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Web Developers aren’t really true programmers. Remember the old days, the mid 1990’s when Visual Basic (pre .net) and Front-Page were the tools of the web developer?   It wasn’t long after they were doing “shadow-IT” developing Clipper and Dbase programs that you ultimately ended up supporting or converting to […]

Web Development is Easy & Web Applications Are Boring


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The Inversion of Control  (a.k.a. The Hollywood Principle) & ORM Panacea Inversion of Control (IoC) is old news for the Java community but it is the latest and greatest panacea for the .NET world. Inversion of Control actually first came to light way back in the late ’80’s when it […]

ORM & IoC – Hollywood Principle, Panacea or Fad?




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Learning Silverlight Checklist – Everything you’ll need to program Silverlight 4 Quick Intro of Silverlight 4 – for PowerBuilder Application Developers Silverlight 4 is a powerful development platform from Microsoft used for creating rich internet applications.  The free plug-in, powered by the .NET framework and compatible with multiple browsers, devices […]

Learning Silverlight Checklist, Must-Have Tools, SDK’s & Guides


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Using the WrapPanel of the Silverlight Toolkit The WrapPanel control doesn’t come standard in Visual Studio 2010, it has been removed and placed in the Silverlight Toolkit which can be downloaded from Codeplex Making a Windows Explorer “like” interface using the WrapPanel in Silverlight 4 The WrapPanel is a very […]

Silverlight 4 Toolkit – WrapPanel Example