Free Microsoft E-Learning Courses

Course 5230 – Developing Enhanced Web Experience with Microsoft ASP.NET for AJAXAvailable January 23, 2007. Course 2915 – Working With ADO.NET 2.0 Within Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0Learn about the exciting new ASP.NET 2.0 data source model, the data-binding mechanism, and the process of connecting a Web control to a data source element. Course 2913: Creating Your…


Enabling WCF performance counters

The documentation relating to how to enable performance counters for WCF services is wrong.The correct syntax to enable performance counters for a WCF service through the config file of the hosting application is as follows: <configuration>  <system.serviceModel>    <diagnostics performanceCounters=”All” />  </system.serviceModel></configuration>

Free Microsoft .NET related ebooks from Apress

A few free electronic books on the Microsoft .NET technologies (although on version 1.1) from Apress:COM and .NET InteroperabilityDissecting a C# Application: Inside SharpDevelopProgramming VB .NET: A Guide For Experienced Programmers

"TCP/IP Fundamentals for Microsoft Windows" free ebook

You can download a PDF version of the online book here.This ebook “is a structured, introductory approach to the basic concepts and principles of the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) protocol suite, how the most important protocols function, and their basic configuration in the Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 and Windows® XP operating systems. This book is primarily a…


PowerShell v1.0 is RTM!

Yes, yet another RTM release! After IE7, after Office Sytem 2007, after Windows Vista and after WinFX 3.0 also PowerShell is now released in its final (for now) version.PowerShell v1.0 for XPPowerShell v1.0 for Windows 2003PowerShell v1.0 RC2 for Windows Vista RC1

WinFX 3.0 RTM is out!!

The RTM version of WinFX 3.0 is avalable for download!Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Redistributable PackageMicrosoft® Windows® Software Development Kit for Windows Vista™ and .NET Framework 3.0 Runtime ComponentsVisual Studio 2005 extensions for .NET Framework 3.0 (Windows Workflow Foundation)

Free "Visual Studio .NET Tips and Tricks" ebook

You can download for free the electronic version of the book “Visual Studio .NET Tips and Tricks” by Minh T. Nguyen published by InfoQ. It is a nice book covering the Visual Studio .NET 2002, 2003, and 2005 Beta 1 releases.


Free online/offline training on WinFX dev technologies from Microsoft Learning

Free training on WinFX 3.0 development technologies (i.e. WCF, WF and WPF) at Microsoft Learning:Clinic 5137: Introduction to Developing with Windows® Communication Foundation and Visual Studio® 2005Clinic 5136: Introduction to Developing with Windows® Workflow Foundation and Visual Studio® 2005Clinic 5135: Introduction to Developing with Windows® Presentation Foundation and Visual Studio® 2005