Month – April 2008

Linq and Serialization

I have recently been starting to use Linq and Linq-to-SQL more and more. I am liking alot of things that Linq has to offer, but there are a few things that are strange. I had some issues with serializing some Linq classes using the WCF DataContractSerializer class. The classes that I have a fairly complex. […]

Linq to SQL Setup Problems

I wanted to post this finding that took us a while to figure out and resolve. We are starting to use Linq to SQL in a new project and adding it to an existing Visual Studio setup solution. When this project was added to the setup solution, the project built but it reported a build […]

Beta Certification Exams

Microsoft will put out beta exams for new technologies to test out the certification exams and the questions. They do this to see what types of questions to ask in the certification exams. I have taken quite a few beta exams and want to share some ideas around them with others. First, I want to […]

Microsoft Certifications

I have been asked by many people about Microsoft certifications. After I moved back to the city where I went to college, my boss asked me if I wanted to go back to school to get a pHd, or to go for certifications. I picked certifications since they seemed more relevent to my job and […]