Neil Hutson - Focused on Emerging Technologies for Microsoft

I am responsible for the adoption of emerging technology platforms by developers and it professionals at Microsoft

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  • Blog Post: The process to take down Waledac

    Just watched a great screencast on EDGE where Keith Combs interviews T.J. Campana and Richard Boscovich who talked about the legal process and technical involvement in the takedown of the Waledac botnet. You can see the screencast here ( http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/Gg436433 )
  • Blog Post: Everything that you wanted to know about Claims Based Identity and that you were afraid to ask!!

    The Patterns and Practices team have just completed a great reference about Claims based Identity. This coincides with the release of a number of technologies which make  claims-based identity generally available to applications on the Windows platform. With the Windows Identity Framework (WIF)...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Announce RTM of Windows Identity Foundation at PDC09

    At the keynote today at PDC09, we announced the RTM of Windows Identity Foundation which is a .NET Framework component which provides an open platform to enable simplified identity access to both on-premise and cloud applications. You can go to the following location to download the Windows Identity...
  • Blog Post: Beta 2 release of “Geneva” Framework, “Geneva” Server and Windows CardSpace “Geneva”

    Today we announced the availability of the beta 2 release of the “Geneva” products : “Geneva” Framework, “Geneva” Server and Windows CardSpace “Geneva” . The new beta introduces new features, such as the seamless integration with Visual Studio, which make even easier for developers to take advantage...
  • Blog Post: The ID Element

    Donovan and Vittorio have been putting together an Identity section on Channel9 called “ The Id Element ”. This will contain all kinds of information about Identity and Access Control such as weekly interviews with product team members, developer how-tos, news, aggregated resources and more. It starts...
  • Blog Post: Have you Climbed up Zermatt Yet?

    So a month ago we announced the "Zermatt" Developer Framework which as an SDK which aids developers to build claims based aware applications that support the Identity Meta System ( through WS-* protocols). So far it has gotten a lot of interest and I wanted to reiterate the potential here and...
  • Blog Post: PhluffyFotos.com

    Ryan Dunn in the team has just finished off the finishing touches to a services application which uses SQL Server Data Services (SSDS) to store the content in the cloud. This has all being placed onto a site so that you can get details about the LINQ provider to SSDS and a whole number of Powershell...
  • Blog Post: New Software + Services Architecture Center

    Building the right architecture for the next generation of applications which need to take advantage of the intelligence on the local PC, combined with the global presence of interaction with Internet services is really important. In fact, you could quickly say that software makes services better and...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Joins OpenID Foundation Board of Directors

    One of the great stories coming out at the end of last week was the inclusion of Microsoft onto the OpenID Foundation board of directors. This news is that a whole bunch of players have joined : Google, IBM, Microsoft, Verisign and Yahoo joined together. There are some interesting projects going on,...
  • Blog Post: Understanding Windows CardSpace BOOK

    Vittorio came by my office around a year ago and asked whether it was OK for him to write a book on CardSpace. "Oh course" I said, and this set in motion a lot of work to make this thing happen. " Understanding Windows Cardspace " was complete late last year and it is now on the shelf...
  • Blog Post: New Visual Studio 2008 CASE STUDIES IN ACTION

    So what is there to shout about as far as adoption is concerned with VS2008? Quite a bit. We work with around 1000 partners during the evangelism of our new tools suite. During the time we do highlight some of the partners that have supported the new platform. Here are some of these partner case studies...
  • Blog Post: DAY 4 - Visual Studio 2008 Training Workshop Recordings

    In September, we recorded the sessions from a full 5-day Visual Studio 2008 Training Workshop. These sessions were delivered by several of the Technical Evangelists on the Visual Studio Rhythm team and Program Managers from the product group. This week we are releasing the recordings from Day #4, which...
  • Blog Post: New Visual Studio 2008 Rhythm Training VPCs

    Windows Server 2003 – Customer Ready VPC Last week I shared a VPC image that has been pre-configured with Windows Vista, Visual Studio 2008 (trial), and the .NET Framework 3.5. The unfortunate issue with Vista VPC is that is it will timeout on 12/16.....BUT This week we have released a new, customer...
  • Blog Post: Experian Partner to support CardSpace and raise the Identity Bar

    The Microsoft UK Identity team has been working with a number of companies to help support the adoption a secure federated identity on the Internet. One of the challenges that faces each country is the legitimacy of the identity that someone is providing on-line. They may say that they are "Mr Jones...
  • Blog Post: SAVE THE DATE - PDC 2008 - October 27-30, 2008, LA

    2008 will be a PDC ( Professional Developers Conference ) year. This means that it is going to be pretty exciting time if you are an evangelist at Microsoft, as there are a number of really new things that we are starting to work on that we want to share. Like with every other PDC ( I feel I have ever...
  • Blog Post: Ruby on Rails 2.0 - It happened

    So in the middle of all the Visual Studio 2008 release messaging, another web application development tool released .... This time, not from Microsoft, but the second release of the Ruby on Rails Web development framework was released late last week. The major feature that they added into this release...
  • Blog Post: DAY #3 : Visual Studio 2008 Training Workshop Recordings

    In September, we recorded the sessions from a full 5-day Visual Studio 2008 Training Workshop. These sessions were delivered by several of the Technical Evangelists on the Visual Studio Rhythm team and Program Managers from the product group. This week we are releasing the recordings from Day #3. The...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio 2008 Training Kit - Download it now

    After the release of Visual Studio to RTM, the tools and framework evangelism team are pleased to announce that the Visual Studio 2008 Training Kit on MSDN. This has been created for the RTM code-base and is released on the Microsoft.com Download Center for you or anyone to download and use. The Visual...
  • Blog Post: EDGE is Launched

    Well I guess the story is out anyway, with Mary Jo Foley's post about the EDGE site over the weekend, but this afternoon in Barcelona we are officially announcing the site at the TechED ITFORUM keynote. I have to say that I am not that happy about us having to "announce" this site at an event, as this...
  • Blog Post: TechED Europe - Meet the Server and Tools Evangelism Team

    For TechED Europe ( Developer ) this year in Barcelona, a number of my team are going to be there presenting an amazing 23 sessions on a number of sessions around the .NET Framework 3.5, IIS7, Biztalk Services and the Identity Meta System ( CardSpace ). If you are lucky enough to be at the event, please...
  • Blog Post: Vittorio Bertocci Nominated for ID WORLD Award

    Vittorio in our team has been nominated for this years ID WORLD Community award as a recognized breakthrough visionary of digital identities. He works with major G100 enterprises worldwide, facilitating the early adoption of technologies such as Identity and Access Management. The book he has co-authored...
  • Blog Post: Internet Service BUS - CONNECTIVITY and MODELLING

    Here is the latest ARCAST from Ron Jacobs who speaks to John Shewchuck and David Wortendyke about a new technology which has been silently announced to the web called the Enterprise Internet Service Bus. This is a technology which is available in the cloud today on http://labs.biztalk.net as a prototype...
  • Blog Post: Cdiscount goes LIVE with CardSpace

    With news headlines like " Apparent Ebay Hacker Posts Credit Card Numbers of Ebay Users " there is renewed interest from a large number of Internet web sites to take proactive steps to improve the security of their sites, rather than just keeping up with the latest attacks. While technologies such as...
  • Blog Post: Does FACEBOOK-MYSPACE Get to Validate the "Services" API?

    A few days ago, TechCrunch reported that MySpace is creating a developer platform. While this has not been validated, it is certainly a trend which has started to take momentum, with FaceBook and other social sites being the early movers. For FaceBook this has been an incredibly successful strategy with...
  • Blog Post: Government eID Project goes Live in Singapore

    Vittorio on the team has been working with the CardSpace product group and the local Singapore office on an eID ( Electronic ID ) project with the Singapore health service. This solution offers citizens with a high level of security to a portal using a Hard Token and open standard technologies ( WS-...
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