October 2008 - Posts

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Blocked by the Silverlight ManagedRuntimeError 4004 by Ken Cox [MVP]

For my Silverlight 2 prototype business app, I wanted to try capturing JSON data from a WCF service and caching it in isolated storage. I found a nice example by Tim Heuer that I updated to the RTW version. After setting up the WCF service on a VPC running...
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Nice Silverlight 2 Business App Design with Source Code by Ken Cox [MVP]

My sense is that Silverlight 2 is going to have a major impact in business applications because of its security, programmability, and ease of deployment. I'm currently working on a prototype for a client who would use the application mainly within the...
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Expand Silverlight Concept for Cloud Computing? by Ken Cox [MVP]

Given that Silverlight runs on PCs, Macs, and Linux, it isn't a stretch to expand the concept into Cloud computing. Rather than running a stripped-down .NET plug-in within a browser,  what about installing a full-blown, cross-platform runtime? You...
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Silverlight 2 will be available for download on Tuesday, Oct. 14 by Ken Cox [MVP]

Silverlight 2 will be available for download on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight . Customers already using a previous version of Silverlight will be automatically upgraded to Silverlight 2. http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press...
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Tech Ed Online, Tech Days Canada, and Blogging by Ken Cox [MVP]

Gosh, Microsoft has more developer web pages than a person can browse in a month! It's a full-time job trying to keep up with what everyone's doing and saying! How does anyone get any billable work done? Anyway, I've just been alerted to Tech-Ed Online...
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Review: Advanced ASP.NET AJAX Server Controls For .NET 3.5 by Ken Cox [MVP]

Advanced ASP.NET AJAX Server Controls For .NET 3.5 is a fine resource for ASP.NET developers who want to build high performance, data-driven Web applications with a richer user interface. The introduction of ASP.NET AJAX 2.0 extensions caught many of...
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Weblogs.asp.net and www.asp.net Under New Management by Ken Cox [MVP]

I just learned that our favourite Microsoft community sites ( www.asp.net , www.iis.net , www.silverlight.net , and www.windowsclient.net ) are under new management. The fabulous people at Telligent are "changing direction to focus more on building and...
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The Joys and Benefits of Being a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional by Ken Cox [MVP]

I've received the Microsoft MVP award for the tenth year in a row! The award brings lots of benefits - tangible and intangible: Microsoft provides a free MSDN subscription Direct interaction with top guns like ScottGu and the ASP.NET team A worldwide...
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