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November, 2007

  • Brad Abrams

    RSS Feed with the new ASP.NET MVC Framework

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    I thought I'd add my own MVC example to the great work that ScottGu and Hanselman have already outlined... I know folks are ready to get their hands on these bits and believe me the team is working hard to get them out in a public CTP as soon as we can...
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    VS 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 RTM

    • 28 Comments
    We made it, just in time for your turkey-day fun! You can go out and download VS 2008 Express (for FREE) right now and .NET Framework 3.5 ... Here is just a few things I love about this release... Please add your own: 1. VS 2008 fully supports multi-targeting...
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    .NET Framework 3.5 Namespace poster

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    Many of you have asked for an update to the .NET Framework namespace poster for 3.5... Thanks to Paul Andrew , Kit George and many others, we now have it! See Paul's blog for more details... Download the full PDF to a color printer near you ;-)
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    Silverlight 1.0 Fire Starter

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    On November 29, 2007 Microsoft will be hosting Silverlight 1.0 Fire Starter on the Redmond, Washington campus. This daylong event is free to anyone who wants to learn about designing and developing with Microsoft Silverlight 1.0. Don't worry, if you can...
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    Cool Free ASP.NET AJAX Rich Text Editor

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    Kannan Sundarajan has written Rich Text Editor control using ASP.NET AJAX and shared it under the MS-PL license on CodePlex. It has a very rich feature set and Kannan hopes to enhance it further in the future. Since it is a CodePlex project you can report...
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    Add video to your blog for free with Silverlight

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    Thanks to the folks in Expression Media and the Silverlight Streaming it is now amazingly easy to add video (or other Silverlight content to you blog with Windows Live Writer . With nearly any blog host, you can write your blog, "Insert Silverlight Video...
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    NBA.com launches excellent Silverlight Photo gallery

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    Check out www.nba.com ... over in the left hand column, just under the scores, there is a very nice Silverlight based photo gallery... double chick on the big "play" button and I guarantee you will be sucked into several minutes of awe watching the very...
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    NBC Direct: A new Companion App

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    I have been convinced for a while now that the industry is headed toward more of a companion application model... that is a model that offers the best of the web world in the browser and everywhere and the best of the client world out of browser. One...
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    MSDN Webcast: An Introduction to Silverlight (Level 100)

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    I will be doing an introduction to Silverlight as part of an MSDN web cast... If you have been meaning to learn what Silverlight is, now is your chance.. Please come if you can make it! MSDN Webcast: An Introduction to Silverlight (Level 100) This webcast...
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    My interview with the Switch on The Code blog

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    I had a good email interview with Switch on the Code about Silverlight... It was also cool that it appeared in the same post with an interview with Mike Potter (of Adobe and RIApedia fame). Here is a teaser of just one of the questions we talked about...
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    A couple Framework Design Tools...

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    Good tools are essential to good engineering... Recently I ran across a couple of good tools that will help with Framework design and implementation. NDepends - is a tool that allows you to analyze your source code in order to get a grip on what is really...
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    Mix is Back!

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    Mix 08 is back in Vegas... I am very excited about getting together for the 3rd year in a row to drill in with developers, designers and business decision makers to talk about the web and where, together we want to take it. Sign up today to be part...
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    ASP.NET AJAX Toolkit Release for VS2008

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    If you are a web developer just evaluating ASP.NET 3.5 and VS2008, I strong recommend you go grab VS2008 Web Express and the updated ASP.NET AJAX Toolkit . It is full of some really great AJAX controls for ASP.NET... It is a community driven open source...
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