ARCast.TV – SharePoint Deployment to Microsoft BPOS Cloud

What do you need to know as you plan to design and deploy SharePoint solutions to Microsoft BPOS cloud? While at TechEd 2010, Zhiming Xue “Z” chatted about the subject with Marc Dencker, Enterprise Architect at Microsoft. In this interview, Marc explains what Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) is, and what financial and operational…


Get Connected With News & Analysis From The Microsoft WPC 2010

Peter Laudati & Dmitry Lyalin host the edu-taining Connected Show developer podcast on cloud computing and interoperability.  Check out episode #33, “Dmitry’s Soapbox”.  Guest host Andrew Brust is back again, joining Dmitr Lyalin & Peter Laudati to talk about all of the tech news from Microsoft’s Wordwide Partner Conference in Washington, DC. The trio talks…


ARCast.TV – Rocky Lhotka on Patterns, Architecture and MVVM

  Rockford Lhotka is the Principal Technology Evangelist for Magenic, a company focused on delivering business value through applied technology and one of the nation’s premiere Microsoft Gold Certified Partners. Rocky is the creator of CSLA .NET, one of the most widely used development frameworks for Microsoft .NET and he is the author of numerous…


Free Windows Phone 7 On-line Jump Start Training

Looking to get a jump-start on some building some great Windows Phone 7 applications? And even better – without leaving your desk? Windows Phone 7 promises to be an amazing mobile phone operating system given its innovative user interface and functionality, as well as its great development platform upon which you can quickly and easily…


The Story behind How Silverlight helped power the NBC 2010 Winter Olympics Experience

Ever wonder exactly how Silverlight and IIS Streaming Media Services were used to provide online video monetization and highlight segments for the 2010 Winter Olympics?  Want to re-create the experience for your next big extravaganza?  The 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver marked the sixth of seven consecutive Olympic broadcasts by NBC Universal and presented the…


The Windows Azure Platform Appliance!

At the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Washington D.C. today, Bob Muglia outlined our vision for the cloud and explained how we’re investing heavily in supporting both customers and partners as they shift to the cloud.  For those customers who are looking for more control than a public cloud offering can provide, Bob announced today…


Free E-Book on Windows Azure

This free e-book is an excellent collection of articles on the Windows Azure Platform. From the preface: “Developers have been exploring the possibilities opened up by the Windows Azure Platform for Cloud Computing. This book pulls together great articles from many of those developers who have been active with the Windows Azure Platform to hopefully…


Imagine Cup Finals in Warsaw Showcase Amazing Student Solutions

Imagine Cup 2010 Finals kicked off on July 3rd in Warsaw Poland. There are over 400 students from 60 countries competing in Software Design, Gaming and Embedded solutions. The Imagine Cup encourages young people to apply their imagination, their passion and their creativity to technology innovations that can make a difference in the world today….


Microsoft Architecture Site Launched

Microsoft has launched a new site devoted to the sharing of best practices and customer stories. The site features case studies, video interviews, architect evangelist profiles, links to blog articles and of course a Twitter feed. If you are an architect or senior developer, this site is a great resource to connect with your peers…