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  • Blog Post: New official Silverlight Blog

    earlier this week, as part of MIX09, we launched an official Silverlight team blog.    Subscribe now!  We’ll push out new technical content, videos, and use it as a venue to respond to critical industry events that require our voice.  You can use it as a direct conduit to us and the...
  • Blog Post: More IIS7 goodness: Application Request Routing (ARR)

    Application Request Routing (ARR) v1 released today! The ARR feature is a free IIS7 extension that extends the Web server UI and runtime to: · Achieve high availability and scalability. · Enable elastic scalability for shared hosters. · Dynamically load balance web requests (to be used in conjunction...
  • Blog Post: MIX09 – Register by Feb 27 and save $300

    MIX09 is going to be amazing.  I can’t give away the details, but as the keynote owner for Scott Guthrie (as I have been every year, it’s a glorious job to be the man behind the curtain :)) and I can tell you this year is on track to be the best ever. We will be bringing to market some amazing technology...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Web Platform Installer Release Candidate – Now works with XP and Windows 2003!

    I'm going to blatantly steal Bill Staples words since they were so good :)   "I’m excited to announce the availability of the Release Candidate version of the Microsoft Web Platform Installer (Web PI).  Web PI is a free tool that makes it simple to download and install the latest...
  • Blog Post: IIS7 Extensions - URLRewrite and more

    http://www.iis.net/extensions The team just launched a new redesigned extensions page to make it even easier to find all the great out of band features you can get and install into IIS7.  The newest downloads are URL Rewrite Module , Microsoft Web Deployment Tool , Application Request Routing Other...
  • Blog Post: BizSpark is here -- easy access to Software, Support, and Visibility for startups

    Today, we announced BizSpark , a global program designed to help accelerate the success of early stage software Startups.  This is an awesome program that is really going to change the way startups evaluate technology usage.  Choosing Microsoft, not only gets you best of breed technology solutions...
  • Blog Post: Get the early skinny on Silverlight 2

    ScottGu has been burning the midnight oil (literally!) to pull together an incredibly detailed tutorial that shows how powerful Silverlight 2 is going to be. Get an early scoop on the features in the soon to be released Beta1, get a feel for how Visual Studio and Expression Studio work together to enable...
  • Blog Post: A new job for me, better products for you

    And hopefully some more time to blog :) This week we re-organized our team so that we could better serve the needs of our internal and external partners and customers. I won't bore you with the details but it has a pretty major impact on what I do and the kinds of information I want; so I figured this...
  • Blog Post: New improvements to iis.net: The IIS.net DownloadCENTER

    We are always hard at work improving the experience around our online properties. IIS.net has been getting a lot of attention and we just launched an amazing feature to help you get what you need for IIS and contribute back -- all the details below, let us know what you think! The DownloadCENTER at IIS...
  • Blog Post: Using the Microsoft AJAX Library with PHP

    Steve Marx has been working behind the scenes on building out a community project to create native PHP support for the Microsoft AJAX Library. Today he released the first version. He provides a ton of details in this post which I steal liberally from below. First download ASP.NET AJAX or grab just the...
  • Blog Post: IIS7 Beta Hosting at DiscountASP

    I got an email yesterday from Takeshi over at DiscountASP and they just launched free IIS7 Beta hosting for all customers who are interested. You can get all the details at http://www.discountasp.net/sp_iis7hosting.aspx This is a great way to experiment with the great new features of IIS7, especially...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft and Zend Announce Collaboration to Enhance PHP on IIS/Windows

    I'm being lazy and stealing verbatim from Keith 's post (Update: also check out ScottGu's great post here ) As part of today's keynote presentation at ZendCon , Bill Staples , Microsoft's Product Unit Manager for Internet Information Services (IIS) , announced a new collaboration with Zend to improve...
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