Updater Application Block – BITS 2.0 problem

Because of some security tightening implemented in the latest version of BITS (BITS 2.0) you may have experienced problems with Updater Application Block if you depend on implicit credentials to communicate with a server. There’s a published a KB about this here: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=842309 Even though there might be workarounds, we have changed the UAB code…


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p&p Smart Client Survey

At p&p we are currently in planning stage. We have to prioritize our work for the next 6 months and for that we need your input. We need to understand which are the most significant challenges you face while building Smart Clients and how would p&p contribute to making this easier. Please take a minute and help…


Smart Client Architecture Guide availabe in PDF

The Smart Client Architecture Guide is now available in PDF format for download here. It includes the promised Performance Chapter.


Hello world (v.2)

I’m Eugenio Pace and I work at Microsoft Platform Architecture Guidance (PAG), in the Product Management team focusing mainly in the Smart Client & Pattern initiatives. I’ll use this as a log of our projects evolution.