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

March, 2008

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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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    'Prism' RI first drop

    Today is a historic occasion for the "Prism" team as our first drop of our Reference Implementation (RI) hits codeplex. In this post I will describe to you what the RI is, and what you can expect to see when you download it. Disclaimer: This...
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    'Prism' launches on CodePlex

    Some time ago we announced that patterns & practices was going to be delivering a new set of guidance for building composite applications in WPF. A lot has happened since then, least of which is coming up with a new codename "Prism". Just last week...
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    WCSF 2.0 Hidden Gem - Creating interface projects

    Well not hidden exactly, but subtle. A while ago I requested we add this capability to the WCSF Guidance package, and then I forgot about it. Well today I was playing around with the new GP and to my surprise saw the following. Yes, you can now create...
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    Prism Drop 2

    We just shipped our next "Prism" drop on codeplex. Below is a list of some of the significant changes. RegionManagerService no longer exposes AddViewToRegion. Added a sliding region to the shell which displays the watch list. Add to Watchlist...
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    Heading to Boise Code Camp

    • 3 Comments A few months ago I heard through the grapevine about plans for a Code Camp in Boise. Next thing you know Jarod has emailed me asking if I would be interested in attending. I am a geek at heart, and always jump...
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    Entlib 3.1 and Visual Studio 2008 playing well together

    Scott just posted on how to get Enterprise Library 3.1 installed with Visual Studio 2008. Check it out here .
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