June, 2007

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About Kathy Kam

Kathy is a Senior Program Manager on the Windows Developer Ecosystem team responsible for developer outreach. She has extensive experience with designing and implementing UI Platforms and has a huge passion for connecting with the developer community.

She has been with Microsoft since 2001. She began her career in Microsoft as a UI developer for Microsoft Office Outlook, and shipped Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007. She joined the .NET Framework team in October 2005, and worked on the Base Class Library team shipping .Net Frameworks 3.5. She moved on to joined the Silverlight team and was the PM Lead responsible for Silverlight controls. She shipped the control set for Silverlight 2 and Silverlight 3. In Windows 8, she joined the Windows HTML platform team to work on HTML/CSS layout and styling technologies and contributed to the W3C spec for CSS Grid Layout.

She went to high school in Sydney, Australia and graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a Bachelor of Science in Enginneering (Computer Engineering) and Bacheor of Science (Mathematics) in 2001. She is also a member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society - HKN.

In her free time, she enjoys writing apps, watching SciFi and spending time with her family.

  • Kathy Kam

    Annoucing "Acropolis" for building composite client application!

    After months of blogging silence, I am happy to be able to blog again. As I have mentioned before, in the past 6 months, I have been working on an unannouced project. Today, I'm proud to annouce that the project is finally public for the world to use...
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    Introduction to Acropolis Layouts

    Once you start an Acropolis applicaiton, you can see in the Acropolis Wizard, the fourth page allows you to select a "Layout" from the drop down box. "What exactly am I selecting?" you might be thinking... so each of these selection correspond to...
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    Acropolis vs SCSF/CAB FAQ

    Glenn Block from the Patterns and Practices team (the guys who made CAB) blogged about some common asked questions relating to Acropolis and their project. Check it out here: http://blogs.msdn.com/gblock/archive/2007/06/06/acropolis-the-future-of-smart...
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    Secret Themes in "Acropolis"

    I am going to start blogging on http://blogs.msdn.com/Acropolis as soon as TechEd is over and I can dedicate time to post detail code samples and description of our features. For my loyal readers on this blog, I will share with you some of the "not as...
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    Acropolis on .NET Rocks!

    Come listen to the interview Richard and Carl from . Net Rocks did with me, David and Nathan during TechEd! :) http://www.dotnetrocks.com/default.aspx?showNum=248 It was alot of fun talking to Richard and Carl. They were great. We covered topics...
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    Acropolis Buzz...

    While I am busy here at TechEd, our early users have been busy blogging about Acropolis. Check out these detail blog posts: From Craig Randall: http://craigrandall.net/archives/2007/06/acropolis/ From Ryan Stewart: http://blogs.zdnet.com/Stewart...
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    "Acropolis" at TechEd Orlando 2007

    I just want to let everyone know all the Code Name "Acropolis" related content at Tech Ed. If you are in Orlando attending TechEd, please come and attend our session or meet the team at the TLC (Blue Area). We have a booth with all our latest demos...
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