Yearly Archives: 2006

ASP.NET AJAX(ATLAS) RC Released

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Microsoft announce ASP.NET AJAX release candidate. Their hitepaper  “describes the major differences between the final CTP release (made publicly available in July 2006) and the upcoming Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX v1.0 release (here called the RTM release). It also discusses a “futures” preview version (the Futures release) that adds functionality to the RTM release. (The RTM   …Continue Reading


First day in Microsoft Adcenter team

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Today is my first date in Microsoft AdCenter team. 6 months in Microsoft Live Favorites team passed very quickly.I got a lot from working in my last team especially in such areas as JavaScript, CSS and Ajax stuff.Thank you guys for great time. I decided to join Adcenter because I was impressed by work items   …Continue Reading


Outside of development world: First snow in Redmond. Silence in MS campus.

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Beautiful weather today (23 F, after 2 years I little bit used to non metric weather scale). Sun is shinning, snow on trees.  Today I understand that I am missing normal Moscow winter, when snow is not melting after 5 minutes on ground. Microsoft Redmond campus looks very empty, everybody decided to use this day as additional   …Continue Reading


ScottGu's Blog : Tip/Trick: How to Register User Controls and Custom Controls in Web config

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 Today Scott published another tip/trick asp.net post about adding references to user controls. I highly recommend you to subscribe to his blog. Link to ScottGu’s Blog : Tip/Trick: How to Register User Controls and Custom Controls in Web.config Tweet


Sandcastle – DotNet Framework documentation generator

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Today I found interesting CTP announcement from Microsoft – Sandcastle. Enjoy new framework for building msdn style documentation. I used NDOC in my previous projects, so it will be nice to compare new MS documentation generation framework with NDOC.  Ah Microsoft, we wait this product two long. I hope it will be well integrated to   …Continue Reading


Coding MetaWeblog API: RSSStorage xml file example is now part of MetaBlogAPI.zip

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Hi, I updated  MetaBlogAPI.zip to include example of  rss xml storage file. This zip archive contains sample files  for my first 🙂 and latest article Coding blog engine with MetaWeblog API support and using it with Windows Live Writer. This article describes how using C# build your own rss engine with MetaWeblog API support. Tweet


Windows Vista, .NET Framework 3.0 Runtime and Windows SDK Downloads

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Microsoft released .NET Framework 3.0. I think many developers not finished migration to .NET 2.0  yet and we already have new bits :). I love it –  new stuff to explore.   .NET Framework 3.0 With the exception of Windows Vista (which by default includes the .NET Framework 3.0), all operating systems require you to install   …Continue Reading


CSS Control Adapters Update (Beta3)

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Beta3 CSS Control Adapters Release For those who are not familiar with css controls adapter visit http://www.asp.net/cssadapters Adapters alow you to generate regular asp.net controls using ‘pure css’ approach when all positioning based on css. No more tables. Earlier this week Microsoft published the “Beta3” version of the CSS Control Adapters which incorporates more feedback and   …Continue Reading


MSDN C# MetaWeblog API Client Example

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In latest post “Coding blog engine with MetaWeblog API support and using it with Windows Live Writer“  I described how to create blog engine with MetaWeblog API support. On msdn you can find example of C# client implementation of MetaWeblog API to connect to MSN spaces. Tweet


IE7 released – no more CSS hacks

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Finally Microsoft released IE7. I think it’s great news for developers, because CSS become less painful in terms of compatibility, at least major of CSS hacks should be for previous version of IE. Download it here http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/downloads/default.mspx Tweet