The End of LINQ To SQL?

October 31, 2008

The End of LINQ To SQL? Today I read a few blog posts that were published regarding  the announcement on the ADO.NET Team Blog (David Hayden, Oren Eini  and more). That announcement included the following lines which made everybody furious: ”We’re making significant investments in the Entity Framework such that as of .NET 4.0 the Entity Framework will be our recommended data access solution for LINQ to...

Back to Basics – How to Retrieve a Value Returned by a SP

Back to Basics – How to Retrieve a Value Returned by a SP In the following posts I’m going to describe basic tools which every developer needs to know. In today’s post I’m going to explain how to retrieve a value returned by a stored procedure. The Story Behind the Post During this week one of my colleagues asked me if it’s possible get a ...

Action Sequences in ADO.NET Data Services

Action Sequences in ADO.NET Data Services In this post I’m going to demonstrate how you can use the action sequence feature of the ADO.NET Data Services AJAX Client Library. What is Action Sequence? As written in my previous post, when we perform a CRUD operation using the AJAX Client Library it is immediately transmitted and performed. In the server side when using the DataServiceContext the operations are cached ...

ADO.NET Data Services AJAX Client Library in VS2008 SP1 Release

October 25, 2008

ADO.NET Data Services AJAX Client Library in VS2008 SP1 Release In a previous post I showed how to build an Ajax client for a data service. In that post I added to the solution a new ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Web Application project which came with the the ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions preview. In that preview the ADO.NET data services Ajax client library was embedded in the...

How to Perform CRUD Operations in ADO.NET Data Services Using Ajax Client

October 24, 2008

How to Perform CRUD Operations in ADO.NET Data Services Using Ajax Client In the last post in the ADO.NET data services series I wrote about how you can consume data services using Ajax client. In this post I’m going to explain how to perform CRUD operations on a data service using an Ajax client. DataServiceContext and Sys.Data.DataService Before starting to understand how to perform CRUD operations with Ajax ...

Building an Ajax Client for ADO.NET Data Service

October 21, 2008

Building an Ajax Client for ADO.NET Data Service The post is another post in the series of posts that I write in the ADO.NET data services subject. You can read the previous posts here. In the post I’m going to explain how to build an Ajax client for a data service. Revisiting Previous Posts Example In the example I’m going to use the same course data context that I used in...

Where is The Application Block Software Factory?

October 20, 2008

Where is The Application Block Software Factory? As someone who uses Enterprise Library for many cases, I recently searched for the Application Block Software Factory in the release of ent-lib 4.0 and didn’t find it. As a result, I went to the internet to search it and found Grigori Melnik’s post that indicates that “two pieces were removed from the release: Application Block Software...

Building a Simple Iframe Custom Control

October 16, 2008

Building a Simple Iframe Custom Control In today’s post I’m going to explain how to build a simple custom control – in my case it’s going to be an Iframe custom control. What is an Iframe? Iframes are a web page elements that create an inline frame which contains another document or web page. Iframes load another html document within their <iframe> tags. I don’t recommend the use of...
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Back to Basics – The Default Keyword in Generic Code

October 13, 2008

Back to Basics – The Default Keyword in Generic Code In the following posts I’m going to describe basic tools which every developer needs to know. In today’s post I’m going to explain what is the default keyword in generic code and how to use it. What is the Default Keyword? The default keyword has dual meaning since .Net framework 2.0 was published. The first meaning is inside the...
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Invoking Generic Methods With Reflection

October 10, 2008

Invoking Generic Methods With Reflection A few days ago I answered a question in the ASP.NET forums concerning the issue of invoking generic methods with reflection. In this post I’m going to explain that issue. If generics or reflection are new to you you can read about them in the next MSDN links: Overview of Generics in the .NET Framework Reflection Overview ...
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