Promo codes and accounts…

(The email doesn’t have to be the one associated with your live id)  Our promo code alias is having some problems. If you get a bounce on the email, you can go ahead and send an email through the contact page of this blog. You will also need to create a liveid to use to login….

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PB3 Feature – Sign in / Sign Up Shell Changes

In addition to the changes in the HealthVault API, there have also been changes in this release to the HealthVault shell.  Sign In User Experience We simplified the sign-in process in our PB3 release. Until now, users have have to view two pages when signing in: a “1-2-3” page explaining the complex process that lay…

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HealthVault PB8 release is now available.

Our PB8 release has been deployed to both the developer (ppe) and live servers. Here’s an overview of what’s in it:   *************************   Over the past few months, we listened to solution providers, customers, and consumers about changes they would like to see to Microsoft® HealthVault™.   As a result, we have made some enhancements…

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HealthVault applications and offline access…

There have been a few questions about how offline access works and where it can be used, so I thought I’d share some additional insights. But first, I’d like to make sure we’re on the same page.  The difference between the two scenarios is that while in the online scenario, the user is prompted to…

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HealthVault Application Manager

We know that dealing with certificates and application ids has been a source of pain for our partners. I am happy to accounce the release of two new tools that should improve the situation. The first of these is HealthVault Application Manager, which is installed along with the SDK. It has the following capabilities: Lists…

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HealthVault Hello World

There have been a few requests for a HealthVault introduction that is simpler than the SleepJournal and FittrakLite ones, so I’ve create a simpler “Hello, World” sample that will show up in the SDK sometime in the near future. I thought I’d walk you through the steps that I used, and talk about the code……

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PPE Environment Network Maintenance – 12 Nov 2008

On Nov 12 2008 around 5PM PST the HealthVault PPE (Pre-Production Environment) will be conducting required network maintenance that will change the IP addresses of the DNS records to the values below: 207.46.185.230  http://account.healthvault-ppe.com 207.46.185.232  https://platform.healthvault-ppe.com Partners may need to update their firewall or access rules to accommodate the new IP addresses associated with the…

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New PB3 Feature – Related Items

This release provides a new way to manage relationships between instances. Each data instance now supports a collection of relationships, stored in CommonData.RelatedItems. The items in this collection are of type HealthRecordItemRelationship, which stores the following information: A HealthRecordItemKey that contains the ID of the related item, and optionally, the VersionStamp An optional string RelationshipType that…

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