Inside OutApr 24, 2010 at 10:24AM1
US Public Sector DPE Team
The APIs in WPF4 plus the Surface
Toolkit for Windows Touch make building common touch scenarios easy. However, implementing many of the same touch scenarios using WPF3.5SP1 or Silverlight 3/4 involves writing a fair bit more code. Furthermore, the touch APIs across WPF4, WPF3.5SP1, and
Dr. Cormac Herley spends most of his time thinking about why and how computer users reject security advice (from both fellow humans and software
security warning prompts). Recently, his paper, "So Long, and No Thanks for the Externalities: the Rational Rejection of Security Advice by…
The integration of Vulcan.NET, the .NET xBase programming language, into Visual Studio 2010 includes support for debugging with IntelliTrace.
To learn more about GraFX Vulcan.NET, visit their website at
Aspect Software, Inc. describes their recent project to move storage and processing of screen capture and voice conversations from their call center application into Azure.As call centers typically have to retain large amounts of voice data recordings for many years, using Azure ensures the customer…
Inside OutApr 23, 2010 at 6:57AM1
US Public Sector DPE Team
The Miami311 System is a Windows Azure/Silverlight-based solution which enables City of Miami citizens report and track issues reported to city management. The system uses Bing Maps to plot the location and relevant information about each issue reported.
Citizens now have the ability to easily…
Gunther Lenz, ISV Architect Evangelist at Microsoft, chats with Michael Levy, Software Architect at
SpeechCycle, about the Rich Phone Applications and how SpeechCycle leverages Visual Studio, .NET, and the cloud to provide an innovative solution for call centers.
SpeechCycle Rich Phone…
Gunther Lenz, ISV Architect Evangelist, chats with Al Perez, Chief Architect at Total Computer ,about the experiences and benefits of being an early adopter
of Visual Studio, .NET, and leveraging programs such as Frontrunner for Windows 7 for their flagship product Total Enforcement.
What's happening to the enterprise? What's the next generation enterprise going to look like?Ans: An Orange!I got to talk backstage at Architect Insight the other month with Iain Mortimer, Chief Architect, Bank of America Merrill Lynch about next generation enterprises and oranges!
For more on info…
The team at Epson Imaging Technology Center (EITC) has created an application called
Marksheets that converts marks on paper forms into user data on Windows Azure Platform.
Mark sheets are forms that can now be printed on standard printers and marked similar to the optically scanned standardized…
Matt Scott of Microsoft Research walks us through Engkoo: the new “dictionary” vertical search of Bing in China. What makes this English-Chinese assistance tool unique is that it unifies human translation mined from the web, machine translation, and a language
learning experience, into one easy…