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Feb 13
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Thanks to everyone who attended the talk yesterday. I had fun and I hope you all enjoyed it. As promised, here are the slides and code: Entity Framework Code First – Download Code First Migrations – Download Social Recipes Source Code – Download ......

I will be presenting at the Calgary .NET User Group on December 11th. We will start from scratch in this intro to Entity Framework Code First. We will build a simple application using ASP.NET MVC and Entity Framework and evolve the application to show how we can build scalable applications using Entity Framework Code First. Topics covered will include ......

Windows 8 will be unleashed on the general public tomorrow and I thought it would be a good time to review some of the numbers I have been tracking over the last month. Downloads of Windows 8 Apps have been steadily increasing over the last month. Below is screenshot from the App Summary page for my Windows 8 app. The blue line is my app, while the ......

Continuing my Terrible App Review series.  This week’s review is short and sweet.

This sht sucks blls. Boo to whoever made this *** app!
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My apologies Player.  Boo to whoever chose your username.



So it looks like Microsoft will be allowing publishers to list their desktop apps in the Windows 8 Store. As per the developer agreement: b. Desktop App Submission. You may submit an app description for one or more desktop apps to the Windows Store. Notwithstanding anything else in this agreement, you understand that Microsoft will not offer any desktop ......

At a recent Visual Studio 2012 event at the Calgary .NET User Group, I was told that I could run my NUnit tests directly in the Visual Studio 2012 without any special plugins. Naturally, I was very excited and I immediately tried running my NUnit tests. I was somewhat disappointed to see that the Test Runner did not discover any of my NUnit tests. Apparently, ......

Continuing my Terrible App Review series This app sucks ***, it was the biggest waste of time just downloading it, I feel bad for who ever made this, may god have mercy on your soul whitlock47 Thank you whitlock47. I appreciate you taking the time to share your constructive feedback and concern for my soul. Perhaps our paths will cross in a warm location ......

As some people know, I have a few apps in the Windows Phone Store. One of these apps was intended to be a gimmicky app that did NOT really do anything useful. It was just a funny little app that you probably try it once, then almost immediately uninstall. To my surprise, this app ended up in some of the Top App lists and actually got a large number ......

For those who have attended my Code First introduction at Prairie Dev Con Regina, here is the code for the Social Recipes application: Code, Powerpoint



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