WF 4 Migration Guidance now live on MSDN

Our team has posted a set of WF 4 Migration documents on MSDN. You’ll find 4 papers initially – an overview document which introduces migration concerns and what to do for the WF3 developer. a best practices for WF3 development paper – how to design your WF3 artifacts today to help with the move to…

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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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VS 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 Beta1!

I’m finally excited to share that .NET Framework 4.0 Beta1 and Visual Studio 2010 Beta1 is being released this week! After having kept it low key and quiet for so long, and a limited distribution at the PDC last year, it is great that this week, Beta1 will be available more generally. Today, Beta1 bits…

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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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Oslo, the silence explained

Check out Doug’s post and Don’s post about Oslo. Finally, we’re ready to talk about Oslo at the PDC. I’ve been involved in Oslo since late 2006, when we were still trying to define what it really is! I personally work on the .NET Framework 4.0 which is the underlying framework that drives Oslo. At the PDC,…

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Doug has openings for emacs.net and new language compilers!

Doug is looking to hire, and I can tell you he’s great to work for! Check it out if these sound exciting to you! http://douglaspurdy.com/2008/04/29/emacsnet/ http://douglaspurdy.com/2008/04/29/new-languages-compilers/

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Code as data, it’s pretty neat

So I have to admit I’ve been late in jumping to the “code as data” magic! I did play around with LINQ and the lambda syntax back last year with the May CTP, and found it really simple and powerful – reminding me of the days I worked with ML. I did not, however, play…

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Our team on Channel 9

Last week the Channel 9 team came over to our building. They initially wanted to do an interview with Doug, our Group Program Manager. But Doug loves to put a nice spin to things, so he called other folks from the team over to his office and it ended up being a nice team interview….

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Business Rules Forum – so far

I’m spending this week in DC at the Business Rules Forum Conference. It’s been interesting. First, before this I’d been to TechEd and PDC and those are obviously much bigger conferences – 10,000+ or 15,000+ people. This one, comparatively, is tiny – I think must be around 200 or so. The good thing is by…

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