Eric Nelson explains what are ORM, EDM, and ESQL, what is the difference between LINQ to SQL and LINQ to Entities, which one should be used, accompanied by hands on demos showing how to use them.
Sadek Drobi shows how he applied functional programming principles, like recursion, functions, monads, to a real-life project which needed to meet certain performance requirements.
Dan Farino talks about administering thousands of web servers from a system’s architect viewpoint, detailing on performance counter monitoring, the system profiler and the system administration site.
Mads Torgersen discusses LINQ, metaprogramming in C#, LINQ examples, lambda expressions, LINQ-to-SQL, LINQ expressions and metaprogramming, how the DLR works, PLINQ, and the future of the DLR.
Eric Nelson explores Windows as a web platform using IIS 7.0 providing an architecture deep dive and striving to reduce the lines of code in web applications.
From QCon 2008, Daniel Moth presents on using Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5 to create compelling rich Windows applications.
John Lam talks about his path to dynamic languages, some of the problems of making IronRuby run fast, and how the DLR helps with implementing languages.
WCF is not just for SOAP based services and can be used with popular protocols like RSS, REST and JSON. Join Rob Windsor as he introduces WCF 3.5 and its new native support for non-SOAP services.
This session will cover LINQ and the XML API including abstractions presented in Visual Basic 9.0. It will cover tips, tricks, and gotchas when programming against XML with Visual Basic 9.0.
In this presentation from QCon, Erik Meijer discuss C# 3.0 and LINQ with Objects, XML, and relational data. This is a more in depth discussion building on his "Democratizing the Cloud" presentation.
The web is rocking the world of developers. Hence, at Microsoft, they are trying to stretch the .NET framework to cover the Cloud such that applications can be developed and run anywhere.
Beat Schwegler shows how service-orientation affects architecture, introduces the notion of a service model between the business and technology models, and suggests a smooth migration via refactoring.