Brian Goldfarb's Blog

Drinking from the firehose

August, 2005

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    Building ASP.NET 2.0 Web Sites Using Web Standards

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    This article was written awhile ago but got stuck in our MSDN Editorial queue (with about 10 other articles still sadly) but they are coming out -- if you are interested in Standards based design this article does a great job of explaining how things...
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    Awesome online photosharing site using ASP.NET - Phanfare

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    I heard about Phanfare , several months back and knew that it was a very cool use of the .NET Framework -- but until I started using it recently it never occurred to me just how well done it is. With ASP.NET on the back end driving the website and a Smart...
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    Free 3 hours of ASP.NET 2.0 training from AppDev

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    AppDev is offering up 3 hours of super high quality ASP.NET 2.0 training for free! Get in on the action at: http://www.appdev.com/promo.asp?page=sn00027
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    More upgrade related content from ScottGu

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    Over time our plan is to turn these blog posts into whitepapers, but why wait for the official content when you can have it now? Scott Guthrie has been busy writing up some great articles to help you with ASP.NET 2.0 and VS05 We have gotten a lot of...
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    Great new articles about SiteMaps and the SiteMapProvider

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    Check out these recently launched whitepapers that detail the site navigation system and custom site map providers for ASP.NET 2.0 Understanding and Extending the Site Navigation System in ASP.NET 2.0 http://msdn.microsoft.com/asp.net/beta2/default...
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    Using IIS with VS 2005 and the new Web Project system

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    Scott has been busy preparing lots of useful content -- this is even *more* info about the new Web project system, specifically as it relates to IIS projects. http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2005/08/23/423409.aspx
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    Beta 2--RTM changes, Disk Cacheable and detailed API changes

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    We recently posted a detailed article describing the changes between Beta2 and RTM of ASP.NET 2.0. One of the biggest changes the the removal of the Diskbased output caching and I wanted to post some more information about that, the rationale, and workarounds...
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    VS2005 Project System - the story

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    Scott Guthrie just posted all the juicy details about the ASP.NET 2.0 and VS2005 project system and tools support. This post addresses a lot of the issues that people have been facing with the Beta 2 version of the product and shows all the changes/fixes...
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    Changes to ASP.NET 2.0 from Beta2-->RTM

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    It is time to start preparing for the RTM of ASP.NET 2.0 and in order to do that I've had the team prepare a great paper that outlines the major changes that we've made since Beta 2. Find it here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/asp.net/beta2/beta2rtmchanges...
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    Get the August CTP of Visual Web Developer Express

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    Like all CTP's -- use at your own risk... you should probably install in a VPC and there are no gurantees that it will uninstall/reinstall -- so be prepared to nuke your machine for RTM if you use this build on your production box... all that aside...
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    unofficial active directory provider documentation

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    Big props to G. Andrew Duthie for pulling together this little post about how to get the AD providers working in Beta 2. Yes, I know there is no documentation. yes we are fixing that at RTM -- and even better, we are also going to be adding detailed whitepapers...
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    We will ship VS2005 and I know you will like it

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    There has been a lot of commentary about the quality of VS2005 and I could go into a long discussion, but Shawn Burke took the words right out my mouth -- http://www.shawnburke.com/default.aspx?document=264 This is a must-read about the software...
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    More great security content

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    J.D. Meier and team have been busy at work building awesome ASP.NET 2.0 security content -- I posted some links earlier, but here is an excellent " Security Practices at a Glance ." Specifically worth checking out is the " Index of Practices " which has...
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    Let's talk about the Web Project system

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    There has been a lot of chatter going on in the last few days about perceived issues with the new project model in ASP.NET 2.0 -- note how I say perecived. Most if not all of the issues being raised (that I have seen) are actually fixed in POST Beta2...
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    Great pesonal experience on ASP.NET 2.0

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    Richard Costall describes his experience with ASP.NET 2.0 and his company's new extranet site -- great read in the latest ASPNETPro
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    Awesome security content for ASP.NET 2.0 -- a bunch of HOWTO's

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    ASP.NET 2.0 How To: Prevent Cross-Site Scripting in ASP.NET: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnpag2/html/PAGHT000004.asp How To: Protect From Injection Attacks in ASP.NET: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnpag2/html/PAGHT000003...
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    Help us test the updated Upgrade Wizard features in VS 2005!

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    We need your help testing the new and improved upgrade experience with Visual Studio 2005 and ASP.NET 2.0 Are you interested in upgrading your web application from ASP.NET 1.x to 2.0? Well then you have come to the right place, because I have a brand...
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    Did you miss TechEd? No big deal, get the content now!

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    That's right -- we've posted all the decks and presentations that the Web Platform and Tools team delivered at TechEd 2005 in Orlando -- you can watch the same great content from the comfort of your living room couch :) Check it out at: http://msdn...
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    Help write about the valule of ASP.NET 2.0

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    The Channel 9 team has built a brand new Wiki for customers to start talking about where they see the value in our newest set of technologies and they even seeded it with some of our 'typical' pieces -- So Go check out the VSValue Wiki and specifically...
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    IE7, WaSP, ASP.NET and Standards

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    Paul Festa says it quote well in his article yesterday ( http://news.com.com/A+standards+truce+in+the+browser+war/2100-1013_3-5818382.html ) I'm really excited about the work that is going on and the relationship that we have built with WaSP and the...
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    .NET and Java

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    http://brennan.offwhite.net/blog/archives/000216.html There is a very interesting and insightful converation going on about .NET and Java here -- worth taking a look, the comments are especially fun to read :) Thoughts?
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    ASP.NET 2.0 Provider Toolkit

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    The ASP.NET 2.0 Provider Toolkit went live on MSDN today. It contains the source code for the Access database providers (which were cut from B2 and will not be in the final RTM product either, we are pushing SQL Express as the new defaults). Coming in...
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