Monthly Archives: March 2008

Orlando Code Camp Rocked – WCSF and Data Access Tips and Techniques Presentations

The Orlando Code Camp was this past Saturday and was well worth the 4 hour round trip from Sarasota to both present and attend some really cool sessions on .NET Development. The location was awesome, the event was perfectly organized, and the florida developer … Continue reading 

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When Sticky Notes Go Bad…

There is a Visual Studio 2008 Add-In that allows you to associate sticky notes with various classes and projects in your solution. It can be beneficial, but like any other tool, can also be used for evil if the wife … Continue reading 

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New Unity IoC Screencast

I created a new Unity IoC Screencast due to a number of recent changes to the Unity API as well as a new release of the ASP.NET MVC Framework Preview 2 that changed the IControllerFactory Interface. In addition to showing … Continue reading 

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Book Review: Beginning C# 2008 Databases: From Novice to Professional

Yesterday while hanging at the pool with the kids I finished reading, Beginning C# 2008 Databases: From Novice to Professional. I really enjoyed the book, finding it always good to go back and review the basics of ADO.NET with SQL Server. If … Continue reading 

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Presenting ASP.NET MVC Framework and Data Access Techniques in Sarasota, Florida

Next Saturday, March 22, 2008 is the Orlando Code Camp. I will be presenting two sessions: Introduction to the Web Client Software Factory ( WCSF ) v2.0 SQL Server Data Access Tips and Techniques   Then on Thursday, April 10, … Continue reading 

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Download Mix08 Videos

My daughter downloaded a number of the Mix08 Videos onto my Zune this weekend. If like me you weren’t able to attend Mix08, you can head over to http://sessions.visitmix.com/ to download them with your favorite Download Manager. I actually watched a … Continue reading 

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ActionFilterAttribute in ASP.NET MVC Framework

I remember Scott Guthrie mentioning the ability to add filters to your controller actions, so immediately after downloading the ASP.NET MVC Framework Preview 2 I opened up Reflector and found a new ActionFilterAttribute in System.Web.Mvc.       Not bothering … Continue reading 

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Unity IoC API Changes Affect Code Samples – March 4, 2008 Weekly Drop

The Unity IoC / Dependency Injection Tool from Microsoft Patterns & Practices has a number of API Changes in the just released March 4, 2008 Weekly Drop. If you watched my Unity IoC Screencast or have been using my sample code … Continue reading 

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