Volume 24 Number 05
May 2009 Code Downloads
|.NET RIA Services - Building A Data-Driven Expense App with Silverlight 3
.NET RIA Services provides a set of server components and ASP.NET extensions such as authentication, roles, and profile management. We'll show you how they work.
|Cloud Computing - Patterns For High Availability, Scalability, And Computing Power With Microsoft Azure
Here we examine the typical cloud platform architecture and some common architectural patterns, along with their implementation on the Azure offering from Microsoft.
|Data Services - Access Your Data On Premise Or In The Cloud With ADO.NET Data Services
In this article the author looks at two versions of the same application--one consuming an on-premise Data Service, and one consuming an Azure Table Data Service to illustrate data access in the cloud.
|Extreme ASP.NET - The Life And Times of an ASP.NET MVC Controller
Here the author dissects the ASP.NET MVC framework and looks at how controllers work. He then explains how the framework interacts with your controllers and how you can influence those interactions.
|Foundations - Versioning Workflows
Developers often struggle with versioning workflows and their related classes. Matt Milner discusses the core issues related to workflow versioning and provides recommendations for making changes to workflow definitions, activities, and workflow services.
|Office Space - Custom Field Types for SharePoint 2007
Custom field types provide a powerful way to define a reusable SharePoint column definitions.
|Under the Table - Programming with FileStreams in SQL Server 2008
There's always been disagreement about whether large blobs, such as document and multimedia items, should be stored in the database or file system. In SQL Server 2008 you don't have to choose; filestream storage provides the best of both approaches.