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Design Guidelines, Managed code and the .NET Framework

October, 2007

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    I can only access Vista\IIS7 sites from localhost...

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    I have personally run into this issue a few times and I have helped a couple of people debug it. What generally happens is that you set up a test or development box running Vista and IIS7.. everything works fine from http://localhost , but when you try...
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    Poll: Allowing .NET EXEs to run off a network share

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    By default .NET applications (EXEs) that are launched from a remote file system (eg \\server\bin\SomeApp.exe ), will not be considered trusted and typically will fail (unless specifically designed to run with low trust). This is in direct contrast with...
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    PM Tip #14: Great teams have members that defy roles

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    Update: See the full list of PM Tips . I was asked recently to define the roles for PMs on my team. Specifically what they should do as compared with the dev and test teams. I flatly refused. The best teams I have worked in and with are those that...
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    Cool Silverlight Charts from Chart FX

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    The guys over at Chart FX have long done some great .NET data visualization controls... recently they turned their attention to Silverlight and have done some pretty cool stuff. They are leveraging ASP.NET to give a very nice end-to-end story that helps...
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    ReMix Boston Keynote thoughts...

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    I had a great time at the keynote today. The audience was very engaged and the partners that came up for demos add a lot of value. If you where there, I'd love to hear from you. If you could not make it, we are working on getting the video up on the net...
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    Changes in .NET Framework 2.0\3.0 SP1

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    As many folks know, .NET Framework 3.5 shipping a little later this year will include Service Pack 1 for .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0 (these updates will also be available standalone in Windows Update). A while ago, I posted about Visual Studio 2008 Multi...
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    .NET Framework Source Code Release

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    I am very excited about making the source code to the .NET Framework publicly available . I think this will allow developers to debug into the .NET Framework source to help their understanding of the platform. Imagine trying to fix a view state issue...
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    Reference Implementation of the Web Client bundles from

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    As Blaine and Glenn mentioned, this week the great folks at Patterns and Practices where able to ship a Reference Implementation that for the web client bundle. I love these releases because the P&P folks think about the problems directly from building...
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    Video posted for "Creating and Delivering rich Media and Video on the Web"

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    I finally got my TechEd video re-posted... For more information on the talk, please see: Silverlight, ASP.NET, Expression and Windows Server 2008 Download the full video
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    Visual Studio 2008 Multi-Targeting

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    Krzysztof Cwalina recently posted about a new set of FxCop rules that making it easier to use Visual Studio 2008 to target .NET Framework 2.0 and .NET Framework 3.0... These rules let you know if any your code tries to call APIs that are only on your...
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    Silverlight Showcase updated...

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    We have some great wins with Silverlight 1.0... A few I showed off at ReMix Boston were The HSN folks are doing live streaming, plus you get a "Buy" button that takes you to their ecommerice site with the product information already filled in. In addition...
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    Contextual Autocomplete

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    The good folks at P&P have just released a cool little project. It is essentially an expansion of the AutoCompleteExtention in the toolkit. What this allows you to do is filter values based on the state of other controls. So for example, if the user...
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    Popfly for everyone!

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    Today at the Web 2.0 Summit, Ballmer announced that we are opening Popfly to a public beta today! It is a completely free way to build really cool Silverlight based mashups. There are tons and tons of pre-built components from Twitter, to Virtual Earth...
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    ReMix Boston Keynote videos posted...

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    Wow -- I love living in the Internet age... The amazing AV folks here at ReMix Boston have already gotten my keynote from this morning posted to Channel9... Check them out! Part I: http://channel9.msdn.com/Showpost.aspx?postid=346639 Part II: http://channel9...
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    My PodTech Interview on Silverlight, WPF for ISVs

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    I recently had a chance to do an interview on Silverlight and the general developer space... We talked about what Silverlight is, and some ways that Silverlight fits in to the lives of ISVs... We also talked about the differences between Silverlight and...
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    Brad Abrams' DotNetRocks Interview

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    I love the DNR guys .. They have a great show and I was fortunate enough to be able to talk in person to Carl Franklin at ReMixBoston . While I know the show is not exactly Steely Dan's "Home At Last" , it was a lot of fun. The argentiferous part of...
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    Brad Abrams Interview with informIT

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    A few months ago I got a chance to have a chat with Ted Neward about Silverlight, the .NET Framework, etc. It was a very fun interview... I hope you enjoy it! Silverlight and .Net Framework with Brad Abrams, (Silverlight and ASP.NET Futures) Silverlight...
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    DevLink Fun...

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    I had a great time DevLink today ... I was honored to kick it off the event with the morning keynote... I told a very similar story that I did at ReMix Boston .. See the full notes here... Later in the day, I happened to walk into a "Real World Ajax"...
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    Some pictures from DevLINK

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    Joe Kunk, President of the Greater Lansing (MI) User Group for .Net , just sent me a couple of pictures from devlink... The first is one of my favorite times at the conference listening to feedback from Billy Hollis , Kathleen Dollard , and Rob Windsor...
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    Microsoft Joins the OpenAjax steering committee

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    Almost a year ago Microsoft joins the OpenAjax Alliance , then a month ago, Microsoft Passes the OpenAjax InteropFest Test ... and now, Microsoft was elected to the OpenAjax steering committee ... I think this is a great effort to mature the Ajax space...
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    ReMix Boston -- the fun doesn't end!

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    I had a great time in Boston last week... if you made it there, then I bet you did too. But whether you made it there or not there is TONs of great content available for at the ReMix Boston site . Read up on the latest news from ReMix Boston, get access...
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