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Boost your datatransport with XML, VB 11 and denormalisation techniques !

Xml, as we all know, has a drawback, being the potential growth in size, characteristical to the format , especially when dealing with complex types and collections of complex types. Let’s take a look at a classic example, taken from Wikipedia.

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Reflector to cost us now

Red Gate is a company that is widely known as a community company.  I have yet to meet an individual that had anything bad to say about them, even if there are occasional complaints, whines or whatnot.  Overall, the company really is one that we as a co…

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IF and IIF in VB.Net

In continuing Chrissie’s recent example of helping to point out minor (yet critical) gotchas, I now present the guarantor of a few Null Reference exceptions, If() and IIf(). Both are designed as a way to provide VB.Net with an inline If, similar to the ternary operator found in C# and many other languages <condition>?<true-action>:<false-action>. If() […]

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Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit June 2010 Release Available

Microsoft has made available for download the June 2010 Release of the Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit. The Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit includes presentations, hands-on labs, and demos. This content is designed to help you learn how to utilize the Visual Studio 2010 features and a […]

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Visual Studio 2010 and Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Available for download today

Visual Studio 2010 and Microsoft .NET Framework 4 will be available for download later today on MSDN. Right now it looks like the time that it will be available is 10 AM PDT. Now when it is available on MSDN don’t just download it from the first place you see it, check Top Downloads first […]

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Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 release candidates available for download

Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 release candidates are available for download Right now the downloads are only available to MSDN subscribers. On Wednesday February 10th the downloads will also be available to the general public You can find the download links here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/dd582936.aspx

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Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 1.1 Released

Microsoft has released Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 1.1 today.
Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio extend Visual Studio 2008 and the upcoming Visual Studio 2010 RC to enable the creation, configuration, building, debuggi…

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Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 Virtual Machines with Sample Data Available

Here is your gift from Microsoft for the holidays: Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 Virtual Machines with Sample Data. Brian Keller writes Just in time for the holidays, we have posted a brand new virtual machine (VM) which is pre-configured with Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Beta 2, Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 Beta 2, […]

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Visual Studio – MetalScroll Add-On

While I may use PHP here at the LessThanDot site, I’ve been using Visual Studio and .Net since the first .Net release (and bribery in the form of scotch may convince me to share some of my pre-.Net experiences as well). While I have tried a few .Net plugins over time, my standard Visual Studio […]

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Foundations of Programming Ebook

I noticed this free ebook today, figured I would share it here. I’ve obviously not read the whole thing yet, but it looks like its’ pretty good info (at least for a .NET developer). You can download it here: Foundations of Programming @ CodeBetter I think its’ really cool that someone took the time to […]

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