Using Paging in WCF Data Services

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Using Paging in WCF Data Services One of the mechanisms which were provided in WCF Data Services from the start was client side paging. In the new release of WCF Data Services we also get a server side paging and this will be addressed in this post. WCF Data Services Client Side Paging From the early days of WCF Data Services we could achieve paging on the client side using the $top and $skip query parameters. For example the following URI for a data service will bring the 11-20 courses which were requested: http://localhost:8322/SchoolDataService.svc/Courses?$skip=10&top=10 The problem starts when you expose resources with a lot...

Entity Framework 4 Course

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Entity Framework 4 Course In the last couple of months, I have updated my Entity Framework course to include the new subjects and features of EF4. Yesterday I finished to deliver the first cycle of this course and got good reactions about it. If you want to learn what is Entity Framework, how to use it and how to integrate it into applications you can take...

SQL For .Net Developers – Another Sessions Cycle

Sunday, June 6, 2010

SQL For .Net Developers – Another Sessions Cycle Since the SQL For .Net Developers series of sessions was successful Microsoft is conducting another sessions cycle for whoever missed the first cycle. I’m scheduled to deliver a session about Entity Framework 4.0 & LINQ on 27.06.2010 at Microsoft office in Raanana starting at 16:30 until 19:30. For further details (in Hebrew) and registration you can use this link. You can read a review of...

Annoying Build Error while Implementing the IControllerFactory Interface

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Annoying Build Error while Implementing the IControllerFactory Interface Today I wanted to check something  in the MVC framework in regard to the   implementing the IControllerFactory interface. I couldn’t guessed that it will take me ten minutes to figure out an annoying build error which I will explain here how to resolve it. The Scenario You want to implement the IControllerFactory interface but not in ...

SQL For .Net Developers – Entity Framework 4 Slide Deck

Thursday, May 6, 2010

SQL For .Net Developers – Entity Framework 4 Slide Deck Yesterday’s evening I delivered a session at Microsoft Raanana about Entity Framework 4.0 & LINQ as a part of Microsoft’s SQL For .Net Developers series of sessions. I want to thank all the attendees who came to the session. I really enjoyed to talk about Entity Framework and the audience was very cooperative with a lot of really good questions. I also...

OData Visualizer Extension

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

OData Visualizer Extension Yesterday I wrote about VS2010 extension manager. One of the great extensions that you can download and use is the OData Visualizer. The OData Visualizer helps us to get a visual graph of the OData Protocol’s types, properties, associations, and other aspects of the EDM which you get from an OData metadata endpoint. ...

VS2010 Extension Manager

Monday, April 5, 2010

VS2010 Extension Manager One of the great features in VS2010 is the extension manager. In last DevAcademy4 conference I talked about it a little in my session and showed  an extension that I use. Lets see what is it all about. Using The Extension Manager The extension manager in VS2010 is a manager that help to manage and discover extensions to VS2010....

DevAcademy4 Has Left the Building

Monday, March 22, 2010

DevAcademy4 Has Left the Building Today I attended the DevAcademy4 conference. The day started for me at 0700 when all the lecturers for the conference got together for a morning briefing. After that I went to a nice breakfast which was served in the Avenue hall for all the attendees. After the keynotes session which was great and included a laptop giveaway for one of the attendees, I went to prepare for my session about Entity Framework Evolution in .Net Framework 4.  In that point I want to thank all of the attendees in my session. I had a great...

MIX10 – Summary

Friday, March 19, 2010

MIX10 – Summary Home sweet home! I arrived today back to Israel after a trip of six days to the MIX10 conference (three days conference and almost three days “on the roads”). To tell the truth, I was a little disappointed from the conference. I’ve expected more relevant information and less recycling of things that I already know. As you know (if you followed the...

EF Evolution in .Net Framework 4

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

EF Evolution in .Net Framework 4 On next Monday I’m going to give a session about EF4 in the DevAcademy4 conference. The session will provide you details about why you will want EF in your application, which development approaches EF provides and how to apply them and the major tooling and functionality enhancements. If you are interested in the subject go to the DevAcademy4 ...