Entity Framework 4.1 RC: Including Code-FirstSolution ·
Microsoft has published the first release candidate of Entity Framework 4.1. This new release includes the very popular Code First feature, allowing to model your data in the code, without any designer tools.
With this Release Candidate comes a promise: the final release will come within the next 4 weeks and will be %100 compatible with the current RC....
Asynchrony in .NETSolution ·
Microsoft recently released a whitepaper on the future of Asynchrony in .NET along with a CTP SDK.
This CTP attempts to address one concern: how to make asynchrony easy in .NET by removing all the friction in code.
In .NET, Asynchrony, so far, as been treated with the pattern BeginXYZ / EndXYZ dynamic duo. For instance, in the...
Windows Azure Storage Architecture OverviewSolution ·
Interesting article published at the end of last year:
The article does a deep dive into the Storage Architecture of Azure. It’s a shame this feature seems to on ice for Microsoft (by customer demand for sure, since SQL Azure is getting all the fans), since the architecture has a lot of potential in scalability and reliability....
Creating numbered headings or outline numberingGadget ·
Far from fancy technological questions today…
How do you configure Microsoft Word to assign numbers to your section headers in a hierarchical way, e.g.:
- Header 1 (1)
- Header 1 (2)
- Header 2 (2.1)
- Header 2 (2.2)
- Header 3 (2.2.1)
Well, maybe you’re in my position and you always had documents...
SQL Azure Federation: Automating your database partitioning (sharding)Solution ·
Microsoft is about to introduce the federation concept into SQL Azure. You can read about it on Microsoft SQL Azure Program Manager Cihan Biyikoglu’s blog: