I'm not usually the bandwagon type, but I'm seriously considering getting a Netbook for my everyday note-taking, Internet-browsing and email writing tasks. You can find these UMPC's (Ultra-mobile PC's) in a variety of form factors, battery sizes, screen resolutions, storage capacity and features. I've narrowed my list down to about 3 co... [More]
I recently blogged about my love-hate relationship with VSX (Visual Studio eXtensibility). On the one hand, Visual Studio 2008 provides a developer experience second-to-none, has stellar support for customization and is the most flexible IDE I've ever seen. On the other hand, writing packages (basically a fancy word for Visual Studio cu... [More]
I'm beginning to think so. I don't actually own an iPhone. After all, I don't write software for any Apple products, and if I did I don't think I'd feel comfortable giving 30% of the revenue back to the mothership. Hell, that feels downright communist to me, so as a developer I choose a mobile development platf... [More]
I've got really mixed feelings on Visual Studio Extensibility. On the one hand, I can't imagine an IDE that comes even close to offering the flexibility, extensibility and overall great developer experience that Visual Studio offers. I'm sure I'm not alone when I tell you that I could never go back to a world without deb... [More]
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Many people don't realize just how extensible Dynamics CRM 4.0 is as a platform for building line of business applications. David Yack (MVP) has self-published a great book (available in eBook or print) for developers about building Line of Business applications on top of Dynamics CRM. It's a bit pricey, but I downloaded it this... [More]
Lutz Roeder has been authoring a great little application called Reflector for years now. I got this email the other day for Lutz about his phenominal product:
After more than eight years of working on .NET Reflector, I have decided it is time to move on and explore some new opportunities.
I have reached an agreement to have Red... [More]
Tired of manually using the web service to execute queries on custom CRM entities? Wish you could write queries with complex joins, select, where, grouping and ordering clauses without having to go to your FetchXML reference?
I've been a LINQ evangalist for a while, mostly because it provides a consistent query expression synt... [More]