Microsoft released the Training Kit for developer yesterday. It contains presentations, Hands on Labs and democode for the new Windows 7 APIs.
The Traing Kit is directed towards to C++ developers, but Microsoft offers Wrapper classen for .NET.
- Multi Touch
- Sensors and Location
- Trigger Start Services,
- Instrumentation and ETW
- Application Compatability
Some API will be integrated into the .NET 4.0 Framwork, e.g. Multitouch input, the taskbar & jumplists in WPF. With the Wrapper from Microsoft you gain access to the other APIs. The wrapper classes are open source (and are not supported by Microsoft!).
Microsoft released a preview Training Kit for .NET 4.0 & VS 2010: Download. It includes 28 presentations, 13 demos & 16 Hands-on Labs. Overview The Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit includes presentations, hands-on labs, and demos. This content is designed to help you learn how to utilize the Visual Studio […]
Microsoft shows in a Video how the “home of the future” might look like. Some photos of this house could be found here. Speak recognition & “NUI“s are “key features” in this house.
Nice intro to unit testing (& mocking) with .NET: – Practical .NET Unit Testing
Just found an interesting eBook: – Free Chapter of Beginning ASP.NET MVC 1.0 – Testing ASP.NET MVC Applications (Blogpost)
It´s very easy to create an RSS using Linq to XML. In my sample I create a ASP.NET page, which offers a RSS Feed. We add also a meta tag so that users can find our RSS Feed. Project structure: To let the user know that we offer a RSS Feed we create […]
Twitter is the internet Microblogging Service – this is my acc BTW. Twitter has an API since the beginning (and IMHO is this one big reason why twitter is so successful). The Twitter API is REST based and so you can easily create Twitter-Clients with .NET. If you don´t want to create the HTTP basic […]
Just found 3 eBooks: – ADO.NET Entity Framework: Learning Guide – Effective Windows Powershell – Illustrated C# 2008
With ASP.NET MVC the developer has now full control about the HTML rendering and how the form data will be transmitted to the server. But how can you get the form values on the server side? There are better ways in MVC to do that than Request.Form["..."]. Intro If you are new to ASP.NET MVC, […]
The integration of SQL Servers in Visual Studio is really great. I use VS to create my SQL tables and simple administration stuff – it´s not often that I start SQL Management Studio. But one thing is really annoying: You can´t rename SQL Tables in VS! But there is a little trick to do that. […]