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June, 2010

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    Office Web Apps (OWA) Released

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    Microsoft has released Office Web Applications (OWA). OWA comprises Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote that run in any browser. Users can create, edit and share notebooks, spreadsheets, documents and slideshows free of charge, whether or not they have...
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    Team Foundation Server - Scrum v1.0

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    The Team Foundation Server team has announced the Scrum v1.0 Beta.  This is a new process template built from the ground up specifically for Scrum teams.  Scrum has become a dominant methodology in software development practices and now there...
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    Programming Microsoft Office 2010: Getting Started with Office 2010 Solutions

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      A new on-demand series of videos shows how you can develop for Microsoft Office 2010  - Programming Microsoft Office 2010 and will show how a developer can extend Office 2010 products, by using an application such as Word as the basis for...
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    ARCast.TV - UI of the new era, designing for multiple devices

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    Computer screens in laptops, desktops and phones are now the targets for application developers yet they represent challenges as the resolution, size, among other factors. In this episode , Director of User Experience at Infragistics Dr. Komischke...
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    Microsoft Plans to Update Windows Live Apps

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    Ina Fried at CNET reports that Microsoft will provide updates to Windows Live Photo Gallery, Windows Live Movie Maker, Windows Live Mail, and Windows Live Sync and that the updates will go into beta in the coming months. For example, the next version...
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    Windows Phone 7 to Ship More Than 20 Games

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    Joel Evans at ZDNet writes in his recent post that “ InformationWeek is reporting that Microsoft has hired Touch Dimensions to build at least twenty casual entertainment games. According to the developers, the games will range form a Whack-a-Mole clone...
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    Tribune Embraces Azure

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    Tribune Transforms Business for Heightened Relevance by Embracing Cloud Computing Tribune Company, a giant in the traditional media industry, needed to adapt its business to thrive in a changing market. Specifically, it wanted to make it possible for...
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    Scaling Up (and Down) Azure!

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    Scalability is the ultimate goal of a cloud-based, operating expenditure based application. Not only is it important to be able to scale up quickly to meet increasing demand but it is also important to be able to scale down when demand decreases. The...
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    Windows Azure Programming Book

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    This O’Reilly book by Sriram Krishnan “Programming Windows Azure” is now available on Amazon . Sriram Krishnan is a Program Manager on the Windows Azure team at Microsoft. At Windows Azure, he ran the feature teams which built the service management APIs...
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    SQL Azure Quick Links

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    This blog post is a work in progress that gives you easy links to SQL Azure resources. The SQL Azure team will be updating it frequently with current links and additional resources. Make sure to book mark it. Bill Zack Technorati...
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    New Windows Azure SDK Released

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    The latest Windows Azure Tools + SDK has been released. See the download page for new features in the Windows Azure SDK and the Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio. There are some great new features like IntelliTrace, .NET 4 support, a Cloud storage...
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    Data Sync Service for SQL Azure

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    The Microsoft Sync Framework team has just announced the public preview of our new Data Sync Service for SQL Azure . Some of you might have heard of our Project “ Huron ”. This is our vision of creating a Data Hub...
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    Visual Studio 2010 Productivity Power Tools Released

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    Yesterday at TechEd North America , Jason Zander announced the release of the Visual Studio 2010 Productivity Power Tools . This is a Microsoft-supported release, shipping on the Visual Studio Gallery. It is a package of extremely powerful Code Editor...
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    Visual Studio 2010 Visualization and Modeling Feature Pack Released

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    Feature Packs enable you to extend Visual Studio 2010 with capabilities that enhance and complement the existing tools. These releases expand the scenarios where you can use Visual Studio to help you create better software. Check-out what’s now available...
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    Expression Studio 4 Released

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        The lines of development and design are becoming increasingly blurred, demanding a toolset that effectively blends the two disciplines into one seamless workflow.  Great design takes passion, skill and inspiration. It also takes tools...
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    The IIS Team Talks About Running PHP on Windows

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    Peter Laudati & Dmitry Lyalin host the edu-taining Connected Show developer podcast on cloud computing and interoperability.  Check out episode #31, “PHP On Windows”.  guests Kanwaljeet Singla , Don Raman , and Wade Hilmo from the Microsoft...
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    ARCast.TV - A.D.A.M migrates from Google Cloud to Windows Azure

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    A.D.A.M. www.adam.com , a leading provider of consumer health information and benefits technology solutions to 500+ Hospitals in the US, was looking to use cloud computing to revolutionize its business. In September 2009, they developed an H1N1 Swine...
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    Windows Azure Training Kit Update

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    We have just updated the Windows Azure Platform training kit (June 2010 edition). It is now available and ready for download here . This training kit has everything you need to get started and then dig deep into the Windows Azure platform. The training...
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    SQL Azure Best Practices

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    The SQL Azure team has produced this video on best practices for using the SQL Azure cloud database. It walks you through the creation of a database and how to build an application that consumes it step-by-step. It also look at importing and...
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    New Windows Azure Storage Browser

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    The Windows Azure team has included a new Windows Azure Storage Browser in the Visual Studio 2010 Server Explorer. This makes it even easier to develop applications that utilize Windows Azure storage. Right now the tool is for read-only access...
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    Windows Phone 7 and Private Beta Distribution

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    Microsoft is making several announcements at TechEd this week that developers should be sure to catch, like the introduction of our new Windows Phone Marketplace policies . We’re also providing more details about some developer features, one of which...
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    Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Beta Available in July 2010

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    Microsoft announced Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Beta and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 1 Beta would be available in July. We will keep you posted when updates on the release schedule are available. Also, Microsoft announced availability of SQL Azure 50GB...
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    Windows Phone 7 Devices for Developers in July 2010

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    Brandon Watson , who is responsible for the Developer Experience team for Windows Phone 7, reports in his blog post that Windows Phone 7 devices may be available to some developers as early as July 2010. During the Windows Phone session yesterday, Terry...
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    SQL Azure Security Guidelines

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    From the Microsoft Download Center, this document provides basic requirements for both server side as well as client-side settings to enable secure connectivity to Microsoft SQL Azure. Learn about best practices for administrating logins and adjusting...
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    Windows Azure CloudLab

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    Recently, the Microsoft Research team blogged about a cool project called CloudLab, which was developed by a team of students enrolled in CS210 , Project-Based Computer Science Innovation & Development at Stanford University. During the course...
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