New year – new blog or how to migrate Community Server to any other engine, supports XML-RPC

יום חמישי, ינואר 1, 2009

Please update your bookmarks, because the new url of this blog is http://khason.net/ (you have not update RSS feeds, it will be done automatically). Why I did it? Why I decided to go to “stand-alone”… Well. there are some reasons. Generally, I do not want to explain all those here, but trust me, there are some. The main reason is, that there is no responsible person in charge for this blog platform in Microsoft Israel. This why, if your blog is popular and you have a respect to your blog visitors, you cannot host it here… Take a look...

Tech*Ed SA is over – thank you

יום רביעי, אוגוסט 6, 2008

So, Tech*Ed South Africa is over, and I want to tell thanks to all attendees - presenters and visitors. The event was great as well as the organization.  As usual, my Visual Studio just stopped working between sessions yesterday, so I had to reinstall it during one of sessions to be ready for next one. Also in XNA session XBOX deployment did not worked for some reason and bandwidth was awful, so this fun session was not very effective....
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TechEd South Africa – getting started

יום ראשון, אוגוסט 3, 2008

 So, Tech*Ed SA is over the corner and I’m already there. Finally I got normal internet access (which is problematic in South Africa) in speaker’s room and I can update you with what’s going on here. This year, as well as all previous years, TechEd SA takes place in ICC (International Conference Center) in Durban, which is absolutely incredible.  Also, Durban is very criminal, yet nice place. Beaches, sun (it’s winter here), hooligans and a lot of geeks. Hooligans?...
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Configuring and running Mono ASP.NET 3.5 (AJAX.NET) on Linux computers

יום חמישי, יולי 24, 2008

Before we will start, we should install Linux. To do this, you can download any of LiveCDs with live installation. Officially, Mono supported only on one free Linux - openSuse. However, you can make it work on any RedHat (and its alternatives), OpenSolaris. It works, but unsupported on Debians, Ubuntu and Maemo. We’ll stick to openSuse by now. Let’s install it - OS I’m assuming, that you’re installing Linux as the only OS on the...
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TechEd preparation session + other announcements

יום שני, יולי 14, 2008

If you want to attend my preparations before TechEd, you’re invited to attend 27-Jul in Microsoft Ra’anana. What is preparation session? This is the training for myself. I’ll present all four session (each one is an hour + one hour rep.) This is your chance to hear live my TechEd South Africa sessions, without paying the fee (ZAR 4,500 which is about $600) Please note, that all lectures are in English (not in Hebrew) Here the agenda for 27-Jul...
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Presenting at TechEd Developers South Africa 2008, Durban

יום שישי, יוני 13, 2008

Save the date. TechEd Developers South Africa is around the corner (August 3rd through 6th). This year it will take place in Durban, the third most populous city in South Africa. This TechEd, there are four sessions assigned to me: Creating Rich Applications with Windows Presentation Foundation (300) Completely new session about how to enrich user experience, by decreasing development efforts with WPF. In order to do this, we’ll try to take...

Quick note: New TechEd downloads

יום חמישי, יוני 5, 2008

There is TechEd in Orlando, and this means, that there are a lot of new announcements. Let’s fill up our download managers with expensive fuel and start. New WM 6.1 images (both standard and professional) – absolutely required if you’re programming Windows Mobile Managed Extensibility Framework – I blogged about it a little in the past. Really cool approach for adding extensibility features to your applications. Krzysztof explains new features there. ...

Silverlight accessibility and CEO support for beta 2

יום רביעי, יוני 4, 2008

Yesterday, beta 2 of Silverlight was officially announced in TechEd Orlando. There are a lot of interesting changes. One of most significant changes, I want to notice and accessibility support in Silverlight. See yourself (if you do not know what this image about, see this post) What should you do in order this to happen? Absolutely nothing. This is build in feature in Silverlight 2.0 b2. It’s not like WPF, where you should use Automation namespace boundary....
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My TechEd ‘08 presentation slides download

יום שני, אפריל 14, 2008

I do not know why, but for some reason in development section of TechEd website there are only two recording and no presentations. I do not want to wait for them to upload (we sent all presentations a while ago), so here it comes. My TechEd presentation DEV335 - Game Development Using Microsoft’s Latest Technologies. I have no recordings by now (so pity), so you’ll have to wait for Microsoft to encode and upload it. Upon it will be done, I’ll...
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