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    Great Indian Developer Summit Wrap-Up

    April 26, 2010 Share
    Last week I spoke at the Great Indian Developer Summit in Bangalore, India. This was my second year speaking at GIDS, so it was great to be back. Before the event Telerik’s Team Fantastic Four set up the booth and then hit McDonalds for a Maharaja Mac. Remember India does not eat beef, so we HAD to go to McDonalds and check it out! Imagine a McDonalds without a hamburger. Totally awesome. (Though we all preferred the McAloo, a potato patty sandwich.) The event is really 4 conferences in 4 days. One day each on: .NET, Web, Java, and Seminars. On the Day 1 (.NET) I spoke on: Building Data...
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    TechEd India Recap

    April 22, 2010 Share
    Last week I spoke at TechEd India and the Visual Studio 2010 launch. It was a great event with over 3,000 attendees, far more than attended the Visual Studio launch in Las Vegas! Senior vice president of the Developer Division at Microsoft, S. Somasegar, did an awesome keynote. I did three sessions: Building applications with OData Building Line of Business Applications with WCF and Silverlight 4.0 Building Silverlight Business Applications with RIA Services Something happened to me that never happened before in my 13+ years of being a professional international speaker: I lost my voice! I was in Indonesia the week before and picked up a small bug and had...
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    Speaking at the Great Indian Developer Summit this week

    April 19, 2010 Share
    This week I will be speaking at the Great Indian Developer Summit in Bangalore, India for the second year in a row. My sessions are: GIDS.Net (Tuesday) Data Warehousing Made Easy What's New in SQL Server 2008 R2 (PowerPivot is shown here as well!) Sharing Business Logic between Silverlight and .NET GIDS.Web (Wednesday) Building Line of Business Applications with Silverlight 4.0 (RIA Services) GIDS.Seminar (Friday) Agile Tools and Teams In addition to my talks, Telerik will also staff a booth and have demos of all of our products and some tee shirts to give away. I will also be at the booth all day to answer your questions on my talks. See you at GIDS! Technorati Tags: Telerik,Agile,Silverlight,PowerPivot
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    Speaking at the VS 2010 Launch at TechEd India this week

    April 12, 2010 Share
    I’ll be speaking at TechEd India and the Visual Studio 2010 Launch in Bangalore, India this week. I’ll be doing three sessions: Tuesday 2:30- Building RESTful Applications with the Open Data Protocol Wednesday 12:30-Building Applications with Silverlight 4.0 and WCF RIA Services Wednesday 2:30-Exploring the Silverlight 4.0 Business Features In addition, Team Telerik will be staffing a booth with Tee-shirts (hopefully if they get out of customs on time!) and live demos of our products and our brand new product to be announced today! See you at my sessions or at the booth! Technorati Tags: Telerik,TechEd
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    30 seconds from File|New to a new CRUD Silverlight application with Telerik’s new LINQ Implementation

    April 11, 2010 Share
    Last month Telerik released its new LINQ implementation and last week we released the new Data Services Wizard for Telerik OpenAccess, which supports both traditional OpenAccess entities and the new LINQ implementation. I will a walk you through the process where you can connect to a database, add a new domain model, wrap it in a new WCF Data Services (Astoria) service, and add a CRUD enabled Silverlight application. All in 30 seconds! Step 1: Build your Domain Model (20 seconds) Open Visual Studio 2010 RTM (or 2008) and add a new ASP.NET project. Right click on the project and select Add|New Item and choose Telerk OpenAccess Domain Model from the item...