Microsoft now a platinum sponsor for Apache Software Foundation

Super cool – http://www.apache.org/foundation/thanks.html  Rohan Thomas | Web Platform and UX Technology Advisor ping me: +603.2179.6834 | mobile: +601.7264.2969 | fax: +603.2179.6834 blogs: internal: http://msblogs/rohant | external: http://blogs.msdn.com/rohant/ follow me: im: rohanthomas@live.com | twitter: rohant | facebook: Rohan Thomas | friendfeed: rohant   Technorati tags: Apache, Announcements, Microsoft

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Must-See WF/WCF Influencer MSDN Webcasts

Some very cool MSDN webcasts coming up on .NET Framework 3.5. check it out here Technorati tags: MSDN, Webcasts, WCF, WF

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Two of my favorite companies ink a search deal

Microsoft Strikes Web-Search Deal With HP 🙂 Has anyone used the MSN Search Toolbar yet? It’s awesome… Talk about rich… Technorati tags: MSN Toolbar, HP, Microsoft, Announcements

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Silverlight 2 Beta 2 announced!

Yes… Soma Somasegar and Bill Gates have announced that Silverlight 2 Beta 2 will be publicly available later this week! Silverlight 2 Beta 2 comes with a lot of cool features including Richer controls, Improved Cross Domain Support and security enhancements, duplex communications (“push” from server to Silverlight client), etc. The best part is –…

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Announcing Microsoft Operations Framework 4.0!

Microsoft® Operations Framework (MOF) 4.0 delivers practical guidance for everyday IT practices and activities, helping users establish and implement reliable, cost-effective IT services. It encompasses the entire IT lifecycle by integrating: Community-generated processes for planning, delivering, operating, and managing IT Governance, risk, and compliance activities Management reviews Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF) best practices Download MOF…

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Live Mesh

I know this is a bit late, but I have been damn busy chasing my Inbox (0) dream for the last couple of weeks. No, I have not failed till I give up! Anyway, for those who have already checked out www.mesh.com would be very delighted by now, and for those who haven’t, check out…

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www.cari.com.my using Silverlight

www.cari.com.my is now using Silverlight in it’s Chinese forum (with rotating ad – so you might have to reload)and is in the midst of implementing it on their English forum too. Good Job! 🙂 Technorati tags: www.cari.com.my, Silverlight, Announcements, News in Malaysia, Partner Stories, Customer Stories

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Microsoft Office Labs – Community Clips

Wow, this is the tool that I was waiting for! Community Clips video help recorder, which allows you to make help videos quickly and easily. you can download and try it here Technorati tags: Community Clips, Microsoft Office Labs, Announcements

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Windows Speech Recognition Macros is now available

WSR Macros combines the ease of Windows Speech Recognition with the power of an XML-based scripting language.   It makes it easy to create speech interfaces to applications and perform otherwise tedious tasks with simple spoken commands Check out Rob’s Blog for more details Also, Will DePalo (a Microsoft MVP) posted two videos on MSDN that…

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