Coming Soon! MSDN Developer Conference (MDC)

Coming soon, to a city near you. I’ll be speaking at the Orlando event. 🙂 MSDN Developer Conference (MDC) Building on the buzz, excitement, and industry-changing announcements of the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC), the MSDN Developer Conference (MDC) will deliver the core message, content, and experience of the PDC in a one-day, multi-track event…

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Application Deployment Meetings at the PDC

Doc Holladay has posted an invitation from Barak Cohen for an ISV event at the PDC to isvchalktalk.com. Get the details here: PDC2005: Deployment Technology Design Review invitation I just got a note from Barak who is a BDM (Business Development Manager) in the Developer Division about a deployment technology design review (ISV focused) that…

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Microsoft Brings .NET to Katrina Relief Effort

Good story in eWeek about some of the Microsoft efforts around Katrina. Microsoft Brings .NET to Katrina Relief Effort A group of Microsoft technologists quickly deployed to contribute their time and talent to the relief effort, and decided to develop a Web site and supporting applications to help Katrina evacuees reach out to relatives and…

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Visual Studio 2005 Launch Information

DevDiv VP Somasegar has posted information about the Visual Studio 2005 launch. Check it out here: Visual Studio 2005 update We are now about 77 days from the November 7, 2005 launch of Visual Studio 2005, one of the most significant releases in the history of the Developer Division. We have been releasing Community Technology…

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Information on Win32/Zotob.A

Stepto posted information today around the Win32/Zotob.A worm. Here’s a link to his post: Guidance pages and information on Worm:Win32/Zotob.A Ok, earlier this morning we activated our Software Security Incident Reponse Process to respond to a malicious attack known as Worm:Win32/Zotob.A. Our investigation has determined that only a small number of customers have been affected…

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Absolute Beginner’s Series Posted

Kent has just finished posting the Absolute Beginner’s Video Series on Visual Studio 2005 Express (VB and C#). You can check them out here: Absolute Beginner’s Video Series to Visual Studio 2005 Express Editions This video series is designed specifically for individuals who are interested in learning the basics of how to create applications using…

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WinFX Beta 1 SDK Available

In my ongoing effort to link to every SDK in the world, here’s the WinFX Beta 1 SDK for your coding pleasure. Microsoft® WinFX ™ Software Development Kit for Microsoft® Pre-Release Windows Operating System Code-Named “Longhorn”, Beta 1 Web SetupThe WinFX SDK contains documentation, samples and tools designed to help you develop managed applications and…

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Meltdown 2005 Slides are Up

Update: I changed the name of the file because I left a space in it when I first posted it. This was causing download problems. Hopefully the new link will fix. Sorry for the inconvenience. In the middle of this crazy Windows Vista beta launch, I was able to attend Meltdown this week. This is…

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Windows Vista Developer Center is Live!

After a flurry of hard work by people from all over Microsoft, we propped the Windows Vista Developer Center today. Get the details here: Microsoft Windows Vista Developer Center Windows Vista introduces breakthroughs in user experience, security and reliability, enabling you to build applications that bring clarity to the user’s complex world of information. Check…

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Can you Spot the Bug?

Microsoft Product Manager for Developer Security Rick Samona, with the help of Foundstone, has created a new feature for the Security Developer Center called Spot the Bug. The way this works is that Rick will post a new bug in his blog every so often and you can take a shot at guessing the bug…

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