Windows AppFabric/WF 4.0
- Getting Started with Windows Server AppFabric - The AppFabric team in a post to the CSD blog The .NET Endpoint, takes you through the steps of installing AppFabic (including prerequisites) and getting started with tutorials. If you need a review of what AppFabic offers, see this previous post
- WF4, WCF and AppFabric Sessions @PDC09 - Matt Winkle summarizes and categorizes all the CSD talks at PDC09 with links to the sessions
- Online Workflow 4 presentation - Maurice offers the PowerPoint slides and code from his online WF4 presentation
- MEF has landed in Silverlight 4. We come in the name of extensibility - Glenn talks about MEFbecoming part of Silverlight 4, including a great review of what MEF is
- Building the Hello MEF dashboard in Silverlight 4 - Part 1 - In a follow-up post, Glenn builds his Hello MEF step by step
- What's The First Thing To Learn About ASP.NET MVC - K. Scott Allan makes the case for the answer being Learn how to use an HTML <form> element
- ScottGu announces that the new Microsoft AJAX CDN (Content Delivery Network) service now inclides SSL support
- MSDN - Converting an existing ASP.NET application to Windows Azure - "In this demo filled session we take an existing ASP.Net Application and move it to be hosted in Windows Azure, while taking advantage of Windows Azure storage."
- Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 11/30/2009+ - The latest installment of this outstanding series
- Windows Azure Storage at PDC 2009 - The team reviews serveral new faetures for Windows Azure Storage announced at PDC including Windows Azure XDrive, and Geo-Replication
- Update on Windows Azure + Windows Identity Foundation - The new identity developer training kit and channel9 training course contain a new hands-on lab, Federated Authentication in a Windows Azure Web Role Application, which contains an updated version of the guide. We also uploaded a standalone version of the lab in the same code gallery page where we uploaded the first guide, so that if you land there via search engine you’ll have the most up to date information.
- WIF support for W2K3 - Coming December
Entity Framework/ADO.NET Data Services
- The Open Data Protocol (OData) - Stephen Forte explains what OData is, "Astoria, I mean WCF Data Services :), is a way to build RESTful services very easily on the Microsoft platform. Astoria implements extensions to ATOMPub and uses either ATOM or JSON to publish its data. The protocol that Astoria used did not have a name. Since other technology was using this Astoria protocol inside (and even outside of) Microsoft, Microsoft decided to give it a name and place the specification under the Open Specification Promise. Astoria’s protocol is now called: the Open Data Protocol, or OData."
- The Getting Started with Entity Framework 4 Series - Eric Nelson has a series on getting started with the new features of Entity Frame work 4: