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Entity Framework Code-First to Provide Replacement for ASP.NET Profile Provider by Ken Cox [MVP]

A while back, I coordinated a project to add support for the SQL Table Profile Provider in ASP.NET 4 Web Applications.  We urged Microsoft to improve ASP.NET’s built-in Profile support so our workaround wouldn’t be necessary. Instead, Microsoft plans...

Congratulations 2010 Microsoft MVP! by Ken Cox [MVP]

Hey folks, I’m proud to say I’m still a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional!  I’ve now been an ASP/ASP.NET MVP for 13 years straight. I just got the notification: “Dear Ken Cox, Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2010 Microsoft...
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An ASP.NET 4 Web Application Using the SqlTableProfileProvider – Doable or a Time Sink? by Ken Cox [MVP]

Update: Imar Spaanjaars (MVP) came up with the solution and I did the documentation and packaging . Go for it! Have hundreds of ASP.NET developers been wasting dozens of hours each on something that can’t be made to work in ASP.NET? This is too weird...

Windows Cloud Services Aren’t Exclusive to Microsoft by Ken Cox [MVP]

The Windows Azure brand has captured mindshare for the buzzword-du-jour, ‘cloud computing’. However, Microsoft certainly isn’t the only option for cranking up virtual machines to meet unexpected or peak demands. For example, I see that OrcsWeb has released...

Congratulations Microsoft MVP!‏ by Ken Cox [MVP]

I received a very nice email message this morning… “Congratulations, you are one of only a few thousand people around the world who have been recognized with a Microsoft MVP Award.” I’m proud of this award, and even though I’ve received it every year...
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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...

Honorary Canadian MVP by Ken Cox [MVP]

At the MVP Summit, Canadian MVPs carried valuable hockey pucks. It was an unannounced, "viral" contest where attendees who collected a full set of pucks won a genuine, Canadian Olympic Team hockey jersey. At lunch at the closing day Japanese MVP Takako...

[MVP] Congratulations! You have received the Microsoft MVP Award by Ken Cox [MVP]

Hey folks, I'm an MVP again for 2008! (I know lots of people are posting these messages, but the award means a lot to me.) Dear Ken Cox, Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2008 Microsoft® MVP Award! The MVP Award is our way of saying...
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I Made the Canadian Developer Connection Blog by Ken Cox [MVP]

Hey folks, I made the MVP Insider column! http://blogs.msdn.com/cdndevs/archive/2007/08/23/know-your-mvps-q-a-with-ken-cox.aspx
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Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2007 Microsoft® MVP Award! by Ken Cox [MVP]

I guess there are going to be a lot of these posts today, but it really is quite an honour to be chosen as an MVP. I'm in the Visual Developer - ASP.NET category. See you at the MVP Summit! "The Microsoft MVP Award is our way of saying thank...
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