Microsoft is bundling up some functionality from previously separated product codenames, e.g. Velocity and Dublin and bundling them as AppFabric . Download the Beta here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsserver/ee695849.aspx Interested in training on some of that new functionality? Contact me!
Some exciting things for “Dublin” and “Velocity” will be given to the world today at Microsoft PDC 2009. Too bad that I am still under NDA for this :)
Mary Jo beat me to it . Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 is available. RTM March 22, 2010 (exact date? crazy! :) ) Interesting is the new naming that includes “Visual Studio Ultimate”.
Microsoft finally released a new CTP of the .NET Services SDK, the March 2009 CTP Personally, I think it is a very noteworthy release since it now allows for the first time to develop full blown applications in the Workflow Services part of it: Now you can activate workflows from an external source, now you can receive messages from the Service Bus
Microsoft's new Platform for Cloud Computing: Windows Azure A key element is managing and modeling your services All represented in XML This intro was then followed by demos, hello world and ... ... "BlueHoo" another social-networking platform... YooHoo - blabla
Damir, Edin and myself just had a long architecture session on how to combine SOA and synchronization concepts. The big problem is that participants in a communication share information across boundaries and beyond control of one participant only. They also might offer non-trivial logic where the semantics are not completely shared but that creates
First things first: Already a great crowd on the first day of the pre-conference. Met a bunch of nice people and old acquaintances and friends right away. Step by step how to get to PDC from downtown Los Angeles Walk in that direction Pass this on your right side Until you see this Enter right there Register here and after that pass the registration
(German version may be written at a later time / Deutsche Version wird gegebenenfalls später geschrieben) This post combines several concepts from several posts about BizTalk Workflow Services . You should read the intro , about flow control , about send&receive activities and about the little trick to hide some code in conditions . Additionally
(German version may be provided at a later stage / Deutsche Version wird gegebenenfalls nachgereicht) In previous posts, I gave an introduction to BizTalk Workflow Services , I wrote about flow control and rambled about tricks you can do in conditions . This post will deal with the send and receive activities available now. BizTalk Workflow Services