Yearly Archives: 2009

Windows 7: Good Product – Good sales numbers

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From WSJ: “Microsoft Corp. has sold twice as many copies of Windows 7 in its first few weeks than any previous version of the operating system, Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer said” When you have great product you have good numbers.Best strategy in given economy conditions. http://bit.ly/1AN2iW Tweet


ASP.NET MVC 2 Beta Released Today

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http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=4817cdb2-88ea-4af4-a455-f06b4c90fd2c&displaylang=en Tweet


Ignore – Just testing LiveID integration

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Learn about what’s new in Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4

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Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=752CB725-969B-4732-A383-ED5740F02E93&displaylang=en Tweet


WPF MVVM frameworks list

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Jeremy Alles publish great article trying to compile existing WPF MVVM frameworks mentioning which of them can be used in Silverlight. http://www.japf.fr/2009/10/a-quick-tour-of-existing-mvvm-frameworks/  Microsoft UI composition Framework aka Prism is missing there, but it will be included soon. Article contains framework comparison by listing their feature lists.  Cinch MVVM Light Toolkit MVVM Helpers MVVM Foundation Caliburn   …Continue Reading


Get your free software load balancer – ARR 2.0 RTW

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On 10/09/2009 Microsoft announced release of Application Request Routing (ARR) 2.0. More details  at http://www.iis.net/extensions/ApplicationRequestRouting.   IIS Application Request Routing (ARR) 2.0 enables Web server administrators, hosting providers, and Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) to increase Web application scalability and reliability through rule-based routing, client and host name affinity, load balancing of HTTP server requests, and   …Continue Reading


PRISM 2.1 released to support Silverlight 3

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Composite Application Guidance with updates for Silverlight 3 is now available on MSDN. Get it here From project page “ Note: This is a minor update to the February 2009 release. This release includes: Projects refreshed to target Silverlight 3.0 Changes in DelegateCommand and CompositeCommand to no longer hold on to CanExecuteChange handlers. The TabRegionControlAdapter   …Continue Reading


IRS FORM5405 –8K First-Time Homebuyer Credit .

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For those who looking it – form located at www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f5405.pdf. I thought that I need to fill a lot of paperwork but it just 3 pager form including  detailed instructions. Tomorrow our closing date :). With strict budget it will be a big help toward some cosmetic renovation.Thanks to Obama 🙂 Tweet


Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 Download links

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Visual Studio Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Beta 2 Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Beta 2 – ISO Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Premium Beta 2 – ISO Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional Beta 2 – ISO Microsoft Visual Studio Test Elements 2010 Beta 2 – ISO Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Express Edition Beta 2 – ISO   …Continue Reading


Microsoft Announced the WebsiteSpark Program

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Today ScottGU made a post announcing WebsiteSpark program: What does the program provide? WebSiteSpark provides software licenses that you can use for three years at no cost.  Once enrolled, you can download and immediately use the following software from Microsoft: 3 licenses of Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition 1 license of Expression Studio 3 (which   …Continue Reading