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October, 2006

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    Search autocomplete with ASP.NET AJAX Extensions

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    I am working on a rich content app for one of my talks at TechEd Europe and I thought it would be a good idea to implement a search box with an autocomplete of the past search quires. The intuition here is that the changes are someone else has searched...
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    Microsoft AJAX Library at the AJAX Experience

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    I had a great time at the AJAX Experience Conference today. John Resig did a good talk on choosing the right Ajax framework for you. He laid out four attributes you should use when you judge an Ajax library…. While he didn't mention the Microsoft...
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    Design Guidelines and Patterns and Practices Summit

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    I am looking forwarding to doing the keynote at the Pattern and Practices Summit today. I thought for a while about what to do… I have been into the Ajax thing recently and it is very cool, but ultimately I decided the real timeless information I had...
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    The What and the How

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    I was talking recently with a coworker of mine about the “what” and the “how” of software projects. The “What” is the definition of the thing you are building. What customers should we go after? What markets should we serve? What competitors do we...
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    Book: Elements of C# Style

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    A few months ago I had the opportunity to review Elements of C# Style and I really enjoyed it. It is a concise little book, great for a quick reference on everything for C# syntax basics to designing an inheritance hierarchy. Last week I ran into Andy...
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    What is the deal with UpdatePanel

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    The developer for UpdatePanel recently posted a couple of good articles about the changes we made in the most recent Beta… Enjoy! What's up with UpdatePanels and how come nothing works? This is a higher level piece that explains how UpdatePanel changed...
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    Bringing new life to your VB6 apps

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    I just saw a cool screen cast on the Microsoft Interop Forms Toolkit 1.0…. Great stuff! It enables you to incrementally enhance your VB6 applications with the power of the .NET Framework…. It has been a while sense I have really wanted to install VB6...
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    ASP.NET AJAX on TheServerSide.NET

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    I saw Jack in my talk at The Ajax Experience conference yesterday and was happy to see that he wrote it up for TheServerSide.net Abrams on ASP.NET AJAX controls and components I think Jack is picking up on a good point here about AJAX apps having...
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    Already a blast at the Ajax Experience

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    The conference has not even officially started and I am already having a blast. The long trip down here gave me a chance to do some coding with the new Beta of the ASP.NET Ajax Extensions . This is definitely fun stuff… If you have not already, I suggest...
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    When there is no good name...

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    I noticed a good debate going on the BCL blog (and now Krzysztof Cwalina’s blog ) about the naming of TimeZone2… Clearly the name brings back bad memories of the Win32\COM world …. As Krys points out there is not an easy answer here. Ideally we could...
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    Heading to Boston for the Ajax Experience Conference

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    October 23-25 th the next installment of the Ajax Experience Conference is being held in Boston. I am looking forward to hearing from many of the big names in the Ajax space…. Looks like all the major folks offering Ajax frameworks and the JavaScript...
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    BLINQ Walk through posted

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    Just noticed that Patrick Spieler has a nice simple walk through of BLINQ . In a couple of easy steps you can go from a database to a rich data driven application! BLINQ! Web-Application generated
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    Great Video and Slides for Building Occasionally Connected Client Apps

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    Steve has a great post (with Video and slides) for building offline apps… Worth a look! My guess is lots of client apps need "occasionally connected" features, it has just been prohibitively hard to build in the past… Has anyone tried this out? We...
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