Jean Paoli, senior director of XML architecture, and co-creator of XML, gives his vision of XML in an interview with Channel 9's Charles Torre and Robert Scoble.
This is the second part of the interview and
part I is here.
Jean Paoli, senior director of XML architecture, sits down for the first half of a two-part interview with us about his role in creating XML, among other things. He was recently given the prestigious
XML Cup at the XML 2004 conference.
This is the last part of the interview we did with John Pruitt, usability lead on the user experience team, talks about who is the target user and how knowing that will help designers and testers build a more user-centric product. Alan Cooper's "personas"
technique is discussed again.
John Pruitt explains the development cycle at Microsoft -- the interview takes place inside the "watching" part of one of our usability labs where teams can videotape and watch everyday people as they try to use software that we're producing.
"Do the developers really listen to anything you say?" we asked.
Who is saying it? The users who come through the user testing labs at Microsoft. John Pruitt, a usability lead on the Windows experience team (the feedback his team is gathering is being used to improve the next version…
"Wicked," is how interviewer Robert Scoble reacted when he saw the MSN Toolbar Suite demoed. Today Microsoft announced the MSN Toolbar Suite beta. You can get it now at
What does it do?
The Toolbar Suite team took some time out of…
Today Microsoft announced the MSN Toolbar Suite beta. You can get it now at
The Toolbar Suite team took some time out of their busy schedule last week and here they answer a ton of questions about the team and the product.
There are two parts to the team:
While we were at the Topcoder contest last month handing out Nine Guys we met Alex Kipman (he is lead program manager on MS Build). He has a cool demo of using Visual Studio to build a system for a variety of mobile devices.
Of course the demo was done in a hotel lobby of a Silicon Valley hotel.…