Update for .NET 3.5 SP1 Released

There was an update to the .NET 3.5 SP1 release a couple of days ago and I have not seen a lot of mention to it so thought I would write a blog post and talk about how this update affects ASP.NET. First off you can search for KB959209 in the Microsoft knowledge base for…


Posting from Oredev in Sweden

Eilon Lipton and I have spent the week in Malmo, Sweden at the the Oredev conference. Here is the schedule of our talks:   November 19th – Get to Know the ASP.NET MVC Framework November 20th – ASP.NET 4.0 Roadmap November 20th – Advanced ASP.NET MVC November 21st – ASP.NET Dynamic Data   Jonathan Carter…


Securing Dynamic Data

One of the questions we often get is how do you secure Dynamic Data websites. Michael Miele one of the technical writers that writes the documentation for ASP.NET wrote a great sample that shows how to do this using Form Authentication and Roles that are provided in ASP.NET. We uploaded his sample to the Dynamic…


PDC ASP.NET Content Available Now

Just got back from PDC 2008 last week, we showed all kinds of cool new stuff. Here is a list of links for the videos of all the ASP.NET sessions:   ASP.NET 4.0 Roadmap – https://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/PC20/ ASP.NET MVC: A New Framework for Building Web Applications – https://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/PC21/ Microsoft Visual Studio: Web Development Futures – https://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/TL48/…


Image Generation is released to CodePlex

I’m really happy to announce that earlier this week we released a new feature called Image Generation to the ASP.NET CodePlex site. You can get a link directly to the page supporting this feature by clicking on: http://www.codeplex.com/aspnet/Wiki/View.aspx?title=WebForms&referringTitle=Home.   There was a feature that was in Beta 1 for Visual Studio 2005 (Whitbey) called DynamicImage…


Workaround for Dynamic Data Entity Framework Posted

Today we posted a beta update to solve a couple of problems with Dynamic Data and Entity Framework that are in the RTM version of .NET 3.5 SP1. The main issue is a slight mis-match in the names that Dynamic Data looks for in Entity Framework and the names that Entity Framework is actually exposing….


Dynamic Data RTM is Released!

Today we shipped .NET 3.5 SP1 which includes Dynamic Data. This means that the Dynamic Data RTM release is now available. Here are the links to download the final versions: Visual Studio 2008 SP1 (also includes .NET 3.5 SP1): http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=FBEE1648-7106-44A7-9649-6D9F6D58056E&displaylang=en .NET 3.5 SP1 Standalone Installer: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=AB99342F-5D1A-413D-8319-81DA479AB0D7&displaylang=en   You can also preview some of the upcoming…


Many Updates on Dynamic Data

This week at Redmond we have the ASP.NET Insiders up here where we show them a bunch of the new stuff we are working on. I’m happy to announce that we have many new update for Dynamic Data that are available today: 1) Dynamic Data Runtime and Dynamic Data Wizard – this has been updated…


Interview with Craig Shoemaker Posted

Last week I had a great chat with Craig Shoemaker on Dynamic Data. We talked about using Dynamic Data in existing applications, some about our new Futures release and some about upcoming work on having an MVC version of Dynamic Data. You can check out the interview on Pixel8 by clicking here: Craig Shoemaker interview


How to add Dynamic Data to an Existing Web Application

Yesterday I posted about how to add Dynamic Data to an existing website and I got some feedback about how to add Dynamic Data to an existing web application. Web application projects work a little different the website projects, you can check out the differences here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa730880(VS.80).aspx. 1) Create a dummy Dynamic Data web application…