Gold Coast

Over the years, this blog has been about many different things related to software development with Microsoft technologies. Since my current role focuses on Dynamics CRM / XRM, that's what it's primarily about right now.

May, 2008

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    WPF validation with Enterprise Library 4.0

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    If you have not heard the announcement elsewhere, Enterprise Library 4.0 from patterns & practices is now available .  Martin Bennedik just updated his WPF integration for the Validation Application Block (VAB) to work with Enterprise Library...
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    FOLLOW UP: Public Sector Developer Conference (Downers Grove, IL)

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    Thanks to everyone who attended!  Here are the links to the decks and code for the sessions.  I don't have the content from the LINQ & VSTO sessions yet, but will update this post when I get them.  However, I did promise to have a post...
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    Did you know it is WPF Week on Channel 9?

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    There are a bunch of videos at http://channel9.msdn.com/Showforum.aspx?forumid=14&tagid=329 digging in to what's new for WPF in the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1. Technorati Tags: .net framework , wpf
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    Free training on .NET 3.5 SP1

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    I just came across this update to the .NET 3.5 Enhancements Training Kit from Jonathan Carter .  If you've seen my ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Preview webcast and are looking for the code, then you will want to download the kit.  I used the kit as...
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    VS2008 / NETFX 3.5 SP1 Beta

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    If you keep up with multiple Microsoft technology bloggers, today is one of those days where you'll see everyone posting similar posts:(.  Such is the nature of blogging.  I get to say what I want, but sometimes that means everyone else is saying...
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    Microsoft TechFest - Building Rich Interactive Web Applications with Silverlight & Expression

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    Pete Brown just let me know about this event in Reston, VA on June 13th.  I just looked over the schedule.  It looks to be jam packed with Silverlight & Expression content.  Details on here .
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    Standalone Validation Block

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    As I mentioned here , I have been digging into what's out there for WPF LOB applications.  It's been a long time since I've kept up with the work the patterns & practices group has produced.  One of the things I've seen a webcast/blog post...
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    High Performance Computing event in Reston, Va

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    My team is sponsoring the HPCPAL Jumpstart Event on June 18th in Reston, VA.  If you are in the DC area (or feel like traveling here) and interested in simulation software, then stop by! You are invited to participate in our HPCPAL Jumpstart technical...
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    Microsoft ESP Developer Conference

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    My team is sponsoring this conference on May 22nd in Reston, VA.  If you are in the DC area (or feel like traveling here) and interested in simulation software, then stop by! About the Conference Join us for a day of developer-oriented technical...
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    WPF for Line of Business applications

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    I'm a big believer that WPF is a great UI technology for LOB applications.  Yes, there are some shortcomings in the designer experience if you compare the WPF designer to the Windows Forms designer in Visual Studio 2008.  Yes, WPF is missing...
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    I updated my Resources lists

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    I keep a running list of follow up Resources for my presentations/webcasts on my Windows Live Space .  I have received some feedback lately from folks having trouble finding my links, presentations, and demo code.  In an effort to make things...
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    Updating webcast recordings...

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    I have received a few requests from folks about a bad webcast recording.  I've been told that there are some problems with the recording for: Building Workflow Services (WF+WCF) with Visual Studio 2008 Additionally, I have received some requests...
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    UPDATED WORKAROUND: Intellisense for page level map variables using the Virtual Earth JavaScript Intellisense Helper

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    UPDATE: AH FOOEY!  I feel like a goof:).  Turns out my workaround DOESN'T WORK!!!  If you look at the logic from the original post, it makes sense that it wouldn't work because “var map = new VEMap();” is before “var map...
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    ASP.NET MVC "step by step"

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    Rob Conery   is "creating an ongoing series of webcasts and blog posts, documenting the building of an eCommerce storefront using ASP.NET MVC."  As of yesterday, there are 7 installments in the series.  I haven't gotten around...
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    Updated Virtual Earth Map Control demo code

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    UPDATE: I've updated the code to use the workaround described here .  If you downloaded this code before May 2nd, 2008 @ 7:30 PM EST, then you might download it again.  The URL is the same. I’ve update my primary Virtual Earth (VE) map...
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