Architecture Journal #17 – Article on Distributed Embedded Systems

I’ve been working on Distributed Embedded Systems and related communications technology recently so for the “Distributed Computing”, Issue #17, of the Microsoft Architecture Journal I wrote a paper on the subject. My Aim was to open up – ‘expose’ – this very exciting field to the “traditional” distributed systems community. As the industry moves from…

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Aspiring Architect Series – 2008

My mate Mohammad Akif in Microsoft Canada is doing a sterling job helping folks aspiring to become Software Architects by providing a gentle introduction to common methodologies and software architectures. Visit his Blog to see the full list of upcoming Webcasts in the Aspiring Architect Series – 2008! These will run, one every day, from…

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Web Services Competency Workshop In-A-Box

Originally Created: 2005-06-12 Beat Schwegler, Architect on my team, informs us the latest version of his Web Service Competency Workshop can be download from here. There’s ~20MB of slides and demos and in my opinion is the best set of coherent content on this subject that I have seen. Go get it! Beat says: The content consists of two parts:…

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Composite UI Application Block

Originally Created: 2005-05-14 I’m not a UI design guru but I can surely recognize a good thing when I see it! Whether you’re an architect or developer the CAB from MS patterns & practices will certainly interest you. To quote from Eugenio Pace’s blog entry on this subject: The architect, would use CAB to build the reusable infrastructure…

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SOA Me Your Pod Baby!

Originally Created: 2005-04-25 Last Thursday was fun! Ron Jacobs (Product Marketing Manager in the PAG Team) was over in UK giving a presentation on EntLib as part of the ongoing UK Architect Forum series of events. Clemens Vasters was also in UK doing some webcasts for my team. Ron had this cool idea to get…

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SOA for Industrial Strength Applications: A Workshop

Originally Created: 2004-09-14 Wow, I’ve been AWOL for far too long! Two reasons: a) It was a long and busy summer period for me which I spent worrying about how to make the next year of work as fun as the last one has been, and b) I turned off my blog referral notifications which sort of made me…

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Signed off on JOURNAL3

Originally Created: 2004-07-27 It has been a busy few weeks at work wrapping up FY04 and planning for FY05. If we pull off the plan then loads of good things will happen. I’ve also been working hard to get JOURNAL out. We had a few hiccups along the way but I signed off JOURNAL3 yesterday… it’s an excellent issue even…

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