Monthly Archives: March 2010

MooTools Request.JSON “success” event – Some Undocumented Behavior

Request.JSON is a simple extension of the Request class that MooTools provides for making HTTP request. According to the MooTools documentation for the Request.JSON class the handler for the “success” event will receive two arguments. The first one being the … Continue reading

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Windows Phone Developer Tools

On 03/15/2010, at Mix 2010, ScottGu announced the availability of Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP for free download. It can be downloaded from here http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2338b5d1-79d8-46af-b828-380b0f854203&displaylang=en And more information about the download can be found here on the Windows Phone Developer … Continue reading

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Quickly finding WCF Serialization/Deserialization Issues

Once control leaves your code, and heads into the land of WCF serialization, or before it hits your code, when it is in the land of WCF deserialization, you usually don’t have much insight into what’s going on. Yes, you … Continue reading

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Thoughts on SharePoint/SocialCast Integration

SocialCast recently announced a Sharepoint Webpart, a part of their EASE release. I think some of the connectors, specially ones that bring SocialCast to Outlook and SharePoint will be very useful. I was also thinking about the reverse, which is … Continue reading

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Serializing and Deserializing derived types or interfaces in WCF

Often you will have the case where you can take as input into a WCF operation contract a base type, which could be one of many derived types, or an interface that could be implemented by many different classes. Similarly … Continue reading

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