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Top 9 articles from SoftElegance’s blog in 2011

Here is the most popular articles from SoftElegance blog. Introducing you the 9 most readable articles from our blog.

In 2011 we got more than 10 000 pageviews and around 6 000 unique visitors. Thank you for reading us and we will keep inform you about latest news and trends in IT world in 2012.

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#1 Using Synchronous PageMethod Custom Validator Control and jQuery calls of ASP.NET AJAX’s PageMethods

This is success story of using Synchronous PageMethod Custom Validator Control in enterprise application development. Instead of using standard Synchronous JavaScript call we’ve expanded it to using jQuery.


#2 Project Roslyn or Compiler-as-a-Service. Bringing flexibility of dynamic languages to C#

Codename Roslyn project it’s a new type of compiler that will bring the flexibility of dynamic languages to C# and Visual Basic. Roslyn will be released as CTP (Community Technology Preview) by researchers from Microsoft.

#3 XEN Success Story: Windows Server 2008 R2 on XEN 4.0

SoftElegance has successfully lanced XEN 4.0.0 on OpenSUSE 11.3

#4 TweetSharp – .NET library for microblogging, v2.0 not only for ASP.NET developers

TweetSharp is a .NET library for microblogging platforms that allows to write short expressions that convert automatically to web queries and fly to Twitter on your behalf.

#5 Converting the solution to .NET Framework 4.0

The goal is to run the solution or project written with .NET Framework 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008 in to Visual Studio 2010 with .NET Framework 4.0.

#6 Big Data analysis and R programming language

The one of the latest and most promising IT trends today is Big Data analysis. Big Data are datasets that grow so large that they become awkward to work with using on-hand database management tools.

#7 Upstream IT Reference Architecture and RUP Software Development

Today’s oil and gas industry needs a common IT reference architecture for use by upstream organizations, system integrators (Sis), solution providers and software development companies.

#8 The Top 10 Business Technology Trends To Watch: 2012 To 2014

Forrester’s research for Enterprise Architecture Professionals. Business Intelligence tools, mobile apps and cloud application platforms are areas that will evolve and create significantly more business value between today and 2014.

#9 UnifiedPOS implementation in POS for .NET

SoftElegance has successfully tested the implementation of UnifiedPOS in Microsoft POS for .NET v1.12. The issue is that the latest specification is from July 2008 and there is no official support of Visual Studio 2010 and Windows 7.