Interesting Downloads And Articles for the Holidays

Power Toys for .NET Compact Framework 3.5 – remote performance monitor and GC Heap Viewer, NETCF CLR Profiler, App Configuration Tool, ServiceModel Metadata Tool, Remote Logging Configuration Tool, Network Log Viewer Anyone seen the new Innovate On Windows Mobile site? It’s intended for ISV’s and partners. Not new, but everyone should check out the Windows…

Windows Mobile 6 – the new naming conventions

  I keep having to look up this list (like again today), Previous Categories New Categories Windows Mobile for Pocket PC Windows Mobile 6 Classic Windows Mobile for Pocket PC Phone Edition Windows Mobile 6 Professional Windows Mobile for Smartphone Windows Mobile 6 Standard

Big Events in early 2008

There are several key events coming in Q1. MIX – MAR 5-7, Las Vegas, the event for showing the next web. Office Developer Conference (ODC) – San Jose, FEB 10-13, the premier event for Office and SharePoint development. THE Launch US Launch Event, FEB 27th, Los Angeles Look here for registering and info on the…

New Public Silverlight Sites

CMP Resource Center for Microsoft Silverlight DevX RIA Development Center

Tafiti added to Windows Live Quick Apps

Tafiti is a very interesting search application. Yes, it uses our Live Search API, as well as ASP.NET AJAX and Silverlight – but it’s cool looking and works well. As I’ve said before, there are several features that are very handy. And now, you can get the source code at CodePlex. The Quick Apps list…

"It’s Christmas day" for those waiting on Microsoft’s first showing of virtualization

A quote from ADT article, titled Microsoft Releases Beta of Key Virtualization Product, says that "Microsoft today made a surprise announcement that Hyper-V, code-named "Viridian," is available as a public beta with Windows Server 2008 RC1 Enterprise edition. Originally, Hyper-V was scheduled to ship with the RTM version of Windows 2008 in Q1 of next…

What do you do while on-hold?

If you’ve ever been invited to a Microsoft meeting and had to wait for the meeting organizer to start the call, then this video is for you. In this version, two Microsoft employees (from our Nashville office) show a new way of spending the time listening to the ever repeating music that plays over, and…

What is an RD?

I was reading a blog post from one of my favorite people at Microsoft, Eileen Rumwell. She happens to bring up a 2004 video about Regional Directors (RD’s) and I was in that video – thanks to her. Back in those days, Eileen ran the program and it had a big impact on where I…

Office: Interactive Developer Map

Chris Bryant (one of the organizers of the upcoming Office Dev Con) pointed this out to me the other day, and I wanted others to know about it. If you’re looking at OBA development, I’d recommend checking it out. It’s a great way to get a look at the object model in a semi-graphical way….

Next Nashville IASA Event Focuses on MCA Program

Next week, DEC 19, the Nashville IASA chapter will host Joseph DeCarlo (from Turner Broadcasting Systems). He will be presenting on the Microsoft Certified Architect program. Registration and directions are here.