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An afternoon with Glenn Block – Leith, Edinburgh 12th March 2011
Exciting news. I am proud to announce that Glenn Block from Microsoft will be coming all the way from Seattle to Scotland on the 12th March to talk to you!. Glenn is a PM on the WCF team working on Microsoft’s future HTTP and REST stack and has been involved in some pretty exciting and ground-breaking Microsoft development mind-shifts in recent times. Don’t miss the chance to hear him speak and ask him questions. The day will be split into two parts. Favourite subjects from The Block The first couple ......

Posted On Tuesday, February 22, 2011 1:13 PM

DotNetOpenId 0.1.2 Released
DotNetOpenId 0.1.2 has been released (14th March 2008). Get it now from: http://dotnetopenid.googlec... Really pleased to see that Partial Trust scenarios are now supported. Once again hat off to Andrew Arnott for his excellent work towards this release. Release notes: Session state is no longer required for consumers. ( issue 37 ) Partial trust scenarios now supported. Unsafe C# code rewritten in safe code so shared-hosting ASP.NET web sites can now be OpenID providers/consumers. ( issue 14 ......

Posted On Saturday, March 15, 2008 7:55 PM

Announcing SharpSTS, a friendly C# library for developing Information Card Security Token Servers
I am happy to announce the launch of a project that anyone involved in Identity, WCF or CardSpace will find exciting. It's called SharpSTS. Working alongside (more learning from) two of my very intelligent friends Barry Dorrans and Dominick Baier, we have launched a comprehensive C# .Net library that aims to simplify the involvement for everyone that wants to develop Information Card security token services. The releases for SharpSTS live at CodePlex. We also have set up a demo site / 'play' area ......

Posted On Monday, March 10, 2008 10:25 PM

Developer Day Scotland - Session Voting now open. Have your say!
You can influence decisions and make DDD Scotland your very own simply by voting for the sessions you would like to watch on the day. Take a peek over at the official DDD Scotland website and complete the simple survey. Here are my votes: Barry Dorrans Web services? We don't need no web server Remoting is dead. Long live WCF. This session aims to cover the creation of web services with WCF, inside and outside of IIS, including one way and two way services, as well as contracts, faults, authentication, ......

Posted On Monday, February 11, 2008 2:35 PM

Sandcastle January 2008 Released on Codeplex
Happened to do a search this morning for Sandcastle to find that a release has been published for Sandcastle, which is described below: Project Description Sandcastle produces accurate, MSDN style, comprehensive documentation by reflecting over the source assemblies and optionally integrating XML Documentation Comments. Sandcastle has the following key features: Works with or without authored comments Supports Generics and .NET Framework 2.0 Sandcastle has 2 main components (MrefBuilder and Build ......

Posted On Friday, January 18, 2008 9:49 AM

Search Engine Ask rolls out Search Privacy Tool
From BBC Technology News: Search engine Ask has launched a feature that it hopes will prove a selling point for consumers concerned about their online privacy. AskEraser allows users to immediately delete search queries stored on Ask's servers, in contrast to rivals such as Google which stores data for 18 months.How personal data is used is becoming more of an issue as people live more of their lives via search engines.Some are concerned about possible deals between search engines and ad firms. In ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 11, 2007 11:57 AM

OpenID session proposed for Developer Day Scotland
OK Ok, a bit late with the news but the excellent and very popular UK Developer community driven event Developer! Developer! Developer! is heading to Scotland on Saturday 10th May, 2008 for Developer Day Scotland, at the Glasgow Caledonian University. The call for speakers is open and in response I have submitted a proposal to the organisers for me to host a session on implementing OpenID into your .NET Web Applications. More over I will be demonstrating the OpenID 2.0 specifications attempts to ......

Posted On Friday, December 7, 2007 8:58 PM

Visual Studio 2008 Command Line Here (VS2008CommandLineHere)
I have updated the ever popular developer script that adds a 'Command Line Here' option to your context menu upon right clicking a folder. Enjoy! Technorati Tags: visual studio 2008 ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 20, 2007 8:40 PM

Are you going to TechEd Barcelona - November 2007?

TechEd Developers - 05-09 November 2007, Barcelona, Spain

I've just put together my first draft session agenda for the developer week - and really can't wait for the week to arrive.

Are you going? I'd really be interested to learn what sessions you are looking forward to. Did you manage to get a hotel within 50miles booked? More to the point did you manage to not spend a fortune on your flights?

Posted On Sunday, October 14, 2007 4:28 PM

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