This time on the MicroISV show I'm talking with Eric Sink (blog,
MicroISV article on his blog), founder of
SourceGear, who coined the term MicroISV in 2004 when he was a columnist for MSDN (Articles:
The discussion ranges from why Eric wrote the articles, the evolution of…
Show #3 features part 1 of my interview with Bob Walsh, current Managing Partner of
Safari Software, former report for United Press International, and author of the new APRESS book
"MicroISV - From Vision to Reality".
Bob talks about what motivated him to write this book (the…
Kicking off the MicroISV Show I did an interview with Gavin Bomwan of
As V4 Solutions, Gavin builds a product called Oriador Rota which is helps staff/resource planning for businesses.
In this interview Gavin talks about his company, his product and his thoughts on eCommerce…
Hello and welcome to the Microsoft MicroISV show for January 17th, 2006.
I'm your host, Michael Lehman, and I want to welcome you to a new podcast show here on Channel9, the MicroISV show.
First off, what is a MicroISV? We, at Microsoft, consider a small software company,…
This week Michael and Bob talk with author and investor Jessica Livingston whose recent book, Founders at Work, give great insight into the startup process and the many twists and turns that many have encountered on the road to
Jessica is a partner in a firm that gathers startups…
Michael Lehman and
Bob Walsh visit Nick Hodges at the Borland developer tool spinoff now called CodeGear
www.codegear.com and talk about how CodeGear came about, Pascal, Delphi and native code.
A video version of this episode will be posted shortly.
In this episode Nick Bradbury, author of FeedDemon, talks about living the MicroISV life, being acquired by NewsGator and more.
Nick's blog is at http://nick.typepad.com and his products are available from
It's a brave new world for MicroISVs in which it's no longer enough to drag some controls onto a form and simply make sure they're lined up and the tab order is right. The mantra "form follows function" is becoming more and more important for developers
as advent of Windows Vista,
This week Bob and I talk with David Shadle, Microsoft User Experience Evangelist about how design influences software development and vice versa.
Here are links David suggests you check out as you start thinking about design for a new product or enhancements to existing…
We're back again with the second half of the interview I did with Bob Walsh, author of the book MicroISV from vision to reality and founder of Safari Software.
In this episode Bob talks about how he's been a developer since 1983 and how after the dot com crash,…