Exploring Entity Framework and Data Services Slide Deck

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Exploring Entity Framework and Data Services Slide Deck Yesterday I had a   session about Entity Framework and Data Services in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) .NET Developers Group. As promised, the slide deck and demos can be downloaded from here. I want to thank all the participants of the session. P.S. – a backup of the database that I used in the demos is located in the ...

Making Cross-Domain Ajax Requests for a Data Service Revisited

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Making Cross-Domain Ajax Requests for a Data Service Revisited A month ago I released the post Making Cross-Domain Ajax Requests for a Data Service. The post is about a better solution to the problem. Problem Revisited In my previous post, I mentioned the problem of making a cross-domain Ajax requests to a service that isn’t located in the application domain. I also offered a solution of creating a cross-domain...

Pro ADO.NET Data Services Book Review

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Pro ADO.NET Data Services Book Review Lately I’ve been reading a lot. One of the books that I read is Pro ADO.NET Data Services - Working with RESTful Data from Apress which I’ll review in this post. Review The book isn’t long, its about 300 pages and has four major parts: ADO.NET Data Service Fundamentals ADO.NET Data Services in the Real World ADO.NET Data...

Making Cross-Domain Ajax Requests for a Data Service

Monday, April 20, 2009

Making Cross-Domain Ajax Requests for a Data Service One problem that exists when using ADO.NET data services is cross-domain requests. For security reasons, XMLHTTP requests don’t allow cross-domain HTTP requests. So what can we do if we want to make an Ajax call for a data service that isn’t located in our domain? this post will try to give a solution to this problem. Making a Cross-Domain Ajax Request for a Data Service As stated early in the post’s start, for security reasons, XMLHTTP requests don’t allow cross-domain HTTP requests. But sometimes we do want to consume data services that aren’t...

Index Pages on My Blog

Friday, April 10, 2009

Index Pages on My Blog Lately, I received an e-mail from a reader of my blog which included an advice to make an index for my post series. I took his advice and made 3 index pages for the following subjects: ADO.NET Data Services ADO.NET Entity Framework Unity Application Block These index pages will be updated frequently whenever a new tutorial post will be added. Also, I’m going to add more index pages in the future for more post series. Thanks Marcellus. Enjoy!

Project “Astoria” Went Offline

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Project “Astoria” Went Offline As I said at the end of the session I had this week, the “Astoria" team is working  on an offline feature for ADO.NET Data Services. Today I saw in Guy Burstein’s blog that an alpha preview of the offline feature was released as a stand alone preview. What it’s all about? “Astoria Offline” is an end-to-end solution for the building of offline ...

Start Thinking with ADO.NET 3.5 Slide Deck

Monday, March 2, 2009

Start Thinking with ADO.NET 3.5 Slide Deck Yesterday I had an ADO.NET  3.5 session in the The Israeli Web Development Community (WDC). The session agenda: Entity Framework ADO.NET Data Services Datasets Enhancements  As promised, the slide deck and demos can be downloaded from here. I want to thank Noam King for the opportunity to lecture in WDC. it was a pleasure. Also, I want...

Web Data Services with ADO.NET Data Services Article

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Web Data Services with ADO.NET Data Services Article As a promo to the session I’m going to deliver next week a new article that I wrote, Web Data Services with ADO.NET Data Services, was published on the Hebrew MSDN site. The article describe the problems that were targeted by ADO.NET data services, what is a data service? a little about REST and data service architecture and a data service example. You...

Web Developers Community (WDC): Start Thinking with ADO.NET 3.5 Session

Friday, February 20, 2009

Web Developers Community (WDC): Start Thinking with ADO.NET 3.5 Session I will be presenting introduction to ADO.NET 3.5 in the Israeli WDC (Web Developers Community) on Sunday, March 1, 2009 at Microsoft office in Ra’anana. The talk will introduce the following topics: Entity Framework ADO.NET Data Services Datasets Enhancements You can register the event here. I hope to see you there. ...