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Glenn Block - .NETFX Another ALT.NET guy at Microsoft

June, 2007

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Glenn is a PM on the WCF team working on Microsoft’s future HTTP and REST stack.  Prior to WCF he was a PM on the new Managed Extensibility Framework in .NET 4.0. Glenn has a breadth of experience both inside and outside Microsoft developing software solutions for ISVs and the enterprise. Glenn has also been very active in involving folks from the community in the development of software at Microsoft. This has included shipping several products under open source licenses, as well as assisting other teams looking to do so. Glenn is also a frequent speaker at local and international events and user groups.  When he's not working and playing with technology, he spends his time with his wife and daughter either at their home in Seattle or at one of the local coffee shops.<o:p></o:p>

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    Will the real PageFlow please stand up?

    Several weeks ago, Matthew Winkler posted about a new sample of how to implement Page Navigation using Windows Workflow Foundation. Upon hearing this several users of WCSF were baffled wondering how this differs from the PageFlow functionality that ships...
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    Learn CWAB David Hayden style

    It's great to see all the initiative the community is taking in educating others on the factories. The newest addition is David Hayden. David's been doing a series of small bite-size screencasts on WCSF specifically CWAB. What I like about the ones I...
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    Building a Composite Application Framework

    In the wake of the "great debate" over the complexity of CAB, Jeremy Miller has done a series of posts on how to build a Composite Application Framework. Jeremy does a good job of removing some of the mystery behind building composite applications. Even...
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    WCSF 1.1 Shipped

    The wait is over, the June release of Web Client Software Factory has now shipped! As Blaine mentioned in his previous post , the changes included in this release are the following: Guidance package updated to use the February 2007 CTP of GAT/GAX...
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    Cert 2.0

    Sure you heard of Web 2.0, but have you heard of Cert 2.0? No? Well if not go check out Howard's post . Aside from being an ultra cool dude, Howard is one of those guys who is always thinking outside the box. This time he's come up with an idea that could...
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    Get your Smalltalk here

    Smalltalk is one of those gems of software development that until very recently (in the last 30 mins) I've never had the pleasure of experiencing. I've heard about it for years, everyone who's anyone in the OOP world seems to swear by it's simplicity...
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    Updates to WCSF and SCSF

    Blaine has recently posted about fixes/updates to WCSF and SCSF. WCSF 1.1 RC - contains several fixes to WCSF as well as built in support for Entlib 3.1. We're getting close to shipping the final bits, but if you want to get your hands on it now...
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    Acropolis, the future of Smart Client

    For some time people have been asking us what our plans are for supporting WPF within SCSF / CAB. In our last release we shipped support for hosting WPF Smart parts and Workspaces within a windows SCSF / CAB application. The next question many of our...
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