December 2011 Blog Posts

Merry Christmas! It’s my off-site backup.

Almost 4 years ago, I moved my family from Cincinnati, Ohio to Redmond, Washington so that I could join Microsoft.  Since we have two young children, and a small family, the move has been really hard on the grandparents.  But as our first Christmas out here approached, I came up with an idea that I’ve been repeating each year since.  Last night, I tweeted about this idea and the tweet went a bit viral, with hundreds of retweets (thanks largely to Scott Hanselman, I’m sure). Every year I give the grandparents DVDs with all of our...

posted @ Monday, December 19, 2011 12:26 AM | Feedback (2)

WCF RIA Services V1.0 SP2 Released

On December 9, 2011, Silverlight 5 was released.  As always, RIA Services is included in the Tools for Silverlight, and this new release included our V1.0 SP2 final build.  We refer to this as our RTW build, meaning Released-To-Web.  In addition to the Tools installer including WCF RIA Services V1.0 SP2, you can also find the standalone installer on Microsoft Download Center.  The silverlight.net/getstarted/riaservices page was also updated to reflect the new release. Aside from some bug fixes here and there, not much changed between SP2 RC and SP2 RTW.  The primary focus as been ensuring really solid compatibility...

posted @ Monday, December 12, 2011 11:04 PM | Feedback (8)