Configure WCF RIA services code generator to use full type names

There are customers who have plugged in data model that share the same type names with .NET types and RIA Services reserved types, such as “entitiy”, “decimal”, etc. They’ll find that the solution will not compile due to the name conflict. For our PDC releases, we have introduced a small feature called “Codegen uses full type names”. What it…

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Make your app work on the server – WCF RIA Services ServerOnlyInstall and BinDeployment

There are two mode to deploy your WCF RIA Services app and make it work on the server. – One mode is set “copy local” to false in Visual Studio and install WCF RIA Services to the product server. Step 1: Download WCF RIA Services MSI Step 2: Open a command prompt with Administrator previledge, type…


The coolest map ever!

Seriously, the new bing map beta is the coolest map I’ve ever seen, and even better, its presentation layer uses Silverlight! You can do easy zoom in/out and the quality of images is good. I especially like the new features such as current traffic (which shows the locations of road construction sites) and photoosync, how…