Design information for the Microsoft Dev Platform

Nifty new site for designers targeting Windows applications (or Web applications targeting Windows Server): http://www.nextdesignnow.com/ Topics from Windows Vista, Windows Presentation Foundation, Expression, etc.


.net 3.0 June CTP

You can grab the new community technology preview for the .net Framework 3.0 (formerly known as WinFX) here. There’s lots of good content, tutorials, etc. at: http://www.netfx3.com/


CapArea .net April Meeting – Windows Workflow Foundation

From my friends at the Capital Area .net User Group: Tuesday, April 25, 2006 (EST) – Windows WorkFlow FoundationSpeaker: Vishwas Lele Location: AT&T Building, 1900 Gallows Road, Tysons Corner Come learn how to integrate workflow processing into your applications with Windows Workflow Foundation from Vishwas Lele.  This is a code-focused introduction to use of workflow in…


Microsoft Integration and Connected Systems User Group – February Meeting

MICSUG meets every second month on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM in Microsoft’s Reston, Virginia facility. At our next meeting, Brian Noyes of iDesign will speak about Connecting Smart Client Applications with Windows Communication Foundation. This will be on February 23rd 2006 at 7:00 PM in Microsoft’s Reston facility. Directions are here:…


New User Group: MICSUG

There’s a new user group in the area, targeting integration and connected systems technologies. It’s called the Microsoft Integration and Connected Systems User Group (MICSUG), and their website is at http://groups.msn.com/micsug. The group will focus on BizTalk Server, Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Workflow Foundation and related technologies. The first meeting will be held at Microsoft’s…


Making the leap with Windows Vista Beta 1

So I’m on my third install of Windows Vista Beta 1 (fourth, if you include installing on Virtual PC), and I figured it’s probably a good time to share some of my experiences. On VPC: If your goal is to get the full Aero Glass experience (window animations, translucent window borders, etc.), VPC is not the…

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