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July, 2008

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    DropThings: Open Source ASP.NET 3.5 AJAX Portal - new and improved

    Omar AL Zabir (author of Building a Web 2.0 Portal with ASP.NET 3.5 ) updated his very cool ASP.NET AJAX Portal application with 3.5 features, Workflow Foundation and new C# 3.0 features. Play with it here: Check out...
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    A Live Mesh Moment

    While I was out in the bush near Krueger national park in South Africa recently I found a great use for Live Mesh ...  After a full day of seeing some excellent big game I had a ton of photos to show for my effort. Later that night, back in the lodge...
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    Very Simple .NET Thumbnail Creation Code

    When I was working the update for my Ajax demo , I needed to create thumb nail from a director of photos. There are tons of tools out there to do this, but I thought I'd share the very simple code I used. It takes all the jpgs in the root path and...
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    Great User Experience Example in a Business Application

    DNR-TV has a great talk\demo with Billy Hollis on a next generation business applications in WPF and Silverlight.  Billy is working with a customer to provide a temp worker to job matching services.  So far the application is in WPF, but they...
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    ASP.NET Ajax Roadmap Published

    Bertrand recently published our roadmap for ASP.NET Ajax .  Our goal is to describe some of the proposed features that we are considering investing in future releases of ASP.NET AJAX, Visual Web Developer, and the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit.  ...
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    WPF Composite Application Guidance is Live

    A very common pattern for business focused applications is the "Composite Application Pattern".   Over the last few months our P&P team has been working with industry leaders and the product teams in Microsoft to develop an sample...
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    Loving the South African Developer Community

    I just got back from South Africa and I am happy to report that the .NET Developer community is very strong there.    User's Group Meetings in in Johannesburg and Cape Town User group meeting in Johannesburg  - thanks for setting this...
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