InfoCard Relying Party for Java, PHP, etc

I missed this when it came out last month at the Interop event in Las Vegas.  Bob Muglia announced that the specs for Information Card have been added to the Open Specification Promise, and there are now several new open source projects set up to deliver code for Relying Party implementations in PHP and Java.  In…


Using Virtual PCs to Ship Evaluation Versions of Apps

Microsoft partners can ship preconfigured Virtual Hard drives (VHDs), containing Windows as well as their own apps, for evaluation purposes.  For more on this check out the VHD Test Drive Program,


Use Office 2003 XML Schema, no worries

In the past I’ve posted some articles [1, 2] about generating Office 2003 documents from a server-side Java application. I also posted some example code.  Of note, the Office 2003 XML Reference Schemas are now also available under the Open Specification Promise.   Basically, with the OSP, Microsoft irrevocably promises not to assert any Microsoft Necessary Claims…