Events This Week – October 12th, 2010

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest: Webinar: Intro to Machine Learning for .NET Tuesday, October 12, 2010 10:00 AM, Online The purpose of this session is to demystify the central ideas behind pattern recognition and machine learning…


Events This Week – September 13th, 2010

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest: Pittsburgh .NET Users Group – ASP.NET MVC and Silverlight Playing Nice Tuesday, September 14, 2010 5:30 PM, Pittsburgh, PA This presentation by Steve Hook guides the group through creating a very…


New Show on Channel 9: Web Camps TV

Hosted by James Senior, and with guest Phil Haack from the ASP.NET team (the primary owner of ASP.NET MVC), this inaugural episode features a discussion of ASP.NET MVC 3, Preview 1, which was recently released. You can find out all the details about the show here. Video embedded after the break, click through to watch,…


Events This Week – August 23rd, 2010

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest…don’t miss yours truly, speaking at CapArea .NET UG in Vienna, VA tomorrow night on Visual Studio 2010: NOVA SQL User Group Meeting Monday, August 23, 2010 7:00 PM, Vienna, VA This…


Events This Week – August 16th, 2010

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest…this list includes events imported from the UGSS event calendar, and all events entered in Community Megaphone are also automatically synced to the UGSS event calendar: HRSSUG August Meeting Wednesday, August 18,…


Community Megaphone Podcast Show #5 – Steve Michelotti

Show #5 of the Community Megaphone Podcast is now available! In this episode, Dane and I chat with Steve Michelotti. We discuss ASP.NET MVC 2, the software craftsmanship movement, and more. Want to keep up with all the latest episodes? You can subscribe to our RSS feed, follow the show on Twitter, or become a…


Events This Week – March 8th, 2010

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest…this list includes events imported from the UGSS event calendar, and all events entered in Community Megaphone are also automatically synced to the UGSS event calendar: PGHDOTNET March Meeting – PGHDOTNET and…


Events This Week – March 1st, 2010

Is it March already? Really? Well, at least maybe we’re closer to the end of all this snow now… Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest…this list includes events imported from the UGSS event calendar, and all events…


ASP.NET MVC, Strongly-Typed Views, LINQ to SQL, and IDENTITY_INSERT

Given some of the recent discussions and debates over the value of ASP.NET Web Forms (with which I have deep experience) and ASP.NET MVC, I thought I would immerse myself more deeply into MVC. To that end, I’m doing some prototyping with the ASP.NET MVC 2 release that shipped with Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2….

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Debates, DNN, and MVC

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of years, you’ve probably heard that there’s a new kid on the ASP.NET block, called ASP.NET MVC. Likewise, you may have heard some folks suggest that the release of ASP.NET MVC (and the coming release of ASP.NET MVC 2) heralds the death of Web…