Dew Dump – June 17, 2009


It’s another Dew Dump for your clicking pleasure while I enjoy my vacation at the NJ shore. It’s everything you would normally find in a Dew Drop post, without any categorization, formatting, etc. I’ll be back with the standard Dew Drop posts on Monday, June 22nd.


Deep zooming on the fly ((author unknown))

Paul Randal on Developers and Databases ((author unknown))

WPF Toolkit DataGrid Part IV: TemplateColumns and Row Grouping | Samuel Moura’s DevUX ((author unknown))

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 4.0 Beta Updated for Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2 ((author unknown))

Using ASP.NET 3.5’s ListView and DataPager Controls: Inserting Data ((author unknown))

Zune HD packin’ Nvidia Tegra, iPod touch beware ((author unknown))

Mixed Languages: The Right Tool for The Right Job (Ade Miller)

In ASP.NET, How To Create a DropDownList from an ENUM (admin)

Video: Typemock Isolator basics- Lesson 3 (alashcraft)

Artist Themes for Google Chrome (Alex Chitu)

LINKBLOG for June 15, 2009 (AZuidhof)

LINKBLOG for June 16, 2009 (AZuidhof)

Dynamics Duo: Everybody needs an Identity (Ben Riga)

The Dynamics of Leadership-Team Behavior (Brad Appleton)

Mozilla pushes out Firefox 3.5 release candidate (Brad Linder)

Challenge: How would you start this problem? (Brett Schuchert)

The Morning Brew #369 (Chris Alcock)

The Morning Brew #370 (Chris Alcock)

Dissecting JQuery text() (Chris Brandsma)

Learning Asp.Net MVC Framework (Chris Brandsma)

MVC Bizarro World (Chris Williams)

Isolating Dependencies in Tests Using Mocks and Stubs (Claudio Lasalla)

Amazon releases some Kindle source-code (Cory Doctorow)

Parallel Tasks – new Visual Studio 2010 debugger window (Daniel Moth)

Programming SEO – Ping (Dave)

PDFs Using iTextSharp (Dave)

Silverlight Cream for June 15, 2009 — #614 (Dave Campbell)

Silverlight Cream for June 16, 2009 — #615 (Dave Campbell)

Interested in Cloud Computing and local to the Philly area? Check out the Windows Azure Firestarter this Saturday in Malvern, PA (davedev)

Prism Quick Start Kit Update (David Hill’s WebLog)

Code Contracts Primer – Part 4: Utilizing Pre & Post Conditions (Derik Whittaker)

Episode #118: Exploring Code Contracts: Taking a look at Pre/Post Conditions (Derik Whittaker)

I. M. Wright podcast: “Lead, follow, or get out of the way” (devonm)

Visual Studio 2010: Web.config transforms (DigiMortal)

SharePoint: Using classes for workflow association data (DigiMortal)

Silverlight 3 Beta (Dmitry Lyalin)

Using Repository and Unit of Work patterns with Entity Framework 4.0 (dpblogs)

Hands on with the Windows 7 Touch Pack (Ed Bott)

Good Search Capabilities Often Trump Good Logic (

How to select and edit multiple columns in Visual Studio 2008 [Video] (habibh)

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Technet videos (hanuk)

First look at debugging .NET 4.0 dumps in Visual Studio 2010 (If broken it is, fix it you should : ASP.NET)

The Technology Post for June 15th, 2009 (Jason N. Gaylord)

The Technology Post for June 16th, 2009 (Jason N. Gaylord)

Url Shorteners: Destroying the Web Since 2002 (Jeff Atwood)

Speeding up the build – ditch the SSD and go for the RAM drive (Jeffrey Palermo)

Kindle Source Code Release: What Does It Mean? (Jim Minatel)

Fill My Prism Region, Please (John Papa)

Help! Why can’t I use DataTriggers with controls in WPF? (Josh Twist)

Merging XPS Documents (Josh Twist)

More resources to help you get compatible with Windows 7 (jpelak)

Life After Loops ( (Justin Etheredge))

Quick Tip: Outline Elements on Hover (Karl Swedberg)

Ping 16: MS kills Money, Browser for the Better, free anti-virus, Hulu on Media Center (Laura Foy)

MVVM light toolkit (Silverlight edition) posted (Laurent Bugnion)

Morro screenshots leak…Here are some more exciting Morro images (Lee Mathews)

You might hate it, but would you use IE8 for $10,000? (Lee Mathews)

Revised: ASP.NET MVC and the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) (maartenba)

XSLT Timer Released on Code Gallery (Marcelo’s WebLog)

F#: Using C# Extension Methods (markhneedham)

Yet another blog posting on BCP and Temporary Tables!!! (MartinBell)

CloudNews for 16th June, 2009 (Mayank Gupta)

Enumerations, structs and Extension Methods (Michael Cummings)

New York Times Silverlight Kit version 1.0.7 Released (Michael S. Scherotter)

An Early Look at Silverlight Model-View-ViewModel Toolkit 1 (michael.sync)

Silverlight: Product Maintenance Application ( Part 5 – Running the app and thinking about WPF ) (mtaulty)

TUTORIAL: How To Create A SetTimeout Function In Silverlight ( (Jeff Blankenburg))

BI for the IT Guy (or Gal) ( (Ted Malone))

SQL SERVER – List Schema Name and Table Name for Database (pinaldave)

Principles of Design Series: Learning about Balance using Expression Design (pubteam)

Photobucket Visual Search launches, powered by Silverlight and Windows Live! (pubteam)

Principles of Design Series: Learning about Rhythm using Expression Design (pubteam)

Visual Studio Gallery Updates (Quan)

Observing And Understand Genuine Builders – Part 9 (Rajiv Popat)

Weekly Link Post 98 (Rhonda Tipton)

Adobe AIR Zooms Past 200 Million Installs, And We Have Some Apps To Recommend (Robin Wauters)

Tool Shed Tooltip #6: WPF Styling from Episode 1 (Russell Fustino)

Custom Tab Style (Sacha Barber)

Creating A Brand (Sacha Barber)

Reading Feeds with XLINQ (Sacha Barber)

WPF Localization (Sacha Barber)

WPF GlassEffect For Non Vista OS (Sacha Barber)

A Moan About ImageBrush In WPF (Sacha Barber)

Dragging Element In A Canvas (Sacha Barber)

Creating Custom Panels In WPF (Sacha Barber)

Creating A Scrollable Control Surface In WPF (Sacha Barber)

Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 6/15/2009+ (Sam Gentile’s Blog (if (DeveloperTask == Communication && OS == Windows) )

CloudNews for 15th June, 2009 (Sameer Gupta)

Windows API Code Pack 0.90 (sashag)

ASP.NET MVC Translated for the Web Forms Programmer (3 in a series) (schipps)

Functional Programming Battles GOTOzilla (scott)

SharePoint and End User Adoption-Episode 25 (SharePoint Pod Show Admin)

When a query plan goes wrong (simonsabin)

Review Of Beginning Spatial With SQL Server 2008 (SQLDenis)

Listing All The User-Defined Data Types That Were Created On Your SQL Server (SQLDenis)

Dealing with A transport-level error has occurred when sending the request to the server errors (SQLDenis)

Quickly Set a Form to a User’s Working Area Size and Location (Srinath M)

Compatibility for TFS 2010 (StephanieSaad)

Windows 7 RTM Escrow Build 7260! (Stephen Chapman)

Windows 7 on a Dinosaur! (Stephen Chapman)

Windows 7 RTM Escrow Build 7260 x86 Leaks, Screenshots (Stephen Chapman)

Links (6/15/2009) (Steve Pietrek)

You can do the TODOs today too! (Tales from the Evil Empire : ASP.NET)

New fields for Gmail contacts and better importing too (The Gmail Team)

#65 – SOLID as a rock ( (Dave Bost and Larry Clarkin))

The newest, leanest and the meanest is here! (vijayeg)

Changes to the Publish dialog in web application project system in Visual Studio 2010 (Visual Web Developer Team Blog)

Updates to FTP publishing in Visual Studio 2010 (Visual Web Developer Team Blog)

Windows 7 Deep Dive Lab Event (Yochay Kiriaty)


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