In this article Yiyi Sun, creator of the Git Source Control Provider for Visual Studio, introduces developers to creating extensions for Visual Studio 2010. Also included is information on publishing an extension via Microsoft’s Visual Studio Gallery.
Sharing data among applications in a complex corporate IT environment is unfortunately often reduced to sharing a common database or in some cases a cube. .NET 4.0 introduces a lot of industrialization tools that make the idea of an application independent SOA data repository reachable. This article explores some of those tools, and how they help make SOA data services flexible and non-intrusive.
After carrying out a number of benchmarks, Microsoft concluded that .NET offers better performance and cost-performance ratio than WebSphere. IBM rebutted Microsoft’s findings and carried out other tests proving that WebSphere is superior to .NET. Microsoft responded by rejecting some of IBM’s claims as false and repeating the tests on different hardware with different results.
Grzegorz Gogolowicz and Trent Swanson discuss how to work SQL Server Reporting Services and overlay data on report forms. 1
In Part 1 of this series we introduced a design pattern for grid computing on Azure, while in Part 2 we developed a grid application in C#. In this article we'll run that application. 1
Answering: What are the cloud computing benefits, public or private clouds, providing infrastructure or a platform, how can a client enforce regulatory compliance, and others.
David Pallmann shows how to perform grid computations on the Azure cloud computing platform. In Part 1 he presented a design pattern, while in Part 2&3 he shows how to develop&run a grid application.
David Pallmann shows how to perform grid computations on the Azure cloud computing platform. In Part 1 he presents a design pattern, while Part 2&3 will contain a concrete code example.
Simon Guest of Microsoft introduces SketchFlow as a tool for developers to create high-fidelity prototypes for their WPF or Silverlight applications. 10
As key part the Oslo tools is a language for modeling textual DSLs (MGrammar). This article is an an attempt to try and use the language to write our own language definition. 2
Mike Snell and Lars Powers tackle developer productivity with their recent book "Visual Studio 2008 Unleashed" by Sams Publishing. Included is a sample chapter for download, Chapter 10 on Debugging.
In this article, Boris Lublinsky explains the design and implementation of a service registry that decouples service consumers and providers in a .NET-based SOA environment. 3