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    Encrypting the Web.config in VB

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    I got a request for how to do the encryption of the web.config but this time in VB, so I thought I'd post it here on the blog as well. The logic is about the same, although I found that in VB I had to add a line to the configuration to save the new settings...
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    How to encrypt the Web.Config

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    In the security session we did I showed in one of the sample how you can encrypt the web.config file by adding code to the global.asax file. The cool part of this is that using this technique you can secure application specific settings like connection...
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    Silverprint a webcast on the SharePoint Silverlight Blueprint

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    Here's some links from today's webcast... Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint Silverlight 2 beta 1 - download Silverlight 2 SDK Silverlight 2 Tools for Visual Studio 2008 Ian Morrish's blog post on Blueprint configuration Patrick Tisseghems blog post...
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    SharePoint and AJAX Style Web Parts

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    In yesterday's webcast I had the pleasure of having an expert on SharePoint and AJAX talk about bringing these two compelling technologies together. Todd Bleeker (from MindSharp , a SharePoint consulting firm based in Minneapolis) when thru the various...
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    SharePoint for Developers Webcast Series

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    Because building it just got easier! What's the deal with Windows SharePoint Server (WSS 3.0) and Microsoft Office SharePoint Services?Lynn Langit and I are doing a webcast series on Windows SharePoint 3.0 as a platform for developers and looking at the...
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    SharePoint and AJAX Style Web Parts - A Webcast

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    For tomorrow's webcast as part of the series SharePoint for Developers ( http://www.BenkoTIPS.com/wss ) I will have a special guest joining me. Todd Bleeker is a SharePoint MVP who does a good amount of training around SharePoint and will be sharing what...
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    Didn't make it to MIX?

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    Not a problem...you can watch the sessions online by going to VisitMIX and selecting the track you're interested in. Some great technical sessions are available for download, and there's even a cool Silverlight control for picking which ones. Very cool...
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    SharePoint and Membership ... a Webcast

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    Today's webcast will deal with membership and SharePoint, how users are able to connect and use your SharePoint site. I'm adding a post that will provide links and additional information about this, but it's not quite ready yet. I'll update this post...
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    Customizing SharePoint - a webcast

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    Today in the latest addition to the SharePoint for Developers webcast series I'm going to be covering what's involved in customizing a portal to fit our needs. Our project will be to build out portions of the new www.BenkoTIPS.com to provide the ability...
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    XNA on Zune? It's not just for breakfast anymore...

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    If you haven't heard about it yet, we just announced some great stuff for developers working with XNA. This is the technology that you can use to develop game software on Windows and the XBox. Well, take a look at http://creators.xna.com/whatsnew.aspx...
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    More SharePoint Webcast Goodness Coming Soon!

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    This week as a part of the followup from an internal Microsoft Conference (TechReady 6) I have scheduled some more webcasts on SharePoint to run every Thursday morning in March. This will include 4 sessions that will dive deeper info topics like Ajax...
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    MSDN Security Session Links

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    Technorati Tags: MSDN MSDN Events is back! It's a new year and this week I'm back on the road delivering MSDN events again. The topics we're covering include ASP.NET Membership, IIS 7.0 and Hacker Tricks...we show how the exploits work and what you can...
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    Video Puzzle Code

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    When I demo what's possible with Silverlight I like to show a demo of a video puzzle . This is a fun one to do, where the puzzle pieces are animated by a video file while they can be scrambled around the screen. A lot of people have been looking for the...
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    Enter the Mpls & Des Moines Demo Contest to Win COOL Prizes!

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    ANNOUNCING Visual Studio 2008 Install-Fest Demo Contest! Want to show off your VS2008 or .NET 3.5 skills?  If you answered, yes, this is your opportunity to strut your stuff! During the Visual Studio 2008 Install Fest & Holiday Party on December...
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    Just Released! VS 2008

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    Technorati Tags: Visual Studio , tools , developer WHOOO HOOO! It's live and it's real. And now the waiting is over, you can get it too. Today we shipped Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5. In case you don't want to wait, there are some places you can get...
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    Look who's coming to town!

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    Are you game? Are you a gamer? Maybe gaming is your thing, from Pong to Ms. Pacman, from Breakout to Halo. This isn't a deep trip down memory lane but it wasn't that long ago that I wanted to get into computers so I could write my own games...ok, maybe...
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    Do you do Zune 2?

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    If you haven't checked it out yet, the new Zune is available...If you have a Zune 1, you can make it a Zune 2 by installing the update that was released yesterday. Some VERY cool stuff...some of the new features include wireless sync (you don't have to...
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    WCF Performance and Deployment Webcast

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    Technorati Tags: FMC MasterClass , WCF Yesterday I delivered the most recent addition to the Framework MasterClass Webcast Series on WCF Performance and Deployment. We covered issues surrounding the deployment and scalability of WCF services as hosted...
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    Announcing - The Benko Blog-Roll

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    Are you out there? Are you actually reading this? Do you have thoughts of your own that you'd like to share? Would you like to have a place where you can find out what other people who are in as similar role think about what's going in the the technology...
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    Twin Cities Code Camp

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    What did you do last Saturday? I had the great chance to hang out & present at the Twin Cities Code Camp ( http://www.TwinCitiesCodeCamp.com/TCCC/ ) and talk about some great new stuff that developers might find interesting. These include an overview...
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    Code Posted for WCF Custom Channels

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    I just uploaded the code for today's webcast on Custom Channels in WCF . In this webcast we looked at what's involved in customizing the way that WCF works and how you can extend its behavior. There was a lot of C# code and we created channels, channel...
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    Using Windows Live Writer!

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    Technorati Tags: New Stuff Ok...so I'm not always the best at adopting the latest technologies, even though I talk about them and help people understand what's possible. But sometimes you find something that's so compelling that you gotta stop and really...
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    Thank You Heartland Dev Conference!

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    I just got back from the HDC07 in Omaha. It was great to see so many people that I recognized and to have the chance to catch up on what's going on. We had Scott Guthrie ( http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu ) from Redmond in town doing the keynote and as...
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    Popfly goes BETA!

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    Check it out! Today at the O’Reilly Web 2.0 Summit Microsoft announced that we’re opening the Popfly beta to the world. That means that anyone can use this innovative cool tool to create your own custom “mash-up” pages without the need to write extensive...
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    Q&A from LINQ to Entities Webcast

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    You got questions? Well we got answers! On today's webcast we had the special treat of having some of the members of the LINQ team online with us answering questions. There were so many of them I thought I'd post the conversation. I hope it helps answer...
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