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 (APR 12 – 16, 2010)

Take a look to what independent media was covering while Visual Studio 2010, .NET 4.0 and Silverlight 4 were launched.   RIA at Work: Silverlight 4 Released Kathleen Richards discusses the fourth version of Silverlight, its features and especially extensibility and companion goodies like the Silverlight Toolkit or WCF RIA Services. (Redmond Developer News) IronRuby…

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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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Silverlight 2 Web Parts for SharePoint

Silverlight and SharePoint provide a simple, yet powerful, infrastructure for building intranet and extranet applications with sophisticated user interface designs and interactions. In the November 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, Steve Fox and Paul Stubbs demonstrate how to build a SharePoint Web Part as a wrapper for a Silverlight application. See our MSDN Magazine archives…

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Data Points: Silverlight 2 and Web Services

Whether Web services are supplied by third parties or custom services hosted on the same server as your Silverlight app, Silverlight can request data, consume the data, and pass data back and forth between the client application and Web services. In the November 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, John Papa explains how to call and…

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Cutting Edge: Building A Secure AJAX Service Layer

A major advantage of AJAX and Silverlight applications is that they can transparently and continuously interact with a back-end service. The problem is that they run over HTTP, which wasn’t designed with security in mind. In the September 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, Dino Esposito shows you how to protect these back-end services from unauthorized…

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Data Points: Silverlight, WCF, and Services

Silverlight 2 data-binding features are simple to implement and let your apps communicate via WCF services with line-of-business applications, databases, and other services in your organization. In the September 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, John Papa demonstrate how to build a Silverlight 2 UI that communicates through WCF to interact with business entities and a…

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Data-Centric Web Applications With Silverlight 2

Silverlight contains many of the tools you need in order to consume data and support Web services and XML. But to enable full data connectivity, you must map your data operations to Web service methods. In the September 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, Shawn Wildermuth demonstrates how ADO.NET Data Services and LINQ simplify support for…

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Building Composite Applications With WPF

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Silverlight provide developers with a simple, declarative means of quickly and easily delivering applications with rich user experiences. But as the number of moving parts increases, keeping the project under control becomes exponentially more difficult. In the September 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, Glenn Block explains what a composite application…

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Custom Controls for Silverlight 2

Silverlight 2 features a rich and robust control model that is the basis for the controls included in the platform and for third-party control packages. You can also use this control model to build controls of your own. In the August 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, Jeff Prosise describes how to build a SimpleButton control…

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