Matt Powell

Web Platform and Tools

January, 2004

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    Whidbey Integrated Web Services

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    Sean Gephardt, one of our developers here at MSDN talks about some new Web services that are currently being tested with the Whidbey PDC release that MSDN is hosting. He also ponders what others are looking for.
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    WSDL with .NET Attribution

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    Keith Pijanowski's article was published last Friday. Keith did a nice job of providing an exhaustive list of attibution options that you can use within your .ASMX Web service to control the automatic WSDL generation. Christian then made the excellent...
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    Data Access and Storage

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    Dare spilled the beans about how he is working on trying to create an MSDN XML Developer Center. Aaron caught onto this and tried to rationalize why there isn't an XML and SQL dev center on MSDN already. Well, Dare mentioned the state on the former...
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    New Library Structure

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    At the risk of talking about something that many would not even know exists, we updated the Web services section of the MSDN Library today. A little background... MSDN has a number of Developer Centers (of which the Web service developer center...
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    Samurai

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    [Edited to correct the spelling of SamUrai] Loved The Return of the King as indicated in an earlier post . Saw it a second time with the rest of my family and it was still good. But I'm here to say that I liked The Last Samurai better. My wife loves...
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    MSDN Data Access and Storage Developer Center Launched

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    The new Data Access and Storage Developer Center here at MSDN launched this morning. I mentioned this was coming “ really, really soon ” last week. I suppose I could have said it would be up Monday, but there is always that chance that another...
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    More on WS-Eventing

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    I indicated earlier that we published the WS-Eventing spec on Tuesday. This turned out to be quite an effort because of the storm in the area which left everyone at home. Light snow was better than the freezing rain we received the next night on everyone...
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    Sad to see Kazu go

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    I'm a baseball fan and more importantly am a Seattle Mariners fan (so don't expect me to quote National League player statistics). I have season tickets to the Mariners and have participated in their Fantasy Camp . Good times. One of the cooler things...
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    WS-BusinessActivity: finally completing the WS-Transaction vision

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    The WS-BusinessActivity specification was published today. This has been awhile in coming ( Secure, Reliable, Transacted Web Services: Architecture and Composition refered to WS-BA last September). But one of the cooler things about our publication is...
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    Compressive Guides

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    One of the cool pieces of content on TheServerSide.NET, is a portion of the pre-release version of an upcoming Patterns and Practices guide on “Improving .NET Application Performance and Scalability.” From the descriptive text: The team...
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    But nobody does anything about it...

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    OK...I've got to talk about the weather. If you haven't heard yet, we had snow here in the state of Washington. What with all the global warming it has been awhile since that has happened significantly around these parts. I live in an area that is kind...
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    The Line System

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    Sara's post reminded me of Duncan's post which reminded me that I wanted to blog on my own New Years resolution. Yes, the weight thing. I thought about all the popular diets out there or joining a health club but I have a very busy life and an exercise...
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    @Stake Compares Security in .NET and WebSphere

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    @Stake published an analysis of the .NET Framework and WebSphere focusing on security issues. I didn't dig into the whole report yet, but the following are pretty cool things that they found: First and foremost they said that Windows Server 2003...
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    WS-Eventing Released

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    Check out the new WS-Eventing specification that was just released. Web services have lived for a long time in the world of Request/Response based on the close tie with HTTP that they have traditionally had. Another very important messaging scheme however...
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    Word...the next Infopath

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    Chuck Urwiler wrote an interesting article on devx.com on how to create XML and use it from within Word in what is actually a very Infopath manner. This is really cool since Word is such an awesome data entry tool.
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    It's about time

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    Aaron Skonnard has finally started a blog . I suggest you subscribe immediately (and see how well his home line holds up :-)). In case you didn't know, Aaron does a bunch of things but is also a frequent contributor to content on the MSDN Web Services...
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    Operation Arctic Storm

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    ...but man, those babies are gonna be ice cold when they come outta there .
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    TheServerSide.Net

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    If you haven't already heard, you should check out http://theserverside.net which has a bunch of great info on .NET development which includes Web service development with .NET. I like the layout and general organization of the site. Ted has pulled together...
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    More on the Kerberos Binding Specs

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    Back from vacation which was pretty blog-less on my part. But now I'm back in the fray. Omri Gazitt writes about the Web Services Security Kerberos Binding that was published in December. Omri talks a bit about how you really get cross-realm Kerb interop...
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    Mad Cow

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    Oldie from the last scare: If your cow sounds like this you might want to try the fish.
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    Workshops on New WS-* specs

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    Feedback Workshops are in the works for the WS-Eventing as well as the brand spanking new WS-BusinessActivity spec (along with the other 2 transaction specs ). Check the Workshops page for more details as they become available.
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    http://blogs.msdn.com/mpowell

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    Through the magic of DNS, my blog is now also available via http://blogs.msdn.com/mpowell . For those of you who have only seen this on http://weblogs.asp.net/mpowell , then I'm sure you are thoroughly impressed. Now you can make two different entries...
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