Visual Basic PowerPacks is released in Visual Studio 2010 Beta2!

Many of you have been asking about this and here is the good news: VB PowerPacks has been released in Visual Studio 2010 Beta2 (Download) and will be part of VS2010 RTM! It was also released in VS 2008 Service Pack 1, but if you’re still working on VS 2008, this post shows where to…

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Manage Business Data in SharePoint 2010 using VisualStudio 2010

If you want to manage business data in SharePoint 2010 Beta, you can use VisualStudio 2010 Beta to do that. For details, you can read this blog Walkthrough of creating a SharePoint 2010 external list using Visual Studio 2010 Beta. I copied some paragraphs for your preview. “There are a bunch of SharePoint features in…

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VS SDK 2010 Samples for WCF Service Consumption Tools

Today, we finished the work to upgrade SDK samples for WCF Service Consumption Tools to VS SDK 2010 beta2 release. There are 3 samples included in this resource, each containing both Visual Basic and C# projects. 1. AsrDiscoverButton — Extending the Discover button in the Add Service Reference dialog This sample demonstrates how to add…

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Live IntelliSense in WCF RIA Services for VS2010

Live IntelliSense is one of the new features added into WCF RIA Services PDC release on VS2010. It enables no-build experience to get IntelliSense support on the client project for business objects defined in the server project. As we know, IntelliSense provides a fast way in coding to find right types and members. In RIA…

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The Data Source Window Support in WCF RIA Services

WCF RIA Services Beta was announced at PDC09 one week ago. It contains a lot of runtime support to make the experience of building a web business application much easier using Silverlight. Besides, there are also some tooling supports to help developers write less trivial code but to make the application work as expected. The…

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Integrate SharePoint List Data in Your WPF Application

With the SharePoint 2010 Beta came out of the door, one of the exciting news is that it allows developers to access SharePoint List Data using ADO.Net Data Service 1.5. If you are familiar with Data Service Client programming mode (we have already posted some articles here), it will be very easy to integrate SharePoint…

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WPF Data Binding: How to Bind DataSet to WPF Designer

WPF Data Binding: How to Bind DataSet to WPF Designer In our previous posts, we mostly used the Entity Data Model as the ORM (Object-relational mapping) layer for the WPF Data Binding scenarios. Meanwhile, since DataSet is used broadly, we also provide the DataSet as a supported DataSource in the Data Binding stories. Following is…

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Accessing Master-Detail Data through ADO.NET Data Service in a Silverlight Application (Part 1)

With Visual Studio 2010 Beta2, users can add data sources to a Silverlight application using the Data Source Configuration Wizard. The added data source is shown in the Data Sources tool window, and can be drag-dropped to Silverlight designer, with data-bound controls automatically generated. In this post, I’ll walk you through the steps of creating…

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Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 is here!

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 has been released! Check out the Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta 2 site to download the Beta, submit product feedback on the Beta Forums, report bugs on Connect, and watch videos about Visual Studio 2010 on Channel 9. Also visit the Beta 2 walkthroughs page for information…

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