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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Tips: Using “Navigate To…” for search in Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2010 Beta1 provides a great feature called “Navigate To”. You can find this feature under the “Edit” menu or use the keyboard shortcut “Ctrl + COMMA” to bring up the “Navigate To” dialog. This feature provides search-as-you-type support for files, types, and members to match the input string. Following is a snapshot of…

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SQL Server Everywhere Edition announced

Paul Flessner announced the new addition to the SQL Server family. This will provide a lightweight storage on all clients and will include support for seamlessly synchronizing with other SQL Server editions.Milind Lele

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Awesome Jim Gray video (by yag)

Jim Gray was interviewed for Behind The Code back in early March. Jim’s a Technical Fellow here at Microsoft and manages our Bay Area Research Center. For data folks like me, he is one of the people that came up with the theories that underly transaction processing in databases – and he works on scaleable…


Ken goes Live! (by yag)

Had to borrow the title from Andrew. Ken Levy, our VFP Product Manager is moving on to a Product Planning position in Windows Live. It’s been awesome working with him these past few years. For those who don’t know, Ken used to work with me at my own company, Flash Creative Management, around 10 years…


Four part paper on generics in VS 2005 (by yag)

Juval Lowy (who I’ll be seeing tomorrow at the launch – did I mention we’re launching Visual Studio 2005, SQL Server 2005 and Biztalk Server 2006) tomorrow? <g>) has a four part, 107 page paper on generics in C#, VB and MC++ that has been published on MSDN. Fundamentals .NET Framework Tool Support Best Practices…


SSEUtil RTM version is now available (by yag)

For all you developers who love the command line, or want an easy way to perform simple administration functions on SQL Server 2005, you can now download the SQL Server Express Utility. Among its capabilities, you can: Connect to the main instance or user-instance of SQL Server. Create/Attach/Detach/List databases on the server. Upgrade database files…


Tragic News (by yag)

I got an email today that an old friend and a long time VFP MVP, Drew Speedie and his son Brent died on Friday while hiking in Yellowstone Park. Drew and I spent many years speaking at the same conferences all around the world – and he was one of the speakers that could invariably…

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I'm back - and an XML Editor tip (by yag)

It’s been way too long since I’ve blogged. I was off on a family trip in Europe for 3 weeks, and wrapped that with customer meetings the week before and after. It’s taken a while to get back into the swing of things – but here I am. I thought I’d start off with a…


Cool Code Using VFP 9 (by John Koziol)

(UPDATED) … Whoops, wrong alias name used in the USE IN command.  Repaired now <g> So Richard Stanton, part of the VFP Dev team and the author of all the great VFP Report enhancements in VFP 9, and I were going over a very cool algorithm.  I can’t get into what it does as we…

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