.NET Framework 3.5 Namespace Poster

A couple of nights ago, I presented on web development fundamentals at the CMAP .NET Essentials SIG. One of the things we talked about was the fact that the .NET Framework is pretty large, so a challenge for new devs is figuring out where everything they’re interested in lives within the framework. One tool that…


The .NET Framework Client Profile, Explained

If you’ve wondered just what the new .NET Framework Client Profile, introduced in .NET 3.5 SP1, is and when it applies, you may find this explanation by Jaime Rodriguez enlightening. Share this post :


.NET Framework 3.5 Enhancements Training Kit

This has been out for a bit, but I was recently reminded about it, so I figured it was worth a post. If you’re looking for a resource to learn about (or share what you know about) some of the cool new enhancements to .NET 3.5 that came out with SP1, you can find a…


MSDN Roadshow Slides and Demo Code

I want to say a big THANK YOU (I did say big, didn’t I?) to everyone who attended the MSDN Roadshow events this week in Roanoke, VA and Baltimore, MD. Several people requested copies of the slides and demos for the presentations, and I’ve uploaded the decks and demos for my presentations, and you can…


MSDN Roadshow Rides Again – THIS WEEK!

If you haven’t yet registered for the MSDN Roadshow events taking place this week in Roanoke and Baltimore, you’re almost out of time. I’ll be storming Roanoke tomorrow with my road trip buds Zhiming Xue and Ashish Jaiman for a full day of web development goodness. Here’s the agenda:   8:30-9:00 Registration and Welcome 9:00-10:15…


Events this Week – September 29th, 2008

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 9:00 AM: MSDN Mid-Atlantic Roadshow – MSDN Roadshow is a series of local Microsoft MSDN events for developers, architects and to some extent designers and database professionals. They are delivered by your local…


Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Beta and Silverlight Tools Beta 1

Important note for folks who are planning to try the beta of Visual Studio 2008 SP1: Microsoft Silverlight Tools Beta 1 for Visual Studio 2008 is not compatible with Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Beta.   The good news is that Silverlight Tools Beta 2 for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 is coming soon.  Until then you will…


ScottGu on Visual Studio 2008 SP1

Scott has a deep and informative post on what’s coming in Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 beta 1 that is a must-read. Tons of feature info, screenshots, and more.


Visual Studio 2008 and .NET FX 3.5 SP1 Beta available now

Read the whole thing here: Today we released a Beta of Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1.   Traditionally our service packs address a range of issues found both through customer and partner feedback as well as our own internal testing.  While this service pack holds true to that theme and delivers…


MIXing up Video Apps

A cool app from Steve Marx, via the ReMIX07 Boston blog: For posting videos of sessions from ReMIX07 Boston, we took a pretty simple approach, using the Media control built into the ASP.NET Futures July 2007 release to embed videos in the site. If you’re looking for something a little more substantial for your site,…