Using KnockoutJS with SignalR in ASP.NET MVC

KnockoutJS is a MVVM implementation for JavaScript written by Steve Sanderson, in my opinion the author of the best ASP.NET MVC textbooks available. Simply put it lets you bind a JavaScript object model to your HTML UI using a Read more

A MongoDB Tutorial using C# and ASP.NET MVC

In this post I'm going to create a simple ASP.NET MVC website for a simple blog that uses MongoDB and the offical 10gen C# driver. MongoDB is no NOSQL database that stores information as Binary JSON (BSON) in documents. I Read more

Linq To SQL Tutorial

Check out some of my other Linq to SQL posts: EntityBase Inheritance Modifiers with SQLMetal Linq to SQL with WCF Services Linq to SQL Framework (Repository/Business wrapper) ObjectDataSource binding with server side paging and sorting Load Options Generic Framework using reflection This is a basic tutorial for Read more

The beast that is WCF

Posted on by Joe in WCF | Leave a comment

After spending nearly 3 years working some time ago on an application utilising Web Services with .NET 2.0 I thought it was about time I learned about WCF. I am currently reading the book Learning WCF by Michele Leroux Bustamante which so far has done a really good job describing the concepts of WCF, also including some good labs. WCF seems pretty powerful, but as the title of this post suggests, is quite a beast!

Blog me up

Posted on by Joe in Personal | Leave a comment

Over the time I’ve been using Microsoft .NET technologies I’ve often come across something I’ve done where I’ve thought, “If I had a blog I’d write a post about this”. I never got around to it before but after speaking with a guy at work I decided it was a good idea to start one. The only problem now is thinking of stuff to put on it…