Dew Dump – March 16, 2010

Sorry for the dump today. Getting ready to head over for MIX10 Day 2.


Architectural constructs (Simon Brown)

Structuring the software design process (Simon Brown) – great comparison site (Michael Kimsal)

Introducing Blend 4 – For Silverlight, WPF and Windows Phone (Christian Schormann)

Pessimistic Locking (Richard Carr)

.NET Rocks! – Phil Haack Introduces MVC 2 (Carl Franklin)

Bing API, Version 2 (MS Downloads)

Expression Blend 4 Beta Feature Overview available for download (Adam Kinney)

The Difference Between A Developer, A Programmer And A Computer Scientist (Alan Skorkin)

MIX10 Day 1 Keynote – Silverlight 4 and Windows Phone 7 Series (Me)

Interesting Finds: March 16, 2010 (Jason Haley)

VS 2008 CloudServiceItems.vsi (Jason Haley)

Silverlight 4 and RIA Services Release Candidate Available NOW (Brad Abrams)

Silverlight 4 + RIA Services – Ready for Business: Index (Brad Abrams)

The Morning Brew #560 (Chris Alcock)

REST: Resources, URI’s and Representations (Cory Isakson)

Prism – A Look Ahead (David Hill)

Silverlight 4 RC Announced, Plays Nice with Visual Studio Again (David Makogon)

Semantic Code: Migrating From A Chatty Interface To A Simple One With A Data Transfer Object (Derick Bailey)

A Type Safe IDataReader Wrapper (Derick Bailey)

Entity Framework 4.0: Optimal and horrible SQL (Gunnar Peipman)

Windows Phone Series 7 Emulator Images (Don Burnett)

MIX10 Day 1 wrap-up: five trends you might have missed (Ed Bott)

Tech Tweets for 15-Mar-2010 (Elijah Manor)

Do not name a class the same as its namespace, Part Three (Eric Lippert)

Events This Week – March 15th, 2010 (G. Andrew Duthie)

PS for your VS – PowerConsole a PowerShell console for VS 2010 (Greg Duncan)

Code Access Security and .NET 4.0 (Jason De Lorme)

How to know if you’re a coding optimist or pessimist (Jeremy D. Miller)

Windows Phone 7 Series actually looks pretty good (Joe Wilcox)

Silverlight TV 15: Announcing Silverlight 4 RC (John Papa)

Silverlight TV 14: Developing for Windows Phone 7 with Silverlight (John Papa)

The Book Shelf: Lean Software Development An Agile Toolkit (John V. Petersen)

Office OpenXML SDK 2.0 RTW (John Wiese)

The Silverlight definitive diff lists (Koen Zwikstra)

Surface + Dungeons and Dragons = Surfacescapes (Larry Larsen)

Windows Phone 7 Keynote Announcements from MIX 10 (Laura Foy)

Ping 52: Nic Fillingham, Windows Phone 7, XNA and Channel 9 Live (Laura Foy)

We’re at MIX! (Lyndsey Clevesy)

Using FTP to access Windows Azure Blob Storage (Maarten Balliauw)

Adventures in Scrum: Lesson 1 – The failed Sprint (Martin Hinshelwood)

Adventures in Scrum: Lesson 2 – For the record (Martin Hinshelwood)

Introduction to the Reactive Extensions for JavaScript – Wikipedia Lookup (Matthew Podwysocki)

Silverlight 4 RC and Windows Phone Marketplace Unveiled at MIX (Mitch P.)

VMware Hires Key NoSQL Developer (Mitch P.)

Daily Dose – XML Co-Inventor Joins Android Team; Scorns Apple (Mitch P.)

Three Windows Phone 7 Series devices, all in a row (Nilay Patel)

#Ebook Deal of the Day: 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know – Only $9.99! Use code DD97T (O’Reilly Media)

Jeff Handley on WCF RIA Services for Silverlight 4 (Pete Brown)

New Videos up on Channel 9: WPF with C++ and WCF RIA Services (Pete Brown)

Pete Blois on Windows Phone 7 in Blend 4 and Rooler (Pete Brown)

Silverlight 4 Release Candidate (RC) (Pete Brown)

Building your first Silverlight for Windows Phone Application (Pete Brown)

SQL SERVER – MAXDOP Settings to Limit Query to Run on Specific CPU (Pinal Dave)

SQL SERVER – Quick Note of Database Mirroring (Pinal Dave)

AgiliTrain Announces Two New Windows Phone Courses (Shawn Wildermuth)

Start preparing for the Silverlight Pivot control now (Silverlight Team)

Recap of MIX10 Day 1 (Silverlight Team)

SSMS – Please get keyboard shortcuts working for schemas (Simon Sabin)

Introducing Windows Phone 7 Development Tools (Somasegar)

Pluralcast # 11 : Parallel Programming in .NET 4 (David Starr)

Using Microsoft Surface for Agile Planning (Stephanie Saad)

Bing for Nokia S60 (Stimulant)

Sort Items in an XML file using LINQToXML and Load it in a Dictionary (Suprotim Agarwal)

Windows Phone 7 ROM Build (Taimur Asad)

The Silverlight 4 Release Candidate (Rene Schulte)

Mix Session: Windows Phone UI and Design Language (Christian Schormann)

New in the Silverlight 4 RC: XAML Features (David Poll)

A guide to what has changed in the Silverlight 4 RC (Tim Heuer)

Getting Started with Silverlight and Windows Phone 7 Development (Tim Heuer)

Visual Studio 2010 Text Clarity: ClearType Options (Paul Harrington)

Expanding Your Code with Outlining (Zain Naboulsi)


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Dew Dump – February 16, 2010


I’m going uncategorized this week while I’m at the MVP Global Summit.


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The Rest of ‘Em

Windows Azure Platform at a Glance (J.D. Meier)

Diagnostic Trace Display Using WPF (Don Kackman)

ARCast.TV – Using Architectural Skills to Increase Solution Adoption Success Rates (Bob Familiar)

Pluralsight at the MVP Summit 2010 and MVPs receive free Standard subscription to Pluralsight On-Demand! (Aaron Skonnard)

Windows Phone 7 Series: An Exciting Journey (Christian Schormann)

Tech Twitter Roundup!! (Angela Binkowski)

Interesting Finds: February 15, 2010 and Independent Consultant Notes: February 15, 2010 and Interesting Finds: February 16, 2010 (Jason Haley)

Innovation Showcase Headlines – 02.16.2010 (Bob Familiar)

The Morning Brew #539 and The Morning Brew #540 (Chris Alcock)

Windows Phone Series 7 Link Roundup (Chris Sells)

Silverlight Cream for February 14, 2010 — #798 (Dave Campbell)

Links of the week #108 (David Vidmar)

Weekly Links #92 (Grant Palin)

When It Comes To IOC Containers, We Seem To Be Pretty Loyal (Davy Brion)

New book: CLR via C#, Third Edition (Devon Musgrave)

Back to Basics – Using MasterType Directive (Gil Fink)

Event Storage and Persistence Ignorance (Greg Young)

Mind that collation : SSAS (Jamie Thomson)

PowerShell – background task that speaks to me (Jason Jarrett)

Our “Extension Properties” Story (Jeremy D. Miller)

Silverlight TV 8: Inside Look at the Code for the Silverlight for Facebook App (John Papa)

Advanced MVVM is now available in paperback (Josh Smith)

Entity Framework ObjectContext and Reporting (Julie Lerman)

Defining Constraints in an EF4 model that don’t exist in the database (Julie Lerman)

Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate WPF & Silverlight Designer Known Issues (Karl Shifflett)

Windows Phone 7 Series: Bold move for Microsoft (Kip Kniskern)

New Castle Windsor feature – typed arguments (Krzysztof Koźmic)

Security in GWT, or “How to lay the foundation” (Kyle Baley)

Ping 48: Windows Phone 7, Bill Gates, Hayden Planeterium, Norwegian Google Prank (Laura Foy)

Flickr API Tips From an Expert (Matthew Casperson)

Digg’s Read-Write API (Matthew Casperson)

Introduction to the Reactive Extensions to JavaScript (Matthew Podwysocki)

Book Review: 97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know (Michele Mauro)

Introducing Windows Phone 7 Series (Deb Sommer)

Silverlight 4 Beta Networking. Part 1 – WebClient and XML (Mike Taulty)

Silverlight 4 Beta Networking. Part 2 – RSS,ATOM,JSON (Mike Taulty)

Silverlight 4 Beta Networking. Part 3 – HTTP POST (Mike Taulty)

Silverlight 4 Beta Networking. Part 4 – Cross Domain HTTP (Mike Taulty)

Setting the Page Editor Options in Microsoft Expression Web 3 (Part II – Code Formatting) (Minal Agarwal)

Daily Dose – Hibernate 3.5 CR1 JPA 2 Compliant (Mitch Pronschinske)

Daily Dose – Will a Unified App Store Work This Time? (Mitch Pronschinske)

The 16th of Diduary: Did you know Intellisense has different modes? (Jeff Blankenburg)

#Ebook Deal of the Day: Head First Data Analysis – Only $9.99! Use code DDHFD (O’Reilly Media)

Weekly Release: Flash Player 10 and more (Peldi Guilizzoni)

WPF Tip: Identifying WPF Applications (Pete Brown)

SQL SERVER – Stored Procedure Optimization Tips – Best Practices (Pinal Dave)

Episode 102- PowerScripting Podcast – James Brundage from Microsoft (Jonathan Walz & Hal Rottenberg)

Announcing Spec Explorer 2010, Release 3.1! (Robert DuWors)

Weekly Link Post 132 (Rhonda Tipton)

AutoMapper question…any ideas… (Scott Galloway)

Patch for VS 2010 RC Intellisense Crash Issue Now Available (Scott Guthrie)

Pluralcast #9 : Pex from Microsoft Research (David Starr)

Why do teams succeed? (Stephen Forte)

Windows Phone 7 Series Video Walkthrough (Taimur Asad)

Behind the scenes at Xbox LIVE (Ariel Meadow Stallings)

CodeBlog: Writing a Blogging Extension for Visual Studio 2010 (Weston Hutchins)

Visual Studio 2010 IDE Settings Tips and Tricks (Wriju  Ghosh)

HTML Code Snippets — vstipEdit0018 (Zain Naboulsi)


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