Patterns and Practices (p&p) – Slew of releases

This p&p team has released a slew of new releases listed below. It is a banner week for them and this is followed up by next week’s p&p Summit here in Redmond.  Take a look at the attached announcements for the 5 releases they’ve published this week:  · Distributed Agile Development at Microsoft p&p ·…

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Azure Services Platform

Microsoft announced at PDC a Platform which enables users to upload and access applications, use storage, and inter-operate with non-MS platforms in an open way. This is a lot different from the traditional stuff you see from companies like Microsoft and has several implications for the way in which software will be deployed and consumed….

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Live Mesh Technology

There is some cool new technology called Live Mesh. The technology enables a user to have a very personalized experience across his multiple devices in a very transparent and seamless manner. Also it permits some very cool collaborative scenarios. You can check it out yourself at https://www.mesh.com/Welcome/LearnMore.aspx    This has multiple facets to it like…

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Very cool feature from Microsoft Outlook Connector

Folks, I downloaded the Windows Live bundle from http://home.live.com and liked the outlook connector in there. It is pretty cool and allows one to integrate various non-corporate e-mail accounts into your outlook. This provides for a richer experience. See below. I can read my office e-mail and as well as other mail from services such…

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