ADO.NET 4.5 Async Data Reader and IAsyncHttpHandler

22 November 2012 - ASP.NET

In cloud computing scenarios latencies between the application and database server are usually higher compared to an on premise scenario. With the rise of node.js I/O driven web hosts are becoming more familiar and ADO.Net 4.5 aids this by providing Async methods to I/O bound functions.

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WPF and Prism Workshop at BASTA Austria

19 November 2012 - .NET, C#, MEF, Presentations, Silverlight, WPF

In this article you can view the slides for my WPF & Prism Workshop at BASTA Austria. Additionally you can download the sample code.

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WPF CheckBox With Confirmation Message

19 November 2012 - .NET, C#, WPF

During BASTA Austria I have been asked a WPF question. How can I implement a confirmation question that is asked whenever a user checks a CheckBox?

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Session at AZUG in Brussels

04 November 2012 - Azure

On October 25th 2012 I did a session at the Azure user group in Brussels about "Catching The Long Tail With SaaS + Windows Azure". Here you find the slides and the link to the recordings.

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Sample Code for TypeScript Article in Windows.Developer Magazine

02 November 2012 - TypeScript

I am currently writing an article about TypeScript for the upcoming issue of the German Windows.Developer magazine. It contains a larger code sample demonstrating some key concepts of the new language.

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app.config in IronPython without additional assemblies

29 October 2012 - Iron Python

Third-party .net assemblies can be easily used from IronPython. If the external assembly relies on a companion .exe.config/app.config file, a config for ipy.exe or an IInternalConfigSystem-implementation is required.

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The CoFX Data Model

07 October 2012 - time cockpit

Extensibility is an important aspect of time cockpit and its underlying framework CoFX. In this article I share a training slide deck that I use in CoFX trainings to describe the CoFX data model.

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Looking Forward to Casablanca [1 of n]

03 October 2012 - C

Those of you who know me, also know my appreciation for c++. Those of you knowing time cockpit will also know that nearly all of it is written in c#/.net with its service hosting infrastructure running in Windows Azure. There is one particular part of time cockpit that will, at some point in the future, receive a native rewrite and due to the nature of it, storing its data in windows azure is a key requirement. Windows Azure, up to now, does not offer a developer story for C++ development, especially considering access to its storage subsystem. This is where Casablanca comes in to play -

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Cloud Computing - was bringt's? (German)

02 October 2012 - Azure

Am 27. September 2012 durfte ich gemeinsam mit Thomas Rümmler von AIT einen Vortrag zum oben genannten Thema auf dem 2. Symposium für Software Architektur und effiziente Entwicklung variantenreicher Systeme der Technischen Akademie Esslingen (Stuttgart) halten. In diesem Blogartikel finden Sie die Slides und den Text für das Tagungshandbuch)

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BASTA 2011 - Workshop About Software Factories

24 October 2011 - Presentations

Ok, I feel ashamed. Already more than three weeks have passed since BASTA 2011 has ended - and I did not publish my slides and samples yet. However, today I finally found the time to write this blog post.

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