hamilton on MEF.  Microsoft MEF Q&A with Hamilton Verissimo de Oliveira Hamilton is one of our PMs here at Microsoft as well as the creator of the very popular Castle Project and he will tell you what the core value of MEF, tell you if MEF a DI…


.NET RIA Services May 2009 Preview

Today we posted a minor update to .NET RIA Services.  This release is mainly focused on addressing bug fixes we have heard in the forums and delivering on a few key areas… There are a lot of other long lead work items that will fall into future releases.  Download it today from:  Here is…