ASP.NET MVC (Beta Release) Applications in Production

While Microsoft ASP.NET MVC is still in Beta release, it comes with a go-live license. I’m sure many enthusiastic developers and architects will create very creative ASP.NET MVC apps and run them on the Internet or intranet down the road. Luckily I came across with a twitter-like social microblogging site written in ASP.NET MVC and…


jQuery and AJAX Support in ASP.NET MVC Applications

As ScottGu announed in his blog a month ago, Microsoft will be shipping jQuery (a lightweight open source JavaScript library) with Visual Studio going forward and extend Microsoft product support to jQuery later 2008. jQuery will be used to implement higher-level controls in the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit, as well as to implement new Ajax…


TechDays DC Event Contents

Thanks so much for attending the TechDays DC event, “A Day of REST with WCF, ADO.NET Data Services, and ASP.NET MVC.” As I promised, I uploaded the the PPT slides from today’s sessions and they are available for download. Note: I will post the RESTful service session PPT as soon as I recieve the latest…


Windows Azure — Microsoft’s Cloud Computing Platform and Services

This week at the Professional Developer Conference Microsoft announced the new cloud operating system “Windows Azure”. You can find much more details at the Windows Azure site. My colleagure Anand Iyer wrote a nice blog about Windows Azure and included a video of the PDC keynote.


MSDN Developer Conference (MDC) in DC, Jan. 16, 2009

MSDN Developer Conference is a local version of the Microsoft Professional Developer Conference. This one-day event has three tracks, with 4 sessions in each track. To find the details, visit the MDC site and register today. Experience Microsoft’s Cloud Computing PlatformCreate applications that seamlessly bridge the gaps between PC, Web, and phone Be among the…


Live Services Jumpstart 2009 in DC, Nov 13, 2008 – Nov 14, 2008

Join us at the Live Services Jumpstart event in a city nearest to you to explore the full breadth of the consumer components of the Microsoft ‘Software + Services’ Services – Live Services – in several in-depth technical sessions, hands-on code labs and informal Q&A. Microsoft’s top engineers and Web development experts will lead you…


SharePoint 2007 Best Practices Seminar Series at Reston, VA

 Join RDA for a complimentary 1/2-day seminar that will feature: An overview of best practices utilizing the MOSS 2007 platform Proven tips on deployment and customization A discussion of server set-up to optimize performance Advice on management and governance We will also cover business issues, search capabilities, extensibility, and much more! Breakfast is included.  Date…


MSDN Mid Atlantic Roadshow at Hampton Roads, VA on 11/20/08

Microsoft invites you to attend:                                   MSDN Mid Atlantic Roadshow Creating Web Applications with Microsoft Web Technologies   MSDN Roadshow is a series of local Microsoft MSDN events for developers, architects and to some extent designers and database professionals. They are delivered by your local Microsoft evangelists and sometimes Microsoft MVPs and influentials, with sessions…


ASP.NET MVC Beta Released!

ASP.NET MVC Beta has just been released and it comes with a Go-Live license that allows you to deploy ASP.NET MVC applications in production environments. Scott Guthrie and Phil Haack have put out two excellent blogs, explaining new features and improvements in the beta version. Upgrading from CodePlex Preview 5 to Beta There are not many changes…