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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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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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 is here!

Finally, the PDC week is here. At the Ray Ozzie keynote this morning, he announced Windows Azure – www.azure.com – Windows in the Cloud. Azure will be the basis for the Microsoft Services Platform. .NET Online Services, Live Services, SQL Services, SharePoint Services and CRM Services are all technologies that add value to the cloud…

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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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.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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