Jimmy Tønners Blog

Snippet: Construct WCF Binding from string (xml)

Here is a snippet to convert a bindingconfiguration xml fragment into a Binding (with a few...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 02/15/2011

Mixing MEF and PIAB

The Policy Injection Application Block (PIAB) provides a way to dynamically apply cross-cutting...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 06/21/2010

Upgrade SQL CE Database from 3.1 to 3.5

var engine = new System.Data.SqlServerCe.SqlCeEngine("Data Source=" + filename);...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 04/26/2010

Just Released: Microsoft Enterprise Library 5.0

See details here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff632023.aspx and read Grigori's post...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 04/21/2010

Clean-up your desktop with fences

Neat tool for grouping "stuff" on your desktop - fences from Stardock.com - go here

Author: jimmytønners Date: 03/31/2010

New Feature Builder Power Tools

Those of you interested in Software Factories and Visual Studio Automation may find it relevant to...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 03/31/2010

Free Book: A Guide to Claims-Based Identity and Access Control

Another free book from our Patterns&Practices team about something that you know you ought to...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 03/04/2010

Dynamically Loading ModuleCatalog in Composite (PRISM) Silverlight Application

Intercept the Run method of your bootstrapper by defining a new Run method, fetch the list of...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 02/25/2010

Code Contracts

pre-conditions, post-conditions, object invariants in .NET - go here

Author: jimmytønners Date: 04/25/2009

Share sourcecode between Silverlight and WPF Applications

Sharing code between Silverlight and WPF Applications has been a returning wish from several of the...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 06/11/2008


Unfortunately on gg technologies but the idea of a search shell is quite fun - look here A...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 06/10/2008

Distributed Cache

Just stumbled over a "new" distributed cache CTP from Microsoft - codename Velocity Having played a...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 06/10/2008

Simple "Sponsors" WebPart (AdRotator)

Here's a very simple webpart that randomly shows pictures from a picturelibrary. The part is...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 02/05/2008

Security tips and code clips [german]

ThinkTecture's Dominick Baier has helped MSDN in Germany to create a number of clips and How-To's...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 06/23/2007

Smart Clients from Greece?

Microsoft Code Name "Acropolis" has finally been released to the public as a technology preview....

Author: jimmytønners Date: 06/05/2007

SaaS - SDP

A couple of my colleagues from across the pond have recently blogged about SaaS and the so-called...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 05/09/2007

ISB - Biztalk Services in the sky

If you haven't done so already I recommend you take a look at our latest Biztalk Services CTP from...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 04/26/2007

Writing Test Code with Impersonation

Some of your (unit) tests may be required to run with predefined credentials, and if all your tests...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 04/14/2007

EntLib 3.0 Released

The P&P team has finished the third major release of the enterprise library. See Tom's post for...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 04/08/2007

Updated VSTS Guidance Available

The P&P team has updated guidance related to Visual Studio Team System on Codeplex

Author: jimmytønners Date: 04/05/2007

SaaS Vocabulary

I have found myself explaining SaaS a few times the past weeks and recently found the WIKI pages:...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 03/26/2007

XmlSerialization snippet

I keep writing this code - now I can find it on my blog in the future :-) public static class...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 03/24/2007

WF in IIS Hosted WCF Service

Hosting Workflow in WCF is described in the before mentioned article by Jeremy Boyd. In the article...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 03/19/2007

Externalize your Communication Protocol Details with WCF

In general the Web Service client proxy generated by “Add Web Reference” in Visual Studio is all you...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 03/19/2007

Guidance Automation Extensions Feb. CTP

The Guidance Automation Extensions have recently been released in a new version. From the GAX web...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 03/18/2007

Smart Client Software Factory Update

The PnP team has released an early drop of the next version of SCSF. The drop comes with a...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 02/25/2007

Sharing ASP.NET Files?

If you need to share web files (masterpages, skins etc.) among several web projects there are a few...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 02/10/2007

Web Client Software Factory Released!

The Patterns&Practices have just released their software factory for building Composite ASP.NET...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 01/13/2007

IE Developer TOOLBAR

A new release of the IE Developer Toolbar is available here.

Author: jimmytønners Date: 01/11/2007

PowerShell Analyzer

I was recently writing a powershell script for one of my colleagues and found myself typing the...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 12/06/2006

WPF/E - Cool graphics everywhere

The first public drop of our new WPF/E has been made available as a Community Technical Preview....

Author: jimmytønners Date: 12/06/2006


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Author: jimmytønners Date: 12/06/2006

Unit Testing WCF Services

A colleague of mine recently wrote about seperation of concerns in relation to unit testing WCF...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 12/03/2006

Architecture Journal

If you don't already read this magazine I suggest you start doing so. The latest issue (9) has lots...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 11/30/2006

Windows Live Writer

This is a test from my new favorite blogging editor - Windows Live Writer Get it: here

Author: jimmytønners Date: 11/30/2006

Specify generics in .config file

A question from a conversation I had yesterday: How can I specify a generic class as a type in a...

Author: jimmytønners Date: 11/30/2006

CopySourceAsHtml plug-in for VS2005

Found a plug-in :CopySourceAsHtml https://www.jtleigh.com/people/colin/software/CopySourceAsHtml/

Author: jimmytønners Date: 11/27/2006

ASP.NET Tips-Tricks @scottgu

Look here for Scott's list of tips and tricks for ASP.NET 2.0

Author: jimmytønners Date: 11/25/2006

Nice WCF Blog!

Just stumbled over Nicholas Allens Indigo blog the other day... lots of info..go visit.. Here

Author: jimmytønners Date: 11/17/2006