Microsoft UK Tech days (day 3)

by Peter Daukintis I am planning to attend days 3, 4 and 5 of MS UK Techdays; here are some of the notes I scribbled down at day 3: Silverlight 4.0 Silverlight 4 release date was confirmed to be 15th…

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TDD Introduction

by Peter Daukintis Test Driven Development This is a basic introduction to test-driven development describing related technologies in a simple, straightforward way. The learning curve can sometimes appear steep due to the range of associated technologies and architectural concepts that…

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RIA Services Development Tips

by Peter Daukintis Service Calls Use Fiddler to diagnose the WCF service call traffic! Fiddler won’t monitor localhost by default so see the information here http://www.fiddlertool.com/Fiddler/Help/hookup.asp#Q-LocalTraffic to get this working. I replaced localhost with ipv4.fiddler in the url and then…

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Azure + Silverlight 4 + RIA Services + MVC2 (Part 3)

by Peter Daukintis Next up is getting the authentication service to use azure table storage. To do this you need to get the additional azure code samples from here http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/windowsazuresamples and include the asp providers project into the solution (this…

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Azure Management API

by Peter Daukintis Disclaimer – the code shown below is not of high quality, does not have any error handling and is shown for educational purposes only. Having hosted an experimental application on the Azure CTP since PDC ‘08 I…

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