Quick tip [link]: WCF RIA Services SP1 and WCF RIA Services Toolkit October 2010

Yesterday WCF RIA Services V1.0 SP1 Beta along with WCF RIA Services October toolkit were released. Notable updates, read the details on the blog post below: Improved Business Application Template Support for Complex Objects Shared Entities across multiple DomainServices Localization in 10 languages including French (no Dutch though) With WCF RIA Services Toolkit: Domain service…

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Internet Explorer 9 – Platform Preview 6 is out

IE9 Platform Previews have been out since March 2010, with a new version hitting the site every eight weeks more or less. Even after the release of Internet Explorer 9 Beta, in September 2010, this is still no different. The platform previews deliver new rendering updates so they are the most up to date version…

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Quick tip: using the WP Connect utility instead of Zune client (Windows Phone 7)

Deploying and debugging your Windows Phone 7 applications on a device requires Zune client software to be running. However, Zune client software blocks access to your local media database making it impossible to debug anything using media APIs. This may include photo choosers and launchers, XNA and Silverlight playback of media elements. The solution is…

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REMIX10: (r)Experience the conference with full recorded content online

REMIX10 Belgium took place at the end of September 2010 in De Montil, Affligem. We managed to bring together a great combination of Microsoft Corp speakers as well as some local community speakers. As traditionally with REMIX events, two content tracks were available: Web Developer and User Experience. Today, all the content from the recorded…

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Don’t miss PDC 2010, wherever you are

Microsoft Professional Developers Conference 2010 is almost here: next Thursday 28th and Friday 29th October the conference is taking place in Redmond at the Microsoft campus. While only a select group of people has had the chance to get a ticket to personally attend, don’t let this assume you’ll miss any of it. PDC 2010…

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Quick tip: Changing document and browser mode with developer toolbar (Internet Explorer 9)

The Developer Toolbar in Internet Explorer 9 Beta, which you can call by pressing F12, allows you to set the current page’s Document and Browser modes. Useful when having issues with some older sites, but also when checking rendering for your own site with different settings.      ‘Quick tip’ posts are short, useful posts…

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Quick tip [link]: the PerformanceProgressBar (Windows Phone 7)

The ProgressBar control available in Windows Phone 7 has a poor performance when in ‘indeterminate’ state. Jeff Wilcox, a developer on the Silverlight team has created a new template you can apply to the built-in control: the PerformanceProgressBar. This new template does not change the control’s usage but makes it much more performing by offloading…

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TechEd Africa: slides and resources from my Windows Phone 7 sessions

Thanks for all who attended my sessions during TechEd Africa in Durban this past week. In this post you can access my slides and some links directly, related to the content of my “Designing and developing a Windows Phone 7 Silverlight Application End-to-End”. I do want to mention that presenting at the event was a…

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Silverlight Media Framework 2.2 released with Windows Phone 7 Support

Silverlight Media Framework (SMF) is an open source framework that allows developers to build great custom media players for IIS Smooth Streaming delivery. SMF has been around for some time and now with version 2.2 the download provides full support implementing high-end video experiences for Windows Phone 7 applications. SMF is built on a proven…

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SQL Server Day 2010 registrations open

For the third year in a row the Belgian SQL Server User Group is organizing SQL Server Day, together with Microsoft and their partners. This year the event takes place on Thursday December 2nd 2010, at the San Marco Village near Antwerp. The event will cover topics like SQL Azure, SQL Server 2008 R2 and…

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