Police Department Protects Citizens of Vernon Hills, Illinois with Windows 7

Repost from the Windows Team Blog    Great coverage about the real world Windows 7 and Azure solution developed by Modularis on the Windows Team Blog ! Exciting things are happening here as this excellent solution is evaluated in several countries world wide. This is a great example of leveraging the full power of the Microsoft platform…

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Bing Maps roadshow in Reston

NOTE: This was cross posted from here. Want to get up to speed on the latest release of Bing Maps including both the Ajax and Silverlight controls as well as the SOAP web services?  Don’t miss the upcoming roadshow in Reston, Va.  Details: http://www.bing.com/community/blogs/govmaps/archive/2009/11/24/bing-maps-roadshow-coming-to-reston-virgina.aspx “At this event, experts will provide an overview of Bing Maps…

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Track Stimulus Spending with SharePoint… new Recovery.gov site LIVE on SharePoint Server 2007

One of the cool aspects of working at Microsoft is the opportunity to work on some fantastic projects.  It’s truly been a pleasure working on some great internet facing SharePoint websites that showcase the platform’s ability to service some of the internet’s most demanding websites and show it’s effectiveness as a web content management platform. …

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Azure Services Training Kit – April Update – Released

The April Update of the Azure Services Training Kit has released and is ready for download. Below is a brief overview (taken from the download site) of what’s included in the latest release. OverviewThe Azure Services Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including hands-on labs, presentations, and demos that are designed to…

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ESB guidance

A new set of ESB guidance has been released by the Patterns and Practices team. Details below:       Microsoft patterns & practices is excited to announce the latest addition to the p&p library of software architecture guidance:   ESB Guidance 2.0 CTP October 2008 Release     Quick Links: –                    MSDN site: http://msdn.microsoft.com/esb…

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Improving Web Services Security Guide v1.0 Released by P&P Team

The Patterns & Practices Team have recently released v1.0 of the web services security guide (in PDF format) that shows how to make the most out of WCF.  With end-to-end application scenarios, it shows you how to design and implement authentication and authorization in WCF. Learn how to improve the security of your WCF services…

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WEBCAST FOLLOW UP: Building Workflow Services (WF+WCF) with Visual Studio 2008

Thanks to everyone who attended.  Sorry for the technical difficulties with Live Meeting as well as accidentally doing one of my demos out of order.  Hopefully it wasn’t too confusing. The deck is here.  The demos I used are split into a few downloads.  The ones built from scratch are here.  The SimpleExpenseReport demo is…

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WEBCAST: What’s New in the WCF and WF in Visual Studio 2008 & the .NET Framework 3.5 (January07)

Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) were released in 2006 as part of the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 with separate extensions for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005. These tools were improved on and are now integrated with Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 and enhanced in the .NET Framework 3.5.  This session demonstrates the top…

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OBA Reference Applications – What would you like to see?

One of the biggest challenges I feel that we (Microsoft) face in showcasing the “value” of architecting/developing Office Business Applications is providing what I’ll call “solid reference implementations” along the lines of Duwamish Books, Fitch and Mather, Global Bank, LitwareHR, other many other solutions we’ve released.  Sure, we have the OBA Reference Architecture Packs (OBA…

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WEBCAST FOLLOW UP: What’s New in the WCF and WF in Visual Studio 2008 & the .NET Framework 3.5

Sorry for the technical glitches today.  I know it’s not the most exciting thing to watch my desktop sharing screen in complete silence as I scramble to figure out why my phone stopped working.  The deck and code are available here.  A recording should be available soon here. -Marc   Technorati Tags: wcf,windows communication foundation,wf,windows…

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