Community Contributions: Entity Framework Learning Guide

One of our local area rockstars – Zeeshan Hirani – has released a 500+ page learning guide to Entity Framework.  In his words, this document was developed over time as a learning guide for him and his co-workers, and he hopes that you will also find it useful.  Check it out and let Zee know…

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Adding Style to WPF and Silverlight Apps at DDNUG

I had a great time speaking at the Dallas .NET User Group meeting last night on WPF and Silverlight Styles, Templates and Data Binding.  I’ve posted the slides up on Slideshare and the demos (with the pptx) out on FolderShare.  Here are the links: Adding Style To Your Microsoft Wpf And Silverlight Applications View SlideShare…

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MSDN Unleashed and ArcReady

Not sure if everyone is subscribed to the MSDN Flash or not, but if you’re not – it is a GREAT resource for finding out what’s happening in your area.  I like the fact that it’s customized to show events and happenings in your geography (my copy shows me what’s happening in TX, OK, LA…

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OKC Developer Group Presentation – Next Gen Web Apps

I had a great time last night at the OKC Developer Group meetings.  I love presenting there because you actually get to do 2 presentations – one at lunch (there was about 85 people in attendance) and one at dinner (about 15 people).  That’s 100 people in one day with two chances to get it…

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Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework Beta 3 Released

Looks like the latest version of the Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework has been released out on the ADO.NET web site.  http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937695.aspx One interesting item of note in the press release is that a number of companies have announced support for the framework within 3 months of RTM.  These companies include: Core Lab. Providing connectivity to…

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