Programming

OpenGraphNET – A Simple Open Graph Library for .NET

A OpenGraphNET is a simple parser / library for the Open Graph protocol created by Facebook. More information on this protocol can be found at opengraphprotocol.org.  If this is something new to you, I'd suggest reading up on the semantic web, RDFa, and related OpenGraph materials - there is…

A Developer’s Look: Twitter API, jQuery, SubSonic and More Under the Hood of CouponFollow

To learn some of the more recent technologies I have been working on a new side-project for the last couple months.  The main goal was to learn ASP.NET MVC, jQuery, SubSonic 3.0 and further explorer Twitter’s API.  After several weeks it turned into a…

Does CSharp Have a Debug.Print Method?

A common question in C# is "How can I output to the debug window?" when using Visual Studio.  Users accustom to Visual Basic trying a Debug.Print will quickly find out that it doesn't seem to work when developing in CSharp. Well, Debug.Print is specific to .NET, not…

Generate Classes from XML or REST with no XSD file

So you want to generate classes for an XML API or REST Web Service, but there is no definition file.  What do you do?  This is one quick method for generating object classes for XML APIs / REST Web Services when no definition file is available: 1) Get a…

Telligent Analytics 3.0 Launch - Webcast Notes

Here are some personal notes from tuning in to today's Telligent Analytics Webcast: Telligent is an "enterprise collaboration software company" The Telligent Analytics software now requires Telligent Community 5.0 or Telligent Enterprise 2.0. Web Analytics (similiar to Google Analytics) is now included in the software package along with…

Creating a new Community Server Application and Indexing the Data in Enterprise Search

 One of the main questions I had at this year’s Telligent conference (in.Telligent) was: "How do you go about implementing a new “Application” within the Community Server framework? " From a general perspective the answer is to utilize the IApplicationContext interface.  Using this interface…