Summary 06.05.2009

05/05/2009

ASP.NET AJAX 4.0

Fritz Onion talks about client-side data binding in ASP.NET AJAX 4.0.

C# 4.0

Kirill Osenkov has a nice sample for C# 4.0’s dynamic feature.

Design patterns

MVVM(Model-View-ViewModel) is a relatively new pattern around used especially in the WPF and Silverlight applications. More about it in the following articles:

If you are looking for guidance, go check the MVVM toolkit for WPF.

Security

Using Windows Authentication across domain boundaries in enterprise environments is generally the source for many long hours trying to pin down the problem. As usual, Oleg Sych has a very useful article on the matter.

SQL Server 2008

Bob Beauchemin has a very interesting article on FileStreams which are one of the new features of SQL Server 2008.

NHibernate

If you were wondering what’s happening lately with Fluent NHibernate, go read James Gregory article!

ASP.NET Dynamic Data

Simone Ince has a nice article about adding ASP.NET Dynamic Data for an existing website. This is a common scenario that might be used for quickly adding an administration section to an existing website.

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Microsoft SQL Server driver for PHP 1.0 cumulative update

05/05/2009

A cumulative update for Microsoft SQL Server driver for PHP 1.0 is now available. The good news is that it works against any version of SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008 and PHP 5.x.

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