One of the things my team has been working on for the last few months has finally been released. It started with a discussion in James' office and has come pretty far from there. You may have seen it at some of the launch events, but unlike a lot of traditional demos, we're releasing all of the code with a great installer that David Aiken wrote in order to make sure all of the moving pieces and parts get put in the right place.
What is it?
Check out the video on soapbox
Pieces and Parts, what do you mean by that?
The only thing we couldn't get into v1 of this thing is the ability for it to flush toilets remotely. Never fear though, we are working hard to get this into a future release :-) Here's a list of the technologies that we have in this thing:
Where can I get it?
Check out the website and you can get the code from codeplex. If you find something you don't like, file a work item in codeplex, it leads right into our TFS system.
Go, get the code and install it on a Vista or Longhorn Server machine. Let us know what you think! We're going to be pushing out some additional information in the upcoming weeks, let us know what you think!
The team here in Redmond has been focused on putting together a pretty cool demo scenario. It's called
For the last few months our evangelism team has been working on a sample application named DinnerNow.net.