WPF Control Templates – An Overview

In several of my discussions with customers around WPF in the recent past, I got asked a bunch of questions around Control Templating. Most of them can be summarized to one – “how do control templates work”. Control Templating is fairly fundamental to WPF development, and unlike some niche features like WPF 3D, a good…

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New Drops for ASP.Net 3.5 Extensions CTP and Entity Framework Beta

Scott Guthrie announced a CTP release for ASP.Net Extensions available for public download. Lots of exciting features that you can play with, including the new ASP.Net MVC Framework, as well as the Entity Framework. ASP.Net 3.5 Extensions CTP MVC Toolkit Extras Quick Starts   Also download the beta 3 build of Entity Framework Tools for…

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Great article on Communications As A Service

It is becoming increasingly obvious that designing telecommunication architectures in a service oriented way actually makes a lot of sense.  Joe Hofstader, another Architect on our team, has tons of experience building service based solutions for the telecom industry. Check out his article on Caas here. Joe does an excellent job in positioning a Caas…

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.NET Product Roadmap Announcements

If you have seen Scott Guthrie’s recent post on the .Net Web Product roadmap, also check out my team mate Harry Mower’s post. Harry adds some more information  about the impact of the roadmap on media serving, specifically highlighting features of IIS 7 and Windows Media Services 2008.   Sean Alexander also adds more information…

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