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Better web projects in Visual Studio 2005

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As a long time ASP.NET developer I’ve had my frustrations with how Visual Studio 2003 handles web projects. I can’t even count the numerous times I had to re-add the project to the solution, or delete some painstaking DLLs that were in some of the Web Caches. And since our solutions typically con...

October 4, 2005

Oracle .NET Developer Center

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Because of positive feedback from the community, we decided to use the Oracle Data Provider instead of the one shipped with .NET. You can download the provider, including a bunch of Visual Studio add-ins from the Oracle .NET Developer Center site.

September 28, 2005

A guided tour of Windows Presentation Foundation

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Since this year’s PDC, the graphical subsystem previously referred to as Avalon is now called Windows Presentation Foundation. If you want to know more about what this means for us developers, check out this 30-page article. It provides a comprehensive overview and a lot of code examples on how i...

September 21, 2005

C# 3.0 language enhancements in action

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While browsing the MSDN site, I ran into this lab that provides a surprisingly detailled hands-on experience with C# 3.0 and LINQ. I read the article, and as far as I understand it, the major features of C# 3.0 include the ability to write less code for the same constructs, and an abstract query ...

September 21, 2005

Mono on a Nokia 770

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Apparently, one of the developers of Mono (the open-source port of the .NET framework) has managed to run a console-based .NET application on a Nokia 770! Check out this site for more info.

September 21, 2005