Different Versions of Visual Studio 2005

About: This post contains an updated illustration that describes the various versions of Visual Studio, I have edited the picture to include the recenly announced Visual Studio for Database Professionals Hello everyone, I have created a product tree for Visual Studio 2005 and the salient features included in different editions, please note that this is not…

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Web Cast recordings and Q&A

About: This post provides the links to my ‘Using Visual Studio for deployment modeling’ and ‘Tracking the life of a business requirement’ Web Cast Hello, Thank you to everyone who attended the web casts that I conducted recently and provided feedback, the questions asked during these web casts revolved around: 1) What is the difference…

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J2EE and .NET interoperability through .NET remoting

About: This post outlines further details about implementing J2EE and .NET interoperability through .NET remoting   Hello,   In my November 25, 2005 post I outlined the following four strategies for interoperability; 1) Web Services, 2) .NET Remoting, 3) HTTP (REST), and 4) Custom solutions. This particular blog post focuses on .NET remoting that allows…

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Tracking the life of a business requirement and Modeling for deployment

About: This blog post contains an invitation to to attend webcasts I will be conducting next week. Hello everyone, A number of you have asked for a more detailed analysis on J2EE and .NET interoperability using .NET remoting, I am in the process of finalizing that post and will publish it in the next week. Today,…

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Microsoft Insider Secrets – Part 1

About: This post outlines part one of my analysis of Microsoft as a company   Hello,   I have lots of plans to talk about technical stuff in my usual blog posts; however, today I wanted to focus on something slightly different but equally interesting. While working at Sun Microsystems as a Senior Java Architect…

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Dr. James Gosling on Java, J2EE and SOA

About: I was invited to attend the Java world wide developer conference, this posts discusses the key messages I heard at Dr. James Gosling’s keynote address.   Hello,   It is always a pleasure and privilege to listen to the creator of Java and EMACS in his trademark no-nonsense style. Dr. James Gosling, a graduate…

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Selling SOA to business stakeholders

About: This post discusses the challenges of selling services oriented architecture to business stakeholders   Hello,   So you are convinced that Services Oriented Architecture is the right approach for your IT organization, you are all set to transform your IT systems to SOA but before you move forward you need to sell ‘SOA’ to…

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