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Practical Code Generation in .NET: Covering Visual Studio 2005, 2008, and 2010 Book Review

One of the things I like the most about the book is that the author really shows you how to take advantage of existing tools and libraries that are intended to be used for code generation.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Unleashed Book Review

Another Unleashed behemoth!!! It is a whopping 1550 of printed pages and 2451 pages when you include the additional chapters available on the companion CD.


.NET Security and Hacking Tool Belt - Tools, Books, Videos, and Sites

There are a ton of tools and books out on security and hacking. I have listed some of the tools, books, videos, and sites I keep in my security tool belt....

C# VB.NET and ASP.NET Refactoring Book Reviews

Both of these books are great. Each has it's own unique sections, while at the same time they cover the same refactorings, smells, and Object-Oriented Design Principles in detail.


Service Factory - Modeling Edition (VS2005) Released

The Web Service Software Factory: Modeling Edition (also known as the Service Factory) is an integrated collection of resources designed to help you quickly and consistently build WCF and ASMX Web services that adhere to well-known architecture and design patterns.

Web Client Software Factory- Validation Guidance Bundle

The patterns & practices team has released a Web Client Software Factory Validation Guidance Bundle.

patterns & practices Practices Checker for ASP.NET Applications

patterns & practices Practices Checker is a tool that helps you verify your applications against the patterns & practices performance recommendations for ASP.NET applications.

Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals Power Tools Release

There is a new release of the Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals Power Tools available.

SPARX EA 7.0 and MDG Link 3.0 for VSTS 2005 Works, but the Annoying Upgrade Installation Process is Back

Today I took the chance that the problem in this post which caused me to revert back to EA (Enterprise Architect) 6.5 from EA 7.0 and from MDG 3.0 to MDG 2.1 was fixed with SPARX EA build 814.

SPARX Enterprise Architect (EA) 7.0 and MDG Link 3.0 for Visual Studio 2005 Installation Headaches

I upgraded to SPARX Enterprise Architect (EA) 7.0 and MDG Link 3.0 for Visual Studio 2005 and then downgraded to MDG Link 2.1 for Visual Studio 2005.

New Virtual PC Download: Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite Preconfigured on a Windows Vista Environment

Microsoft has put up a new download. It comes as a pre-configured VHD. The download enables you evaluate Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite in a Windows Vista environment.

Visual Studio 2005 Guided Tour

This site is a really great way to get familiar with Visual Studio 2005 features and capabilities. The site offers a tour of Visual Studio Professional and Visual Web Developer.