Entity Framework 4.0 News

  In the last few days I’ve been seeing several element of the Entity Framework 4.0 that come with the .NET 4.0 and I there are several interesting news that I thought I could wrap up a little bit in this post, and so lets start with the news.   Providers made for version 3.5 will work unmodified Great news for all the ones that develop their own custom providers in order to work with Entity Framework, and of course a nice information to know that the provider model is not being changed on this version. In order to know … Continue reading Entity Framework 4.0 News

TechEd EMEA 2009 – Session “Deep Dive in Windows Workflow Foundation 4.0” – Part 2/4

   After the part 1 in which we talked about the Changes from WF 4.0 Beta 1 to Beta 2, in this part 2 we will talk about the new Flowchart Workflow.    And so first of all let’s start by identifying the challenges that we currently have when using Workflow development, and they are: Defining Workflows based on flowcharts made by Business Analysts and Users Making Workflows easier for Business Analysts and user validation Unit Testing Workflows   In order to do this I’ve started by searching the web about samples of flowcharts built by Business Analysts, and I’ve … Continue reading TechEd EMEA 2009 – Session “Deep Dive in Windows Workflow Foundation 4.0” – Part 2/4

Windows Azure November SDK and Tools release

    There is already available the new November set of SDK and Tools for Windows Azure, that can be found here. Also you can see here more about the new .NET Services and also here on the Windows Azure Development Center for .NET Services. Read more in this post from the .NET Services Team.    There are some breaking changes in this version so check also this post from the team.

TechEd EMEA 2009 – Session “Deep Dive in Windows Workflow Foundation 4.0” – Part 1/4

  Just last week was in Berlin, Germany the TechEd EMEA 2009 event and in that event  had a session called “Deep Dive in Windows Workflow Foundation 4.0”. This was a level 300 session and not 400 as the name could make you think, but this way we could achieve more people in terms of breadth.    In order to provide all of those that were in the session with more information and some summary of what we’ve seen and also the Demo Scripts for all that was made during the presentation I’ve prepared a 4 part series of posts … Continue reading TechEd EMEA 2009 – Session “Deep Dive in Windows Workflow Foundation 4.0” – Part 1/4