WCF and WF .NET Framework 4.0 Beta1 Training Kit

In addition to the Beta1 samples I linked to, you may also find the training kit useful – it has more detailed walkthroughs of key features. Get it here: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/wcfwf4

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WF and WCF .NET Framework 4.0 Beta1 samples

When you download VS2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 Beta1, you do not automatically get the samples. To get the SDK samples that the team put together, go to: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=5aca0622-d87d-4cc9-a22c-0d58205a56b4#tm

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Beta1 Forums

Here’s a link to the Beta1 forums where you can provide feedback and ask questions: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/VSPreRelease,netdevelopmentprerelease,visualstudioprerelease,vstsprerelease Our team will be watching the WF Beta1 forum closely!

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PDC, here we come!

The premier Microsoft conference, the PDC – Professional Developers Conference, is happening in the week of Octobert 26th in Los Angeles! Microsoft stars will join movie stars and present a bunch of upcoming technologies and paradigms to thousands of developers. There are still seats left, so please register if you havent already. You can pre-register…

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Come learn WF and WCF - quick and valuable how-to screencast series!

WCF and WF have been out since November 2006, and they are both still relatively new technologies. To help get started, our marketing team has worked with our friends over in Pluralsight to set up a weekly 7 – 12 minute screencast series exploring short, targeted topics. The first screencast went live this morning and can…

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A bunch of WCF and WF webcasts in June

Our marketing team has launched a series of MSDN webcasts to explore the possibilities of Microsoft .NET 3.5 Framework through demonstrations and deep dives on Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Windows Workflow Foundation (WF). You can find links to our June MSDN Webcasts here:  http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/msdnnetframework35.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=liveall

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.NET Framework 3.5 release and available for download

The final bits for ‘Orcas’ or .NET Framework 3.5 are now available for download! I must say this was a relatively quick, feature packed release for us. Get it here. For the Connected Framework team in which I work in, we concentrated on 4 major themes for this release: *Make WCF into a great platform…

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Finally - Oslo announced!

This past week, we announced “Oslo” at the SOA-BP conference in Redmond. Oslo is the code name for a group of technical investments we’re making over the next couple of years to simplify designing, building and managing composite applications. This is what I’ve been working on since we shipped WCF and WF in the .NET…

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DinnerNow has been updated!

An updated version of Dinner Now is now available – (version 1.2) http://www.CodePlex.com/DinnerNow   The new version has several bug fixes and a few enhancements. Out-workflow PowerShell Commandlet  – David Aiken developed a custom commandlet for Windows PowerShell allows a user to quickly display a workflow based on the data returned from another commandlet.   For…

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