PDC2008 – day 2 – Awesome Office, Windows 7, Live Services, etc

Office 14 will have an online version – which can work seamlessly with the desktop version This is the most important announcement which impressed me very much – Office Web Applications. Check more about this here. Embedded Video below:   Windows 7 – an inside look Mark Russinovich talks about Windows 7, Original link here,…

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Windows Azure – useful links

The world is excited about Windows Azure, and here are few useful links for the same. I’ll add more as they appear in the cloud. Windows Azure MSDN http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cc994380.aspx Azure Services Platform http://www.microsoft.com/azure/windowsazure.mspx Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio October 2008 CTP http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=63D0D248-1B08-4F7D-ABDE-62EB75CB1E69&displaylang=en Windows® Azure™ Software Development Kit (October 2008 CTP) http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=BB893FB0-AD04-4FE8-BB04-0C5E4278D3E9&displaylang=en Hope this…

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IIS7 – How to set up logging to a remote UNC share?

First of all, let me tell you that there isn’t much changes to the logging done to IIS 7.0 compared to IIS 6.0. Logging still happens through Http.Sys, and you can configure the logging directory (of FREB log directory) to be a UNC share. There are a few MSDN/Technet articles available for the same(for IIS…

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Touchless – you gotta believe this!

This is an interesting piece of technology that amazed me first when I read about its release, and freaked me out when I ran the demo application. Below is the demo as available from Office Labs. Video: Touchless It needs a webcam, and know more about this here. Nice works folks! .rm

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Microsoft Web Platform Installer Beta

If you are a web deployment guru, and looking to reduce your burden of downloading lot of software, configuring them and if you didn’t check Bills’ blog earlier, you better do check it right now. The new ‘Microsoft Web Platform Installer Beta’ gives you an easy way of configuring the ASP.NET/IIS stack along with tools…

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IIS7 – Enabling Custom Error Pages

As the title sounds, here I’m going to discuss a very simple feature of IIS7 which has one additional step to keep in mind compared to that you do in the previous versions of IIS (5, 5.1, 6). Let’s take an example of configuring a redirect for a page to HTTPS if it is browsed…

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