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# 205
4/12/2012
Level: Beginner
Tags: ASP.NET WCF
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Author:
Derik Whittaker


Consuming a Web Api Endoints
This episode we are we are going to take a another look at the Asp.Net Web Api framework. However, in this episode we are going to look at how we can consume an endpoint in our console application. We will learn how to create the connection as well as how to handle the data which we recieve from our call.
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# 204
4/5/2012
Level: Beginner
Tags: ASP.NET WCF
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Author:
Derik Whittaker


Self Hosting Web Api
This episode we are we are going to take a look at the Asp.Net Web Api framework. We are going to learn how we can self host a Web API endpoint inside our own application, outside of IIS.
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# 203
10/12/2011
Level: Beginner
Tags: Visual Studio Dot Net
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Author:
Derik Whittaker


Introduction to the Async/Await CTP
This episode we are we are going take a look at how to simplify asynchronous coding by utilizing the Async CTP.

The async CTP is a library is based off of the Task Parallel Library which introduced the Task<> type use. In this episode we will learn how to use the async and await keywords in the Async CTP
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# 202
9/9/2011
Level: Beginner
Tags: Windows Phone 7 Silverlight
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Author:
Derik Whittaker


Silverlight - Learning how to use Value Converters
This episode we are we are going to take a look at how to use and harness the power of Value Converters.

A Value Converter (IValueConverter) allows for you to perform custom logic during Bind time in XAML based applications. With a value converter you can implement pretty much any type of complex logic you want (bool to visibility, changing styles, etc) at runtime and have this logic extracted away in a stand alone class.
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# 201
8/29/2011
Level: Beginner
Tags: Windows Phone 7 Silverlight
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Author:
Derik Whittaker


Silverlight - Learning how to use Behaviors
This episode we are we are going to take a look at how to use and harness the power of Behaviors.

A Behavior in Silverlight is a way to extend an existing UI element in order to add additional state or actions to it. We can create these Behaviors and attach them to pretty much any UI element you could hope for.
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# 200
8/25/2011
Level: Beginner
Tags: AOP PostSharp
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Author:
Matthew Groves


Postsharp - Working with Advanced Aspects
This episode we are we are going to continue to take a look at how to use the AOP (Aspect Orientated Programming) framework Postsharp.

In this episode we will focus on how to use the OnMethodBoundry, MethodInterceptions, LocationInterception and EventInterception Aspects. We will look at how each of these can be used and how they can be used in conjuction with each other to build a better application.
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# 199
8/17/2011
Level: Beginner
Tags: NuGet
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Author:
Derik Whittaker


NuGet - Getting Started w/ NuGet
This episode we are we are going to learn how to use the NuGet Package Management System.

We will start off by looking at how to install NuGet inside of Visual Studio. We will then learn how to use NuGet to install/uninstall packages. We will end the episode by looking at how to create our first NuGet Package.
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# 198
8/7/2011
Level: Beginner
Tags: Windows Phone 7 SQL CE
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Derik Whittaker


WP7 - Creating and Using Associations w/ SQL CE
This episode we are we are going to take another look at SQL CE on WP7 Mango.

However, in this episode we will go a step further and learn how to setup relationships (aka associations) between our tables (aka models). We will focus on how to use the [Association] attribute to link our parent-child models together.
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# 197
8/1/2011
Level: Beginner
Tags: Windows Phone 7 SQL CE
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Author:
Derik Whittaker


WP7 - Getting Started w/ SQL CE
This episode we are we are going to take a look at how to setup and use SQL Ce inside your WP7 Mango Applications.

Prior to Mango being released developers had to resource to storing their data in isolated storage, but now with SQL CE they can use a full RDBM system to store their data. In this episode we will take a look at how to get up and running with SQL CE
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# 196
7/24/2011
Level: Beginner
Tags: PostSharp AOP
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Author:
Matthew Groves


Postsharp - Getting Started with AOP using Postsharp
This episode we are we are going to take a look at how to implemented AOP (Aspect Orientated Programming) with PostSharp.

We will be using the Postsharp library in this episode and we will take a look at how to create our first Aspect as well as how to use the metadata with the aspect to provide real business value in your application.
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