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  • Blog Post: Volta preview is released

    Erik Meijer and I have discussed Volta a number of times - very exciting to see it released on Live Labs . A few links that should be interesting: Erik's announcement post on LTU. The Volta team blog Wes' blog - with a "Hello, World" walkthrough HarishK's blog The Volta forum
  • Blog Post: We have a beta up and available

    I wrote a little while ago about what we were trying to accomplish with our efforts. Well, the initial beta is out. This will hopefully give you some insight into what we're working on, and a place for you to give us feedback. The overall information, FAQs, videos, and other good things are here . You...
  • Blog Post: Watch the videos directly...

    Some folks contacted me and said that they'd prefer to watch the videos I mention below directly. Here they are: Bob's video: Video: It's All About Bringing People Together and my video: Video: The Architect's Perspective
  • Blog Post: Some Microsoft.community videos up on Soapbox

    Gotta run to a friend's for dinner, but wanted to point out a few videos up on Soapbox. One video is of Bob Rebholz - our Group Product Manager, and one is of me . Both videos talk about some of what we're working on.
  • Blog Post: Showing what we got...

    When I left the developer division a number of months ago, people were curious as to why. I explained that this new gig was one that kept me awake at night thinking of all the cool things we could be doing. I wrote a little about this when I first joined the team . Well, now everyone can see an early...
  • Blog Post: Interviewed at MVP Summit

    Sandy, Doug and I were interviewed at the MVP Summit about some of the stuff we're doing around online community development. Check it out here.
  • Blog Post: Interview with Erik Meijer

    One of the best things about working on the Linq project was getting to work and have dinner with Erik Meijer . He's not only incredibly smart - but a fun person to hang out with. Mary Jo Foley has an interview with him in Redmond Developer News .
  • Blog Post: Theory of Constraints and TDD

    While on my recent trip I was doing a lot of talking about Test Driven Development and Agile approaches in general. One night I was having dinner with someone and I was introducing him to Eliyahu Goldratt and his Theory of Constraints . In his book The Goal , Goldratt sets the framework for his theories...
  • Blog Post: Off on another speaking tour

    I'm heading out tomorrow morning to Atlanta and Knoxville where I'll be speaking at the following locations: Atlanta FoxPro Users Group - speaking about Sedna Atlanta Code Camp - speaking about Test Driven Development East Tennessee .NET User Group - speaking in Knoxville about Test Driven...
  • Blog Post: CodePlex Development Process

    One of the questions I got asked in the interviews I discuss below was whether we used agile methods and how things worked. Brad, from the CodePlex team, has a great post with an introduction to their process. One sample paragraph: On the team, our process is very similar to eXtreme Programming...
  • Blog Post: Interviews online

    I was interviewed by Level Extreme for two of their online magazines: .NET Magazine and Universal Thread Magazine. In the .NET Magazine interview , we talked about my new position here on the Communities Team, .NET in general, Linq and a number of other things. In the UT Magazine , we talked about...
  • Blog Post: Machine translation and RSS - Feedback wanted

    I’ve been spending some time in meetings and doing some thinking about how we can start to combine some of the great resources that we have here at Microsoft. One idea that came up today has to do with machine translation and blogs. We already do machine translation for product support knowledge...
  • Blog Post: MSDNWiki and thoughts on structured vs. unstructured conversations

    Soma announced a new project today, the MSDNWiki , which takes our MSDN documentation and adds structured discussions to it, allowing you to see not only the original articles, but conversations about it, other links, etc. While you can't edit the original documentation, the rest is fair game. This...
  • Blog Post: Interesting Scrum question by Doug

    Doug posts a question about how you handle accountability in a Scrum world. If the team doesn't meet its iteration goals a few times in a row, what happens? I just wanted to post this hoping to get some more people involved in the conversation there. My own thoughts are that if the team is new to Scrum...
  • Blog Post: Some of the recent product releases by my team

    We've had two things ship recently: CodePlex and the Microsoft Feeds Directory. CodePlex is a community site for developers to innovate and participate in collaborative development projects. CodePlex is currently in beta. For more details, check out Jim Newkirk's blog entry . The Microsoft Feeds...
  • Blog Post: Thoughts on inventing, Devteach, and cleaning stuff up

    As I prepare for my new gig at MSCOM, I’m cleaning up things from my current position – archiving emails, making sure sharepoint sites are updated, things like that. I’m also preparing for my trip to Devteach next week (with a quick stop at VTDotNet on Thursday evening). Anyway, I’m reading some...
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