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Product: .NET 2.0 Three Tier Demo - The Microsoft Approach
Description: This 40 minute demo shows how to create a data access layer, a business layer, and an asp.net front end using the recommended approach from Microsoft by using typed datasets. This system allows much faster creation of your data access and business tiers while still allowing lots of customization abilites.
This demonstration is useful for anyone considering building their own middle tier components.
Presenter: Doug Rees
Downloadable Files:
  • WMV file for the Three Tier demonstration
  • Zipped C# sample code
  • Zipped VB sample code
  • Product: .NET and COM+ (Parts 1 & 2)
    Description: Working with COM+ from within .NET applications has several advantages. These two 30 minute videos explore the basics of creating a COM+ class library and how to perform distributed transactions, use Just in time Activation, use object pooling, queued components, loosely coupled events, and security.
    The demonstration is recorded in C# but the VB source code is also available.
    This information is useful for anyone who is deploying managed COM+ applications or is interested in the MCAD server components exam.
    Presenter: Doug Rees
    Downloadable Files:
  • WMV file for the COM+ part 1 demonstration
  • WMV file for the COM+ part 2 demonstration
  • Zipped C# sample code for part 1
  • Zipped C# sample code for part 2
  • Zipped VB sample code for part 1
  • Zipped VB sample code for part 2
  • Product: .NET Assembly Versioning
    Description: This 22 minute video explains how versioning affects .NET assemblies in both .NET 1.1 and 2.0. The demonstration shows how to create class libraries and use them as both weakly named and strong named assemblies. It also shows how to deploy your assembly to the GAC and how to version by using application config files, the machine.config file, and publisher policy files. This information is useful for anyone who is deploying .NET assemblies or is interested in the .NET exams.
    Presenter: Doug Rees
    Downloadable Files:
  • WMV file for the .NET Assemblies demonstration
  • Product: ASP.Net 2.0 Data Binding
    Description: This 35 minute video shows how to create powerful databinding web sites using ASP.NET 2.0. The demo focuses on the main data controls; GridView, DetailsView, and FormsView and the sqldatasource control. The sample code works with the Northwind database, so anyone with SQL Server will be able to test the samples for themselves. After viewing this video, you can then move on to the three-tier demonstration to see how to databind using the objectdatasource.
    Presenter: Doug Rees
    Downloadable Files:
  • WMV file for the ASP.NET databinding demonstration
  • Zipped demo file for the ASP.NET databinding
  • Product: Asp.NET and SSL
    Description: This 26 minute video demonstrates how to setup SSL on IIS and use ASP.NET to ensure encryption for important pages such as the login.aspx page. The demonstration also demonstrates a way to automatically switch between SSL and non-SSL automatically via the use of a class library.
    Presenter: Doug Rees
    Downloadable Files:
  • WMV file for SSL demonstration
  • Zipped sample code for SSL Demonstration
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