Build 2012 Sessions on Windows 8 Development.

I thought I’d put together a list of the interesting Windows 8 Sessions at Build so you can use it for your self-study. Most of the sessions are 1 hour in length. If you want to see all of the Windows 8 Sessions then this link will help you. https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2012?sort=sequential&direction=desc&term=&t=windows-8 I hope this helps. TITLE…

0

Build 2012 Conferences Sessions on Asp.Net and IIS.

I shared this with the rest of my team today. We all support IIS and Asp.Net and I thought that these sessions from Build are very interesting. Session Name URL Running Time BUILD 2012 Day 2 Keynote https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2012/1-002 1 hour 38 Minutes Angle Brackets, Curly Braces, One ASP.NET and the Cloud https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2012/3-027 1 Hour. Building…

0

Using the new Git For Windows Client to review the Open Source Asp.Net Web Stack.

As the Asp.Net Source is now Open Source I like being able to view what has changed and what has been checked in. Here are the steps I used to do this. (With help from http://haacked.com/archive/2012/05/30/using-github-for-windows-with-non-github-repositories.aspx) 1) Register an account on http://www.github.com and register an account with http://www.codeplex.com 2) Install the new GitHub for Windows…

0

Link List for Friday the 8th of June 2012.

Hello, I’ve missed a couple of weeks as I had a dearth of good links to share with you. I don’t have a lot this week either but there are some interesting ones out there. Meet the new Windows Azure There was a live keynote about this last night and I’ve not had the chance…

0

May 11th 2012 Link List.

Hello, as I mentioned a while ago I was trying to use Friday to put the links that I found most useful during the preceding week. I’ve since discovered that this might be considered a type of content curation which is a new phrase to me but one that is interesting. I think it’s really…

0

Asp.Net MVC 3 versus Asp.Net Web Forms Performance.

I recently worked with a customer who was migrating their site from Asp.Net Web Forms to Asp.Net MVC 3. They saw some differences in page execution time and came to us asking for more information. In this case the MVC code was slower than the equivalent Web Forms page. Data Class The customer started with…

2

May 4th 2012 Link Day

As they say on Star Wars day “May the 4th be with you” . Here are the interesting links I have read this week with some comments Async Targeting Pack for Visual Studio 2011 http://blogs.msdn.com/b/pfxteam/archive/2012/04/26/10297848.aspx Looking forward to playing with Async on my Visual Studio 2011 install now. Client Certificate Authentication in FTP 7 http://blogs.iis.net/robert_mcmurray/archive/2012/04/26/configuring-ftp-client-certificate-authentication-in-ftp-7.aspx  …

0

Commerce Server and the MSCS_CatalogScratch Database and Maintenance.

Thanks to Charles Teague for providing some of the technical detail for this article. We’ll cover what the MSCS_CatalogScratch does in Commerce Server and how to maintain it either via VBScript or SQL Server Maintenance plans.   1) What’s the Catalog Scratch Database? The Catalog Scratch Database is a database used to store the results…

0

The rise of the new Group Think and if cubesOpen plan is the way to go.

I’ve recently read this article and it really resonated with me as I have spent the best part of the last 17 years working in a cube farm. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/15/opinion/sunday/the-rise-of-the-new-groupthink.html?_r=2&pagewanted=all Here’s two of my favourite parts of the article. “What distinguished programmers at the top-performing companies wasn’t greater experience or better pay. It was how much…

0

Modern Web Development Resources.

Last week I was on an Asp.Net MVC and HTML 5 training course. Sometimes I find it really useful to take a step back (out of the debugger) and look at how people are developing modern Web applications on the Microsoft Web Platform today. I’ve compiled this short list of resources that I am finding…

0