TechEd Europe, I’m coming…

  After Tech·Ed Israel and Tech·Ed US, Europe will be my third TechEd this year and I’m really looking forward to it! Being part of the content team, I’m especially proud about the great speaker line-up and the quality content. Everyone involved in events like this knows how much energy and passion is required to…

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I’m really looking forward to see the following lines on    [ServiceContract(Namespace =”)]public interface IMyWebService{}


Service-Oriented Modeling for Connected Systems – Part 1

Due my intense travel I completely forgot to blog that the first part of Arvindra and my paper on “Service-Oriented Modeling” got published on the Architecture Journal… In this paper we introduce a three part model that helps you to map business capabilities to service oriented implementation artifacts by using a so called service model….

From Batman to Service BAT

I’m really happy to announce that the Service BAT workspace went public yesterday! What started as project Batman resulted into a full blown effort called Service BAT! Edward Bakker wrote a great blog entry about this new guidance and tooling experience for the service development domain!   Thank you guys @ p&p! I really like…


Great articles about the tools for architects

Just in case you haven’t already seen it: Bill Gibson published a series of great articles about the tools for architects in Visual Studio 2005 Team System. You find his technotes here.Thanks Bill!


Melted Cheese #2

Thanks to Maarten, the second installment of the Melted Cheese Effect has been published.


Project Batman

If you’re wondering why I was so quiet just have a look here…I’m currently working with the corresponding tooling and I can tell you its mind-blowing 😉


The three part model is going to the PDC

I’ve just came back from a podcasting session with Ron Jacobs. We recorded some podcasts about the “three part model” that Arvindra and I presented at TechEd Europe. If you’re interested in this stuff, come and join us @ the PDC pre-conference session “Patterns and Practices for Designing Service Oriented Applications — An Illustrated Example”.

Web Services Security Patterns

Are you interested in Web Services security? If the answer is yes, you have to get the CTP of the Web Services Security Patterns from the following GotDotNet workspace: This is great stuff guys! Thanks


TechEd – What a great week…

TechEd Europe was a blast and I’m really proud that I was part of it! As a track owner for the ARC & CTS tracks, planning for TechEd started already in January. It looks like we made the right decisions: Both tracks were extremely well received! In addition, our 1 day pre-conference was also a great…