Shawn Wildermuth


My Rants and Raves about technology, programming, everything else...

"Which Data Access Should I Use for Silverlight 3?"

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It all depends...

Back from DevLink 2009!

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I had a great time at DevLink this year. Met up with lots of great heartland folks and had some really interesting conversations (about Ruby and F# specifically). If you missed DevLink this year, you missed a great conference. John Keller and company put on a great show (for only $100 conference fee). The .NET Rocks panel at the end of the three days capped off a great few days in Nashville.

RIA Services, Silverlight and MVVM

Url: http://wilderminds.blob.core.windows.net/downloads/MVVMExample_RIA...

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Stolen Cell Phone == New Cell Phone

Url: http://www.htc.com/www/product/touchpro/overvie...

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One Week Left Till Advanced Silverlight in Seattle

Url: https://agilitrain.com/Workshop/Info/Advanced_S...

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Securing Web Services (Even with OOB)

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I was trading tweets today with @pauliom about whether RIA Services would solve some Auth problems he was having out of the browser.  While RIA does do some interesting things with roles/users, I mentioned that typical Forms Auth out of the box should just work.

NHibernate 1.0 LINQ Provider Released!

Url: http://ayende.com/Blog/archive/2009/07/26/nhibe...

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Windows 7 - "XP Mode" Walkthrough

Url: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/dow...

Windows 7

RIA Services - Still Not Baked Yet

Silverlight LogoAs regular readers of my blog know (RIA Services Concerns Squashed), I have been a lukewarm supporter of RIA Services for Silverlight. As many of you know, Brad Abrams and company have come through with their latest release (RIA Services Preview July '09) with lots of changes I've been hoping for. Honestly I haven't had time to look at the new build (probably this weekend), but I am hopeful of its overall direction. I am still somewhat tentitive about some of the basic behavior of the framework but I will hold my tongue until I have more time to dive deeper into the code. 

What really concerns me is that I've talked to students and others and many are opting to building systems with RIA Services right now.  This only concerns me because RIA Services is not part of Silverlight 3 and is not released.  Actually, the July version is a "Preview" (something like a CTP) which means they haven't even reached Beta with RIA Services.  Now many these developers are working on very long time lines and can wait until RIA Services releases, but while investigating it makes a lot of sense (and I encourage everyone do that), building production code against a framework that is still in transition is a risky venture in my opinion. 

See Carl and I Talk about Behaviors on DNR-TV!

Url: http://dnrtv.com/default.aspx?ShowID=144

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Shawn
Shawn Wildermuth
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