"Metropolis" is the code name for a customer support framework (smart client plus web services plus SQL Server 2005) that is written entirely in managed code. Here, we explore the architecture of Metropolis as well as dig into the history of .NET adoption
by the Metropolis team with senior...
This is Behind the Code’s pilot episode with Core File Services architect, Mark Zbikowski. Mark began his career at Microsoft in 1981, working on DOS 1.0 as a designer, coder and liaison with IBM. His quarter century long career has included significant
involvement in OS/2, Cairo’s Object File System...
Recently, Scoble caught up with Mike Harsh, a program manager on the WPF/E team (where WPF = Windows Presentation Foundation and E stands for "Everywhere"). Let's dig into to what "Everywhere" means for WPF/E, shall we? And how much of WPF will be exposed everywhere?
Nigel Watling, InfoCard Technical Evangelist, leads an in depth discussion of how InfoCard works, how it's designed (and why) and how it will evolve in the future(great Going Deep stuff!) with InfoCard chief Architect Arun Nanda and Software Developer Ruchi
Louis Lafreniere has been a developer on the VC++ compiler team for a
long time; 15 years, to be exact. Specifically, Louis works on the backend compiler. What's a backend compiler? How's it evolved over the years? Where's it going? Watch and listen. Good stuff.
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 builds upon the Web Part infrastructure that was introduced in ASP.NET 2.0. This tutorial demonstrates how to create an ASP.NET Web Part 2.0 project from scratch and to get it up and running within a Windows SharePoint Services
MSFP - Mobile Security Feature Pack, will be released soon as an add on package for Windows Mobile 5.0. It will provide new security and messaging features for your Windows-based "smart" mobile devices. What does that mean? Weihun has the answers.
Brian Cross and Mel Sampat talk about some of the new APIs in Windows Mobile 5.0 and what people can see at MEDC 2006. See some of the new devices running Windows Mobile 5.0 and meet WiMo, the Windows Mobile Robot.
Jacqueline Russell was a key player in both getting Microsoft ready to take part in a grass roots event like Maker Faire and successfully pulling it off. Here, Charles and Michael Lehman catch up with her at the faire and have a brief chat about why MS
is so excited to take part in a non-product...