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SoundBytes 2013

Attached is a list of our SoundBytes scheduled for 2013. SoundBytes 2013.pdf

Author: ukadc Date: 12/14/2012

October Newsletter - Forthcoming Microsoft UK Workshops

Please see the link below for information on upcoming Microsoft UK workshops. Workshop_Update.pdf

Author: ukadc Date: 10/09/2012

Visual Studio 2012 & .NET 4.5 Tech|Briefing

Visual Studio 2012 & .NET 4.5 Tech|Briefing Multiple dates in 2012 | 1 day Presentation | 32...

Author: ukadc Date: 10/09/2012

October Newsletter - Coming Up

Windows 8: New User Interface Style App Development 20th – 22nd November 2012 | Microsoft...

Author: ukadc Date: 10/01/2012

October Newsletter - Developing Mobile Applications

Focus – Developing Mobile Applications – and why you should care By Aidan Caffrey -...

Author: ukadc Date: 10/01/2012

Service Bus Property Promotion Nuget Package

I have just published a Nuget package which adds property promotion features to Service Bus WCF...

Author: ukadc Date: 07/24/2012

Migrated to Azure Web Sites

I’ve been thinking about moving this blog over to Windows Azure for a while, but I’ve...

Author: ukadc Date: 07/12/2012

Entity Framework 5: Controlling automatic query compilation

When working with LINQ to Entities, Entity Framework has to parse the expression tree from the LINQ...

Author: ukadc Date: 06/21/2012

ASP.NET MVC: Supplying HTML attributes with EditorFor

My colleague Simon Ince and I recently discovered that we had been working on the same problem...

Author: ukadc Date: 05/31/2012

Injecting Custom HTML Attributes in ASP.NET MVC

Recently Stuart Leeks and I have developed a worrying pattern of having the same ideas at the same...

Author: ukadc Date: 05/31/2012

ASP.NET MVC: Adding Html attributes in Templated Helpers (EditorFor)

Recently Simon Ince and Stuart Leeks independently started working on solving the same challenge in...

Author: ukadc Date: 05/24/2012

Claim-based-security for ASP.NET Web APIs using DotNetOpenAuth

Source Code Recently I worked with a customer assisting them in implementing their Web APIs using...

Author: ukadc Date: 05/24/2012

ASP.NET MVC & jQuery UI autocomplete Part 2 (EditorFor)

I recently blogged about how to enable autocompletion of a text field using jQuery UI, and how to...

Author: ukadc Date: 05/08/2012

ASP.NET MVC & jQuery UI autocomplete

If you get me started talking about ASP.NET MVC then it is quite possible that I’ll end up...

Author: ukadc Date: 04/24/2012

Quantifying and Avoiding Risk on the Windows Azure platform

The Windows Azure platform is a solid, highly available, highly scalable environment - but, like any...

Author: ukadc Date: 04/03/2012

ADM: Workshop: ASP.NET MVC 3 Development Ramp Up

Date: 3rd & 4thApril 2012 Location: Thames Valley Park, Reading SinceASP.NET MVC was released...

Author: ukadc Date: 03/13/2012

Dynamic SQL scripting on Windows Phone 7 with LINQ

I recently had cause to look into running dynamic SQL on WP7 for a customer. On a desktop this is...

Author: ukadc Date: 02/21/2012

Deploying Umbraco to Windows Azure

Umbraco is a fairly mature CMS system and recently I was engaged in an assignment to deploy Umbraco...

Author: ukadc Date: 01/31/2012

WebGrid extensions on NuGet

If you’ve not read my MSDN magazine article on using WebGrid to render tabular data then go...

Author: ukadc Date: 01/26/2012

Templated Razor Delegates combined with Partial Views

I was with a customer in Germany this week, and just before I left one of the (rather talented I...

Author: ukadc Date: 01/26/2012

Connecting to SharePoint on Office 365 with Windows Phone 7

One of my colleagues recently asked me to look into connecting to a SharePoint site running on...

Author: ukadc Date: 01/26/2012

Is HTML5 right for you?

HTML5 is the latest buzzword in the web industry, if you’re not developing a HTML5 application...

Author: ukadc Date: 01/17/2012

Distributed Cache Capabilities - Notifications

A notification system allows the cache to interact with external applications. This attribute can be...

Author: ukadc Date: 12/06/2011

Distributed Cache Capabilities - Data Integrity

Data expiration contains elements that make the cache allocation more efficient. The feature removes...

Author: ukadc Date: 12/06/2011

WebSockets with WCF

Notification & “Duplex communication” are important scenario over the internet but...

Author: ukadc Date: 11/24/2011

Flexible Conditional Validation with ASP.NET MVC 3

What? My colleague Simon and I have each written conditional validators with a number of customers,...

Author: ukadc Date: 10/11/2011

Mvc.ValidationTookit Alpha Release: Conditional Validation with MVC 3

My blog posts on doing conditional validation in MVC have always been popular, and I’m...

Author: ukadc Date: 10/06/2011

Immersive MVC and jQuery: Project Silk

Patterns and Practices have just released their latest round of guidance for developing web...

Author: ukadc Date: 09/27/2011

Pluggable Model Conventions

One of the things that I really like about ASP.NET MVC is its extensibility story. In the recent...

Author: ukadc Date: 09/27/2011

Current WordPress Plugins

Seeing as a certain member of the team expressed an interest (you know who you are @Plip!), I...

Author: ukadc Date: 09/08/2011

Getting up and Running with Crescent on CTP 3

The sharepoint requirement for Crescent is a bit of a show stopper if Sharepoint isn’t your...

Author: ukadc Date: 08/04/2011

ASP.NET MVC resources

One of the fairly common questions I get asked is "what good resources are there for ASP.NET MVC?"...

Author: ukadc Date: 07/14/2011

Get the Most out of WebGrid in ASP.NET MVC

My first MSDN Magazine article is up: Get the Most out of WebGrid in ASP.NET MVC. So, if you want to...

Author: ukadc Date: 07/12/2011

Our team is hiring!

The Premier Support for Developers team is hiring. Our Mission: Microsoft Application Development...

Author: ukadc Date: 06/29/2011

WindDbg – setting up symbols

I don’t do this often enough, so Rob Martin just dictated this to me over my shoulder:...

Author: ukadc Date: 06/07/2011

Pub/Sub with WCF (Part 2)

Source Code Download Service Bus May CTP has a small glitch when it comes to pub/sub messaging using...

Author: ukadc Date: 06/02/2011

Pub/Sub with WCF (Part 1)

In yesterday’s post I have explored how to use Service Bus queues as a transport to...

Author: ukadc Date: 05/31/2011

WCF with Service Bus V2: Queues

May CTP of Service Bus introduced tons of new messaging capabilities including Queuing and Topic...

Author: ukadc Date: 05/24/2011

ADM Workshop: ASP.NET MVC 3 Ramp Up, 21st & 22nd June

ADM Workshop: ASP.NET MVC 3 Ramp Up, 21st & 22nd June Our next Workshop, “Windows Azure...

Author: ukadc Date: 05/20/2011

NuGet Package to enable SWT in WIF

Just found Daniel Cazzulino@Clarius has packaged some of my work in a reusable NuGet package. Pretty...

Author: ukadc Date: 05/17/2011

Project Silk: Patterns and Practices do Rich Web Apps

My blog has been quiet of late – because our team is busy I think. We’re recruiting by...

Author: ukadc Date: 05/12/2011

Notes from HTM01 @ MIX11

IE9 compiles JavaScript down into machine code. There are eleven subsystems which impact...

Author: ukadc Date: 04/19/2011

Notes from HTM01 - MIX 2011

IE9 compiles JavaScript down into machine code. There are eleven subsystems which impact...

Author: ukadc Date: 04/19/2011

ASP.NET MVC: Partial rendering and AjaxAttribute

On a number of occasions I’ve been working with a customer on a scenario where we were adding...

Author: ukadc Date: 04/14/2011

Partition limit increased to 15,000 in Sql 2008 R2 SP1

Just been going over the whitepaper ‘Support for 15,000 partitions in Sql 2008 SP2′...

Author: ukadc Date: 04/12/2011

Query Tuning Quick wins: Bookmark lookups – Kill Bill

Frequently a quick win in query tuning is to remove a bookmark, or key lookup. A key lookup occurs...

Author: ukadc Date: 04/07/2011

SoundByte: Windows Azure Orientation

Windows Azure Orientation, Level 100, 15th April, 10-11am UK Time Our next SoundByte, “Windows...

Author: ukadc Date: 03/31/2011

IIS Express and System.Threading.ThreadAbortException

If you’re moving over to IIS Express and you spot these kind of entries in your trace log: - A...

Author: ukadc Date: 03/31/2011

Silverlight Claim-Based-Security Part-2

In part 1 I talked about a simple approach to combine WCF Routing service and claims-based security...

Author: ukadc Date: 03/29/2011

Using standard icons in a rehosted Workflow Designer

In this post I’ll show how you can easily use appropriate icons within the Workflow Designer...

Author: ukadc Date: 03/24/2011

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