How to Build REST apps on .NET using WCF

There’s a new screencast series on building services using the WCF part of .NET.  The first few are already available.  The first one is the basic “Hello World” example, the next couple cover REST:   How to build a WCF Service using Visual Studio 2008, and .NET 3.5. (10 minutes) Creating a HI-REST GET Service…

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SAP Enterprise Services Explorer for .NET (Visual Studio) does WCF

via http://dedjo.blogspot.com/2008/03/localization-fix-for-sap-esa-explorer.html SAP just released a sneak preview of an add-in for Visual Studio 2005 that they call “SAP Enterprise Services Explorer for Microsoft .NET “.  It feels like a misnomer to me, because it’s not for .NET, which is the name of the programming framework.  It’s for Visual Studio, which is the name of…

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Develop Ruby in Visual Studio (on VS Shell?)

Where’s Ruby?  There is a 3rd-party Ruby (and Rails) developer capability built on top of Visual Studio. It’s called Ruby In Steel – you can find it here http://www.sapphiresteel.com . This is one of those deals where you license Visual Studio, then you license the Ruby In Steel thing, and off you go.  But the…

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From the Treasured Gems Dept: GotCodeSnippets.net

There are two kinds of developers who use Visual Studio 2005: The ones who know about and use gotcodesnippets.net, and the ones who will soon know about and use that site. In Word, there are macros.   In the emacs text editor, you can define extensions using elisp.  VS2005 has this handy little feature called code…

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Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Update for Windows Vista, Beta

Microsoft have released the Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Update for Windows Vista, Beta!  What a mouthful!  What is this thing?  Well, back in September, Microsoft revealed that Visual Studio 2005 would not work on Windows Vista, when Vista first shipped.  At that time Jay Roxe of Microsoft said there would be an update…

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Open Source and Visual Studio

Subversion or CVS with VS.NET? Microsoft’s forthcoming Visual Studio Team System will include source code control, integrated defect tracking, testing, reports, and a bunch of other project management and project governance tools and capabilities. All built in and integrated. BUT! That does not mean that there are not other options, even open source options. AnkhSVN…

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