Last night I was at Dallas .NET User Group meeting where Tony Sneed of DevelopMentor made a presentation on WCF RIA Services called “Turbocharge Silverlight Development with WCF RIA Services“. I had read about this new technology before, but never had the time to play with it. The presentation turned out to be pretty cool.… Read More


SubSonic is an excellent open source DAL generation tool developed by Rob Conery that has been around for almost a year. In most cases SubSonic can just be added to your project, pointed to a databse, and you magically and immediately gain access to a rich and strongly typed object model that can be used… Read More


The first version of Silverlight (formerly WPF/e) was recently released and can be downloaded from Microsoft’s web site. Contrary to what many people believe, Silverlight is not simply a rich media player for the web. Nor is it just a replacement or a competing product for Adobe Flash. Silverlight is a technology that allows developers… Read More