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Windows Live Delegated APIs

he Internet provides a fantastic backbone for sharing data. For many years Microsoft’s consumer services have helped users manage an assortment of data, such as photos on Spaces and contacts in Messenger and Hotmail. Some of this data you want… Continue Reading

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ASP.NET MVC and Web Forms — Shaping the Future of the Web

Ever since the release of ASP.NET MVC there is a constant buzz to evaluate its features and compare it with traditional Web Forms development. This article compares both these frameworks to help the developer community decide the use of appropriate… Continue Reading

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Building ASP.NET Applications with Delphi and Advantage Database Server

ike Delphi’s other development platforms, Delphi for .NET offers a wide range of data access options for ASP.NET developers. These include support for the generic foundation class library (FCL) data access classes (ODBC and OleDb), dbExpress drivers, BDP for .NET… Continue Reading

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Using Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 as a Development Platform

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 (MS CRM) exposes a set of SOAP-based APIs that provide access to the core CRM data model and business objects so developers can leverage existing MS CRM functionality in their custom CRM solutions. The services support… Continue Reading

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Develop Provider-Based Features for Your Applications

What Is the Provider Model? In a previous CoDe Magazine article, I wrote about extensibility and how to design applications that you can easily modify and enhance, using plug-in or swappable components. The article described the Strategy Pattern, which allows… Continue Reading