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MSN has released the final version of their MSN Search Toolbar

MSN has released the final version of their MSN Search Toolbar with Windows Desktop Search, formerly known as the MSN Toolbar Suite with Desktop Search.

Download the final release

[ Via Dan Crevier's Blog ]

End to End Enterprise Library Demonstration (Source and Powerpoint presentation)

You can Download the source and presentation and follow the readme.txt to get set up.  The source has examples of consuming all of the application blocks.  It also includes an example of how to integrate ASP.NET’s Forms Authentication and Enterprise Library  Authentication/Authorization block.

[ Via Doug Rohrer's Blog ]

Calling MSN Desktop Search from your application

Brandon Paddock wrote interesting article about executing MSN Desktop Search from
your application.

The source looks like a hack ,but works excellent.

Computerworld Development Survey gives nod to C#

C# beat out Java as the preferred programming language in a recent developer survey conducted by Computerworld.

The highest number of respondents selected .Net as their organization’s preferred framework/API, followed by Unix/Linux and Microsoft Win32/COM/DCOM.

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SQL Server 2005 Webcast Series

Covered in this series:

  • .NET Framework Integration: Learn how you can now take full advantage of the Microsoft .NET Framework class library and modern programming languages to implement functionality within the server.
  • Transact-SQL and Managed Code: Find out how to decide between using traditional Transact-SQL or a programming language that is compatible with the .NET Framework, such as Visual Basic .NET or C#. Understand where each method provides benefits and how to design for this in the beginning.
  • Web Services: See how to develop XML Web services in the database tier, making SQL Server an HTTP listener.
  • XML: SQL Server 2005 contains deep native support for XML. Learn how this can significantly help as you develop applications that make use of XML.
  • Data Access: Discover how ADO.NET 2.0 not only supports all of the new SQL Server 2005 features but also enables productivity and performance gains for all developers.

Registration link:

[ Via hwhite ]

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