WCF RIA Services V1.0 SP1 has released!

Read more info and details from Jeff Handley’s blog post: http://jeffhandley.com/archive/2011/03/09/RiaServicesV1SP1RTM.aspx


Company meeting 2009

I went to the company meeting of this year at the Safeco field. I really liked the talk and demo from the Bing search team. After the meeting, I am pretty jazzed up again. I think Microsoft is heading to a greater future, with terrific products such as Win7, Windows Server 2008 R2 etc being offered…


Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Beta has shipped! WCF RIA Services v1.0 SP2 is installed out-of-box with Visual Studio 11 Beta.

Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Beta has shipped! You can download them from http://www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/11/en-us/downloads#vs WCF RIA Services v1.0 SP2 (version 4.1.61406.0) is installed out-of-box with Visual Studio 11 Beta (Professional SKU +). By using this version of WCF RIA Services, the design time scenarios that have been supported for Visual Studio 2010 continue to work on top…


ASP.NET SPA MVC 4 Beta update Nuget packages are released

We’ve just released the Nuget packages for ASP.NET SPA MVC 4 Beta update, for both C# and VB.NET projects! The packages updated the T4 templates in the SPA projects to generate simpler code used to generate the singe-page view. Check it out @: ASP.NET SPA MVC 4 (Beta update for C# projects) http://nuget.org/packages/SinglePageApplication.CSharp    …


Meet Windows Azure

Check out http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/ and sign up for a free trial today! To start using Preview Features like Virtual Network and Web Sites, request access on the ‘Preview Features’ page under the ‘account’ tab, after you log into your Windows Azure account. Don’t have an account? Sign-up for a free trial here.


Install WCF RIA Services v1.0 SP1 Beta – missing Silverlight 4 developer runtime?

     If you see the following dialog popping up while trying to install WCF RIA Services v1.0 SP1 Beta (via links from http://www.silverlight.net/getstarted/riaservices/), it means Silverlight 4 developer runtime is missing on your machine. The reason could be that the recent windows update have installed the newer version of Silverlight 4 plug-ins, which has overriden the older developer runtime….


WCF RIA Services V1.0 SP1 Beta has shipped!

Check out the bits at http://www.silverlight.net/getstarted/riaservices/ Install WCF RIA Services SP1 Beta for Silverlight 4 Install WCF RIA Services SP1 Beta for Silverlight 4 and Visual Studio 2010 Install the WCF RIA Services October 2010 Toolkit for WCF RIA Services SP1 Beta What are included in these new bits: – WCF RIA Services SP1 Beta:…


Multiple application services in one RIA Services app

I’ve been able to set up multiple application services for one RIA Services app, while each application services have its own user definition and rules for authentication. I’ve heard customers wanting this kind of configuration for their sites, for example, a standard user authentication mechanism co-exists in their app with another one that’s for VIP users only, with different…


Learn Silverlight 2 from scratch

Q: Why should I use Silverlight 2? A: Nowadays Internet provides an invaluable platform for people to be informed of what’s happening around the world. I cannot imagine a life without Internet, considering the conveniences it brings to us. Want to find out where to have dinner tonight? Booking a vacation without calling? Lost directions when driving? Sure, open a…


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…