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August, 2004

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    Zooming In From High Levels of Abstraction

    Denny Figuerres left the following comment on my last post : [O]ne of my "wish" items would be a kind of editor that would be a merge of flow-chart and text editor so that I could view my function as text or as a kind of zooming diagram with more...
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    The Most Popular Modeling Environment Ever (So Far)

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    Steve's post on "the modeling problem" hits the nail on the head. We're all familiar with the concept of "fast, good, cheap - pick two". Steve breaks down modeling into "general, precise, efficient - pick two (and favor one)". Furthermore, you can't have...
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    Another Team Blogger

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    Actually, I don't think he's “officially” part of the team 'til next week, but Josh Lee has already started a blog about his new job on the Architecture Strategy team. Josh is “The FinServ Guy”, and is a member of the IFX Forum...
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    More MSFT Architect Bloggers + a Standard Rant

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    We keep getting more and more field architects and architecture strategy team members blogging. Remember, I keep a list (I am becoming the Scoble of Microsoft Architecture). Anna Liu is a field architect evangelist who presented at TechEd Australia (but...
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    Reading Is Fundamental (To Forming An Educated Opinion)

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    So while I was on vacation, my trusty teammates plus our cohorts @ MSDN published JOURNAL 3 on Architecture Center . The first article from JOURNAL 3 is called The Case for Software Factories by Jack Greenfield, co-author of the Software Factories book...
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    Back in All Blacks

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    So I'm back from vacation and ready to head into work tomorrow. I'm almost over jet lag, but Patrick still thinks his bedtime is his afternoon nap. I slept thru the Tri Nations match yesterday morning, where the New Zealand All Blacks , my new-favorite...
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    JOURNAL 3

    I know I'm on vacation, but I had to blog this. The third issue of Architects JOURNAL is online. The first article from J3 is about Software Factories. It's is the first of a four part series. You can check out the second article in the series from our...
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    Done in Australia

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    My presentations are done. I have one more analyst meeting, and then I am officially on vacation down under for a week. I'm stoked (but don't expect too much blog traffic around here). Doing both talks twice in the space of a week really helped improve...
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    NZ Is Done, Off to Australia

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    My presentations at TechEd New Zealand went well. At TechEd US, I was more comfortable doing the Data in SOA talk and it got a slightly higher eval score. Of course, that was the talk that I was expecting to do and that I had spent some time writing new...
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    Hanging in Hobbiton

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    I spent the weekend in New Zealand sightseeing. Saturday we drove to Matamata, where the Hobbiton sequences of LOTR were filmed. My DevHawk blog has all the details.
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