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