.NET Framework 3.5 SP1 Changes

   With the release of the new Service Pack 1 for the .NET Framework 3.5 several changes were made on several levels of the framework, and previously I talked about the changes that were made on the WPF scope, but much more as been done, and things like the CLR were changed as Kevin Frie wrote on the CLRCodeGeneration blog.    Other person like the C# MVP Patrick Smacchia made a much deeper look and explained graphically where the changes were made and posted it on his blog, and this was a very interesting result to see.    Another change … Continue reading .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 Changes

Training for ASP.NET Virtual Earth Control

    For all of those that develop or would like to develop ASP.NET solutions with integration of Virtual Earth using the new ASP.NET control here is the link for a very interesting series of videos and samples about how to use the ASP.NET Virtual Earth control.     Don’t miss this fabulous opportunity to know more about this control that brings a easy way to develop ASP.NET solutions with integration of Virtual Earth.

Windows Presentation Foundation Major Release 3

   With the release of the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 the WPF suffered the third major release of it’s short history.    This major areas that were affected were: Deployment      Now instead of needing the full framework installation it was made a lightweight version in order to run only this technology, and  this is called the Client Profile. This lightweight version that consumes 25 MB includes the following: CLR (bases of the .NET Framework) Click Once (Used in the installation of the WPF applications) Windows Forms (Runtime used to run the Windows Forms solutions that can be held also … Continue reading Windows Presentation Foundation Major Release 3

Silverlight Tools Beta 2 for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 RTM

   It’s already available the Silverlight Tools Beta 2 for Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Studio 2008 with SP1 RTM version, as the Beta version of the SP1 of Visual Studio 2008 is no longer supported.    Install it and begin playing with the new VS2008 SP1 and Silverlight 2.0 Beta 2.    Update: In case of problems with the installation, please check this forum entry that explains the problem and how to solve it.

Import 3D Objects into Virtual Earth

    With the aquisition of Caligari by Microsoft in February 2008, it was made available a free tool, named TrueSpace that was placed for download completely for free. This will allow the development of solutions using Virtual Earth in his 3D version. This was without any doubt one of the greater drawbacks of developing with Virtual Earth, but now this is all solved as Chris Pendleton the Virtual Earth Team Evangelist announced on his blog and were he explains how to do each of the steps. have fun with this new and very interesting feature made available for Virtual Earth.