In addition to posting the lastest information about cumulative updates and service packs, the updates resource center links to up-to-date articles about the nature of software updates and our recommended approaches for mitigating downtime when you install an update on farm servers.
Following is a great staring point to start developing with Silverlight and SharePoint 2010
This reference chart shows default SharePoint groups and their associated permission levels in one place.
Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta helps you solve specific business needs by enabling you to quickly create professional-quality business applications, regardless of your development skills. LightSwitch is a new addition to the Visual Studio family. Visit the following page to learn more about this exciting product.
Visual Studio LightSwitch
LINQPad lets you interactively query databases in a modern query language: LINQ
LINQPad supports everything in C# 4.0 and Framework 4.0:
LINQ to Objects
LINQ to SQL and Entity Framework
LINQ to XML
Note: LinqPad also supports .NET Framework 3.5 as well
And that’s not all – you can also query:
OData / WCF Data Services – including StackOverflow
SQL Azure, SQLite and MySQL Enterprise Server
Mindscape LightSpeed ORM
(Even old-fashioned SQL!)
LINQPad is also a great way to learn LINQ: it comes loaded with 500 examples from the book, C# 4.0 in a Nutshell. There’s no better way to experience the coolness of LINQ and functional programming.
Best of all, LINQPad standard edition is free..what are you waiting for…go give it a try!!!