Oslo and Software Factories

I’ve had a few people ask me about the connection between the Microsoft Software Factories initiative and Oslo. First, the SF initiative is alive and well and a good summary of the current state appears here. I just had a demo from Jack Greenfield’s DPE team of the new Blueprint technology which is very exciting… Read more

Comments on Communication Between Doug Purdy and Lars Corneliussen

Doug has published a response to an Open Letter addressed to him from Lars Corneliussen.  I think Doug did a good job in addressing Lars’ concerns, and where not, to invite discussion.  I wanted to add a couple of comments of my own. First: terminology connected with modeling, code generation and runtimes. Given my background… Read more

Oslo and the DSL Toolkit

I’ve received a number of questions concerning the relationship of Oslo to the Visual Studio DSL Toolkit.  Comments have varied from the sublime (see David Ing’s comment on his blog “My best guess is that the DSL Toolkit is research road kill in front of the big Oslo truck and that VSTS Architecture Edition was… Read more

Oslo at the PDC

The PDC is now over and by all measures has been a great success. The Oslo talks have been received with great enthusiasm. Any one not following the activity on our MSDN forum who missed the sessions might want to look at this entry on the forum that summarizes the links to our various sessions…. Read more

Yet Another Promise to Start Blogging !!

Yet again, it’s been a long time since I wrote to my blog. This posting is my restart.   I know, you just have to look at the last posting of over two years ago to realize I’ve said that before!   But here’s what happened. Shortly after writing that last posting, I moved from… Read more