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  • IncludeMetadataConvention Deprecated in EF 4.3

    In an earlier blog post I showed how to remove the IncludeMetadataConvention convention from your DbContext configuration. This is necessary up through EF 4.2 to prevent model metadata changes from being written to the database, something you don't want for legacy systems. Beginning with EF 4.3 this pluggable convention has been deprecated. As posted on the ADO.NET team blog: Continue reading...

  • Polling with Knockout, JQuery, AJAX, and MVC

    Some colleagues and I have been taking a close look at Knockout, the javascript library that implements the MVVM pattern for rich client UI. Knockout takes advantage of the new custom data attributes (data-*) in HTML 5 to bind declaratively a javascript view model to UI elements. That's pretty cool. But even better, Knockout will update your UI automatically whenever the underlying view model changes. It does this when you declare your model as an observable: Continue reading...