Building an IE8 Visual Search Suggestion Provider for my Twitter Friends

With the upcoming release of Internet Explorer 8, one of the new features in it that I am most excited about is the Visual Search Suggestions. In my main blog I posted a guide on how to build a Visual Search Suggestion Provider that displays a list of my twitter friends with their current status…

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Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 Training Kit – November Preview is now Available

Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 Training Kit – November Preview is now Available The November preview of the Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 Training Kit is now available for download. This preview includes the following content: Presentations Overview of the .NET Framework 4.0 This presentation goes over the new technologies and…

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Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 CTP is Available

Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 CTP is Available    Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 CTP Download Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0: The next generation development tools and platform for Windows Vista, the 2007 Office System, and the Web. Enjoy!

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Training Kit for VS 2008 SP1 and .Net Framework 3.5 SP1

Training Kit for VS 2008 SP1 and .Net Framework 3.5 SP1 The ASP.Net 3. 5 Enhancement Training Kit was updated to VS 2008 SP1 and .Net Framework 3.5 SP1 and is available for download. This kit contains presentations, demos and labs for getting started with the new technologies that shipped as part of the service…

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.Net Framework 3.5 SP1 and Visual Studio 2008 SP1 are Available!

.Net Framework 3.5 SP1 and Visual Studio 2008 SP1 are Available! Unlike other Service Packs from Microsoft, the SP1 of.Net Framework 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008 not only contains bug fixes and improvements, it also contains new technologies such as ADO.Net Entity Framework v1, ADO.Net Data Services v1, ASP.Net Dynamic Data and the framework and…

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SQL Server 2008 Resources

SQL Server 2008 Resources After being announced on February 27th, SQL Server 2008 has been officially RTM’ed with a related press release. You can download it on MSDN Subscriber Downloads and TechNet Subscriber Downloads. Here are some additional resources you may want to check out: Download Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Enterprise Evaluation: Trial Experience for…

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Unity Application Block Resources – by Gil Fink

Unity Application Block Resources – by Gil Fink Gil Fink has done a lot of work around the Unity Application Block recently, and posted a series of excellent blog posts: Unity Application Block Unity Application Block Basics How To Use Unity Container In ASP.NET Working With Configuration Files In Unity Working With Generic Types In…

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How To: Call Java EE Web Service from Silverlight Client

How To: Call Java EE Web Service from Silverlight Client I have already posted about How To: Call a Java EE Web Service from a .Net Client, but if Silverlight is the .Net client application that consumes that service, there are several issues you should be aware of. Only asynchronous operations When adding a service…

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How To: Call a Java EE Web Service from a .Net Client

How To: Call a Java EE Web Service from a .Net Client Many organizations have server side investments in Java technologies. While they want to build a compelling UI with Microsoft’s latest technologies, such as WPF and Silverlight, they still want to benefit from those existing investments instead of rewriting them. In order to do…

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Silverlight WCF Returns HTTP 404

Silverlight WCF Returns HTTP 404 Today I ran into something weird. I created a WCF Service and tested it with simple .Net client application and it worked fine. Than, I built a Silverlight application and tried to call the same service, but kept getting: System.ServiceModel.ProtocolException: "The remote server returned an unexpected response: (404) Not Found."…

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