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Tiago Salgado .NET / SQL Server / IT / etc... April 2011 Entries
Project Silk
Project Silk provides guidance for building cross-browser web applications with a focus on client-side interactivity. These applications take advantage of the latest web standards like HTML5, CSS3 and ECMAScript 5 along with modern web technologies such as jQuery, Internet Explorer 9, and ASP.NET MVC3. To illustrate this guidance, the project includes a reference implementation called Mileage Stats that enables its users to track various metrics about their vehicles and fill-ups. Much of the effort ......

Posted On Friday, April 29, 2011 2:47 PM

JustTrace and JustDecompile
Telerik has released two new tools, still in beta, for download, JustTrace and JustDecompile. JustTrace Profiler Types Live Data Attach to Running Process Visual Studio Integration Profiling Child Processes Profiling Performance RadControls in Action JustDecompile Fast Code Navigation Side-by-Side Assemblies Easy Assembly Management Rich, WPF UI Universal Find Usages Decompiled Code Quality Download JustTrace and JustDecompile Betas JustTrace Official Feedback Forum JustDecompile Official Feedback ......

Posted On Friday, April 29, 2011 10:14 AM

Control Visible Menus with web.sitemap
A quick way to get a menu to work on our website, is using the Menu control and assign it to a web.sitemap using SiteMapDataSource. Example of web.sitemap file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <siteMap xmlns="http://schemas.micro... > <siteMapNode url="~/" title="Home" description="Home"> <siteMapNode url="" description="Menu 1" title="Menu 1"> <siteMapNode url="" description="SubMenu 1" title="Sub Menu 1"/> </siteMapNode> ......

Posted On Thursday, April 14, 2011 1:55 PM

Windows Phone 7 Fan Video
Great video by Brandon Foy ......

Posted On Thursday, April 14, 2011 9:28 AM

Silverlight 5 Beta
On Day 2 of Mix 2011, it announced the new version of Silverlight. The main features in this first beta version are: XAML Debugging with breakpoints for binding debugging Implicit data templates for easy UI reuse Double (and multi) click support GPU-accelerated XNA-compatible 3D and immediate-mode 2D API Low-latency sound effects and WAV support Real operating system windows and multi-display support Significant performance improvements, fixes and much more You can see all necessary information and ......

Posted On Thursday, April 14, 2011 9:24 AM

Orleans - software framework for cloud applications
Client + cloud computing is a disruptive, new computing platform, combining diverse client devices – PCs, smartphones, sensors, and single-function and embedded devices – with the unlimited, on-demand computation and data storage offered by cloud computing services such as Amazon’s AWS or Microsoft’s Windows Azure. As with every advance in computing, programming is a fundamental challenge as client + cloud computing combines many difficult aspects of software development. Orleans is a software framework ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 12, 2011 10:48 AM

ROOTS Conference 2011
ROOTS is a forum for presentation, debate and study of current trends within information technology, agile methods and software design. ROOTS is aimed at software developers, project managers, testers, designers, architects and usability professionals. The conference is organized over three days with keynotes, lectures, workshops and lightning talks of exceptional quality. Our tracks will typically focus on craftsmanship, methods and quality. More information: ......

Posted On Monday, April 11, 2011 1:04 PM

How-to Index for Windows Azure
How to: Build a Windows Azure Application How to Configure Virtual Machine Sizes How to Configure Connection Strings How to Configure Operating System Versions How to Configure Local Storage Resources How to Create a Certificate for a Role How to Create a Remote Desktop Protocol File How to Define Environment Variables Before a Role Starts How to Define Input Endpoints for a Role How to Define Internal Endpoints for a Role How to Define Startup Tasks for a Role How to Encrypt a Password How to Restrict ......

Posted On Monday, April 11, 2011 1:03 PM

Gantter–Project Management tool
Gantter, is a web-based project management tool and completely free. It have Google Docs integration, allows you to import MPP files, and its available on 11 languages. You can see all those features here. URL: ......

Posted On Monday, April 11, 2011 9:17 AM

MSDN Magazine April 2011

It is available the April 2011 edition of MSDN Magazine

You can access to online contents following the link:

Posted On Wednesday, April 6, 2011 12:30 PM

Building a Windows Phone 7 Application from Start to Finish
This documentation and accompanying sample application will get you started building a complete application for Windows Phone 7. You will learn about common developer issues in the context of a simple fuel-tracking application for your car named Fuel Tracker. This topic describes things you should know before you start creating your Windows Phone application. Some of the tasks that you will learn include the following: Defining your application from an idea Creating a new Windows Phone project Creating ......

Posted On Friday, April 1, 2011 8:57 AM

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