Meet ‘David Goon, he’s an ADC.

Hello, who are you? Hi – My name is David Goon and I’m an Application Development Consultant working at Microsoft. Have you always worked in the ADC Team? No – I used to be a freelance developer in my youth (when I still had it) and then joined Intel for a couple of years working…

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My new favourite Resharper features

I’ve always known Resharper could improve my productivity but I’ve just not found the time to invest using it properly yet. I blogged recently about Explore Stack Trace and I’m starting to think of Resharper as an essential piece of kit rather than a nice to have. However, today I was lucky enough to have…

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Using let in LINQ to Objects – Part 2

This is the third post in the 3 part series “Using let in LINQ to Objects” by Stuart Leeks. This is a follow-up to my two previous posts on the let keyword Using let in LINQ to Objects Using let in LINQ to Objects – Part 2 The real reason for this post is to…

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Microsoft Windows Mobile Solution Workshop

  Another one of the services we offer at the ADC team. For existing customers, if you would like take advantage of this service within your organisation, please contact your ADC. If you are not currently engaged with Application Development Consulting and are interested in this service, please contact ADCinfo@microsoft.com. Today’s development teams are faced…

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Meet ‘James World’, he’s an ADC.

Hello James World, can tell us a little about yourself? I joined Microsoft and the ADC Team back in 2002. Previously, I worked on Dell’s e-commerce web site and back-end systems and before that in numerous development and architecture roles. My love affair with computers began in 1980 when I was just six years old…

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10 reasons to consider WPF for your next desktop application – Reason 10. Validation

This is the 10th and final post in the series 10 reasons to consider WPF for your next desktop application by Josh Twist, this part explores Validation in WPF. You can view the other reasons in the series below: Reason 1 – Rich Content Model Reason 2 – Databinding Reason 3 – DataTemplates Reason 4 – Triggers Reason 5…

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Using let in LINQ to Objects – Part 1 of 3

This is the first post in the 3 part series “Using let in LINQ to Object” by Stuart Leeks. I’ve been delving into LINQ to Objects recently (and enjoying it), but had missed the ‘let’ keyword. A colleague Rupert Benbrook(http://phazed.com) and I had been chatting about how to solve a particular issue using LINQ to…

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ADC Service – Application Architecture Roundtable

Another one of the services we offer at the ADC team. For existing customers, if you would like take advantage of this service within your organisation, please contact your ADC. If you are not currently engaged with Application Development Consulting and are interested in this service, please contact ADCinfo@microsoft.com. Getting your application architecture right from…

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AJAX Script Patterns: Service Agent

I’ve been thinking for a while about how people tend to build AJAX applications, as there seems to be something a lot of people have forgotten. This post examines how applying a pattern you probably know very well to AJAX could help – and leaves it to you to decide whether this is useful. Let…

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10 reasons to consider WPF for your next desktop application – Reason 9. Printing

This is the 9th post in the series 10 reasons to consider WPF for your next desktop application by Josh Twist, this part explores Printing in WPF. You can view the other reasons in the series below: Reason 1 – Rich Content Model Reason 2 – Databinding Reason 3 – DataTemplates Reason 4 – Triggers Reason 5 – Styles…

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