My New Role

Working on interoperability at Microsoft over the past few years has been a phenomenal experience. I have had the opportunity to publish many articles, create videos, write a book, publish sample code, interact with many fine people, speak at events across the world, and even meet Bill in person ;-).  Over the past few months…

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PDC Debrief

Kirill has a great debrief of our Web Services interoperability session at PDC last month.  Also, you may want to checkout the interoperability plugfest that his group is running.

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Interoperability BOF at PDC – Microsoft with Sun

Interested in interoperability betwen .NET and Java?  Then come to tomorrow’s (Monday’s) BOF session at PDC and hear speakers from both Microsoft and Sun talk about the subject.  Here are the details: Monday 12, 9:30pm, Room 511A – Interoperability: .NET, Java, Windows & Solaris

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Creating Word documents on IBM WebSphere and BEA WebLogic

Running IBM WebSphere, BEA WebLogic or another J2EE application server?  Wish you could generate server-side Microsoft Word documents without any third party add-ins?  With Microsoft Office 2003 and an XML reference schema called WordML, you can do this today.  Here’s the first part in a series that shows you how.

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PDC Next Week!

Well, it’s been a while since I posted.  Instead of making excuses about lavish vacations (of which there are none!), I thought I would instead tell you about PDC next week in LA:   If you’ve been following the current agenda of sessions, I don’t have to tell you that PDC looks awesome this year. …

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Graham Glass leaves webMethods

If you haven’t heard, Graham Glass, a fellow brit and good friend of mine, has resigned as CTO of webMethods.  Graham and I did a lot of work together in his former days at The Mind Electric.  From his blog, Graham says he’ll be focusing on a new company concentrating on eduction.  If it’s anything like his previous ventures I know…

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New Version of WSE Trace Tool

I caught up with Benjamin Mitchell at TechEd Europe this year and we chatted briefly about WSE Trace – a small tool that I put together to help with viewing of traces generated by WSE.  Given that there is still some interest in this I thought it was overdue for a little update.   As…

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Comments Not Working

Apologies for those trying to leave comments on my blog – it appears that this functionality has stopped working 🙁  (and there I was thinking I was just getting unpopular).  I’ll get this resolved asap. 

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MTOM Blogcast

For those that didn’t get to attend my session at JavaOne or TechEd Europe this year, here is a 5 minute “blog cast” of my MTOM interop demo – as I described in this earlier post.  See how easy it is to use WSE 3.0 CTP and JAX-WS to send a binary attachment between Java and…

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Screen Clipping in OneNote

I may be the last person to realize this, but OneNote has an awesome screen clipping function.  With the OneNote Quick Launch running in the background, simply hit {Windows Key} and S.  Select the screen region you want and click to paste into OneNote.  You even get the title of the window and the date. …

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