RC docs are live!

The Visual Studio 2010 RC and .NET Framework 4.0 RC went live this week to MSDN subscribers. Our UE team has made available a bunch of improved topics and new topics along with the RC release. All the samples have a readme / documentation topic. More than ~200 WF/WCF sample readmes were added for this milestone….


WCF Interoperability Highlighted at PDC and ApacheCon

At PDC this week we had a booth to showcase the interoperability that WCF gives you through its support for the WS-* protocols.  In particular, we highlighted an Apache incubator project called  Stonehenge.  At Stonehenge we work together with a growing list of WS-* vendors (WSO2, Sun, SpringSource, and soon Progress) to build samples and…

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Migration Guidance for the WF Developer (Beta 1 – Part 2)

About six weeks ago, the WF team published up the first four WF3->WF4 migration guidance documents, aimed at helping WF developers prepare and think about the new WF object model runtime. Today, we published the next three documents in the series to the WF4 Migration Guidance document set. With today’s release, we begin moving from…

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Litware Training sample Mashup app

We’ve all heard of a "mashup" because its one of those buzz words, like "Web 2.0", that is picked up and repeated over and over again by the journalists and analysts.  But have you actually seen one up close in the wild?  Or do you have suspicions that its an elusive beast or a myth…

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Migration Guidance for the WF Developer

This morning, I’m pleased to announce that the team has posted four initial Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) migration guidance documents to help current WF developers evaluate the new WF programming model that is being introduced in .NET Framework 4. The documents were written by the PM team to help describe the relationship between the existing…

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Newly Posted – WCF REST Starter Kit Preview 2

Happy Thursday everyone, Earlier this afternoon, the WCF REST team released the second preview release of the WCF REST Starter Kit onto CodePlex. Today’s release adds new client capabilities that we think should really make client-side REST development easier. Chief among the new functionality included in Preview 2 is a new class that provides a…

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This Week in Downloads – Events

This week had a few videos and a new article go up to MSDN this week: TechEd Online – REST and SOAP…Battle Royal or Peas in a Pod? TechEd Online – The Road to Oslo: The Microsoft Services and Modeling Platform TechEd Online – The Future of Modeling Deck and demos from Kirk Evans’s ‘Workflow…

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This Week in Downloads

Welcome to the first installment of a weekly post to outline updates and changes in the world of WF and WCF materials. As I said in my apologetic post yesterday, most of the updates are in a holding pattern this week, so it’s been a quiet one. But I did want to mention two updates…

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Download Posted – WF XAML Workshop

We posted up a new Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) workshop to the Downloads server. The WF XAML Workflow Workshop was created by Steve Danielson to help developers better understand the development of XAML workflows. The topic of XAML Workflows is a popular one with customers, but there are some common questions about the best way…

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