Paul Andrew

Technical Product Manager for Office 365 at Microsoft

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  • Blog Post: What to use Windows Workflow Foundation for?

    We established that Windows Workflow Foundation isn't an end user product in a recent entry . In this entry I want to give my opinions on what software developers should be using WF for. WF is a new capability in the .NET Framework 3.0 that developers have to use in solutions that they build. After working...
  • Blog Post: How does Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) compare to product X?

    I get asked this question a bit from people who have heard of WF but have not read much about it. This applies to BizTalk Server 2006, Office SharePoint Server 2007, SourceCode K2, Skelta, Captaris, other BPM products, etc. Here's how I explain it. I'll try to avoid the million analogies that could be...
  • Blog Post: .NET Framework 3.0 RTM at TechEd Developers in Barcelona

    I'm here in Barcelona and the news is that the .NET Framework 3.0 is released. It's available now for download targetting Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. The Visual Studio extensions for Windows Workflow Foundation are also released. The download links are here . I recorded a short video of the...
  • Blog Post: New .NET Framework 3.0 training e-Clinics from Microsoft Learning

    Microsoft Learning has just released online e-clinics for .NET Framework 3.0. These 2 hours premium e-clinics cover the new capabilities in .NET Framework 3.0. There is a course on Windows Presentation Foundation, one on Windows Workflow Foundation and one on Windows Communication Foundation. Each course...
  • Blog Post: High Level White Papers on .NET Framework 3.0 Technology Published

    Today marks the publication of the last in the set of overview level White Papers that David Chappell was commissioned to write on .NET Framework 3.0 technologies. We've all put a lot of effort into ensuring that these papers answer a software architects question "What is W*F?" David Chappell on ...
  • Blog Post: Code Camp 2006 in Wellington, New Zealand

    My old .NET user group is doing a code camp in April 2006. You should all go. I'm sure there's going to be some workflow content too.
  • Blog Post: Workflow in the Holiday MSDN TV Show

    Don Box and Chris Anderson show Avalon, Indigo, Workflow, an Xbox 360 controller and a nice baby grand piano in this MSDN Holidays Show. They show the workflow about half way through just before the, ahem, singing. Lotsa fun. Some other workflow articles just published: Don Box and Dharma Shukla...
  • Blog Post: MapPoint Web Services Routing for New Zealand

    I spent some time today trying out the MapPoint Web Services and the mapping data for New Zealand. I've been trying to get ASP.NET Atlas working so that the map updates seamlessly when you drag it. I can't quite get it working so I took it out and the page just does a postback after you drag the map...
  • Blog Post: nGallery and ASP.NET Medium Trust

    Today I decided to create a family photo album web site. I settled on using nGallery (from www.nGallery.org ). The hoster I am using has a fairly locked down environment so nGallery didn’t work out of the box. Here are the things I had to do to make it work: My hoster has ASP.NET running in medium trust...
  • Blog Post: Publishing ASP.NET 1.1 App to Windows Sharepoint Services Web Site

    Yesterday I built a small web site and I tried to publish it to my usual web site www.dotnetlounge.co.nz . This site has been entirely running Windows Sharepoint Services until now. I used Sharepoint Central Administration to exclude my virtual directory from WSS and I ran my MSI installer on the machine...
  • Blog Post: Where in NZ is the most .NET?

    In New Zealand May is .NET Framework Survey month. I thought it would be interesting to find out what parts of New Zealand are doing the most .NET development work measured by machines deployed from the developers home city (per capita). So for pretty much all of yesterday (Saturday 8th May) I build...
  • Blog Post: Why Whitehorse designers are not using UML

    Today I read Keith Short's why Whitehorse is not using UML? In it he describes why the Whitehorse designers use DSL's (Domain Specific Languages) rather than UML. Whitehorse includes the Distributed Service Designer, the Logical Infrastructure Designer and the Class Designer. MSDN Subscribers can...
  • Blog Post: My Team is Hiring a .NET Developer Specialist

    My group at Microsoft in New Zealand is hiring a Community focussed .NET Developer Specialist. A .NET Developer Specialist's time is split between supporting in-person and online developer events and working informally with leaders in the developer community. The job spec calls for someone with a University...
  • Blog Post: Get ready for Wide Bay

    I'm sitting in a presentation about Itanium hardware from a hardware vendor. He just told us that the .NET Framework would come in 64 bit version in Microsoft's Wide Bay release . Classic.
  • Blog Post: MDI Application in .NET with combining menus

    A user on my local .NET mailing list was having trouble with MDI child menus not combining, so today I've entered this simple sample from Ken Getz and Paul Sherrifs article on the subject . The C# sample code is here. http://www.winisp.net/home/blogpics/mdiapplication.zip Is MDI Right? Personally...
  • Blog Post: Starting Point for .NET Framework Memory usage queries

    Question: If, as part of our ASP.NET code, we create references to COM objects, do the (native) allocation of memory for these com objects get counted under the aspnet_wp process ?? Or are they going to be counted under, for instance InetInfo ? Answer: Yes they are counted under the ASPNET_WP...
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