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CM Links & KB

Java Dev


Book: Google Web Toolkit - Apps

Book: Java Persistence with Hibernate

Book: Java EJB3 In Action

Book: Agile Java Development w/ Spring, Hibernate and Eclipse

Java SOA Cookbook

Online Ed/Training

Stanford Computer Science Dept.



Safari Books Online

Mashable Post

Kid Ed


Teaching Programming - Resources, CodeAcademy, Cloud9


Khan Academy

.NET Dev

Win8, WinRT, Metro Dev

Great intro from Build conference

Build conference - all vids

Microsoft Dev Center


Migrating Silverlight Apps to WinRT, Morton

Overview/Roadmap Discussions, Coder, WCF RIA Roadmap

Performance Tips


jQuery client for WCF RIA Service

Microsoft's Tools and Strategy

Web Sockets

Windows Phone Dev

Great Hanselman Post:



Metro Design Case Study iPad to Windows 8 Metro

.Net Dev

AppDev:Sharepoint 2010, Silverlight 4

LearnVisualStudio: Entity Framework, Silverlight 4

ASP.Net, Good Telerik AJAX Rad controls w/ Entity Framework video

Memory Leak Links & Tools, MSFT Patterns & Practices, Windows Dev Center, SOS, ANTS Profiler, MemProfiler

Webcast: Chappell on Azure & the Cloud

Webcasts: "Everything You Need to Know About Azure as a Developer"

WPF - Data Binding




Convert MVC3 App to Azure Tutorial

Bootcamp Webcasts

Node.js on Azure

Exposing DBs in Azure Marketplace

MSFT Blogs/Community

Scott Hanselman

Chris Bowen




Prism 4.1

.NET Security Must Read



Learning, Tools & Best Practices, Cecco: Supercharged Javascript Graphics, Implementing Namespaces In JS, Structuring Javascript Code, Pluralsight Course - KO with HTML5, MVVM, JS, Google Closure tools, Modernizr, Codeplex - Project Silk (HTML5, jQuery), Microsoft Build Conference, MSFT Guidance Doc, Pluralsight Course - Intro, Mozilla Developer Network, jsFiddle, Pluralsight Course: Building HTML5 and JavaScript Apps with MVVM and Knockout, Yahoo Developer Network / YSlow, Flanagan: Definitive Javascript, Javascript Automated Testing, QUnit, Douglas Crockford, Videos: General, Video: The Good Parts, Javascript functions explained in plain english, Must Watch, BDD, Jasmine

Frameworks & Libraries, KnockoutJS Tutorials, Steve Sanderson's Blog, KnockoutJS & KendoUI, backbone.js, Framework comparision: TodoMVC, TypeScript, backbone.js & jQuery MSDN tutorial, backbone.js vs. KnockoutJS, Knock Me Out, Google Groups - KnockoutJS, Libraries, Javascript Animations/Drawiing Processing.js, Server-side - event based web server, node.js

CSS, Twitter Bootstrap, Compass, LESS

Mobile, Mobile Web Tools, Telerik KendoUI Mobile

Resources,, HTML5 Videos, RSS Feeds,




Web Dev Cheet Sheets

Business Rules Mgmt

JBoss Drools

Book: JBoss Drools

Oracle Business Rules

Business Process Mgmt

JBoss jBPM

Book: JBoss jBPM

Webcast: JBPM Overview

Oracle BAM

Oracle BPEL Process Manager

Business Objects

David Taylor's Blog

Training: SAP Business Objects - XI V3 Universes

Training: SAP Business Objects - XI WebI

BOBJ General Training:

Data Modeling & Warehousing

TDWI: Hybrid DW Webinar

TDWI: all webinars

Bottom up: Kimball

The DW (Bottom up) Bible - Primer chapter is a MUST read

Good Wikipedia article on SCD

SCD Thoughts

Kimball Forum

Good article contrasting Top Down (Inmom), Bottom Up (Kimball), Hybrid, Federated DWs

Data Management Bookshelf

Data Modeling - Best Practices

DW Design - Approaches/White Papers

DW Design w/ NFR Framework

A Design Framework

Business Intelligence


SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), Training: Pragmatic Works - SQL Server BI, MS SSAS BOL, Proactive caching

SAP-Business Objects, Universe Designer





SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

PowerPivot Silverlight control

Data Mining Algorithms


Microsoft SSIS, Book: SQL Server - SSIS, Training: Pragmatic Works - SQL Server BI, Pragmatic Works BI xPress, Package Samples, Performance Tuning & Best Practices, Performance 1, Performance 2, Troubleshooting, Design, Improving Performance of the Data Flow, Old but good..., Useful Tips/Links, WMI Event/File Watcher, WQL

SAP-Business Objects Data Integrator




SQL Server Reporting Servies (SSRS), Book: SQL Server - SSRS, Training: Pragmatic Works - SQL Server BI

SAP-Business Objects, WebI, Training: SAP Business Objects - XI WebI, Xcelsius, Book: SAP Business Objects - XCelsius 2008

Microsoft PowerPivot


Training: Pragmatic Works - SQL Server BI

Business Intelligence Developer Network

PragmaticWorks Webinars




Book: SOA in Practice

Book: Java SOA Cookbook

code samples

SOA Modeling

Other Platforms


JBoss AS

Tomcat, Tomcat Explained, Securing Tomcat in Internet-facing deployments




Oracle AS


Microsoft/Azure, SQL Azure, AppFabric, Webcasts: "Everything You Need to Know About Azure as a Developer", Office 365 Beta - Admin Guide, Azure Tutorials, Windows Azure AppFabric June 2011 CTP, Webcast: Chappell on Azure & the Cloud, MS' Frontrunner Program, .NET Services/Service Bus

Amazon EC2

Google, App Engine, Google Apps

Interesting Chatter, 12/09: Mark Andersen

Mobile OSs

Android, Android (Java ) SDK, Graphics/OpenGL

iPhone, ObjectiveC, Book: iPhone Apress

Windows, 4/10: 5 Cloud Platforms You Don't Know About (But Should) - Enki, XCalibre FlexiScale, Rackspace, RightScale, Terremark Worldwide, Windows Mobile: WTF (for now?)

Device Agnostic (WORM redux?), Flash (future), HTML5 (future), jQuery, jQTouch Check out the preview from a mobile device.

Symbian, DYK: has 50% of global market share



IT Useful Stuff


Performance Tuning

SQL Server, Glen Berry's blog

JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform

JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP), JBoss Enterprise Application 5.0 Platform (EAP) - 6 part webcast, JBoss jBPM, Book: JBoss jBPM, JBoss ESB, JBoss AS, JBoss Drools, Book: JBoss Drools

JBoss Enterprise Web Platform (EWP)

JBoss Enterprise Web Server (EWS), Tomcat, Apache HTTP Server

To File

Webcast: jBPM Overview

Webcast: JBoss SOA Suite/ESB

Data & Object Factory (Head First)

SQL Injection Attacks by Example

Application Development Trends Mag

Microsoft Platforms & Technologies



MOSS 2007, Performance Workshop Notes, Book: Sharepoint - Best Practices, Standard Site Templates, Book: Sharepoint - Admin, Kerberos, Branding

InfoPath Forms Services

Silverlight Web Part, Silverlight 4 Integration, Silverlight app/webpart & Sharepoint 2010 integration video

2010 Dev, WebPart Dev, Telerik Controls for Sharepoint 2010, Create an AJAX-enabled Sharepoint WebPart that uses Telerik RadControls, Other Learning Links, White Paper: Sharepoint 2010: Developer Platform, 2010 SDK, Codeplex Community Kit for Sharepoint 2010 (CKS), Getting Started Developing on Sharepoint 2010, Greg Galipeau's Blog, SharepointJoel, Blog: Microsoft Sharepoint Team, Sharepoint Sandbox, Carsten Keutmann's (WSPBuilder author) Podcast, SharepointDevWiki: Getting Started w/ 2010, AppDev:Sharepoint 2010, Silverlight 4, Dave Chappell's White Paper: Sharepoint 2010: Developer Platform, Sharepoint Village, App Authentication, Claims-based, Basics, 2010 Setup, Forms-based, PowerPivot for Sharepoint

SSRS, Business Objects Integration Web Parts, SSRS Integration, SAP - Business Objects, Portal Integration Kit (PIK), Integration option for Microsoft Sharepoint (PIK->iPoint), Conclusion: BOBJ's Sharepoint integration web parts are not ready for prime time. Solution - roll your own using OpenDocument accessed via a custom web part. See my LinkedIn post (link upper right above) for more, or shoot me an email.

Advanced Workflow in Sharepoint, K2, Nintex


Sujith's Blog


Patterns & Practices

Brian Noyes on Prism (Old)

Brian Noyes on Prism Events and Commands (Old)

Channel 9: build your own MVVM Framework


MVVM Design Pattern

MVVM Light


Configuring IIS for Silverlight

PowerPivot Control

Must have 3rd party controls: VectorLight

The SL vs. HTML5 question

WCF RIA/MVVM, Understanding WCF w/ SL, Integrating RIA WCF Silverlight into Sharepoint 2010, WCF RIA Services, Sample App w/ MVVM Light design pattern, WCF RIA Services - Walkthrough, MVVM, Great MVVM webcast by Laurent Bugnion of IdentityMine, MVVM Intro, Deep Dive MVVM, MVVM Light, Mike Taulty's Series, Prism, WCF RIA Services/Blog, Microsoft Prism 4/MVVM, Silverlight, My two best learning links for building SL apps w/ WCF RIA Services and Entity Framework, Get Started, MSDN Blogs - Brad Abrams, Using IQueryable



Claims Overview

How to Guides

My .NET Class - Deck

Section 1: Overview

Section 2: Types, Members & Classes

Section 3: Object Oriented Programming

Section 4: Data Access

Section 5: User Controls

Section 6: Tracing, Debugging & Listening

Tech Bookshelf

Book: Android - Manning

Book: Android - Pragmatic

Book: Continuous Integration

Book: Google Web Toolkit - Cool and Useful Stuff

Book: Pragmatic Unit Testing

Book: SAP Business Objects - XCelsius 2008

Book: Data Warehouse - Kimball

Book: SQL Server - Data Mining

Book: SQL Server - SSIS

Book: SQL Server - SSRS

Management/Project Mgmt.

Book: One Minute Manager


Book: Sharepoint - Admin

Book: Sharepoint - Best Practices

Sharepoint 2010 as a Development Platform

Book: iPhone Apress

Book: jQuery in Action

Book: Java EJB3 In Action

Books: Manning

Books: Pragmatic Bookshelf

Book: Head First Design Patterns

Book: Java Persistence with Hibernate

Book: Java Persistence with Hibernate

Book: Google Web Toolkit - Apps

Right Brain


must listen, NPR: All Songs Considered

Written word

Books to keep track of..., History & Historical Fiction, Annals of the Former World, Shirer: Rise & Fall of the Third Reich, Hillenbrand: Unbroken: A WW II Story of Survival, Uris: Trinity, Stanton: Horse Soldiers, India, Nandan Nilekani: Imagining India, Friedman: The World is Flat, Adiga: The White Tiger, Mountbatten, Freedom at Midnight, Biographies, Champlain's Dream, Khrushchev, McCullough: Truman, Moehringer: Tender Bar, McCullough: John Adams, Obama: Dreams from My Father, Aggasi's Autobiography: Open, China, Hessler: Country Driving

Reading list/ideas, NPR: You Must Read This, Award Winners, Pulitzer, Biography, History, Booker, Nobel, Tony Blair: A Journey, Gansky: The Mesh, TEDTalk..., Peopleware, Hot Flat and Crowded

Spoken word


StackOverflow ITConversations

Project Tuva, The Feynman Lectures