Innovation Showcase Headlines – 11/16/2009

The Innovation Showcase does not fail to deliver on this weeks top headlines. Check out the stories below… Dell GIS Helps Its Customers Reduce Costs Through Solutions Built on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Facebook Toolkit for .NET Developers Firefox takes Lion’s Share (44%) of All Browser Bugs Bing Adds Wolfram | Alpha…


ARCast.TV – The Story of MyChristmasCatalog.com

ARCast.TV – The Story of MyChristmasCatalog.com ‘Twas the week before the holiday season… in this interview, with Jeff Barnes from Microsoft, Ron Teblum, CEO of Catalog Enterprises Inc. and Raphael Parentes, lead graphic designer, discuss the launch of MyChristmasCatalog.com and their innovative use of Silverlight3 and Expression Blend and to deliver a truly unique one-stop,…


Bing Adds Wolfram | Alpha Capabilities

Bing has unveiled some work they have been doing with Wolfram|Alpha. Started in May 2009 by noted scientist Stephen Wolfram, Wolfram|Alpha is an ambitious (and very cool) project to, as the company’s website says, “make all systematic knowledge immediately computable by anyone.” This notion of creating and presenting computational knowledge in search results is one…


Test and package .NET apps for Linux with Visual Studio add-in from Novell

ArsTechinca has an article that details a new commercial product from Novell that is an add-in for Visual Studio that will allow Windows developers to test and deploy their .NET applications on Linux. Novell has launched a new add-in for Visual Studio that will allow Windows developers to test and deploy their .NET applications on…


Posting your WebSlice, Accelerator or Visual Search to the IE8 Gallery

Jim Cirone details how to get your IE8 WebSlice, Accelerator or Visual Seach add-on listed in the IE8 Gallery. Read more… Technorati Tags: Internet Explorer 8,WebSlice,Accelerator,Visual Search,IE8,IE8 Accelerator,IE8 WebSlice    


Innovation Showcase Headlines – 11/09/2009

Lots of terrific articles posted this week on the Innovation Showcase news site. Read about new features in Visual Studio 2010, check out David Chappells’ whitepaper on the SharePoint 2010 Developer Platform and see video interviews with Don Box and Dave Thompson. Visual Studio 2010 Gallery – RegEx Editor Two Roundtable Discussions on Windows 7…


ARCast.TV – Improving Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio Team System

ARCast.TV – Improving Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio Team System In this interview with Zhiming Xue at Microsoft, Mike Snell, VP Solution Services at CEI, Microsoft Regional Director and co-author of the Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Unleashed book, discusses five key issues that typically exist in the application lifecycle management (ALM) process – requirements…


Azure Blob Caching – Life on the Edge

Microsoft has just announced the Windows Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) This is a new network edge caching service built upon Windows Azure that provides improved high-bandwidth blob retrieval performance by locating blobs near the point that they are requested.  Blobs can be retrieved either from a Windows Azure storage account directly or from a…


Architect Innovation Cafe WebCasts – November 2009

Title:  An Architect’s perspective on Silverlight 3 November 24, 2009 at 11:00am – 12:30pm PST Presenter: Tim Heuer Abstract:  Many .NET developers are becoming more and more interested in the Rich Internet Application development space, and in particular Silverlight.  In this session we will step back from a detailed implementation technology and take a higher…


Innovation Showcase Headlines – 11/2/2009

The Innovation Showcase is a fantastic collection of the most compelling content that is of interest to the Architect Community. Subscribe, follow and stay connected. Here are this weeks headlines: Windows 7 Bible: Your Complete Guide to the Next Version of Windows from CIO Magazine Automating Azure PDC09 – Register Today Windows 7 Runtime Libraries…