In this episode, guest Garrett Serack from the Microsoft Open Source Technology Center joins me to discuss CoApp, a new package manager for the Windows platform. Garrett tells us how CoApp will help make it easier for developers and users to build and install open source software on Windows.
(Interview starts at 34:15)
Also, Dmitry and I rap about Windows Phone 7, WCF, Outlook PST files, Visual Studio 2010 Power Tools, and IQueryable killing his cat.
Show Notes & Resources
Items Discussed During News & Banter #32
Windows Phone 7 Stuff:
- Windows Phone 7 App Contest
- Brandon Watson Says Developers To Get Windows Phone 7 Devices In July 2010
- Do you do Epic S–t? Then YOU May Be Able To Get A WP7 Device
- New York City WCF Firestarter with Miguel Castro & Don Demsak
- The WCF Product Team Is Soliciting Feedback On What Interoperability Features to Consider In Future Versions
- Two Open Source Projects Spring up around Outlook PST File Interoperability
- SQL Server Driver for PHP 2.0 CTP 2 Released
- What IS a CTP?
Windows Live Stuff:
- Windows Live Essentials “Wave 4” Beta Now Available
- Get The Windows Live Essentials “Wave 4” Beta
- Channel 9 Video on The Windows Live Essentials Beta
- New Hotmail Goes Live
- Windows Live Messenger Now On The iPhone
- Office Web Apps Now Available On SkyDrive
- Silverlight Media Framework 2.0 RC1 has been released!
- Get Started With The Silverlight Media Framework Here
- Silverlight Media Framework Screencasts and Training Videos
- Evan Nagle: IQueryable Can Kill Your Dog, Steal Your Wife, and Kill Your Will To Live
- Announcing: VS2010 Productivity Power Tools and Modeling Feature Packs!
- Geek Out Your Desktop With Visual Studio 2010 Wallpapers
Items Discussed with Garrett Serack
Connect With Garrett:
- Garrett Announces The Common Open Source Application Publishing Platform (CoApp)
- Port 25: What’s this ‘CoApp’ All About?
- Things Garrett’s Pappy Always Used To Say
- Garrett Explains How Windows Side-By-Side (WinSxS) Works
- Network World: Microsoft’s Open Source Cowboy Takes the Reigns of CoApp
- Microsoft | Open Source
- Port 25: The Open Source Community At Microsoft