May and June ReMIX 2010 Events

ReMIX is an annual twist on the MIX conference that takes a small portion of the content presented at MIX and combines it with new content and local speakers for a variety of sites around the world. There are generally ReMIX events announced throughout the year starting shortly after the MIX conference is held in…

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Ten 2010 Services Videos

Ten talks of interest for web service developers from the recent TechDays 2010 and DevDays 2010 conferences. I’ve pulled out the videos on WCF, WCF service development, and web service development with Silverlight that you might be interested in. What’s New in WCF4 Learn about new features in WCF4, such as configuration-less services, service discovery,…

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Early TechEd 2010 Registration Ends this Week

TechEd this year runs from June 7th to June 10th in New Orleans, LA. As previously announced the early registration discount is scheduled to run out at the end of this month. You should register now if you’re interested in getting it. Now that more of the session summaries have been posted, here are some…

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MIX 2010 Content Voting Ends Tomorrow

At the MIX 2010 conference Microsoft is inviting several presenters from the community to come and give sessions. You can vote on the entries and speakers you’d like to see at MIX but the deadline for submitting votes ends tomorrow. To vote, go to the MIX 2010 Open Call Entries site, read through the list…

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TechEd 2010 Early Registration

TechEd this year runs from June 7th to June 10th in New Orleans, LA. As usual there is also a preconference available that runs a selection of long seminars the day before on June 6th. Registration for TechEd 2010 is available now with the early discount rate running through the end of February. I’ll be…

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MIX 2010 Registration and Session Submission Open

The next iteration of MIX is coming March 15-17th, 2010. MIX is the conference in Las Vegas for designers and developers focused on building applications on the web and interested in learning about Microsoft’s web development platform, tools, and cloud services. Registration is available now through the MIX web site, with an early discount applying…

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Managed Extensibility Preview and in Silverlight

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about the Managed Extensibility Framework, but there were two recent announcements: a new preview release and news that MEF is coming as a part of Silverlight 4. The Managed Extensibility Framework makes it easier to create and reuse extensibility applications by providing a standardized model for discovering and…

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Silverlight 4 Out of Browser

Silverlight 3 introduced an out of browser mode that provided a standalone experience for running Silverlight applications using the same execution sandbox model as when running in the browser. For the upcoming Silverlight 4, the out of browser support is being extended to allow an application to either run in a sandbox or as a…

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AppFabric Talks and Slides

Windows Server AppFabric is a set of integrated technologies that make it easier to build, scale, and manage WCF and WF applications running inside of IIS. AppFabric is the brand name for the hosting and caching features previously called Dublin and Velocity. A beta release of Windows Server AppFabric is available for use with .Net…

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Data Services Joins the WCF Family

As announced at PDC, along with RIA Services, ADO.NET Data Services are also joining in the WCF brand. Data Services are REST-based web services that expose a data model that can be consumed by web clients. Data Services use URIs to address data from a storage system and supports a variety of formats for representing…

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