29 ביוני 2006
what's new in Beta 3
Internet Explorer 7 Beta 3 is now available for download and includes improvements in reliability, compatibility, user features, and security. Although Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 was layout complete, they made some additional changes to the look and feel of the browser. Beta 3 allows users to add the e-mail button back to the toolbar, enables users to reorder the tabs by dragging them to the left or right, and enables horizontal scrolling while zooming.
To improve the RSS experience, Internet Explorer 7 now allows users to update all their RSS feeds automatically. In addition, the...
28 ביוני 2006
Fresh from the WCF Team, here is the latest Documentation CTP for you to download.
22 ביוני 2006
Don't let the title confuse you. There is no new version for Enterprise library for .Net Framework 3.0. Yet...
But, Tom Hollander, has posted that the patterns & practices team are starting to plan that version, and they are looking for ideas. So, If you have have some suggestions, this is your chance.
21 ביוני 2006
Two detailed Hands On Labs for .Net Framework 3 Beta 2 are available for download at wcf.netfx3.com:
WCF Introduction Self-Study Lab
WCF Advanced Self-Study Lab on Reliability, Transactions and Instrumentation
20 ביוני 2006
If you are experiencing troubles with the intellisense or with the refactoring smart tags after installing LINQ May CTP here is the solution for you:
Close all instances of Visual Studio.
Edit the "Path" value and change it from "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\VC#\VCSPackages\1033\" to "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\VC#\VCSPackages\"
Go to C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE and run:
devenv /resetsettings CSharp
Restart Visual Studio and continue working!
MSDN TV has a new episode featuring Clemens Vasters speaking about WCF bindings (and what they cause in the channel stack). Totally 20 minutes, really nice talk...
18 ביוני 2006
When exploring new technologies, You often wonder what is really written in the assemblies you reference.
Currently, exploring WF and WCF along many other exiting new technologies, I am working with a great tool that I want to share with you: Reflector for .NET.
Reflector is the class browser, explorer, analyzer and documentation viewer for .NET. Reflector allows to easily view, navigate, search, decompile and analyze .NET assemblies in C#, Visual Basic and IL.
So, If you want to know all about how System.Windows.Forms.Control is implemented, and how serialization works, Download this excellent yet simple tool.
16 ביוני 2006
Through WCF Cpnnection site, you can get in touch with the Windows Communication Foundation Product Team, submit suggestions for new features, and report errors in the product, in our tools and in the product documentation.
Microsoft Corp. today announced that effective July 2008 Bill Gates, chairman, will transition out of a day-to-day role in the company. The company announced a two-year transition process. The company announced that Chief Technical Officer Ray Ozzie will immediately assume the title of chief software architect and begin working side by side with Gates on all technical architecture and product oversight responsibilities. Gates then will continue as chairman and advisor while increasing Foundation efforts.
The next version of ADO.NET starts to deliver on Microsoft’s vision for an Entity Framework that can fundamentally change how you think about data. Find out what problem spaces the ADO.NET Entity Framework and Language-Integrated Query are targeting, and their innovative approach for addressing those challenges.
Download the Next Generation Data Access white paper here.
Download the ADO.NET Entity Framework Overview here.
Download the ADO.NET Technical Preview - Entity Data Model here.