Why does he keep saying EDML instead of EDMX?

In the Microsoft Entity Framework (EF), the GUI for the Entity Model is called the Entity Designer.  When you create an Entity Model, the model itself is stored in an XML file named model.EDMX. The EDMX file is:  a) an XML representation of the Entities and Relationships in your Database (the Storage Model, or SSDL), your application … Continue reading Why does he keep saying EDML instead of EDMX?

When Microsoft ate Winternals, where did Disk Commander go?

So I’m trying to make a recovery disk using Bart PE.  My Windows Vista (I know, I know, mock me later) boot partition is HOSED and I can’t get in to Windows.  So I thinks to meself, “this ’ere Bart PE ’as a plugin fer Disk Commander, I wonder if’n that’ll help.”  Turns out Disk … Continue reading When Microsoft ate Winternals, where did Disk Commander go?

Opening Salvo: Planning your SCM for a Silverlight project

One of the easiest decisions to make when embarking on a Silverlight development adventure, is to decide to use a Source Code Manager (SCM) to keep the myriad projects and files organized. I shall leave it up to you to decide which SCM to use. As far as setting up the SCM environment, there are … Continue reading Opening Salvo: Planning your SCM for a Silverlight project

Different versions of Silverlight 3?

Yes! In fact, it turns out that the subtle difference between the four different versions of Silverlight 3 have caused me several hours of frustration. To see which version you have, go to C:\Program Files\Microsoft Silverlight.  There have been several: Build 3.0.50106.00 Released January 19, 2010 Build 3.0.40818.0 Released September 1, 2009 Build 3.0.40723.0 Released … Continue reading Different versions of Silverlight 3?