Interested in learning more on OPEN XML?

I recently got a query from a customer for information on Open XML development and compiled a couple of links so sharing here as well: Good background on Open XML and link to technical preview: Office Document: Open XML Markup Explained (book download) Office Sample: Building Server-Side Document Generation Solutions Using the Open XML Object…


Silverlight + ASP.NET AJAX + WCF

I started working on a sample that demonstrated a Silverlight 1.0 application that leveraged ASP.NET AJAX to make web service calls written using WCF but like all good developers I searched the Net first to see what I could find that was useful. What I found was a great sample (great because it is simple…


Couldn’t resist posting that Visual Studio 2008 / .NET 3.5 Shipped today!

Soma announced that VS2008 and .NET 3.5 shipped today. It is available via MSDN Downloads for subscribers here. Don’t forget, you can target .NET Framework 2.0 with Visual Studio 2008 so existing .NET Framework 2.0 developers can start taking advantage of Visual Studio 2008 right away:-)


SYNC makes me want to buy a Ford

As I get closer to purchasing a Zune 80 next week when they become available, I have been looking at the different accessories available.  There are many new accessories available for Zune this year but this one caught my eye, though it is definately not Zune specific.  It works with many different devices.  SYNC is an in-car…