ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 Source Code Released
As I mentioned last week when ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 shipped, we are publishing the full source code to the ASP.NET AJAX product. This includes the source to the server-side ASP.NET integration (including the UpdatePanel, UpdateProgress, and ScriptManager controls, as well as the source to the Network Serialization code).
Video: Using LINQ with ASP.NET in VS "Orcas" (Part 1)
One of my goals this year is to use video more with my blog. My theory is that video is often a better medium than text to walkthrough how something works, and can also help you avoid the tedium of reading though some of my really long blog posts... :-)
Links to ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 resources, and answers to some common questions
Below are a few links to some ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 resources, and answers to a few common questions I've seen with the ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 release:
My Upcoming Presentations in Belgium, London, and Orlando
I just wanted to give a quick update on a few presentations I'm giving in the weeks ahead:
ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 Released
I am really excited to announce that the final release of ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 (aka "Atlas") shipped this morning. You can download it here.
Visual Studio "Orcas" Web Designer Integrated into Main
This weekend was a really exciting one for the VS Web Tools team. On Saturday they checked in their new HTML and ASP.NET WYSIWYG designer into Visual Studio. This designer is a major, major improvement over previous HTML designers within Visual Studio, and will be a shared component used by both Visual Studio and Expression Web Designer going forward.
ASP.NET Tips and Tricks and LINQ Slides/Demos from CodeMash
Below are the slides + demos for the two breakout talks I presented this past Friday at the CodeMash conference:
Video Interview of Me Talking about WPF/E, Orcas, IIS7 and MIX
Yesterday Channel9 posted a video interview of me with Rory Blyth that was filmed earlier this week.
Tip/Trick: How to upload a .SQL file to a Hoster and Execute it to Deploy a SQL Database
Last month I posted about the new (free) Database Publishing Wizard that is designed to make it much, much easier to upload and deploy SQL Express and SQL Server databases in a web hoster environment.
Download ASP.NET AJAX PDF Cheat Sheets
Next Generation Yahoo Messenger built with WPF and .NET
At the Consumer Electronics Show this week, Yahoo showed off some cool demos with their next generation messenger client (you can watch a video of it in action at http://messenger.yahoo.com/vista). One of the really cool things about the new messenger client is that it was built using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and the .NET Framework.
A few VS 2005 SP1 Links and Information Nuggets
In you were out the second half of December, you might have missed some of the VS 2005 Service Pack 1 posts that I've previously made: