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  • Blog Post: Gone With the Week (APR 12 – 16, 2010)

    Take a look to what independent media was covering while Visual Studio 2010, .NET 4.0 and Silverlight 4 were launched. RIA at Work: Silverlight 4 Released Kathleen Richards discusses the fourth version of Silverlight, its features and especially extensibility and companion goodies...
  • Blog Post: Gone With the Week (Mar 22 – 26, 2010)

    Here we offer our review on .NET development topics published on independent media.   Microsoft Has Released OData SDK and “Dallas” CTP 2 Abel Avram covers the release of Odata SDK, an AtomPub-based protocol facilitating data sharing over the web through REST-like requests sent by a consumer -.NET...
  • Blog Post: Gone With The Week (Mar 15 – 19, 2010)

    What did media have to say about .NET and development in general while most of attention was caught on MIX 2010?   How to Build Mobile Websites with ASP.NET MVC 2 and Visual Studio 2010 Jess Chadwick teaches variety of approaches for customizing web pages for mobile devices. ( DevConnections ) Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Gone With the Week (Mar 8 – 12, 2010)

    Here we highlight some topics that media was covering about general development (and .NET in particular) this week now ending. XNA Game Studio 4.0 to Windows Phone 7 arsenal Mary-Jo Foley tells about MS next gaming development platform, unveiled at Game Developers Conference 2010 in San Francisco. (...
  • Blog Post: Gone With The Week (Mar 1 – 5, 2010)

    The following is a selection of five news about .NET development published on independent media. Problematic pair programming Larry O’Brien explores reasons why pair programming is the least adopted of the Extreme Programming practices and ways to deal with its challenges. ( Software Development Times...
  • Blog Post: How Connection Manager Connects

    Without Connection Manager, for all but the simplest network environments, the only way an application could choose a connection would be by presenting the user with a list and asking him to select one. In the December 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine , Marcus Perryman explains why the correct use of Connection...
  • Blog Post: Going Places: Ink-Enabled Apps For Tablet PC

    The process for ink capture and analysis on the Tablet PC is straightforward in managed code. To the uninitiated developer, however, creating unmanaged Tablet PC applications can be rather daunting. In the October 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine , Gus Class a quick introduction to the Tablet PC ink architecture...
  • Blog Post: Going Places: Building Adaptable Windows Mobile Apps

    In 2008 there are now more than 140 different Windows Mobile phones available that support a variety of different options. Developers to be aware of these differences and to plan for them by building what are called adaptable applications—apps that work well and look great on all Windows Mobile devices...
  • Blog Post: Going Places: Provisioning Mobile Devices

    Going Places is a new MSDN Magazine column devoted to mobile device development. The main focus will be on Windows Mobile phones and Tablet PCs, although any topic related to mobility is fair game. In the April 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine , Mike Calligaro talks about programmatically configuring -- or...
  • Blog Post: Write an IM App with WCF in the .NET Compact Framework

    Mobile devices often do not have static IP addresses or dynamic DNS entries that follow them around, making it difficult receive data pushed down from servers. But the .NET Compact Framework 3.5 solves many of these problems with two new binding elements to Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) functionality...
  • Blog Post: Windows Mobile: Adjust ring volume according to the ambient noise level

    Doesn't it always seem like, when you're having a quiet, relaxing moment, your mobile phone starts ringing at full volume? So much for mellowing out. Or you're in a crowded room and your phone rings too quietly to hear? That was your date calling? She's forgotten where you were going to meet? Oops, sorry...
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