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Syncing Data with a Server using Silverlight and HTTP Polling Duplex by dwahlin

Many applications have the need to stay in-sync with data provided by a service. Although web applications typically rely on standard polling techniques to check if data has changed, Silverlight provides several interesting options for keeping an application...

Code and Slides from DevConnections Las Vegas Talks by dwahlin

Thanks to everyone who attended my sessions this week at DevConnections in Las Vegas. I had a ton of fun hanging out with friends and meeting new people at the different talks. Next up is DevConnections Orlando in March of 2011 – looking forward to it...

Code From My Silverlight Workshop at DevConnections Las Vegas by dwahlin

Thanks to everyone who attended my Silverlight workshop at DevConnections in Las Vegas and to John Papa for taking the time to come talk with me. I always have a lot of fun meeting new people and hearing about applications people are building. The sample...

Silverlight Firestarter Event on December 2nd–Streamed Live! by dwahlin

If you’re interested in getting started with Silverlight development or enhancing your existing skills check out the upcoming Silverlight Firestarter event running December 2, 2010. The event can be attended live in Redmond, WA or viewed online (both...

DevConnections Conference Code and Slides by dwahlin

I’m in Las Vegas this week for the DevConnections conference and wanted to get the slides and code posted for the talks as I give them. This time around I’m talking about Silverlight (including a full-day workshop), the new Microsoft Ajax Library script...

DevConnections Orlando Talks on Silverlight and LINQ/Entity Framework by dwahlin

I had a great time speaking at DevConnections in Orlando this year.  A lot of fun people were there and I had the opportunity to talk with several of them about some of the applications they were building.  As promised, here’s the code and slides...

Amazon.com AlbumViewer Application for Silverlight 2 Released by dwahlin

Back in the early days when Silverlight still had the WPF/e code name I put together a sample application that showed how to access album data from Amazon.com to display a 3D carousel.  When Silverlight 1 was released I upgraded it which was straightforward...

Speaking on Silverlight 2 at the Hawaii .NET User Group by dwahlin

I’ve had the opportunity to speak at a lot of cool places around the world but you can’t beat speaking in Hawaii! I’ve looked forward to this trip for quite awhile since I get to talk about a brand new technology in a really nice location. Thanks to everyone...

Desert Code Camp Is This Saturday (May 31st) by dwahlin

Arizona's Desert Code Camp is this Saturday (May 31st) at the University of Advanced Computing building.  Here's the address: University of Advancing Technology 2625 W. Baseline Road ( map ) Tempe, Arizona 85283 It looks like there are a lot of great...

Free eBook - Best of Simple Talk ASP.NET by dwahlin

I wrote a few articles for the Simple Talk Website (run by RedGate Software ) over the past year and was honored to be included in the "Best of Simple Talk ASP.NET" eBook they just released.  The book is a free PDF that covers a lot of...
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