.NET Framework v2.0 and v3.0 SP1

Now that Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework v3.5 have shipped, you may have noticed that Service Pack 1 for .NET Framework 2.0 and Service Pack 1 for .NET Framework 3.0 also shipped at the same time. Both are automatically installed with .NET Framework v3.5, Windows Server 2008 and... [Read More]

FxCop Spell Checking Rules

I just came across this post by Travis Illig, one of the Subtext developers, that brings up an interesting issue with FxCop 1.35. Apparently, FxCop 1.35 uses the Office 2003 spell checker for the spelling rules. If you don’t have Office 2003 (and it must be Office... [Read More]

Search and Replace Plugin for Windows Live Writer

I just came across Steve’s blog post about a new Search & Replace plugin for Windows Live Writer written by Waldek Mastykarz. This plugin fills a pretty big gap in WLW and even has support for regular expressions. The code is available on... [Read More]

ASP.NET Extensions - MVC Framework

The much-talked about MVC Framework that Microsoft is working on was released last week as part of the ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions. It also has some other pretty cool stuff, including Dynamic Data controls, Ajax history support, ADO.NET Data Services, updated support for Silverlight and the ADO.NET Entity Framework. Once... [Read More]

IASA Tampa Chapter Updates

Last month’s meeting with Cory Foy was excellent. Cory Foy talked about concepts from Michael Feathers’ work on Working Effectively with Legacy Code and I presented a quick introduction and overview to the MVC and MVP patterns. We had about 15 people attending which was down a... [Read More]