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Async CTP (SP1 Refresh)

By Robin Reynolds-Haertle This morning, we released an updated version of the Visual Studio Async CTP (SP1 Refresh) that’s compatible with Visual Studio 2010 SP1 and Windows Phone 7! What Is the Visual Studio Async CTP (SP1 Refresh)? The Async CTP previews a language feature that is in the next version of Visual Basic and C#. By using ...

List of patches for Visual Studio 2010

“Where can I find a list of patches/QFEs/hotfixes for Visual Studio?”  This question appears quite frequently in blog comments and it wasn’t until recently that I found a web page that lists all the publically released patches for Visual Studio. http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/DownloadsThe majority of the ...

F# Code-First Development with Entity Framework 4.1

By Jack Hu As the word “code-first” implies, the EF 4.1 offers a code centric data programming paradigm. From a coder’s point of view, it requires little effort to map a very clean object model to a database. This style of programming is idea for explorative, bottom-up kind fsharp programmers. Since EF 4 CTP4 release, there have ...

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