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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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Using OData Services in ASP.NET Applications

The Open Data Protocol (OData) is a Web protocol that relies on HTTP, Atom Publishing Protocol (AtomPub) and JSON. You can use OData to expose, query and update data from a variety of applications, services and stores. The OData protocol… 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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Directory Browsing the .NET Way

Enumerating Drives The first thing we should find out is which drives actually are available for browsing on the computer (listdrives.aspx): <% @Page Language=”C#” %> <% @Import Namespace=”System.IO” %> <% string[] achDrives = Directory.GetLogicalDrives(); int nNumOfDrives = achDrives.Length; Response.Write(“<ul>”); for… Continue Reading

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Saving HTML 5 Canvas as Image on the server using ASP.NET

HTML 5 has a very nice drawing API in the form of new Canvas element. Canvas is used for rendering graphs, game graphics, or other visual images on the fly. Canvas is a rectangular area that we can add to… Continue Reading