Silverlight : I guess it is all in the name, ( I mean in the version )

I guess it is all in the name, ( I mean in the version ), but today we announced a few changes around Silverlight. Silverlight 1.1 was originally intended as an incremental release, but there have been quite a few people dropping things into the hopper, which has meant that it never was able to make…

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DAY #2 : Visual Studio 2008 Training Workshop

In September, we recorded the sessions from a full 5-day Visual Studio 2008 Training Workshop.  These sessions were delivered by several of the Technical Evangelists on the Visual Studio team and Program Managers from the product group.   Last week we released the recordings from Day #1 of the workshop on Channel9.   This week we are releasing…

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IIS7 key features show through web casts

Ryan on the team demo’d some of the key new features of IIS7 at a reviewers event here at Redmond. They were really well received, so we asked him to capture them into a screen cast so that everyone can see them. We placed them on the Edge site ( http://edge.technet.com ) Here they are:…

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Visual Studio 2008 Training Workshop Recordings

In September, we recorded the key sessions from a full 5-day Visual Studio 2008 Training Workshop.  These sessions were delivered by several of the Technical Evangelists on the Visual Studio Rhythm team and Program Managers from the product group. We have released the recordings from Day #1 of the workshop on Channel9.   Day #1 includes the…

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New Visual Studio 2008 Virtual Lab

One of the hands-on labs from the Visual Studio 2008 Training Kit is now online and available as an MSDN Virtual Lab.   The “Building Web Applications with Visual Studio 2008” lab is available on MSDN Virtual Labs here.  Developers can now get started with VS 2008 in a minute and explore the new CSS and…

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Visual Studio 2008 Training Kit – Download it now

After the release of Visual Studio to RTM, the tools and framework evangelism team are pleased to announce that the Visual Studio 2008 Training Kit on MSDN.  This has been created for the RTM code-base and is released on the Microsoft.com Download Center for you or anyone to download and use.  The Visual Studio 2008 Training Kit contains a…

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SNEAK PEAK – Windows HPC Server 2008

Giovanni in the team has created a screen cast for the first beta of Windows Server HPC 2008 (V2 of the product ) which walks you through the new capabilities including setup and deployment, monitoring, reporting and resource management. Giovanni also gives you details of how you can get your hands on these early bits……

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WIndows HPC Server 2008 – New Name, New VERSION, NEW SPEED

So at Super Computing 2007 we announced a new name called Windows HPC Server 2008 ( instead of Windows Compute Cluster Server — it never really did zing – clusters what is that all about) and the fact that we are shipping the first beta of the V2 product. The second announcement is the creation of the Parallel…

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Manchester University move to Windows for High Performance Computing

Giovanni in the team has been working really closely with the University of Manchester on a High Performance computing project which used Windows Compute Cluster Server ( HPC ) together with Windows Workflow Foundation to study the effects of molecular characteristics and community factors for common diseases. Scientists at the Northwest Institute for BioHealth Informatics (NIBHI)…

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EDGE is Launched

Well I guess the story is out anyway, with Mary Jo Foley’s post about the EDGE site over the weekend, but this afternoon in Barcelona we are officially announcing the site at the TechED ITFORUM keynote. I have to say that I am not that happy about us having to “announce” this site at an…

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