The Full Stack, Part 1 - Building the Admin Site with ASP.NET MVC 3, NuGet and EF Code First

Jesse Liberty and Jon Galloway are kicking off a new screencast series called The Full Stack. They're pair-programming, building out a full application from a server back-end down to Windows Phone, web, Silverlight, and wherever else the app-building process leads them. Join them for the ride!

In this inaugural episode, they dig right in with a server back-end using NuGet, ASP.NET MVC 3, Razor views, and Entity Framework Code-First.

 

Author(s): Jon Galloway, Jesse Liberty

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Inside Windows Phone #08: Taking a look inside Windows Phone Programming Model Architecture

In this episode of the Inside Windows Phone show, join Abolade Gbadeges, a partner developer for Windows Phone, and Yochay Kiriaty, a Senior Technical Evangelist, as they talk and address which applications are installed on the phone, as well as chatting a little bit about security and, of course, application tombstoning. 

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The Xerox Alto: A Personal Retrospective
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We're All In at PDC10

Here at PDC10, it's all about the Cloud and Windows Azure. And with last week's announcements about Office 365, you can see that Office and SharePoint are serious about the cloud as well. In this episode, we talk with Steve Fox and Chris Mayo who have been doing a lot of work leveraging Azure services and data in SharePoint solutions and building solutions on SharePoint Online. Watch as Steve talks about how to get started with developing solutions using Windows Azure and Chris discusses Shar
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Quest Software's Azure Services

In this interview, Dmitry Sotnikov (Director of Cloud Solutions) and Einar Mykletun (Security and Compliance Architect) from Quest Software discuss building Quest’s new OnDemand product line – cloud-based IT management services to help IT professionals manage their on-premise Active Directory and server infrastructure. We talk about what it took to build the services on top of the Windows Azure platform, focusing specifically on security.

Quest is an early adopter of the Windows Azu
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Karandeep Anand: Windows Azure AppFabric Caching

Curious about the new Caching service running in the Windows Azure Platform? Join Wade Wegner as he talks with Karandeep Anand, Principal Group Program Manager on the Application Platform Services team, about the new service and the different ways you can leverage it within your own applications.

The Windows Azure AppFabric Caching service accelerates application performance by providing
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The Killer App: A Channel 9 Halloween Special

Windows Phone 7 is almost here and developers are working hard to get the #1 app in the marketplace. Journalists and reporters are scouring the internet to find the next big thing- the Windows Phone 7 Killer App. But that phrase takes on a whole new meaning around Halloween...be careful what you download! Happy Halloween!

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In this podcast Dr. Harris explains why all Bolsheviks agreed on the need to overcome economic backwardness. He explores why Soviet industrialisation took the form it did in the late 1920s, and then...

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Lenin & The Russian Revolution
Soviet and Western historiography has for long identified Lenin as the most influential figure in explaining how the October Revolution of 1917 took place. This follows a comment in Trotsky’s diary...

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Leon Trotsky joined the Bolsheviks in August 1917 after many years of separation. He was nevertheless a key figure in the establishment and maintenance of Soviet power. It was Trotsky’s strategy by...

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The Full Stack, Part 2: Setting up the UI for our Windows Phone client

In Part 2 of The Full Stack, Jesse starts building out a Windows Phone user interface using Expression Blend 4. As Jesse builds out the interface, he and Jon discuss Expression Blend basics, Windows Phone tools, Visual State Manager, Behaviors, and more.

 


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Inside Windows Phone#11:Obfuscation And Analytics

Microsoft and PreEmptive solutions have a partnership where Windows Phone developers (both Silverlight and XNA) get free access to Preemptive's Dotfuscator and their Runtime Intelligent Service.  

In this episode we interview  Bill Leach, Preemptive's CTO, for a deep dive into Dotfuscator, a .NET Obfuscator that helps protect programs against reverse engineering, and PreEmptive's Runtime Intelligent Service, an end-to-end solution for Analytics and monitoring&n
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The University as Patron of Cutting Edge Architecture
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The opening of The Ray and Maria Stata Center, MIT’s latest innovative building, inspires this panel’s historical review of collegiate architecture projects. James Ackerman provides the longest lens, focusing first on the earliest, national trends, when buildings served as both residences and classrooms. In the 18th century
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Last week at the PDC the AppFabric LABS environment was updated with a new release of the Service Bus. This release provides a "sneak peak" into capabilities that will eventually roll into the production service. Some of the announced features include a management service, load balancing, and durable message buffers.

Interested in what this means and how can you try out these new features? Join Author(s): Wade Wegner

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