.NET Framework 3.0 has RTM’d!

The .NET Framework 3.0 is now available for download.   You can find links and more info in my post here on the NetFx3.com site.   I’ve never been more excited to uninstall a CTP. 🙂   Congratulations to everyone who was involved in the release of WF, WCF, WPF, and CardSpace.  It’s great to see this thing finally ship.  


WCF .svc files in IIS7 on Vista RC1

My team has been working on a very cool demo scenario for a few months now.   We’ve upgraded it from the June CTP, to the July CTP, and rencently to RC1 of the .NET Framework 3.0.   Today I burned about an hour trying to get a demo working on Vista RC1.   The problem was that I…


Live Service Trace Viewer – Now available

Craig McMurtry released the code for his Live Service Trace Viewer on his blog today.   Live Service Trace Viewer is a tool that alows you to view trace information between WCF nodes.  The trace information is provided in a visual/WPF view.   You can read more about this tool and download the code from here.   There’s…


Now Hiring – Architect Evangelist

I have an open position on my team for an Architect Evangelist.   This job involves working with key customers to help them understand how to architect their application when using Microsoft’s server technologies such as:  – Windows Workflow Foundation  – Windows Communication Foundation  – Windows CardSpace   For example, you would be responsible for helping…


First case study for WF

As Vittorio Bertocci and Paul Andrew mentioned, the first case study for Windows Workflow Foundation is now available on Microsoft.com here.  The case study describes how Polfer (Italian Railway Police) developed a document management solution using WF and SharePoint 2003.   Vittorio worked with Polfer and the MCS Italian team on this project.   This will be the…


The MSDN WebCasts I would like to watch in July

Every month around this time I receive an email with the subject line “Upcoming Microsoft Webcasts…”   I usually browse through the list, occasionally register for a few of the webcasts, and rarely attend.   While I probably won’t have the bandwidth to attend any of the MSDN webcasts in July, I thought I would at least…


NetFx3.com is live!

The door is now open.   Late last night we officially launched NetFx3.com.   NetFx3.com is a new developer community that focuses on the four new technologies included in the.NET Framework 3.0.  NetFx3.com is based in part on the feedback we received for the existing WindowsWorkflow.net and WindowsCommunication.net sites.  The new site will consolidate some of our community…


WCF Interop Plug-Fest video on Channel9

A few weeks ago Vittorio Bertocci and Marc Mercuri recently caught a couple of the WCF PMs (Kirill Gavrylyuk and Jorgen Thelin) off guard and recorded a conversation about the WCF Interop Plug-fest events.   If you’re not familiar with the WCF inteorp Plug-fest, basically it’s an event in Redmond where Microsoft partners and competitors test the interopability…


WF Rocks at WinFx Event

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The new challenge

As Dennis blogged about two months ago, I’ve taken on a new challenge at Microsoft.   I’m now responsible for leading a team of evangelists in Microsoft’s Developer & Platform Evangelism group.  Please no comments about MS middle management – I’ve heard them all at this point. 🙂  So what is my team doing?   We’re responsible for evangelizing the…