MSDN Magazine May 2002
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Silverlight 2 applications are restricted to running inside a browser. However, Silverlight 3 applications can run inside the browser or out. Here we build a social networking app as a standalone Silverlight 3 application.
MSDN Magazine June 2009
ADO. NET 2. 0 sports some exciting enhancements to the core classes found in ADO. NET 1. x and introduces a variety of new classes, all of which promise to improve performance, flexibility, and efficiency.
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Julie Lerman struggled for days with some vexing user experience problems related to the WPF DataGrid, so she's saving you the bother by explaining how she solved them.
MSDN Magazine April 2011
Learn how to use the AtomPub protocol to pump up your blogs. Chris Sells includes a practical demonstration of mapping so you can expose a standard AtomPub service from a Web site and use Windows Live Writer to provide a rich editing experience against the service.
MSDN Magazine August 2010
Julie Lerman shows database administrators how to limit access to databases from the Entity Framework by allowing it to work only with views and stored procedures instead of tables-without impacting application code or alienating developers.
Let go of your traditional relational database thinking if you want to understand how Windows Azure Table storage works, says Julie Lerman. Luckily for you, she's done the hard work to grasp the new concepts and help you get up to speed.
MSDN Magazine July 2010
See how you can build Rich Internet Applications that take advantage of the OData protocol to creatively interact with Silverlight, PowerPivot, SQL Server, SharePoint, the Windows Azure platform, "Dallas" and more.
MSDN Magazine June 2010
LINQ's ability to project randomly shaped data into anonymous types can be a blessing and a source of frustration, says Julie Lerman. It's great when you just need to grab a special view of your data, but it can be problematic in certain circumstances. She explains what the limitations are and how to get around them.
MSDN Magazine May 2010
Did you know that by precompiling LINQ queries you might actually be degrading your app's performance if you're not careful? Julie Lerman explains how to ensure you're not re-precompiling queries each time and losing the expected performance benefits across post-backs, short-lived service operations and other code where critical instances are going out of scope.
MSDN Magazine March 2010
Building an NHibernate-based desktop application isn't any harder than building a web application, and in many cases NHibernate simplifies elements of session handling and concurrency.
MSDN Magazine December 2009
In this month's column, John Papa shows you how the DataForm control works and how it can be customized.ÃÂ He presents in detail a sample application that uses several features to bind, navigate, edit and validate data using the DataForm.
MSDN Magazine October 2009
In this month's column, the author shows how binary encoding works, the effect it has on an application's performance, and how it behaves by demonstrating it in action.
MSDN Magazine August 2009
.NET RIA Services provides a set of server components and ASP.NET extensions such as authentication, roles, and profile management. We'll show you how they work.
MSDN Magazine May 2009
ADO.NET Data Services and Silverlight make a powerful combination, but to make them work well together, there are a few things you need to understand. Here, John Papa explains.
MSDN Magazine April 2009