How to upgrade from .NET Framework 1.0 to .NET Framework 3.5

With .NET 3.5 being released about the end of the year at the same time as Visual Studio 2008 it’s a good time to look around for any remaining .NET 1.0 or .NET 1.1 applications and consider upgrading them. How do you do it? Does it seem overwhelming? Read on here’s some advice… First upgrade…


WF Persistence and Tracking Services for Oracle and MySQL

From the MSDN Forums Dean Ward announces the v0.3.0.0 release of WFTools, an open source project on Codeplex. If you want to use Windows Workflow Foundation but your database is not SQL Server please check it out.


My First Silverlight Streaming Project

I had a short video that I needed to share with family this weekend so I thought I’d try out the Silverlight streaming service that’s currently free. I started out with this guide Your Video to Silverlight Streaming 101 which seemed pretty straight forward. The first part is easy, get Expression Encoder installed and run…


What Workflow Activities Work For You?

The Windows Workflow Foundation team is building new stuff. Want a peek at some ideas that we have? We’re asking for input into our future direction and we need existing WF developers to give feedback on the activities available. Help us out, click the survey here it should only take you 15 minutes. The survey…


Details about .NET Framework updates coming

The .NET Framework 3.5 is shipping later this year at the same time as Visual Studio 2008. The .NET Framework 3.5 is an additive release, meaning that it adds functionality in terms of classes in assemblies to the previous versions 3.0 and 2.0 of the .NET Framework. Since .NET Framework 3.5 doesn’t replace (or install…


Xero and Microsoft Case Study

From Rod Drury, read this Microsoft case study about a great new Software as a Service (SAAS) product.


Pantry Workflow at Coding for Fun

Check out this use of Windows Workflow Foundation.


New Microsoft CRM codename “Titan”

Philip Richardson has started blogging about new features coming in MS CRM codename “Titan”. I’ll watch out for more information about the workflow capabilities provided by Windows Workflow Foundation. Link: