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Auckland Code Camp 2008

Posted in .Net Framework 3.5, .Net Training, ASP.Net MVC, C#, General I.T, Visual Studio 2008 by Ratnakar Garikipati on August 2, 2008

For the code enthusiasts who live around Auckland  – The Auckland Code Camp 2008 is a free-of-charge .Net Community event and that’s where you want to be!


This all day event is on
Sunday, 31 August 2008 (the day before TechEd), 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and at Crowne Plaza Hotel, 128 Albert St, Auckland.

Clik here to find more details.

 

As it is a free event with limited funding, I suggest you register ASAP – there’s also an option to pull out.
See you there!

ASP.NET MVC CodePlex Preview 4 – released!!

Posted in .Net Framework 3.5, ASP.Net, ASP.Net MVC, C#, Dynamic Data, Visual Studio 2008 by Ratnakar Garikipati on July 19, 2008

The installer and source for Preview 4 is now available on CodePlex for download (http://www.codeplex.com/aspnet/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=15389).

Here’s a list of changes that have been made between Preview 3 and the current release Preview 4 –

  • New Simple Membership Features in the Default Project Template
  • New Filter Types for Authorization and Exception Handling
  • New Output Cache Filter
  • Changes for ASP.NET AJAX
  • Namespaces in Routes
  • New Interface for Enhanced Testability of TempData
  • ActionInvoker Extensibility Improvements

As I highlighted in my previous post – Scott Guthrie has an excellent post with an example covering the new changes – http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2008/07/14/asp-net-mvc-preview-4-release-part-1.aspx

ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Preview

Posted in .Net Framework 3.5, ASP.Net, ASP.Net MVC, C#, Dynamic Data, General I.T, Sliverlight, Visual Studio 2008 by Ratnakar Garikipati on May 7, 2008

is available for download now..(click here)

The ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Preview is a preview of new functionality being added to ASP.NET 3.5 and ADO.NET. The release includes ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Dynamic Data, ASP.NET controls for Silverlight, ADO.NET Data Services, Entity Framework runtime, and new features for ASP.NET AJAX.

Both ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET controls for Silverlight have been updated since this release. The latest versions can be accessed at:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=111960.