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  • Steve "Guggs" Guggenheimer's blog

    Download Windows 8.1 RTM, Visual Studio 2013 RC and Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM Today

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    Starting today, we will extend availability of our current Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro and Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM builds to the developer and IT professional communities via MSDN and TechNet subscriptions. The Windows 8.1 RTM Enterprise edition will...
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    Build 2014: Empowering Developers in a Cloud-First, Mobile-First World

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    @StevenGuggs and @JohnShew here…Last week we were on stage at Build sharing what we’ve learned over the last year through our conversations with developers. If there is one message that has rung through loud and clear, it’s that...
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    Build 2014 Registration is Now Open

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    Last month we announced that Build 2014 will be back at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, April 2 – 4. Hopefully you’ve saved the date on your calendar, because registration is now open at www.buildwindows.com ! Build is our premier...
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    What to Expect from Microsoft at GDC

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    We at Microsoft look forward to GDC as much as you do. We get to geek out with the best game developers in the world and learn how we can help you be successful. We’re always working to provide the tools and technologies you need to target the broadest...
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    Transition

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    As you may know, I am pursuing a new leadership opportunity within Microsoft. Effective March 3rd I will be transitioning into a new role as Corporate Vice President, OEM Division. This will be a cool opportunity for me to lead the OEM group through its...
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    TechEd US Registration Opens

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    Today, registration opens for Tech·Ed U.S 2008 at www.microsoft.com/teched . Tech·Ed is Microsoft’s premier technical gathering for IT Professionals and Developers worldwide. Tech·Ed provides both audiences with top-notch technical education, connection...
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    Heroes Happen Here {Comic Series}

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    We are doing some cool things to support our forthcoming Heroes Happen Here launch on 2/27 in LA. Check out the Daily Comic Series . A new comic strip will be available Monday – Friday. Sign up for the RSS feed here . The content and storylines in many...
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    Guest Blogger: Ted Kummert

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    Today we have a guest blogger to share what’s going on in the SQL Server world— Ted Kummert, Corporate Vice President for the Data and Storage Platform Division. Steve, thanks for the invitation to guest blog. This is great timing because we...
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    Holiday Helpers

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    The Holidays are coming! The Holidays are coming! I’m being a little dramatic but it’s a pretty big deal. Companies rush their most exciting products to the marketplace, and customers spend more in the months leading up to the New Year than...
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    Foursquare now available in the Windows Store

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    As of today, Foursquare is available in the Windows Store. Beautiful, fast and fluid – this app is full of photos and information about great places right around you, and reveals a new way to discover businesses and attractions near and far. Foursquare...
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    Commercial Data Visualization Apps

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    There is a lot of focus on great consumer apps and in turn a lot of discussion on this topic. What are the most addicting games? What app will I use to take pictures, look at pictures, edit pictures, share pictures? What about music and video? As our...
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    Notable apps in 2013 - Part 1 of 3

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    This has been a big year for apps and our lives continue to change and adapt as everyday tasks are made easier by our new devices. Our phones, tablets and PCs are playing an important role in how we live day-to-day, how we collaborate at work, and how...
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    Application Platform – The Kickoff

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    Welcome to Gugg’s Crossbar, my new blog for the Application Platform business at Microsoft, and individual updates and insights. As a long time rugby player and (U.S.) football fan the crossbar often represents the line between winning and losing in a...
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    Change is Good

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    Notice something different today? Yes, we have updated the look and feel of the blog. I think I am hearing a sigh of relief from all of our readers. :-) We are also expanding the blog to bring in more news, opinions and topics from across the entire application...
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    It's great to be back!

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    Well hello again! It has been a while, but I’m back. I never really left, but what I’m back to is writing blogs. It has been five years since my last post in the AppPlat Team. During those years, I’ve been working for the OEM division...
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    MIX 08

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    In case you missed it yesterday….. Microsoft Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie will join Scott Guthrie on stage as a keynote speaker at MIX08 on Wednesday, March 5, 2008. Ray will discuss Microsoft’s continued investment across the platform to...
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    Windows Server 2008 RTMs!

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    Today Windows Server 2008 released to manufacturing and will be available for purchase to new customers on March 1 st . This is a critical milestone in our platform strategy as it will bring new levels of security and reliability to both enterprise and...
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    Validation for Microsoft’s Business Intelligence Strategy

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    A key focus area in our platform strategy is business intelligence. Our goal is to provide all individuals, teams and entire organizations with BI solutions that drive bottom line performance and operational excellence. This was reiterated by Steve Ballmer...
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    It Does Rain in Seattle

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    People ask if it really rains in Seattle as much as they hear it does. The truth is it doesn’t really rain as much as people think it does, but it is definitely gray more often than they might assume. What I don’t think people realize is that when it...
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    Tester Center Live

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    There is always something new going on with the web and how we connect with customers and this week is no exception with the release of the Tester Center Website ( http://msdn.com/testercenter ) at this year’s StarWest conference. For many years, Microsoft...
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    A Method to the Madness

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    I hear from press, analyst, customers, partners, and even friends that Microsoft can be a bit noisy in the marketplace with product launches, betas, CTPs, RCs, etc. and sometimes it’s hard to make sense of it all. We understand and do in fact put a lot...
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    Viva Las Vegas

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    I just got back from a great weekend in Vegas. I was there to give the opening keynote for DevConnections , a premier event for Microsoft developers, Database administrators, and IT Professionals. Of course in Vegas there is always more than one show...
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    TechNet & MSDN Revamped

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    We are doing some really exciting things to provide more access to Microsoft for developers and IT Pros. Here is an update from the folks on the TechNet and MSDN teams….. Exciting news today about the revamp of the MSDN and TechNet communities for...
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    Customer Visits and Conversations

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    The last few weeks have been pretty busy with customer visits and talks. The breadth of the conversation is extremely vast and heads along a few paths. One path is a conversation on technology trends and areas of investment for the industry and the company...
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    The Roadmap to Software + Services

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    Yesterday, we disclosed our approach to business services and the framework for how these services will come to market. You can read the press release here . This is a topic I am very passionate about and have spoken on in many customer and public forums...
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