"Everyone of us knows how to develop software, but as an industry we don't know it!" or so Ivar Jacobson argues. Software engineering is severly hampered today by immature practices.
I got chance to talk to the great Ivar Jacobson backstage at Architect Insight about his work in software…
Governement Clouds; empowering the citizen or just about cutting costs? Dave Coplin, National Technology Officer, Microsoft UK is at the centre of this debate in the UK and argues that for from just being cost saving, open data in governemtn and the cloud
is far more about empowerment and driving…
Ralf Beckers is a software developer at the Microsoft Embedded Systems Development Center (MESDC) in Aachen, Germany. In this video, Ralf provides a short introduction to the MESDC and then dives into a discussion of the “Web Services on Devices” stack
for Windows Embedded Standard 2009.
Gunther Lenz, ISV Architect Evangelist at Microsoft, chats with Guy Mounier, CTO at
BA-Insight, about the innovative SharePoint search solution offered by BA-Insight on top of Microsoft SharePoint, .NET. and Silverlight.
BA-Insight provides information access solutions that helps Fortune 1000…
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Clint discuss the week's top developer news, including:
Scott Guthrie -
Silverlight 4 RTM John Papa -
Overview of Silverlight 4 Technical Whitepaper New version of
Silverlight Toolkit available Roger Doherty -
SQL Server 2008 R2 Overview Grigori Melnik -…
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…