Jenkins: From CI to Production Deployments

Here at BridgePoint, we have used Jenkins (https://jenkins.io/index.html) with great success both as a tool for continuous integration and for application deployments. […]

By |May 3rd, 2016|C#, Development, Visual Studio|Comments Off on Jenkins: From CI to Production Deployments

Business Rules with EF Classes

The Problem

Entity Framework, and other ORM tools like it, make our jobs easier.  The cost of building data classes, and maintaining them over time, becomes much lower as these tools take over the mapping and code generation steps for us.  It gives us a certain freedom from the data layer, but at a cost.  We […]

By |November 6th, 2014|C#, Development, Visual Studio|Comments Off on Business Rules with EF Classes

Checking Exchange 2010 Email using the Exchange Web Service

Since it’s inception, Microsoft Exchange has always provided a means to programmatically check email using either CDO, Outlook Objects or what not. Since Exchange 2007, Exchange web services has gained more visibility as the cleanest alternative to access objects from Microsoft Exchange such as your Inbox, contacts, appointments, tasks, etc.

In this entry, I’ll show you […]

By |April 6th, 2012|C#, Microsoft Exchange, Visual Studio|Comments Off on Checking Exchange 2010 Email using the Exchange Web Service