Clemens Vasters.

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    MSDN TV: WCF Bindings.

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    [Note to self: Schedule the video taping session early in a bound-to-be-stressful week, not 2 hours before you need to leave for the airport on Friday.] MSDN TV has a new episode featuring yours truly speaking about WCF bindings (and what they cause...
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    Code-Name WinFX vs .NET Framework 3.0

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    I was sad when "Indigo" and "Avalon" went away. It'd be great if we'd have a pool of cool legal-approved code-names for which we own the trademark rights and which we could stick to. Think Delphi or Safari. "Indigo" was cool insofar as it was very handy...
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    XML is the assembly language of Web 2.0

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    I've been quoted as to have said so at TechEd and I'll happily repeat it: "XML is the assembly language of Web 2.0", even though some (and likely some more) disagree. James Speer writes " Besides, Assembly Language is hard, XML isn’t." , which I have...
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    TechEd: Sample Code from CON423

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    Here's the sample code from my CON423 session about selecting bindings here at TechEd.
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    empox

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    empox v. ( ĕm-pŏks ) 1. The act of adding POX endpoints to an application.
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    TechEd: What I am going to talk about on Thursday

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    My first of two sessions this week here at TechEd is on Thursday, at 2:45pm in room 153ABC on "Designing Bindings and Contracts". I realize that the title sounds a bit abstract and a different way to put this would be "How to choose the correct bindings...
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    TechEd: WCF RSS Toolkit released

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    We've just released the " Windows Communication Foundation RSS Toolkit " on our new community site. This toolkit, which comes with complete source code, illustrates how to expose ATOM and RSS feeds through WCF endpoints. I will discuss the toolkit in...
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    TechEd 2006 U.S. Kicks Off

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    This is my first TechEd! - as a Microsoft employee. It's of course not my first tech event in my new job (Egypt, Jordan, UK, France, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium, Denmark, Las Vegas/USA, Slovenia, and Israel are on the year-to-date list - on top of three...
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    A New Home on the Web for the Windows Communication Foundation and the .NET Framework 3.0

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    Late last night, my colleague James Conard , who has worked and worked and worked tirelessly on this for the past few months and has shown great patience with a big group of people pulling into all sorts of directions as we got this together has flipped...
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    The System-Defined Bindings in WCF: Nicholas Allen explains it all

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    My PM colleague Nicholas Allen is certainly on my list for "best blogging newcomer of 2006". He started in February, got hooked, and I am not sure whether he actually did leave the keyboard since then. Nicholas just started a blog series that explains...
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    I'm running Vista.

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    I'm running Vista since Sunday. Surprised? I mean, are you surprised that I haven't been running Vista for the last several months already? Realistically, given I am one of a very small group of members of the greater Indigo team who telecommute across...
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    Christian Weyer explains WCF (... in German)

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    Christian Weyer stars in a new episode of the German dotnetproTV series and masterfully explains the Windows Communication Foundation. If you don't understand German, you may still enjoy Christian's flip-chart skills and overall good looks. ;-) Christian...
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    Autonomy isn't Autonomy - and a few words about Caching.

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    A question that is raised quite often in the context of “SOA” is that of how to deal with data. Specifically, people are increasingly interested in (and concerned about) appropriate caching strategies. What I see described in that context is often motivated...
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    Services and the Business/IT Gap

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    Recently, a gentleman from Switzerland wrote me an email after attending the “WinFX Tour” presentations in Zurich. He is a business consultant advising corporations on the IT strategy and an IT industry veteran with his first programming work dating as...
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    Look, look, my blog is on MSDN

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    When I started blogging about 5 years ago ( I can’t remember exactly, but 2002 seems right) I would never have thought that my blog would end up on the MSDN Web Services home page. Now it did. Matt Powell, who’s been the blogger featured on the front...
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    Windows Communication Foundation "Documentation CTP"

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    (via http://windowscommunication.net ) The WCF Documentation Team has started to release biweekly (!) documentation updates. The updates are made available as a set of .CHM files. Mind that these files do not integrate directly into Visual Studio...
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    POX just got the WCF Permanent Residence Visa.

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    Checked in.
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    Resources for Custom Channel Authors

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    As Kenny points out , the WCF Core Communications team put together a great set of resources with documentation and samples for writing custom channels for WCF .
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    WCF & ClickOnce

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    Matias Woloski writes about ClickOnce and WCF and provides a complete solution path for setting it up and also talks about our "Full Trust" constraint that I explained a few weeks ago.
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    Remoting Style Distributed Objects with WCF

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    My grand boss ... if someone had told me this a year back ... but it turns out that it is a great blessing ... anyways .... My grand boss, the magnificient Doug Purdy points to our best kept secret : You can actually do Remoting-style distributed objects...
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    EMEA WinFX Tour

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    The WinFX Tour is coming to Europe! Mark it in your calendar and, if you can, sign up! Locations: Rotterdam (20 Apr), Nice (25 Apr), Zurich (2 May), Copenhagen (4 May), London (9 May), Eilat/IL (9 May), Reading/UK (10 May), Cairo (15 May), Moscow ...
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    We want your stuff for http://windowscommunication.net

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    You wrote an example for WCF that you want others to see? You wrote a WCF article on your blog or for a magazine? (online or offline, any programming and written language) You have a tool that complements or uses WCF? (any license, commercial and...
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    Want to Learn WCF? Training Courses for Early Adopters.

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    You are looking for in-depth Windows Communication Foundation training? Below is a list of training offerings (in no particular order), which are available either on-site or at central locations. Instructors and consultants from many specialized training...
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    Getting on the WCF Product Group Radar Screen? Easy!

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    I am sure that some want to fly under our radar, but I am also sure that a lot of people are very interested to have a bit fat green spot showing up on our radar screen when it comes to their blogs posts. Well, if you look here ... everyone who left a...
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    Compression Channel for WCF

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    Pablo Cibraro (who just received the Connected Systems Developer MVP award; Congratulations!) has built a compression channel for WCF.
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