October 2006 - Posts

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Getting Started with Windows Communication Framework by dwahlin

One of the talks I'm giving at the upcoming DevConnections conference in Las Vegas the week of November 6th covers moving from Web Services to Service Oriented Architectures (SOAs). Part of the talk will discuss how well Windows Communication Framework...
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Speaking on Async Web Services at Desert Code Camp by dwahlin

I'm going to be speaking at Desert Code Camp this Saturday (Oct. 28th) in Phoenix, AZ on Asynchronous Web Services in .NET 2.0. The talk was just added to the schedule (thanks to Lorin Thwaits for squeezing me in last minute) so there's still...
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Nullable Types in C# 2.0 by dwahlin

I'm teaching a C# 2.0 class at Interface Technical Training this week and thought I'd blog about two features I really like in C# 2.0 that save some typing (although they may arguably lead to more cryptic code) and are really useful. Sure, there's...
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RSS Blog Roller Code Update by dwahlin

I've updated the original blog roller code posted awhile back since a few minor changes were made. On the homepage of Interface Technical Training we only show the first 250 characters of employee blogs. However, people were using tools that injected...
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New Features in ASP.NET AJAX Beta by dwahlin

Microsoft released the intial beta of ASP.NET AJAX today with many, many new enhancements. One of the biggest changes is that the JavaScript files that ASP.NET AJAX controls rely upon to perform their magic have been refactored and significantly reduced...
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Calling Web Services Asynchronously by dwahlin

I had the opportunity to give a talk on Asynchronous Web Services in .NET V2 last night to the Orange County, California VB.NET and C# Users Group. Thanks to everyone that attended and to Mike Vincent for inviting me. I had a lot of fun and met a lot...
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Also Blogging At... by dwahlin

In addition to this blog, I'm also going to be adding how-to and tips and tricks articles to the following weblog. If you'd like to subscribe to that one as well here's the link: http://blogs.interfacett.com/all-blogs/
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Speaking at the Orange County C# Users Group - October 17th by dwahlin

I'll be giving a talk this Tuesday, October 17th at the Orange County C# Users Group on Asynchronous Web Services in .NET V2. If you live in the area and are interested in seeing how Web Services can be called sychronously and asynchronously swing...
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Creating a Project Status Dashboard using ASP.NET 2.0 by dwahlin

When I was working as a contractor for Maricopa County in Phoenix, AZ I was asked by the CIO to create a "quick" prototype application that would track strategic priorities, related initiatives (projects) and organizations working on the initiatives...
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GUIDs and DataSource Controls by dwahlin

The DataSource controls built-into ASP.NET 2.0 make it much easier to bind data to a variety of controls. However, as you start to customize your applications you may experience a few issues (that are typically easy to resolve). I came across one such...
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