Meet Me at PDC2008 — T-05 Weeks and Counting

It’s getting close!!!!!! The nature of software development is radically changing. At PDC2008 Ray Ozzie will lay out Microsoft’s vision for cloud computing and building applications that seamlessly bridge the gaps between PC, Web and mobile devices. In our first keynote Ray will talk about the new world of Software Plus Services, with Bob Muglia…

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REST in WCF Series

Rob Bagby is in the midst of a blog series on REST in WCF and been building a series of screencasts on the same subject (in conjunction with Ron Jacobs). Since it’s such an interesting topic, especially to AJAX developers I thought I’d share them here. Blog Series: REST in WCF – Part I (REST…

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Website Optimization: Speed, Search Engine & Conversion Rate Secrets

Website Optimization: Speed, Search Engine & Conversion Rate Secrets: Andrew King: BooksISBN: 0596515081ISBN-13: 9780596515089 The folks at O’Reilly recently published this gem ! From the book description: This book is a comprehensive guide to the tips, techniques, secrets, standards, and methods of website optimization. From increasing site traffic to maximizing leads, from revving up responsiveness…

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Updating my Centos 5.2 System to use PHP 5.2.6

I’m working on my demos for ZendCon and updating a PHP Chat application built on the Microsoft Ajax Client Libraries and the PHPMSAJAX codeplex project. Since I want to use a JSON serializer and PHP 5.2 has one built in, I wanted to upgrade the default PHP version on CentOS (5.1) to 5.2. To do…

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Dynamic Data with Stored Procedures

So there is this very smart guy on the ASP.NET team named David Hunter who is one of the guys working on Dynamic Data ! He has just added a sample of using Dynamic Data with Stored Procedures to the Dynamic Data Samples on CodePlex. Click [ HERE ] for the Sample Project home page….

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I’m Deep Fried – It’s live today !

The Deep Fried Bytes guys caught  up with me at DevLink and we had a talk about developer security needs, mistakes, activities, etc ! Listen Here http://deepfriedbytes.com/

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Today’s .NET IQ Test ?

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PHP for the Microsoft AJAX Library – new Release!

Christian Wenz has pushed a new release of he PHP libraries for the Microsoft AJAX libraries with support version 3.5. Get it here on Codeplex http://www.codeplex.com/phpmsajax

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Is this a Visual Studio IQ Test ?

Note that the IIS component list of items to install is EMPTY !!! And, I WAS running as Admin ! The real problem was that a CGI process that I was playing with stopped IIS. Sometimes we gotta laugh at ourselves 🙂

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