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Let me state the obvious, for any application you develop you need to log information, errors, exceptions etc that can help you and others know what’s going on with your application When you create a new Windows Azure application using Visual Studio you will find the following snippet in your configuration file <system.diagnostics> <trace> ......

I just had to share this. I wil blog about my experience with customer development and lean startups in 6 months Watch live video from Startup Lessons Learned on Justin.tv ......

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Yesterday at the .NET user group meeting in Kampala Uganda I gave a talk on cloud computing with Windows Azure (details will be in my next blog post). The guys were excited. Without owning they own inftrastucture and at low cost they can build scalable , highly available applications. Not quite. Azure accounts are only available to people in particular ......

In my previous blog I wrote an introductory post on services and how you can build services using the .NET frameworks Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) In this post I will show how to develop a real world application using WCF The problem During the last meeting we realized developers in Uganda are not so cool – they don’t use twitter so may not ......

On the 26th of May 2010 , I made a presentation to the .NET user group meeting (thanks to Malisa Ncube for organizing this event every month … ). If you missed my presentation , we talked about why we should all be building services … better still using the .NET framework. This blog post is an introduction to services , why you would want to build services ......

If you dont want to use strings but instead use strongly typed expression syntax in ASP.NET MVC, you can use the HtmlHelper<TModel> and AjaxHelper<TModel> types that are exposed on the ViewPage<TModel> base class. You can then write syntax like <ul> <%foreach (Product p in ViewData.Model.Products) { %> <li> <%=Html.ActionLink<Ca... ......

Windows Azure is Microsofts Operating System, in the cloud. Thats a mouthfull, isnt it? Basically, Windows Azure is a Microsoft DataCenter somewhere in the US (for now), where you can host applications you build. You have API (HTTP && REST) access to databases, queues, blob stores that you can use to put your application together. And if you ......

I installed SQl server 2008 with Visual Studio 2008 recently. After I installed Visual Studio SP1 , all hell broke loose. Basically, I cannot connect to rem ote database using server explorer. I get the error below Most of the solutions talk about doing a reinstall --REINSTALL !!!!!!!!! -- ......

Recently I needed to serialize abstract classes in WCF. The best way to explain it is with an example. I have a abstract class [KnownType(typeof(CreditCar... public abstract class Payment { private string _amount; private string _currency; [DataMember] public string currency { get { return _currency; } set { _currency = value; } } [DataMember] ......

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