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Asynchronous Streaming in ASP.NET WebApi
Hi everyone, if you use the cool MVC4 WebApi you might encounter yourself in a common situation where you need to return a rather large amount of data (most probably from a database) and you want to accomplish two things: Use streaming so the client fetch...
MongoDB usage best practices
The project I'm working on uses MongoDB for some stuff so I'm creating some documents to help developers speedup the learning curve and also avoid mistakes and help them write clean & reliable code. This is my first version of it, so I'm pretty sure...
Posted: Oct 24 2012, 12:14 PM by andresv | with no comments
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Registering a file-less WCF Service Dynamically
I know... I know... it has been a while since my last post, but I never forgot about it, just having a blast doing some fun things. Well, some of that stuff wasn't really THAT fun, but that's part of being a CTO and always there is room for improvement...
Posted: Aug 29 2011, 08:50 AM by andresv | with 1 comment(s)
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IDFX -> Zermatt -> Geneva -> WIF RTM
At the PDC 09 Microsoft announced the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) of the Windows Identity Foundation, previously known as "Geneva", "Zermatt" before that, and "IDFX" before that. Grab the latest bytes from
Posted: Dec 01 2009, 09:01 AM by andresv | with 1 comment(s)
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Projects upgraded from VS2008 to VS2010
Yesterday I did my first test migrating one of our our rather complex VS2008 solutions to VS2010 (and TFS 2010). The solution and projects upgrade went generally well, I only had a few minor things to fix I'm detailing below: All WCF client proxies were...
Posted: Oct 27 2009, 10:32 AM by andresv | with 3 comment(s)
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Retina.NET support for Microsoft SQL Server 2008
The latest version of Retina.NETm the open source ORM published on CodePlex has now explicit support for MS SQL 2008. The new DataStore now supports the new data types (DATETIME2, TIME, DATE, DATETIMEOFFSET) and the new FILESTREAM access modifier for...
Posted: Oct 23 2009, 05:39 PM by andresv | with no comments
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Add Blackberry support to Forms Server 2007 or Sharepoint 2007
A few months ago I was the architect for a project involving Microsoft Forms Server 2007 and we needed to support viewing Infopath forms on mobile devices, specifically Blackberry devices. The Microsoft Forms Server 2007 is a striped down Sharepoint 2007...
Posted: Jun 07 2008, 11:40 AM by andresv | with 9 comment(s)
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Retina.NET 2.0 Core & Designer Released
Hey! just a quick announcement to say that I released a new version of Retina.NET Core and also the new DSL designer for VS2008. You can download the precompiled binaries or source code from the CodePlex Retina.NET page. As always, comments / suggestions...
Posted: May 20 2008, 04:53 PM by andresv | with 1 comment(s)
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Retina.NET project active again
The Retina.NET project was dormant for some time, but with some help I'm bringing it back to life. The last official release was made on October 2006 (v1.0.8.0) and at that time I was working on the new v2 release, but I never finished that task and so...
Posted: Apr 21 2008, 10:34 AM by andresv | with no comments
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Introduction to WCF Extensibility article published at LevelExtreme Magazine
Hi everybody! I have been off radar quite a while, so I'm just writting this quick post to make everybody know that I have written and published (Thanks Martín Salías) a nice article (shameless plug, I know...) about WCF extenssibility mechanisms. The...
Posted: Feb 18 2008, 10:37 PM by andresv | with no comments
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