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ASP.NET hosting with lifetime 50% off

It's that time of the year again when you can get web hosting with lifetime 50% off.

Just visit arvixe.com and use coupon code "BLACK FRIDAY".
Warning: this lasts 48 hours only.

Read my post from last year for more information about the offer.

JavaScript frameworks/libraries for single-page and rich JavaScript applications
If you are doing work on the client-side of web applications, you have to know about the JavaScript frameworks and libraries you can use.
Steven Sanderson has a great digest of the top ones on his blog.
Remote debugging revisited

ConsolR is a nice little add-on for your ASP.NET projects that you can use to play with your live applications.

ConsolR enables you to execute C# code againt a running .NET 4.0 web application's app domain through a browser. Once installed, ConsolR will automatically configure itself during application start and is accessible through the "/consolr" path. This enables an interactive console session against for instance an application's production environment.

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Object-relational mapping tools reality check
Martin Fowler's recent post about object-relational mapping matches my own analysis of the usefulness of ORM tools.
They are no silver bullet, but they should not be dismissed without valid reason. If you want me to give up using ORM tools, you have to give me a better solution.
Business model tools

While working on the business model of my latest venture, I collected tools that can be used to design and present a business model.
Most of them are based on the famous Business Model Canvas.

You can find my list of tools on GetVega: Business Model Tools.

Sesame Data Browser for OData tour

Lohith G N (aka Kashyapa) has just published a tour of Sesame Data Browser for OData on his blog. He did an excellent job! I strongly advise you to head to his post to learn what Sesame Data Browser has to offer and how to use it.

50% off ASP.NET hosting

I haven't blogged for a long time because I'm busy working on an exciting new project. It's too early to tell you more. I'll provide details in a few months.

Meanwhile, I wanted to write a quick post to share an excellent offer with you.

It's that time of the year when you can get deals on many things, including web hosting. I'd like to remind you about Arvixe, a great web hosting provider for Windows (for ASP.NET) and Linux.

For 48 hours, between Thursday November 24th at 00:00 PST (08:00 GMT/UTC) and Friday November 25th, Arvixe will be offering 50% off all of their shared hosting products. This will be for all new accounts, for life (as long as you continue to renew the account)!

I've been using Arvixe for my websites for more than one year and a half now, and I highly recommend them.

Here is an overview of what I get for a very good price:

  • Unlimited diskspace
  • Unlimited data transfer
  • Unlimited domains
  • Unlimited POP3 and IMAP mailboxes
  • Unlimited SQL Server 2008 databases
  • Unlimited MySQL databases
  • .NET 1.1, 2, 3.5 and 4
  • Dedicated application pools
  • Full trust
  • IIS 7
  • Daily backups
  • and more...

And now, you can get that too for half the price. Just go to Arvixe.com and secure your own hosting account now by using the coupon code "Black Friday" during checkout.

Disclaimer: the links to Arvixe are affiliate links that may bring me some money home if you sign up. Still, I recommend Arvixe because I use them and I'm very happy with what they offer.

Développement Facebook (sondage)

Avec Tuneo Events, j'ai acquis de l'expérience en développement d'applications Facebook.
Je peux vous aider dans ce domaine. N'hésitez pas à me contacter pour de la formation ou des missions.

J'ai créé un sondage rapide pour en savoir plus sur vos besoins en terme de développement Facebook.
Cela prendra moins d'une minute de votre temps : Sondage Développement d'applications Facebook.


Facebook development survey

With Tuneo Events, I gained experience on Facebook applications development.
I can help you with this subject. Feel free to contact me for training or contract jobs.

I created a quick survey to learn more about your needs in terms of Facebook development.
It will take less than one minute of your time: Facebook application development survey.

Thank you.

OData Shared Vocabularies, Annotations, and Sesame

During MIX11 this week, Pablo Castro, Software Architect in the Data and Modeling Group at Microsoft, gave a talk named "OData Roadmap: Services Powering Next Generation Experiences".

Pablo gave demos of what's cooking for OData and what to expect over the coming months.

One thing that he demonstrated was extensibility with Shared Vocabularies. This allows tools and applications to offer a richer experience through annotations on OData feeds.

Pablo used Sesame Data Browser as an example of how Shared Vocabularies can be used. With annotations on the MIX11 Speakers and Sessions feeds, Sesame is able to display visit cards (VCards) for speakers and a calendar view containing sessions.

I invite you to watch the video recording on the session's page. The demo starts at 0:52:34.

Calendar view
Calendar view
VCard view
VCard view

Vocabularies for OData were introduced on the OData blog. The current stage is exploratory and implementation is open for discussion in the OData mailing list.
Note: this feature is not available in the currently public version of Sesame Data Browser (1.0.7).

Cross-posted from http://sesamedatabrowser.wordpress.com

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