January 2010

Volume 25 Number 01

January 2010 Code Downloads

January 2010

Cloud Patterns - Designing and Deploying Services for Microsoft Azure

To better understand how SOA patterns can be applied to Azure deployments, we walk you through a scenario in which a bank moves its services to the cloud.
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Cloud Storage - Fueling Your Application's Engine with Microsoft Azure Storage

Yes, you can run background processes in the cloud. Kevin Hoffman and Nate Dudek use a shopping cart example to demonstrate how to build an application engine as well as implement asynchronous messaging and processing using Azure Storage.

Cutting Edge - Master-Detail Views with the ASP.NET Ajax Library

When you think of data-driven Web pages, most of the time what you really have in mind is a master-detail view of some cross-related data. Dino builds an example with ASP.NET AJAX 4 and jQuery.

Extreme UI - Line Charts with Data Templates

Charles Petzold continues his investigation into robust XAML coding made possible by Windows Presentation Foundation, this time tackling the complicated process of creating line charts.

Foundations - Discover a New WCF with Discovery

Juval Lowy explains how the industry-standard discovery solution enables clients to discover available addresses for WCF calls at runtime, and he provides tools and helper classes to simplify the process.

Test Run - Web Application HTTP Request-Response Test Automation with JavaScript

Write a simple browser-based request-response test automation using JavaScript that’s platform independent and useful when you are working in a highly dynamic environment.