Ajax Patterns, the C# 3.0 Way

Ajax patterns represent solutions to common problems facing the developers of Ajax applications. The patternhood of these solutions stems from the fact that they tend to come up over and over again; they’re not one-offs. The book Ajax Design Patterns covers 70 such patterns. The code samples (i.e., for the code running in the browser)…

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Deploying Volta Web Applications

A typical Volta application comprises client and server elements. For a web application (Volta also works with WinForms applications) this translates into deploying to the server the content to be downloaded to and then executed by the client, as well as the code that will execute on the server. The Volta developer guidance contains a…

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Tier-split Refactoring WinForms Applications with Volta

The Volta quickstart as well as Wes’ blog post Volta: Redefining Web Development tier-split an application that runs entirely in the browser. The refactoring yields a distributed application comprising a browser-resident client and a service. This transformation showcases two aspects of the Volta recompiler at the same time: architectural reshaping and retargeting. However they are…

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Volta: The Power of Lingua Franca

Earlier today we released the Live Labs Volta Technology Preview. There are already a few blog posts covering Volta from several team members, including Danny van Velzen, Harish Kantamneni, Jeffrey van Gogh, and Wes Dyer; Erik Meijer also posted an entry on Lambda-the-ultimate. Here I’d like to clarify an aspect that is starting to come…

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