Channel9 has a learning section where interesting walkthroughs and videos can be found. So far there are following categories:
For Visual Studio there are interesting videos about Managed languages, Data platform, WCF/WF, ASP.NET 4, Parallel computing…
Visual Studio 2010 RC is ready to download. Jason Zander posted some more information on FAQ than might be interesting to you.
If you find issues, please do report them via the Connect site. We’re also very eager to see your survey feedback on the release.
The consulting company Wintellect known in relation with world class experts like Jeff Prosise, Jeffrey Richter and John Robins are providing tech series that looks very promising. From the short description on http://www.wintellect.com/TechFocusSilverlight/ looks interesting.
I’ve just found a nice and *very* detailed article how to work with Windows 7 taskbar buttons similar to Windows Media Player and Zune app.
Check out Pete Brown’s blog post “Working with Windows 7 Taskbar Thumbnail Buttons with WPF 4 ”
At annual professional developer conference (PDC) in LA, CA was unveiled a Beta version Silverlight 4. After v3 added many new features and control v4 doesn’t change the pace and releases many new features.
Not only the new version produces 200% faster apps than v3 but continue to invest in Out-of-browser support which will be game changer in the way desktop applications are built. Now trusted applications has access to MyDocuments, MyMusic, MyPictures and MyVideos folder (or equivalent for non-windows platforms) but also has access to external programs as word processor or e-mail client as well as COM components.
Thus the programming mantra – “write/compile once and run everywhere” is getting close to the reality.
| ||Today Microsoft put live latest release of the Facebook .NET SDK that supports the newest Facebook services delivered through the Facebook Open Stream API and can be used in any of your favorite Microsoft development platforms; Silverlight, WPF, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, and Windows Forms. |
Get started today at www.microsoft.com/facebooksdk.
There are many walkthroughs that can help you reveal new features in your favorite programming IDE
Just found very useful command from TFS Power Toys: tfpt unshelve. It’s capable of migrating a shelveset from a branch to another, it does that by performing a baseless merge, so you will need to resolve the conflicts produced. The syntax of the command looks like the following:
1: tfpt unshelve shelvsetName /migrate /source:$/SourceBranch /target:$/TargetBranch