Volume 25 Number 09
September 2010 Code Downloads
|Data-Bound Design - Create a Silverlight 4 Web Part for SharePoint 2010
When building custom SharePoint 2010 solutions, it makes a lot of sense to take advantage of Silverlight 4 on the front end. We’ll walk you through the process of building a Silverlight Web Part with Visual Studio and Expression Blend.
|Going Places - IronRuby on Windows Phone 7
IronRuby expert Shay Friedman goes mobile and shows you how to build a Windows Phone 7 app with Microsoft’s implementation of the popular Ruby dynamic language.
|SQL Server and MapPoint - Making MapPoint 2010 and SQL Server Spatial Work Together
While SQL Server is a good repository for geospatial data, it doesn’t communicate with MapPoint as well as it could. So our geo-data experts show you how to read point and polygon objects from SQL Server and render them in MapPoint and how to write points and polygons back to SQL Server using Entity Framework 4.0 included with Visual Studio 2010.
|Test Run - Request-Response Testing Using IronPython
Beef up your testing toolset by learning how to perform HTTP request-response tests of your ASP.NET Web apps using IronPython, a .NET Framework-compliant implementation of Python.
|UI Frontiers - Touch and Response
Charles Petzold continues his exploration of multi-touch Manipulation events in the Windows Presentation Foundation and shows you how to design custom classes to decorate elements and provide visual feedback to users.