TechEd 2007 – TLA406 Downloads, CAB Solution Patterns

Again one blog entry from the future;) I hope you enjoyed my session about Composite UI Application Block and Smart Client Software Factories at TechEd Europe in Barcelona, as well. I know this session was fully packaged and the time was very short for digging into all of the details of the framework componets I…

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TechEd 2007 – OFF306 Downloads, Restaurant Community

I thought I’ll publish the demos of my TechEd sessions… so I am writing kind of in a time-travel-style here;). I hope you enjoyed the littel fun-demo-session on Wednesday at TechEd in Barcelona on Office Development. Here you can find the complete VS2008 solution and demo parts that I used for building the litte community solution…

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Digitally Signing Office Open XML Packages

As I just answered this question for a customer: of course it is possible to digitally sign Office Open XML file format packages. This is a core part of the Open Packaging Convention which is based on open standards such as W3C XML Digital Signatures and X.509 certificates. You can even apply more signatures on…

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Generating Word Documents on the Server (Part 2) – Dynamically Adding Content Controls / Structured Document Tags (SDT) using System.IO.Packaging

This blog entry is all about dynamically adding content controls on the server to a word document and binding them to content of a custom XML data island which is generated on the server as well! You can download the sample code here. With my last blog entry I started a little series about generating…

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ECMA Office Open XML – Options for Generating Word Documents (on the server;))

In my last workshops together with Andreas about ECMA Office Open XML file formats I demonstrated a way for generating Word documents using the packaging API and custom XML data islands. But actually the possibility I presented in the workshop is not the only one… and I have to admit… it’s not the easiest one….

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Expresison Web and ASP.NET AJAX Presentation @ University

Last Monday I did a 2 hour nearly demo-only session at the technical university in Vienna to show some of the nitty-gritty details of ASP.NET AJAX. It was a more detailled version (especially in demos on the AJAX stuff) of the portal I created at our last Big Days road show. As the task was…

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.NET Framework ClickOnce Applications with Mozilla Firefox

Maybe some of you know this for a longer period of time, already. But for me it was just new – a plug-in for Mozilla Firefox that allows you to install .NET Framework ClickOnce applications. That’s a nice tool… You can find it here…

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Big>Days 2007 Evaluations of my Sessions…

Last week in our team JourFixe we had a short presentation from Barbara, event owner of the Big>Days 2007 road show, on statistics and event evaluations. I am really very happy that – in terms of session and presentaiton quality – the four top-sessions are from the developer sessions Max put together and organized for…

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Finally it’s out – Acropolis CTP 1 Released

Finally it’s out – the successor of Smart Client Software Factory and Composite UI Application Block is released in a first CTP. Since September 2006 I’ve been waiting for that moment – that was the time when I saw the first version of Acropolis and it’s little Domain Specific Language in action for the first…

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ECMA Office Open XML Workshop with Austria PRO and Technical University Vienna – for Developers

Yesterday Andreas and I delivered a developer-workshop on the ECMA Office Open XML File Formats together with Austria PRO, one of Austria’s leading standardization organization in cooperation with Austria’s chamber of economics, and the Technical University Vienna. Thanks to Univ. Prof. Christian Huemer from Austria PRO and TU Vienna and to Gerhard Göschl from Microsoft…

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