Download and Install Visual Studio 2008 and .Net Framework 3.5 SP1 Beta (KB945140)

יום שני, מאי 12, 2008

Download and Install Visual Studio 2008 and .Net Framework 3.5 SP1 Beta(KB945140) Visual Studio 2008 and .Net Framework 3.5 SP1 Beta was announced today after being kept as a secret for some time. Here is the list of available downloads as part of this release: Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 Beta Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service pack 1 Beta - Full Installation Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service pack 1 Beta - Web Installation Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Client Profile (Beta) ...

ADO.Net Data Services Feedback: DataContextServiceProvider Required for LINQ to SQL support

יום חמישי, דצמבר 20, 2007

ADO.Net Data Services Feedback: DataContextServiceProvider Required for LINQ to SQL support After writing my previous posts about ADO.Net Data Services: ADO.Net Data Services Part 1 - Building a Simple Web Data Service ADO.Net Data Services Part 2 - Using Service Operations with WebGet ADO.Net Data Services Part 3 - Querying a Web Data Service and WebDataGen.exe I took a little time to write some logic that manipulates data on the client side and applies the changes back to the service. Starting with adding a new...

ADO.Net Data Services Part 3 – Querying a Web Data Service and WebDataGen.exe

ADO.Net Data Services Part 3 - Querying a Web Data Service and WebDataGen.exe This post is part of a series of posts about ADO.Net Data Services, a part of the ASP.Net 3.5 Extensions. In ADO.Net Data Services Part 1 - Building a Simple Web Data Service I had a step by step guide for building a simple web data service, that exposed resources as IQueryable properties of the DataContext. In ADO.Net Data Services Part 2 - Using Service Operations with WebGet I added some Service Operations to the Data Service, and worked with them. In both of the...

ADO.Net Data Services Part 2 – Using Service Operations with WebGet

יום ראשון, דצמבר 16, 2007

ADO.Net Data Services Part 2 - Using Service Operations with WebGet This post is part of a series of posts about ADO.Net Data Services, a part of the ASP.Net 3.5 Extensions. In ADO.Net Data Services Part 1 - Building a Simple Web Data Service I had a step by step guide for building a simple web data service, that exposed resources as IQueryable properties of the DataContext. I this post, I will add some Service Operations to the Data Service. 1. Open the Blog Data Service fService Operations rom Part 1. If you haven't had a chance...

ADO.Net Data Services Part 1 – Building a Simple Web Data Service

יום רביעי, דצמבר 12, 2007

ADO.Net Data Services Part 1 - Building a Simple Web Data Service This post is part of my Get Started with ADO.Net Data Services post series. This post is a step by step guide for building a Simple Web Data Service for the Blog database I posted in the last post. 1. Create a new standard ASP.Net Web Application. Notice that there is no special project template for a Web Data Service, and later we will see the new item template. In this guide, I called my web application BlogWebApp.   2. Create the...

Getting Started With ADO.Net Data Services (Project Astoria)

Getting Started With ADO.Net Data Services (Project Astoria) Now that Visual Studio 2008 RTM is here, the compatible ADO.Net Entity Framework Beta 3 bits, and now the December CTP of ADO.Net Data Services, its time to deep dive into it. I'll take the next few posts to play around with ADO.Net Data Services to create a Data Service for my Blog Schema. You're more than welcome to join me... To get started, you can download the BlogSchema.sql script and create the initial database for the next posts. Enjoy!

ADO.Net Data Services (Project Astoria) for Visual Studio 2008 RTM is Available

יום שני, דצמבר 10, 2007

ADO.Net Data Services (Project Astoria) for Visual Studio 2008 RTM is Available ASP.Net 3.5 Extensions Preview provides new functionality being added to ASP.NET 3.5 and ADO.NET in 2008. This release delivers a set of new features that target: Enabling High Productivity Data Scenarios - including MVC, Entity Framework, ADO.NET Data Services and dynamic data Supporting Test Driven Development - including a powerful and extensible MVC framework Creating the best server for Rich Clients - including Ajax history support and Silverlight controls for ASP.NET...

ADO.Net Entity Framework Entity Designer – Update Model From Database

יום שבת, דצמבר 8, 2007

ADO.Net Entity Framework Entity Designer - Update Model From Database In CTP 1 of the ADO.Net Entity Framework Tools, once you generated a model from an existing database, and selected the database object to import into that model, you could not import any additional objects using the designer. You had to manually edit the mapping files that could have caused some errors in the model since its schema is very rich and therefore more complicated. In the CTP 2 of the Entity Framework Tools, a new feature was added: Update Model From Database, that allows you to: Add new objects from the...

From ADO.Net 2.0 to ADO.Net Entity Framework E-SQL

יום שישי, דצמבר 7, 2007

From ADO.Net 2.0 to ADO.Net Entity Framework E-SQL One of the pillars of the new ADO.Net Entity Framework is leveraging the current investments in earlier versions of ADO.Net. This means, that taking an application code, working with ADO.Net 2.0 and converting it to work against ADO.Net Entity Framework should be rather easy. This post shows a sample code using the ADO.Net 2.0 provider model. Then, after creating a simple model, shows the code that is used to query that model using ADO.Net Entity Framework. Using ADO.Net 2.0 Code Lets say I want to query from...

ADO.Net Entity Framework Oracle Provider Support

ADO.Net Entity Framework Oracle Provider Support One of the great promises of the ADO.Net Entity Framework is that is supports working with different databases while still getting pretty much the same functionality. E-SQL, the Entity SQL dialect being used in ADO.Net Entity Framework is database independent, and supports this vision. Many customers that use Oracle databases are looking for an ADO.Net Entity Framework Oracle Provider since it was first previewed in 2006. With the release of ADO.Net Entity Framework Beta 3, Microsoft has also published a press release that says: ...