"How Do I" Screencasts about Web Tests with Visual Studio Team System

17 באוגוסט 2008

"How Do I" Screencasts about Web Tests with Visual Studio Team System Shai Raiten, who specializes in working with Team System from the Testing perspective, has created several "How Do I" Screencasts about Web Tests with Visual Studio Team System recently. I admit that my knowledge in Team System is limited, especially around testing. But after watching this series of "How Do I" Screencasts, I feel much more confident about it. Here are the links for the "How Do I" Screencasts about Web Tests by Shai: How to Create Web Test / Coded Web Test How to Create...
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VS 2008 SP1: Add Reference to ADO.Net Data Service

12 באוגוסט 2008

VS 2008 SP1: Add Reference to ADO.Net Data Service Not a log time ago, when Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Beta was released, I updated my ADO.Net Data Services series to the SP1 bits. In my post Visual Studio 2008 SP1: Querying an ADO.Net Data Service via .Net Client I showed how to use datasvcutil.exe to generate the client side classes in order to consume the data service. In SP1 of Visual Studio 2008, things are a bit easier, with the Add Service Reference improvements that now supports ADO.Net Data Service references. So, after you have created a simple...

WCF Service Contract Refactoring affects Configuration File in VS2008 SP1

WCF Service Contract Refactoring affects Configuration File in VS2008 SP1 Visual Studio 2008 shipped with several WCF project templates that give a better starting point than an empty project. The WCF Service library creates a project with an initial service contract, a basic service implementation class and some basic configuration settings in the configuration file. The thing was, that you would probably want to change the name of the service contract, the service implementation name and the names of the related files. But what you should not forget is to change the configuration file and apply the changes...
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Training Kit for VS 2008 SP1 and .Net Framework 3.5 SP1

11 באוגוסט 2008

Training Kit for VS 2008 SP1 and .Net Framework 3.5 SP1 The ASP.Net 3. 5 Enhancement Training Kit was updated to VS 2008 SP1 and .Net Framework 3.5 SP1 and is available for download. This kit contains presentations, demos and labs for getting started with the new technologies that shipped as part of the service pack. Download here. Enjoy!

Silverlight 2 Beta 2 with VS2008 SP1

Silverlight 2 Beta 2 with VS2008 SP1 Just spotted this on Amy Dullard's blog: Silverlight Tools Must be Updated After Installing Visual Studio 2008 SP1 If you previously had Silverlight Tools Beta 2 installed, after installing SP1, if you open or create a Silverlight project, a dialog will open stating:  Microsoft Silverlight Tools is unable to open the project due to a missing patch for Visual Studio. Please download the latest update from: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=120032. An updated patch that works with Visual Studio SP1 is included in the Silverlight Tools install at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=120032.  Once installed,...
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.Net Framework 3.5 SP1 and Visual Studio 2008 SP1 are Available!

.Net Framework 3.5 SP1 and Visual Studio 2008 SP1 are Available! Read the announcement.  Unlike other Service Packs from Microsoft, the SP1 of.Net Framework 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008 not only contains bug fixes and improvements, it also contains new technologies such as ADO.Net Entity Framework v1, ADO.Net Data Services v1, ASP.Net Dynamic Data and the framework and tools support for working with SQL Server 2008 that was RTM'ed last week. Here are some useful download links: VS 2008 Service Pack Preparation Tool .NET Framework 3.5 Service pack 1 Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (exe) Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (iso) Visual Studio 2008...

Slide Decks from my Silverlight Session @ Aluna Conference are available

Slide Decks from my Silverlight Session @ Aluna Conference are available Aluna is a Java consulting company, that runs Java developer conferences every once in a while. This Wednesday, the conference sessions were all about rich Internet application (RIA) technologies. They had a session about GWT (Google Web Toolkit), about JSF (JavaServer Faces Technology), and I had the privilege to talk about Silverlight.     In this session I have talked about what Silverlight is and showed some demo application built with Silverlight. Then, I talked about XAML and built a simple application that shows the Designer-Developer workflow. Then,...
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If you haven't Installed VS 2008 SP1 Don't Install SQL Server 2008

8 באוגוסט 2008

If you haven't Installed VS 2008 SP1 Don't Install SQL Server 2008 Certain SQL Server 2008 features install components that are also part of the release version of Visual Studio 2008 SP1. So, if Visual Studio 2008 without the service pack is installed on your machine, you cannot install SQL Server 2008. If you try to install, you will ran into the following error: Rule "Previous releases of Microsoft Visual Studio 2008" failed. A previous release of Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 is installed on this computer. Upgrade Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 to the SP1 before...
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SQL Server 2008 Resources

7 באוגוסט 2008

SQL Server 2008 Resources After being announced on February 27th, SQL Server 2008 has been officially RTM'ed with a related press release. You can download it on MSDN Subscriber Downloads and TechNet Subscriber Downloads. Here are some additional resources you may want to check out: Download Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Enterprise Evaluation: Trial Experience for Developers Read about What's New in SQL Server 2008 Discuss it on SQL Server 2008 MSDN Forums Download SQL Server 2008 Jumpstart materials. SQL Server 2008 Learning Resources - Includes podcats, videos and demos. Download SQL Server 2008 DB Samples: ...
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