Windows 7 Here We Come!

I’m writing this blog entry on a newly installed pre-Alpha version of Windows 7.  I know… am I crazy?  I installed Windows 7 on my main laptop.  Well… we shall see.  After getting a glimpse of Windows 7 at the PDC and some hallway conversations here in Redmond where the word was that Windows 7…

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More Video on the WCF REST Starter Kit

I recently recorded some video podcasts for the OnMicrosoft podcast series.  If you want to hear more about the WCF REST Starter Kit or listen in to Matt Winkler and I discussing workflow and the WCF 3.5 Unleashed book check these out. Inside the WCF REST Starter Kit CodePlex (video) WCF and Windows Workflow in…

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WF 4.0: A First Look at Microsoft PDC 2008

This week we are finally taking the wraps off of Workflow 4.0 and Monday we had a great talk from Kenny Wolf introducing Workflow 4.0.  The great news is that it is already live on Channel 9 along with some other episodes of endpoint.tv where I asked some workflow experts about what they thought of…

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WCF REST Starter Kit

The big day is finally here – the release of the WCF REST Starter Kit.  A few months ago when I first started learning about REST with WCF I found it was possible to build RESTful services with WCF but it wasn’t easy.  I started working with the WCF team on some ideas to make…

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Clean that Project

Have you ever noticed that when you tell VS to "Clean" it doesn’t really clean?  I don’t know what it actually does but after a clean I still see bin and obj folders under my project.  When I want to share code with people I usually want to get rid of those folders as well…

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Building A Better Sample Application

Lately I’ve been working with the product teams on building new things that will be revealed at PDC 2008 (you are going aren’t you?)  such as WCF and WF in .NET 4.0 and "Dublin".  I’ll have many more details on this to come but today I want to think about sample applications.  If you are…

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