How to make PSI Extensions in Project Server 2010 - Part II

In this part, we will actually do something useful with the extension service by filling out the skeleton service that was the result of the last post. One of the places where the extension services come in handy is when you want to aggregate data before sending it back to the client. In this post,…

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A Question of Hardware

Someone asked me what sort of hardware I am going to be running this little project on. This is good news: Someone is reading what I write! Always makes me happy, and makes me keen to answer. So, here goes… In all simplicity, most of the heavy lifting will be done by FSX/ESP for rendering…

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A Little Trick to Ensure that Dispose is Called

Typically trying to avoid finalizers, there is one place* where they come in handy. That place is making sure that all consumers of your objects call Dispose either explicitly or using the using construct. The trick is so simple — there is no rocket science or otherwise involved. Basically, the idea is that you in…

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It Doesn't Always have to Be Complex

Warning from author: It seems that most people around me know more about WCF than I do. That is fine with me. Just keep in mind that what I write here, then, may or may not give you much. It serves me as an additional way to understand what I have seen and how the…

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A Long Time

Man, a lot has happened since last post. I have been busy, busy! The nice thing is that my WCF server implementation is really starting to take form. One of the things that I have had to deal with is the lack of documentation in some cases. Fortunately, I seem to have been struck by…

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Pay Attention to the Details

Oh, man! It has been a long time. I have been busy with so many things — the most important is to watch Daniel grow and adapt to that. He is close to crawling now. He speaks his own language by now. Unfortunately, I guess you have to be his age to understand. Anyway, I…

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Configuration of Transactions for use in WCF

After starting to look into WCF and transactions, I feel it has been unclear how you can flow transactions from the client to the server to enlist in. Prompted by the umpteenth of such discussions, I decided to experiment my way of this. Along the lines of the ATM sample posted earlier, I wrote a…

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Transaction Flow in WCF

It should be no surprise to anyone that I am totally infatuated with WCF. I am. Totally. It should also be a very little surprise that I am constantly amazed at the people that thought out this wonderful framework. I am. Totally. This time the amazement is about transactions and how they can flow from…

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