Microsoft/Novell Interoperability Lab

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Earlier this year Microsoft created the Microsoft/Novell Interoperability Lab. A few days ago they quietly hired Tom Hanrahan, the former Director of Engineering for the Linux Foundation, to become their Director of Linux Interoperability. According to Sam Ramji, Microsoft’s Director of Platform Technology Strategy, the Interoperability Lab “will focus on interoperable... Read more

Microsoft patterns & practices

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I hope by now everyone has heard of the Microsoft patterns & practices group. If you haven’t heard of p&p, hopefully you’ve heard of the Enterprise Library. Just in case you haven’t heard of either, Microsoft patterns & practices are Microsoft’s recommendations for how to design, develop, deploy,... Read more

MCPD: Windows Developer

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It only took 14 years to decide to go after a Microsoft certification, but I decided it was probably time. My blog has been getting more and more visibility and those 4 little initials after your name add a lot of credibility in the industry. The certification that made the... Read more

Back from TechEd 2007

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Going from one extreme to another can be just a bit disconcerting. After spending a week in Alaska where I was almost completely disconnected from the world, I went straight into TechEd 2007. If you weren’t able to attend, make sure to check out Virtual TechEd. You will find the keynote and... Read more

PDC 2007 Rescheduled

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Microsoft has just recently announced that PDC 2007 has been rescheduled in order to try to align it be in front of some of the major platform milestones. By this coming fall, upcoming platform technologies including Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008, and Visual Studio 2008 will already be in... Read more