Using WCF Tester with Azure

If you’ve tried to use the wcf testing tool wcftestclient.exe (\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\WcfTestClient.exe) which comes with visual studio on an azure project, you will probably have come across this problem… As the WCF service runs locally or in the cloud hosted in azure you will notice that the addresses are different between…


Entity Framework 4.0

With .net 4.0 comes Entity Framework 4.0 which will help with data access and rapid development of database projects! (Don’t worry if you’ve only seen one version of EF before now, this is only the second release). A while back now in PDC was the session with Shyam Pather and Chris Anderson demoing new features…


Code Contracts with .Net 4.0

I don’t know how many times I have seen a method which I have been trying to debug with a whole stack of parameter checking code at the start of the method to ensure nothing weird happens with unexpected input.  This subsequently caused the nicely abstracted methods to be less abstract than originally intended.  Thankfully…