Author Archives: alexthissen

Vacature “Microsoft Technisch consultant” bij Nokavision

Het bedrijf Nokavision uit ‘s-Hertogenbosch heeft een interessante vacature beschikbaar. Ben je op zoek naar een nieuwe uitdaging in het zuidelijke deel van Nederland, lees dan de beschrijving eens door. Ik ken Nokavision als een bedrijf dat graag bezig is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Two exam opportunities

Quick post on two beta Microsoft exams that you are allowed to participate in. Gerry o’Brien posted that the exams: 71-583, Pro: Designing and Developing Windows Azure Applications 71-506, TS: Silverlight 4, Development are now available to take. The beauty … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for 2010

Yesterday I received mail from Toby Richards with the title “Congratulations 2010 Microsoft MVP!”. This means that Microsoft grants me this title as a Microsoft community contributor for another year. The mail is pretty flattering: “This award is given to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Extracting files from an MSI package

Reminder to self, as I have searched for this too many times: How to extract files from an MSI file without actually installing it: msiexec /a c:downloadsWCFRestStarterKit.msi /qb TARGETDIR=c:RESTStarterKit Run this from an elevated command prompt. The target directory does … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Testing from Word

Message request = Message.CreateMessage(MessageVersion.None, “Status”); SampleProfileUdpBinding binding = new SampleProfileUdpBinding(); binding.ReliableSessionEnabled = false;  

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

WCF Extensibility part 5: Make your endpoints behave

In the previous post we looked at an operation behavior that applied the operation formatter to a particular operation description. Because this is default behavior for all operations in the interface defined, we will make life a little easier on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

WCF Extensibility part 4: Applying formatting to operations

In the previous part we inspected the way you can influence the transition from a service operation to a WCF Message object. This was accomplished with an implementation of the IClientMessageFormatter interface, in our case the SourceRconOperationFormatter class. Now it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment