Download Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 Training Kit

יום שני, נובמבר 19, 2007

Download Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 Training Kit With the release of Visual Studio 2008 RTM earlier today, the Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 Training Kit is also available for download. (120Mb of training materiel...) This kit contains Labs, Demos and PPTs about various technologies coming up with Visual Studio 2008 and .Net Framework 3.5. So If you're a little behind, this is your chance to catch up! Fundamentals: Framework and Language Enhancements Lap around Visual Studio 2008 & .NET Framework 3.5 .NET Language Integrated Query (LINQ) Using LINQ with Relational Data What's new in C# 3.0? What's...

How To: Build an Add-In using System.AddIn

יום שני, אוגוסט 13, 2007

How To: Build an Add-In using System.AddIn When you want to build an extensible application, that dynamically loads add-ins into it, you face some challenges such as discovering, activating and managing the lifetime of the add-ins. With the new System.AddIn Framework that ships with Visual Studio 2008, this tasks becomes much easier.  This post is a step by step guide for building a *very* simple add-in using the new System.AddIn Framework. I will guide you through building a Console Application that actives add-ins and runs them. In later posts I will discuss how to version the host and add-ins separately, talk about...

System.AddIn.Pipeline.LifetimeTokenHandle renamed to ContractHandle

יום שבת, אוגוסט 11, 2007

System.AddIn.Pipeline.LifetimeTokenHandle renamed to ContractHandle I am playing with the new System.AddIn capabilities that are part of the .Net Framework 3.5, and finding it great. I have developed a smart client application in the past that had to face the dynamic loading of modules and seeing the new API and the problems this technology solves - I am very happy to get started with it. I started by reading the two introductory articles in MSDN Magazine: .NET Application Extensibility - Part 1 and .NET Application Extensibility - Part 2, by Jack Gudenkauf and Jesse Kaplan. In those articles, the samples project is an extensible calculator that loads add-ins using the new API....