Offline Data Synchronization Services in Visual Studio 2008
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Building N-Tier Applications in Visual Studio 2008
Avg Rating: 5(1)In this in interview John Stallo, a Program Manager on the Visual Basic Team, talks about WCF and simple N-Tier applications. He talks about a specific architecture scenario and some of the pain points we have building n-tier applications today. He then walks us through the improvements made in the...
LINQ to SQL and the O/R Designer in VS 2008
Avg Rating: 5(2)In this in interview Young Joo, a Program Manager on the Visual Basic Team, talks about LINQ to SQL and the new O/R Designer in Visual Studio 2008. He demos a typical business client-server scenario and shows how LINQ to SQL classes make it much easier to work with relational data in SQL Server 2005....
Amanda Silver on Visual Basic LINQ Syntax in Visual Studio 2008
Avg Rating: 5(2)In this interview, Amanda Silver, a Lead Program Manager on the Visual Basic Team, demonstrates new LINQ syntax around Joins and Aggregates that is now available in Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2. Amanda is a guru of LINQ in Visual Basic and gives insightful explanations of how to use this new syntax....
Visual Basic Intellisense Improvements in VS 2008
Avg Rating: 0In this interview Lisa Feigenbaum, a Program Manager on the Visual Basic Editor, shows us all the improvements made to the Intellisense support in Visual Basic including keyword and local variable Intellisense, new language feature support, and top customer requests. Although every feature is important,...
Extension Methods in Visual Basic 9.0
Avg Rating: 0In this in interview Scott Wisniewski, a Developer on the Visual Basic Team, talks about Extension Methods and shows us a couple interesting LINQ providers. In his own unique way, Scott dives into the meaning of Extension Methods and how they can extend types with discoverable methods which are part...
TechEd Booth Demo: LINQ to XML in VB 9.0
Avg Rating: 0In this quick TechEd booth demo, Chris Smith, a Developer on the Visual Basic Team, gives us a whirlwind tour of some of the unique features coming in Visual Basic related to XML.
Enabling LINQ: Kit George Shows Off His Favorite VB 9.0 Language Features
Avg Rating: 0In this in interview Kit George, a Program Manager on the Visual Basic Team and a former member of the CLR Team, shows us his favorite language features that enable LINQ without actually talking about the queries themselves. His excitement about Extension Methods, Anonymous Types, Object Initializers,...
Performance Improvements in Visual Studio 2008
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In this in interview Cameron McColl, a Developer on the Visual Basic Team, shows us what kinds of performance improvements were made in Visual Studio 2008. He walks us through a set of scenarios that suffered from performance issues and then shows us the same scenarios in Visual Studio 2008 describing...
Building Hybrid Applications with the Interop Forms Toolkit 2.0
Avg Rating: 0In this in interview Jonathan Aneja, a Program Manager on the Visual Basic team, shows us how the Interop Forms Toolkit 2.0 helps you migrate your existing VB 6 applications one form at a time to .NET. He gives us insight on how we can write .NET user controls and forms to take advantage of the .NET...