Fun with GeoRSS, Virtual Earth and WCF Syndication

WCF Syndication APIs are great. In just a couple of hours I wrote a simple GeoRSS feed, a fairly high level library to encapsulate the details of common entities (lines, points, polygons), all unit tests and a mashup with VE to test it. I only encountered a couple of incompatibilities and problems (mainly related to…

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Enabling RSS in LitwareHR

LitwareHR codebase now targets Visual Studio 2008 (beta 2). I believe many few changes are required for RTM, but we are still working on those details. Anyway, .NET APIs in .NET 3.5 are richer and allowed us to offer a few fancy features almost for free. One of such features is a “multi-tenant”, customizations aware…

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Integration with Silverlight Streaming in LitwareHR

One feature demonstrated in LitwareHR is the ability to augment LitwareHR’s capabilities by leveraging a "building block" service provided by a 3rd party. In our fictitious scenario the ISV (Litware), neither wants to become an expert on media streaming, nor wants to incur in capital expenses of building a reliable, global content delivery network for…

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LitwareHR v2.0 and the Database Performance Guide

Those of you who follow our community web site (www.codeplex.com/litwarehr) must have noticed that we released two new pieces of guidance: LitwareHR V2.0 – an enhanced version of LitwareHR Multitenant Database Performance Guide How to get the docs and bits? http://www.codeplex.com/LitwareHR/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx What is demonstrated? These two deliverables cover the "building" aspect of Software + Services,…

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