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    Set specific port for ASP.NET Development Server …

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    Just a quick tip … if you get tired of the ASP.NET Development Server (the HTTP Server formerly known as Cassini ) deciding to start-up on whatever port it feels like using at the time, you can constrain that in the Properties of your Web Application...
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    Good Azure sites …

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    Check out AzureScope . It’s got some good best practices, benchmarks and some small code samples for developing on Azure . Also check out patterns & practices Windows Azure Guidance site and the WAAG - Part 1 - Release Candidate .
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    MSDN Looks Different (Who Moved My Cheese?)

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    I’ve recently been having a Who Moved My Cheese issue with MSDN.  Pages seem to have a new look.  For example, I was recently looking up how to do COM Automation (formerly “OLE Automation” and now just “Automation”) in Silverlight and specifically...
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    Do you know about Photosynth?

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    I didn’t until a friend pointed it out to me at the Web 2.0 Expo today.  Photosynth let’s you upload images in a zip file and stitches them together into a 3D view.  It’s very cool !
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    Some tools I highly recommend …

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    All are free or relatively inexpensive (the ones with a license fee are well worth it).  Most are excellent learning tools as well as productivity tools. LINQPad : I can’t say enough good things about this gem!  It’s a scratch pad for .NET applications...
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    Do you know about the Visual Studio Extension Manager?

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    I didn’t until I saw the great Scott Hanselman talk about it during DevDays 10 NL .  It’s under the tools tab … I searched it recently for “layer diagram” and found this little gem from P&P .  It’s got layer diagrams that model the architectures...
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    Architecture Explorer and DGML videos ...

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    Check out these videos on DGML and the Architecture Explorer. Really well done and informative.
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    Bay.NET User Group

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    I attended a meeting of the Bay.NET User Group last night. There were some great lightning presentations on Pex and MEF . The main talk was about a product ( WebSharper ) that allows one to write web sites completely in F#. I've not completely wrapped...
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    Azure Skittles Part 5

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    Last time , we got our Worker Role pulling from our Queue. Now, let’s take a look at debugging and some of the scale-out options. Debugging You can add a breakpoint as normal in Visual Studio and see the Queue Messages build up in the database ...
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    Azure Skittles Part 4

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    Last time , we got our worker role up and running. This time, we will feed him. WPF Application We will construct a quick driver application to feed items to our Web Role. In your WpfApplication1 project, add a Service Reference to our Web Role...
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    Azure Skittles Part 3

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    Last time , we got our service up and running. This time we will jump in and write some code. Web Role The job of our WCF Service is to grab requests from clients and put them on an Azure Queue. Start by modifying our contract (IService1.cs by default...
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    Azure Skittles Part 2

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    Last time , we did all the setup work necessary to get our Azure Skittles project up and running. This time, we will jump into Visual Studio .NET and get our service up and running. Creating the Project In order to debug an Azure application locally...
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    Azure Skittles Part 1

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    This skittles game is a very simple walkthrough of creating and debugging a Windows Azure application locally on a Windows 7 development machine with Visual Studio 2010 . Here is the simple architecture I’m going to build … (Azure is RGB 0, 127...
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    Passion for Technology

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    It’s important in life to have a passion for what you do. Passion for your craft forms a guiding framework for the ability to judge success. I have a passion for technology. That passion for technology manifests itself in many ways. One manifestation...
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    Introduction

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    I’m a new employee at Microsoft. I live in Northern California with my wife, my two kids and my three dogs. I am a software architect. I take that craft seriously. I play with my kids for fun, but I also play chess, poker and games of all kinds including...
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    Learn. Teach. Share.

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    I love to learn. That’s why I’m here. Every day I am learning about technology and the best and most productive ways to ply it to the complex relationship between people, organizations and industries. The promise of constant learning is one...
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