November 2007 Entries

Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5 Released
Well, just within couple of days after I posted the .NET 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 Download Links, .NET 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008 became RTM. What does this mean? You now have the released version out which you can download and start using for serious application development. Before I post the download links, I want to mention that there are a few steps you would want to ensure before installing the RTM Version. 1. Uninstall Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 or any earlier version manually 2. Uninstall ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 28, 2007 9:37 PM | Comments (0)

Enterprise Web Applications using ASP.NET 2.0
Well, most of the web developers today develop Enterprise Web Applications. While the challenge lies on different parameters like designing the different layers, transferring data between the different layers etc., let us examine how Visual Studio 2005 and ASP.NET 2.0 help you create Enterprise Web Applications quite easily. Designing your Data Layer The first step in designing your application would obviously be designing your database and I would leave that part entirely at your discretion. Once ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 27, 2007 1:55 AM | Comments (19)

ASP.NET Developer Webcast Series
We are delivering an ASP.NET Developer Webcast Series next week. Last quarter we delivered a similar web developer webcast series where we covered some of the new things that are coming up in Visual Studio 2008 for Web Developers, ASP.NET "Futures", ASP.NET 2.0 Deployment Tips and Tricks as well as AJAX Enabling ASP.NET 2.0 Applications. You can view all of these recorded webcasts at our On Demand Page Click on the ASP.NET link under the "By Series" section in the left and you would find all of the ......

Posted On Thursday, November 22, 2007 12:41 AM | Comments (7)

.NET 3.5 Beta 2, Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 and ASP.NET 3.5 Beta Download Links
During my sessions and webcasts, I make it a point that I provide the download URLs so that developers can go back and install the same and try out the features that we demoed. Many times people make a note of the same but forget to download due to lack to time, missing the links etc., As much as we internally find it hard to get the exact links, I am sure it would be worse externally for you folks to get a list of items to be downloaded and the corresponding links unless you spend a lot of time. ......

Posted On Sunday, November 18, 2007 11:19 PM | Comments (0)

MSDN Security Summit 2007
At Microsoft, we give the highest priority to Security and always make it as a core tenet of our products and technologies. Here again we are up with an MSDN Event for Developers, Senior Developers, Architects etc., on Security of different Applications be them Desktop Applications, Web Applications etc., The Security Summit 2007 is an aim to address some of the key ideas we had in implementing security in our products and technologies and how you can use them effectively to write secure code and ......

Posted On Sunday, November 18, 2007 10:23 PM | Comments (0)