Whoops Acropolis! – WPF, CAB and such

A story in pictures… ( +  ) =  http://blogs.msdn.com/acropolis/archive/2007/10/29/An-Acropolis-Update.aspx http://blogs.msdn.com/gblock/archive/2007/10/26/wpf-composite-client-guidance-it-s-coming.aspx

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Trick or Treat – Watch those "Orcas" VPCs

Trick! We recently discovered that the VPCs we distributed as part of the VS2008 Beta2 release will expire on Thursday, November 1, 2007, much earlier than we had originally expected. http://blogs.msdn.com/jeffbe/archive/2007/10/25/vs2008-beta2-vpcs-expiring-prematurely.aspx   Treat!   As the final act in our saga of expiring VPCs, I’m happy to announce that we’ve reissued VPCs for VS2008 Beta2…

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Microsoft Health Solutions Group is having the Best Week Ever

The internal startup is awakening. Three weeks ago it unveiled HealthVault and now the acquisition of Global Care Solutions. We’ll have more developer oriented content on hlsdevelopers.com. If you are in Connecticut on November 5th, don’t forget our Health and Life Sciences Industry Council. When health related news abounds, I start with… HealthBlog with Dr….

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DigiGirlz – Things to do at Microsoft

The art of work is getting paid to do what you love. Check out some of the cool things you can do here. And yes, I’m working down the list to CEO! DigiGirlz Day comes to Connecticut – March 28, 2008 (we’re fixing the public web page)!

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Competitive Athletes and Colossal Failures

Having grown up with IDL (both CORBA and COM), I find myself desperately challenged when it comes to all things “User Experience”. To me, it has always been about slick user interfaces. Not so, says Bill Buxton. I count myself lucky to have stumbled on this gem of an interview on Channel9. Mr. Buxton discusses…

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Testy aren’t we?

This is a core competency that is usually overlooked. Finally, MSDN shines a spotlight on testing, check out the MSDN Test Center The Microsoft Tester Center showcases the test discipline as an integral part of the application lifecycle, describes test roles and responsibilities, and promotes the test investments required to deliver high-quality software.

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Popfly – New Kid On The Blocks

Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh. If you get that reference you need a life. Popfly is now beta, go get it and knock your blocks off. P.S. When I asked Dan Fernandez some time ago about “Popfly for the Enterprise Guy” – seething with envy – he said you have WF+Visual Studio. That’s a pipe…

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Microsoft Health and Life Sciences Industry Council

Healthcare 2.0 Perspectives & Industry Impact – Blogs, Wikis, podcasts, social networking, mashups, and RSS have become mainstream. Yet, the overall business value and viability of the viral movement is largely unrealized within the Healthcare Industry.  This interactive session will showcase current and future state themes, trends, and what Microsoft is doing to help turn…

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I’m People Ready – NameDrop!

Dino, I’m trying to live up to the noble credo: This blog won’t carry human interest stories, but since I’ve already failed and Microsoft is all about People Ready software 🙂 I’ve decided to embrace my humanity and unveil a new feature of my blog: NameDrop! Blog posts tagged with this category will be reserved…

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DigiGirlz – I have one!

She doesn’t look like this anymore, but she did read Writing Secure Code (p.s. check it out, a neat interview with Michael Howard). In a blink of an eye, she’ll be going to her first DigiGirlz Day. And what is this DigiGirlz business? At Microsoft we take pride in our ability to reach out to…

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