Update to WSERM for WSE 3.0 Available

We just posted an update to the WS-ReliableMessaging sample code that George Copeland wrote that works with the RTM bits of WSE 3.0.  George posted his original code with the initial CTP release of WSE 3.0.  The new version works with the RTM versions of the .NET Framework 2.0 and WSE 3.0.    -Matt


With the Visual Studio 2005, SQL Server 2005 and BizTalk Server 2006 launch, MSDN made a few changes too… For starters, with a new product like Visual Studio 2005 we assume that most people are either going to want to download the shipping version or figure out just what is in the new version so…

Almost Monday…

On Monday, November 7th, Microsoft will launch Visual Studio 2005, SQL Server 2005 and BizTalk Server 2006.  This is the first in long series of product launches from Microsoft over the coming year that will culminate in the release of Windows Vista. Of course you will want a released version of WSE 3.0 that runs…

Web Services Secure Exchange Technical Committee Created at Oasis

The Oasis standards body created a technical committee today to finalize WS-Trust, WS-SecureConversation and WS-SecurityPolicy.  It’s name: The Web Services Secure Exchange Technical Committee.  This is the final step in the Workshop Process to get these Web services specs standardized. For more info on these specs, see the Web Services Security Specification Index page on…

Are you ready for Launch?

At MSDN, we are frantic about getting ready for the upcoming launch of Visual Studio 2005, SQL 2005 and Biztalk 2006.  The launch events are being organized, the VPs are all getting in line, Steve is preparing for the keynote, we are revamping the MSDN homepage, our developer centers, scrubbing our beta content, building new…


WS-TX to Oasis

Jorgen pointed out that Oasis announced the formation of a technical committee on WS-TX yesterday.  Then points out the article on CBDI that says great things about the WS-* effort and the whole Workshop Process. Of all the WS-* specs, WS-TX always seemed like the spec(s) that had the longest to go.  As I look around…

Intro to WCF Channels

Yasser Shohoud, Program Manager on the Windows Communication Foundation team, introduces the concept of WCF Channels which provides a mechanism for plugging in different transports for passing your WCF messages around on.    -Matt


WSE 3.0 October CTP Available!

The latest Community Technology Preview of Web Services Enhancements 3.0 is now available.  Yes, it is the October WSE 3.0 CTP.  This will be the last CTP before the final release in November.  Be sure and let us know of any problems in the Product Feedback Center.    -Matt      

GeeksWithBlogs Podcast on Windows Communication Foundation

Richard Turner and Payam Shodjai talk about the Windows Communication Foundation (you know, Indigo) on PodcastStudio.net.  They talk about the Indigo Roadshow (one more date today and one more on Wednesday) and what they are telling people about WCF.    -Matt