MIX10 – Last Day Wrap up

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

MIX10 – Last Day Wrap up The last day of MIX has arrived and in this day we haven’t had a keynote session. The first session I went for was Building Great Standards-Based Websites for the Big Wide World with Microsoft ASP.NET 4. A very big title for a session about XHTML, usability and accessibility which are things that you are require to do when you develop major sites. The lecturers showed...

MIX10 – Second Day Wrap up

MIX10 – Second Day Wrap up This is the wrapping up of the second day I had in the MIX10 conference. In the keynotes Dean Hachamovitch talked about IE9 and how it will support HTML5 standard. There will be a lot of improvements in IE9 which include: performance, standards support, GPU powered HTML5, an IE9 platform and the punch line hardware accelerated HTML5 video. After Dean Scott Guthrie talked about the Microsoft...

MIX 10 – First Day Wrap up

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

MIX 10 – First Day Wrap up As I wrote earlier this week I’m attending the MIX conference at Las Vegas. This is a summary of the first day I had in the conference. The day started with a keynote session by Scott Guthrie. The keynotes included information about Silverlight 4, Windows Phone 7 and more. Lots of cool demos and exciting news for web developers. After the keynote I went to the Building Offline/Cache mode web Apps using Sync Framework session with Mike Clark. The news here are the OData-Sync protocol and Windows Azure support. Combining the OData protocol which is...

Entity Framework Evolution in .NET 4 at DevAcademy4

Friday, February 26, 2010

Entity Framework Evolution in .NET 4 at DevAcademy4 As I wrote yesterday DevAcademy4 is coming next month. My part in the conference will be a breakout session on EF4. In the session we will explore the major changes that EF4 offers and how they can contribute to develop better data access layers. There are other great sessions in the conference which you can review ...

Developer Academy 4 is Coming

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Developer Academy 4 is Coming The biggest Israeli .Net developers conference is coming. Today the conference site of Developer Academy 4 was launched and you can sign in to the conference from here. You can also register as a fan in Facebook from here for online updates. This year the conference will be focusing on Visual Studio 2010, Windows Azure and Silverlight. There are going to be many breakout sessions and also mini sessions which will include only demos.The conference will occur in March 22, at the Airport City in Israel.  See you there!

Windows Server AppFabric

Friday, December 4, 2009

Windows Server AppFabric One of the announcements in the PDC was the release of beta1 for a new windows server which is called AppFabric. What is AppFabric? From the AppFabric site – “Windows Server AppFabric is a set of integrated technologies that make it easier to build, scale and manage Web and composite applications that run on IIS.” AppFabric is a collection of technologies in one consolidated...

ADO.NET Entity Framework Session at Microsoft

Thursday, October 1, 2009

ADO.NET Entity Framework Session at Microsoft A few months ago I wrote about a session I’m supposed to do on ADO.NET Entity Framework at Microsoft Israel. This is a reminder for that session which will take place on October 19 at Microsoft Ra’anana. In the session I’ll introduce Entity Framework and talk about how to use it. I’m also going to dedicate the end of the session for EF4 and show some of the features it include like POCO, Model-Defined Functions and more. If you are interested to hear about Entity Framework this is the place to be. You...

Microsoft MVP Award

Microsoft MVP Award Today I’ve started a new journey. I have the honor to be awarded Microsoft MVP.  My old journey started over two years ago when my former manager in SRL Group, Maor David, convinced me to open a Blog in the Microsoft Israeli blogs system. Opening the blog was the first step toward this day which I got the mail indicating that I was awarded Microsoft MVP. I want to...
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Velocity Administration Console

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Velocity Administration Console Lately I’ve been working on a small administration console project for Microsoft project code named Velocity. If you don’t know, Velocity’s administration is being done with PowerShell. I decided to build a console that will do the same thing but in Windows Forms. The following figure shows the tool I’ve built: You can download the tool from here. Pay attention that the project is still in develop so...

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. ...