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RESTful Web Services with WCF Screencast
Finally, if you're willing to do without video you can download just the audio as an MP3. I recently got the chance to record a screencast discussing REST-oriented web services in WCF. If you're interested in WCF you should definitely check it out because WCF and REST make an awesome combination. WCF-REST-Kennedy-Peepleocity.wmv 35 MB (WMV HD). cover building WCF services using REST princples, the WebGet and WebInvoke attributes, working with the SyndicationFeed & Rss20FeedFormatter classes, and configuration-free WCF hosting in IIS. All content copyright Michael C. Kennedy.
TDD Invades Space Invaders
For remote collaboration we use : Skype (audio / video) VNC for screen keyboard sharing RDP (windows remote desktop) -- requires Windows 2003/2008 server for pairing. A joint post by Llewellyn Falco and Michael Kennedy. As a follow-up to our " Avoiding 5 Common Pitfalls in Unit Testing " article we did a webcast where we took a problem from the audience and solved it live and unrehearsed on stage. These kinds of performances are always a risk but that's part of what makes them fun. Of course, the question is could we have done it better? This is OK. Create a 15x10 board. // 2. win }.
Michael C. Kennedy's Weblog
- Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Post-it Stop Motion Awesomeness
Here is a fantastic piece of video art using Post-it notes to do pixel-style stop motion. And lest you think this is just some bored kid wasting time, watch the "Making of" video to see just how involved it was: Tags: General Brilliant work. Great job, Bang-yao Liu (Savannah College of Art and Design).
Derek Hatchard blogs on
- Thursday, June 18, 2009
Online WF4 presentation recordings
Streaming: [link] Video Download: [link] Video As WMV (used by streaming link): [link] MP3 (iTunes Ready): [link] Download MP3 (iTunes Ready): [link] Enjoy! The recordings from my recent online Windows Workflow Foundation 4 presentation have been posted online. Get them while they are hot You can download the samples and PowerPoint from here. www.TheProblemSolver.nl Wiki.WindowsWorkflowFoundation.eu.
The Problem Solver
- Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Pay Attention: The World is Changing
As I prepare to officially launch Crowd Space ( [link] ), I am preparing an intro video for the home page. Video and television have trained our minds to perceive and interpret quickly and be ready to accept the next presentation. Even outside of television and video, the presentation of commercial product is at an unprecedented pace. We watch online videos on YouTube where the average length is less than 3 minutes. link]. The world is changing and you need to pay attention to an important trend: digital natives are not very good at paying attention. web surfing).
Derek Hatchard blogs on
- Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Learn What’s New in Entity Framework 4.0!
I’ll be presenting a free DevelopMentor web cast on Tuesday Dec 8, 2009 at 9:00 am (Pacific Standard Time) on new features in Entity Framework 4.0. Update: Here are links to the recorded session: stream video , download video. There’s way too much that’s new to cover in a 90 minute web cast, but we’ll be focusing on the biggies: POCO Classes. T4 Code-Generation Templates. Lazy Loading. Change-Tracking Options. Model-First and Code-Only Approaches. Tier Support. To sign up, register here: [link]. For a little background on myself, here’s my bio.
Tony and Zuzana's World
- Saturday, December 12, 2009
Why Write Unit Tests?
I've made a small video to go with this post Approval Tests have allowed us to focus on the parts of testing at a much higher level of abstraction. Why Write Unit Tests? Things that had been too hard to see have become visible. The benefits of Automated Tests are one of the areas that we can now more clearly appreciate. There are 4 main areas programmers can benefit from using Automated Tests (Unit and otherwise) Specifications Feedback Regression Granularity Let's talk about each of these. First, there is Specifications. Well, you can't do better than a running, failing unit test.