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The PDC That Took Weeks to Digest

I was there:  PDC 2008, when Windows Azure was announced.  Reactions in the crowd, admittedly, ranged from “great, not even the keynote presenter can pronounce it consistently” to “I expected more pizzazz from the Don and Chris keynote.” It’s hard to picture, at first, how any of this cloud stuff is relevant.  Do I really… Read more

My friend Faisal pinged me to let me know about a project that he has been working on with Kazi Manzur Rashid called  It is similar to DIGG and DotNetKicks, and based off their open source project called KIGG.  The site looks very slick, and is built upon ASP.NET MVC.  Check it out!… Read more

Using ASP.NET Dynamic Data with the Windows Workflow Foundation Rules Engine

In this post, I will show how to use the Windows Workflow Foundation rules engine to provide business logic for a Dynamic Data Entites Web Application.  We will show how to change business rules without modifying code, drive the application based on a logical entity model, and map the entity model to a data store…. Read more