msdn Flash Newsletter, Volume 14, Number 10

Model-View-Controller for the Masses Joe Stagner starts a new "ASP.NET MVC for the Rest of Us" video series with 3 videos showing how to write an MVC application. Enterprise Patterns with WCF RIA Services WCF RIA Services were introduced to streamline the end-to-end experience of developing multi-tier, data-driven RIAs. Yet a common forum question is…

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alt.msdn – What Media Says on MS Development

Dojo father talks on how HTML 5 and JavaScript will take mobile web application development to the next level. Dino Esposito shows how ASP.NET made encoding HTML easier due to a new syntax and a new subsystem. Matthew Podwysocki delivers a new chapter on his series about Reactive Extensions for JavaScript (a simpler, alternative approach…

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Gone With The Week (Mar 15 – 19, 2010)

What did media have to say about .NET and development in general while most of attention was caught on MIX 2010?   How to Build Mobile Websites with ASP.NET MVC 2 and Visual Studio 2010 Jess Chadwick teaches variety of approaches for customizing web pages for mobile devices. (DevConnections) Microsoft Doubles Down on jQuery Michael…

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Gone With The Week (Mar 1 – 5, 2010)

The following is a selection of five news about .NET development published on independent media. Problematic pair programming Larry O’Brien explores reasons why pair programming is the least adopted of the Extreme Programming practices and ways to deal with its challenges. (Software Development Times) Redesign VB IDE Dialogs Karl Peterson unleashes ways to tweak VB…

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brownfield development – other ideas?

If you haven’t been following it over the last couple of months, we’ve been running a series of articles about brownfield development – authored by James Kovacs, Kyle Baley, and Donald Belcham.  The big idea here is that rather than have yet another article or set of articles about implementing some new technology from the…


ASP.NET Presentation Patterns

In a layered Web app, the presentation layer is just as important as navigation logic, business logic, and data access. In the December 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, Dino Esposito examines some design patterns for building an ASP.NET presentation layer, starting with the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern—the root of all patterns specifically targeted to the UI.

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Browser Interoperability In Silverlight 2

Silverlight provides a browser interoperability layer that allows managed code to access the document object model (DOM) of the underlying page. At the same time, JavaScript code running in the page can access the XAML content of the plug-in and even make modifications. In the November 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, Dino Esposito discusses the…

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ASP.NET AJAX 4.0 and Data-driven Apps

Using AJAX, many tasks that were traditionally performed on the server can happen in the browser instead. But many developers would still like the full power and flexibility of server apps at their disposal. In the October 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, Bertrand Le Roy demonstrates three iterations of a page written with classic postback,…

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Test Run: Request/Response Testing with Windows PowerShell

The most fundamental form of Web testing is HTTP request/response testing. This involves programmatically sending an HTTP request to the Web application, fetching the HTTP response, and examining the response for an expected value. In the May 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, James McCaffrey shows you how to use Windows PowerShell to perform request/response testing…

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Cutting Edge: AJAX Design Patterns and Client-Side Templates

In the May 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, Dino Esposito continued his discussion of AJAX programming by introducing the Single-Page Interface (SPI) model for Web app development and describing some AJAX design patterns that follow from the SPI model. In the June 2008 installment of the Cutting Edge column, Dino extends the SPI model to…

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