My blog is read around the world but I do not localize my blog. Well until now. At the bottom of the page I have put the Microsoft Translation widget. This will do machine translation at a minimum. You can also enable collaborative translation as well. Enjoy!
During the //build/Day 2 keynote, Scott Guthrie announced a new release of MVC. MVC 4 is a developer preview meaning "danger, Will Robinson, danger". However it is definitely worth a look as it makes building mobile web applications easier. It is also what I have been waiting for to get moving on Web LOB Accelerator. Read on for how to build a multi-device site using MVC 4.
One of the things I have always wanted to do was write the Mobile LOB Accelerator as multi-device application. One of the things that has held me back is the lack of ADO.NET in Silverlight. Yes I know I can use a lot of database implementations for Silverlight. The problem is that I have yet to find a way to spoof in ADO.NET. I would like a class library that device specific UI then consumes. Ah but how about a web site with device specific UI. This is very doable.
WebMatrix Beta 3is now available. WebMatrix is a lightweight development environment to enable Razor development, a new syntax for .NET web pages. Lightweight does not mean less features. It is very full featured and cool.
Yes you read that right. This entry will show you the basics of building a Mac application in .NET. How can this be .NET is a Microsoft Windows technology? Enter Mono. And no I don't mean the disease. I mean the Mono Project a Novell project that has ported .NET to Linux and other platforms including Mac OS X. What follows is a step by step guide to using .NET and no PCs were killed in the writing of this blog entry.