Tag Archives: Data

LINQ to SQL and Entity Framework on top of SQL Azure

from Kevin Hoffman As mentioned in my previous blog post, you don’t get full designer support on SQL Azure within SQL Server Management Studio. In addition, you don’t get designer support for LINQ to SQL or Entity Framework, either. So … Continue reading

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d:DesignInstance, d:DesignData in Visual Studio 2010

from Karl Shifflett The WPF and Silverlight Designer for Visual Studio 2010 shares several new design time (d:) properties and design time MarkupExtensions with Expression Blend 3 that provide necessary information for the WPF and Silverlight Designer to deliver a … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2010 Beta2 Sample Data Project Templates

from Karl Silverlight 3 application demonstrating Sample Data. Displaying Sample Data in the WPF and Silverlight Designer for Visual Studio 2010 Beta2 is now very easy with the DesignData markup extension. The below video is a complete tutorial for using … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2010: Xaml Designer Surface With Binding

from Mark J. Miller Just installed Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 and the first thing I needed to see was how well the xaml designer worked. More specifically, I wanted to know if design-time data binding worked properly. Well here’s … Continue reading

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Model-see, Model-do, and the Poo is Optional

from Mike Hillberg Like a lot of people, I’ve developed software professionally for a lot of different environments: PC systems and embedded systems; high- and low-level languages; kernel mode, user mode, real mode, and protected mode; system services; domain controllers; … Continue reading

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What Do We Want in Silverlight Validation?

from Shawn Wildermuth URL: http://niagara.codeplex.com As I’ve been on the mend lately, i’ve been looking deep into how Validation should work in Silverlight. As I am trying to expand some of hte validation scenarios in Silverlight (in my Niagara project), … Continue reading

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Validation with Silverlight 3 and the DataForm

from John Papa My latest Data Points column is now online and in print in the October 2009 issue of MSDN Magazine. The column’s title is “Validation with Silverlight 3 and the DataForm” which focuses on the validation features in … Continue reading

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Choosing a Data Access Layer for Silverlight 3

from Shawn Wildermuth If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you’ll probably remember my pithy blog post where I stated that “It all depends…” to the question “Which Data Access Should I Use for Silverlight 3?”  The reality is … Continue reading

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