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Visual Studio 2010 Localized Code Samples Available!

Visual Studio 2010 Localized Code Samples for all Visual Studio supported languages are now...

Author: RongLu Date: 08/08/2010

SQL Azure Support in Visual Studio 2010

Visual Studio 2010 supports data connections to SQL Azure, query designing, data manipulation, and...

Author: XiangZeng Date: 08/04/2010

Walkthrough of creating association between Sharepoint BDC entities using Visual Studio 2010

Here comes our third blog in BDC serials Walkthrough of creating association between Sharepoint BDC...

Author: Yanchen Date: 08/02/2010

Deploy your BDC model to a specific BCS Service using Visual Studio 2010

Please read on this blog post if you want to deploy a BDC model to the desired SharePoint BCS...

Author: RongLu Date: 07/30/2010

Class Designer PowerToys for Visual Studio 2010 is Released

Class Designer PowerToys for Visual Studio 2010 is released today! It provides a bunch of...

Author: Lie Wang Date: 07/26/2010

WPF-EDM: Binding to Stored Procedures

Using Stored Procedures to Convert Database Data When building WPF database applications, you might...

Author: Gavin Fu Date: 06/17/2010

No-Build Experience Enhancement in WCF RIAServices 1.0 RTW

Introduction   In the WCF RIA Services PDC release, Live IntelliSense was first introduced to...

Author: David Zhao2 Date: 06/01/2010

Data Validation in Silverlight

In this blog, I will show you three approaches to do data validation in Silverlight. Sample...

Author: Shichao Hu Date: 05/30/2010

Silverlight 4 Tools for VS2010 and WCF RIA Services 1.0 Released!

This is the final release for Silverlight 4 Tools for VS2010, WCF RIA Services 1.0 runtime and...

Author: Xiaoying Guo Date: 05/25/2010

Customizing Your WPF/Silverlight UI using Value Converter and/or Partial Class Properties

When writing data applications, one of the things we need to take care is the difference between the...

Author: Shichao Hu Date: 05/11/2010

Workaround to Data Source Window not populating RIA Services Domain Context Objects

Recently, we found a bug that hidden in the WCF RIA Services RC release setup authoring, which...

Author: Xiaoying Guo Date: 04/12/2010

Enabling CRUD for SharePoint 2010 external lists using Visual Studio 2010

Recently we published a blog Walkthrough of enabling CRUD for SharePoint 2010 external lists using...

Author: Yanchen Date: 03/18/2010

Using Printer to print all the records of DataRepeater

One question being asked about DataRepeater in the MSDN forum is that how to print all the populated...

Author: Yunfeng Dong MSFT Date: 03/04/2010

How to Move a Shape control with Mouse Events?

The Shape control in Microsoft.VisualBasic.PowerPacks provides several useful events, including...

Author: John Chen Msft Date: 03/02/2010

Silverlight Object Binding in Visual Studio 2010 Beta2

Visual Studio 2010 provides drag-and-drop data binding from the Data Sources window in Silverlight...

Author: SteveS_MS Date: 02/03/2010

Building Look-Up Binding with the VS Data Source Window

About six months ago, Milind wrote a post about how to leverage the Data Source Window to build...

Author: Xiaoying Guo Date: 02/02/2010

Based on customer requests, we have decided to release the data connection dialog source code on...

Author: Yaohai Date: 02/01/2010

Build Your Own Custom Controls for WPF & Silverlight Data Binding

As posted in our previous articles, Visual Studio 2010 offers “Drag and Drop Data Binding” for WPF...

Author: dubin Date: 01/21/2010

Using the DataRepeater Virtual Mode

While answering questions in the forums, I came across a recurring question about how the Virtual...

Author: John Chen Msft Date: 01/07/2010

Visual Basic PowerPacks is released in Visual Studio 2010 Beta2!

Many of you have been asking about this and here is the good news: VB PowerPacks has been released...

Author: RongLu Date: 12/29/2009

Manage Business Data in SharePoint 2010 using VisualStudio 2010

If you want to manage business data in SharePoint 2010 Beta, you can use VisualStudio 2010 Beta to...

Author: Jeff Chen - MSFT Date: 12/23/2009

VS SDK 2010 Samples for WCF Service Consumption Tools

Today, we finished the work to upgrade SDK samples for WCF Service Consumption Tools to VS SDK 2010...

Author: John Chen Msft Date: 12/09/2009

Live IntelliSense in WCF RIA Services for VS2010

Live IntelliSense is one of the new features added into WCF RIA Services PDC release on VS2010. It...

Author: Xiaoying Guo Date: 12/02/2009

The Data Source Window Support in WCF RIA Services

WCF RIA Services Beta was announced at PDC09 one week ago. It contains a lot of runtime support to...

Author: Xiaoying Guo Date: 11/30/2009

Integrate SharePoint List Data in Your WPF Application

With the SharePoint 2010 Beta came out of the door, one of the exciting news is that it allows...

Author: dubin Date: 11/25/2009

WPF Data Binding: How to Bind DataSet to WPF Designer

WPF Data Binding: How to Bind DataSet to WPF Designer In our previous posts, we mostly used the...

Author: Yaohai Date: 11/12/2009

Accessing Master-Detail Data through ADO.NET Data Service in a Silverlight Application (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this post, we developed our Silverlight application to access data through an ADO.NET...

Author: XiangZeng Date: 11/07/2009

Accessing Master-Detail Data through ADO.NET Data Service in a Silverlight Application (Part 1)

With Visual Studio 2010 Beta2, users can add data sources to a Silverlight application using the...

Author: XiangZeng Date: 10/22/2009

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 is here!

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 has been released! Check out the Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4...

Author: Yang Cao Date: 10/19/2009

Entity Data Model: working with foreign key when you don’t have it

It’s been debatable whether to include FK (foreign key) columns in the conceptual model. That’s why...

Author: Yang Cao Date: 10/15/2009

Easier Sync

If you’ve been using Data Source Configuration Wizard since Visual Studio 2005, you’ll notice that...

Author: Yang Cao Date: 09/26/2009

Refresh the Primary Key Identity Column during Insert Operation

If you have an identity primary key column defined in a database table, its value will be...

Author: John Chen Msft Date: 09/15/2009

Writing Event Handler for controls in a DataRepeaterItem

In the MSDN Visual Basic Power Packs forum, I had an embarrassing reply on a DataRepeater event...

Author: John Chen Msft Date: 09/08/2009

How to Workaround Sorting Errors when Updating Self-Referencing DataSet Tables with Visual Studio 2008 SP1

Hierarchical update is an important feature of typed dataset that refers to the process of saving...

Author: Gavin Fu Date: 09/05/2009

How to Change Appearance of all DataRepeater Items at Run Time

DataRepeater control is one of the most important controls in Visual Basic PowerPacks. John Chen has...

Author: Gavin Fu Date: 08/27/2009

Some error messages when you use the Data Source Configuration Wizard in Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1

After you install Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1, in some situations, when you try to...

Author: Shichao Hu Date: 08/21/2009

DataRepeater Control for Windows Forms

The DataRepeater control is available in the Visual Basic Power Packs. As Yun Feng introduced in his...

Author: John Chen Msft Date: 08/12/2009

Build Your Own Navigation Bar in WPF with Insert / Save / Delete Action

Some time ago, we built a navigation bar for our WPF application to navigate data. We can make it...

Author: Xiaoying Guo Date: 08/08/2009

Debugging with Local Database File

Most of the time, your business application needs to deal with data stored in a database. Sometimes...

Author: Yang Cao Date: 07/30/2009

Multi-Targeting and N-Tier Dataset

Multi-Targeting in Visual Studio What is Multi-Targeting in Visual Studio? The multi-targeting...

Author: Shichao Hu Date: 07/29/2009

Visual Basic Power Packs is included in Visual Studio 2008 SP1

After Visual Basic Power Packs 3.0 was released to the web, we got a lot of questions and feedbacks...

Author: Yunfeng Dong MSFT Date: 07/24/2009

Good News, Better News, and the Best News

Yesterday our Shanghai Office witnessed the longest total solar eclipse of 21st century! The eclipse...

Author: Yang Cao Date: 07/22/2009

As you may notice the Visual Studio Data (vsdata) blog is evolving.  It is great to see more...

Author: John Chen Msft Date: 07/15/2009

Customize format of DateTime string in WPF and WinForm data binding

Drag-and-drop data binding helps you build business applications very easily, however sometimes you...

Author: Yang Cao Date: 07/06/2009

Tips: Using “Navigate To…” for search in Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2010 Beta1 provides a great feature called “Navigate To”. You can find this feature...

Author: Yaohai Date: 07/02/2009

Hello, TechEd 2009!

May 11 – 15, 2009. Los Angeles. It is always exciting to attend conferences like TechEd and talk to...

Author: RongLu Date: 06/29/2009

Build Your Own Navigation Bar for Data Navigation in WPF

You may have known that drag-drop data-binding experience has been introduced to WPF application...

Author: Xiaoying Guo Date: 06/22/2009

Full sample code behind in data navigatior

public partial class Window1 : Window { private WpfDataNavigationApplication.NorthwindEntities...

Author: Xiaoying Guo Date: 06/21/2009

WPF Data Binding: Lookup tables

A few weeks ago I wrote about creating a master-details form, where we looked at an example of a...

Author: Milind Lele Date: 06/17/2009

WPF 4 Beta 1 Designer Video Series on Channel 9

I was browsing Channel 9 today, and saw the video Mark Wilson-Thomas demonstrating the easy...

Author: Yang Cao Date: 06/16/2009

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