Exposing a Workflow as a WCF Service in Visual Studio 2008 beta 1

Serge Luca has created a walkthrough on “Exposing a Workflow as a WCF Service in Visual Studio 2008 beta 1”. In this post he guides the reader step-by-step through the new Send and Receive activities in Visual Studio 2008 beta 1 (formerly “Orcas”) and in the .Net Framework 3.5. From creating the service contract, adding a…

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DinnerNow.net 1.3 for Visual Studio "Orcas" beta 1

Last Friday the Connected Systems Evangelism team released an update to the DinnerNow.net application.  DinnerNow is a fictitious marketplace where customers can order food from local restaurants for delivery to their home or office. This sample application is designed to demonstrate how you can develop a connected application using several new Microsoft technologies, including: IIS7,…

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The .NET Show discusses ASP.NET AJAX Extensions

In this episode of the the .NET Show Matt Gibbs, prinicpal development manager, and Brad Abrams, group program manager, join the .NET Show to discuss and demonstrate the new ASP.NETAJAX Extensions, which enables you to quickly create Web pages that include a rich user experience with responsive and familiar user interface (UI) elements. The download…

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Visual Studio Code Name "Orcas" Beta 1 Team Suite is available for download

Microsoft VP (Soma) Somasegar announced today on his blog the availability of Visual Studio Code Name “Orcas” Beta 1 Team Suite. This is the first official beta that is put out in public. Some CTP releases have been made available in the past. The .iso images should be available soon. But for now the Virtual…

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ISV Innovation Day on Windows Server "Longhorn", Visual Studio "Orcas" and SQL BI

Next Tuesday – April 24 – our Belgian ISV team is organizing an Innovation Day on the next generation of our development platform. A extract from the invite: A top-class development platform is not only a set of excellent development tools, it’s also the underlying infrastructure platform and the ability to integrate all that technology that can…

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IntelliSense support for JavaScript and ASP.NET AJAX rocks in Visual Studio "Orcas"

Yesterday I listed ASP.NET AJAX as one of the technologies discussed. During my talk I mentioned that IntelliSense support for JavaScript and ASP.NET AJAX programming would be available in Visual Studio “Orcas”. Meanwhile I downloaded the March CTP of “Orcas” and it rocks! This CTP is the first build having this support. Jeff King of the…

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