My MSDN Magazine article on Agile Planning with VSTS 2010

My first MSDN magazine article is now live. In this article I cover the product backlog and iteration backlog spreadsheet in VSTS 2010 and how these can be used in planning agile projects. Here is the link to the article: Agile Planning Tools In Visual Studio Team System 2010 Happy Reading!


Composite Application Guidance for WPF – Now in Japanese

We released the first version of Composite Application Guidance in July 2008. The Composite Application Guidance for WPF is designed to help you more easily build enterprise-level Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) client applications. This guidance will help you design and build flexible composite WPF client applications—composite applications use loosely coupled, independently evolvable pieces that work…


p&p Application Architecture Guide v2.0 Poster

If you were at PDC 2008 or p&p Summit or TechEd EMEA Developers, you probably saw us handing out the poster (see image below) and you probably got one yourself. Many people asked me if this is available online for download. Now it is. Download p&p Application Architecture Guidance v2.0 poster |.pdf | .xps |


Enterprise Library – A p&p crown jewel

A crown jewel. That is the term we use when referring to EntLib at p&p. With over 1.6 million downloads and used by customers of different sizes and in different industries, Enterprise Library is by far the most successful p&p release. Check out this post by Grigori Melnik, Program Manager of Enterprise Library. Also, if…


pnp Summit videos online

We concluded another great p&p Summit in Redmond between Nov 3rd and 7th. This event garnered the highest satisfaction score of all the summit held so far. 99% of the attendees indicated they will recommend this summit to others. We have published the recording of the following 3 sessions from the summit online. Distributed Agile…


My TechEd EMEA Tech Talks are live now!

While in Barcelona for TechEd EMEA, I did couple of Tech Talks. They are live now. Check it out. Microsoft patterns and practices SharePoint Guidance Watch this discussion on the recent guidance coming out of the Microsoft patterns and practices team relative to how to develop for SharePoint.   Downloads: WMV Lo | WMV Hi…