Volume 24 Number 01
January 2009 Code Downloads
|ASP.NET Workflow - Web Apps That Support Long-Running Operations
Integrating workflow into ASP.NET applications means communicating with activities via a workflow queue and hosting the runtime in the global application class. We'll show you how.
|Cutting Edge - Managing Dynamic Content Delivery In Silverlight, Part 1
This month Dino tackles the problem of large download size for Silverlight applications, explaining when to use streaming, when to divide the download, and other techniques for better performance over the wire.
|Extreme ASP.NET - Routing with ASP.NET Web Forms
See how to get the benefits of rerouting while alleviating the risks with this in-depth look at URL rewriting in ASP.NET.
|Geneva Framework - Building A Custom Security Token Service
A Security Token Service, or STS, acts as a security gateway to authenticate callers and issue security tokens carrying claims that describe the caller. See how you can build a custom STS with the "Geneva" Framework.
|Service Station - An Introduction To RESTful Services With WCF
We discuss some of the basic tenets of REST as well as present an implementation of a RESTful service using WCF.
|Silverlight - Build Line-Of-Business Enterprise Apps With Silverlight, Part 1
Take a walk through the creation of a call center client application to learn how to build real-world enterprise solutions using Silverlight.
|Test Run - Analyzing Project Exposure And Risk Using PERIL
Here James McCaffrey uses some statistical methods and a technique he calls PERIL to estimate risks to software projects involving timing, costs, and other potential resource shortfalls.
|Usability in Practice - When Things Go Wrong
This month our usability experts explain what it takes to create informative, useful error messages.
|WCF - Using Transactions to Manage State and Error Recovery
Managing state and error recovery using transactions is the topic of this month's installment of Foundations.
|Windows Mobile - Use GPS And Web Maps For Location-Aware Apps
We show you how to build a location-aware task list application for Windows Mobile devices that uses GPS to remind you of a task when and where it's appropriate.