Multi Tenant Data Access (MTDA) S+S Blueprint Now Available

The MTDA (Multi Tenant Data Access) S+S Blueprint is now online. You can get more details by watching the Channel9 interview I did with Eugenio Pace: Download either using the S+S Blueprints Manager or from codeplex:  


New CodePlex site: Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint now live!

The new CodePlex site for the Sliverlight Blueprint for Sharepoint is now live! Currently the code for this S+S Blueprint is in beta and we are actively revising it to work with the recently released Silverlight 2 Beta 2. Head on over to for an FAQ, a link to a screencast about installation and…


You are invited to the S+S Blueprints and Software Factories Focus Groups at TechEd 2008

Next week, June 5th and 6th, I will be holding two focus group sessions at TechEd 2008 in Orlando.  If you are interested in S+S Blueprints and/or Software Factories and would like to help Microsoft chart the future direction in either of these areas, please click on the email link and let me know which…


Planning for TechEd Developers US – June 3-6

UPDATE:  S+S Blueprints and Software Factories Focus Groups annoucement.  Come help us plan the future! Today I’m finalizing my plans to bring S+S Blueprints to the US version of TechEd 2008 for Developers which will be in Orlando, Florida on June 3rd through June 6th.  It will be one of your last chances to see…

Steve Gillmor thinks out loud about Live Mesh

My long time friend and co-conspirator in the software business for almost 20 years, Steve Gillmor, comments about Live Mesh and it’s implications. I think he got it partially right and, of course, based on his limited publically available information, partially wrong. The future will be, as always, interesting.


RoboChamps is Live!

Marc Mercuri, one of the hardest working and smartest people I know, just launched RoboChamps is, in Marc’s own word: “…a league, and like sports leagues, will have a regular season comprised of a series of challenges. As RoboChamps is based in simulation, we can provide you with access to environments and robots most people could…


Live Mesh application development

Today at Web 2.0 Expo, Ori Amiga presented the first public view of the Live Mesh developer experience. Writing code in Iron Python as well as C#, Ori demonstrated, as in his Channel9 video, how easy it is to write apps against the Mesh Operating Environment (MOE).  


Live Mesh coverage from the Webware blog

Martin LaMonica posted some great information about Live Mesh on the Webware group blog: Microsoft Live Mesh platform takes on Google, Adobe