LINQ stands for Language INtegrated Query and in a nutshell, it makes query and set operations, like SQL statements first class citizens in .NET languages like C# and VB.
Here we visit Anders Hejlsberg in his office to get more on LINQ. Dan Fernandez, also seen in this video, just put up
Tim Sneath shows how to build a basic RSS reader using Windows Presentation Foundation (formerly codenamed “Avalon”) in just 14 lines of code, using the data binding and XAML features that are central to this new technology.
In this screencast, Tim Sneath shows with a quick examples how the XAML feature of Windows Presentation Foundation (formerly codenamed “Avalon”) allows you to build UI that integrates 2D, media and text using an
XML declarative language.
Arik Cohen, lead program manager on the Windows Presentation Foundation (formerly known as Avalon) is one of the guys who'll be demonstrating the WPF stuff at the PDC next month. Here's a rare time when Robert Scoble did an interview in front of the camera,
Beth Goza was behind the camera.This…
Mike Swanson wanted to use XAML and the new Avalon, but was having trouble getting his Adobe Illustrator files ported over so he wrote his own converter.This thing is awesome for graphic designers who want to work with developers on UI's!Anyway, he's releasing it as a free download (he wrote this on…
Karsten Januszewski and Robert Scoble heard that Simon Guest had built an app, using Microsoft's new Avalon technology, that works with mainframes.
Hmmm, a shiny frontend for a mainframe app? Well, there's more to it, as Simon tells us.
Recently, Charles cornered Chris Anderson, an Avalon Architect and champion blogger/demo king, in a room, threw him a dry erase marker and asked him to briefly describe the architecture of Avalon. You know, the building blocks of this super cool technology. Of
course, Chris always jumps for the…
Karsten Januszewski, technical evangelist, presented recently at the Macromedia Flashforward conference.
"What is a Microsoft technical evangelist doing at a design conference?"
Well, he showed off a ton of demos of Avalon that we thought you'd like to see.
The whole talk is…
Karsten Januszewski, developer evangelist, took us over to meet with the
Avalon team. Pablo Fernicola, group program manager (guy who runs the Avalon team), Arik Cohen, lead program manager, and
Rob Relyea, lead program manager on the XAML team, talk about the four-year development of Avalon,…